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2017 Tony Awards nominations announced

Kevin Spacey will host this year's show

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Tickets for Broadway’s most popular shows just became more elusive with Tuesday’s announcement of the 2017 Tony Awards nominees.

“Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” based on Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” lead with 12 Tony nominations. Singer Josh Groban made his Broadway debut in the musical.

Related: Kevin Spacey to host the 71st Annual Tony Awards

The revival of “Hello, Dolly,” which stars Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce, followed with 10 nominations.

The coveted award for best musical will be a showdown between “Natasha,” “Come From Away,” “Dear Evan Hansen” and “Groundhog Day.”

This year’s Tony Awards will be hosted by actor Kevin Spacey on June 11 at Radio City Musical Hall.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Best Musical

“Come From Away”

“Dear Evan Hansen”

“Groundhog Day”

“Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”

Best Play

“A Doll’s House, Part 2”

“Indecent”

“Oslo”

“Sweat”

Best Revival of a Musical

“Falsettos”

“Hello, Dolly!”

“Miss Saigon”

Best Revival of a Play

“Jitney”

“The Little Foxes”

“Present Laughter”

“Six Degrees of Separation”

Best Book of a Musical

“Come From Away,” Irene Sankoff and David Hein

“Dear Evan Hansen,” Steven Levenson

“Groundhog Day,” Danny Rubin

“Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” Dave Malloy

Best Original Score

“Come From Away,” Music and Lyrics: Irene Sankoff and David Hein

“Dear Evan Hansen,” Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

“Groundhog Day,” Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin

“Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” Music and Lyrics: Dave Malloy

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Denis Arndt, “Heisenberg”

Chris Cooper, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

Corey Hawkins, “Six Degrees of Separation”

Kevin Kline, “Present Laughter”

Jefferson Mays, “Oslo”

Best Leading Actress in a Play

Cate Blanchett, “The Present”

Jennifer Ehle, “Oslo”

Sally Field, “The Glass Menagerie”

Laura Linney, “The Little Foxes”

Laurie Metcalf, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Christian Borle, “Falsettos”

Josh Groban, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”

Andy Karl, “Groundhog Day”

David Hyde Pierce, “Hello, Dolly!”

Ben Platt, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Denée Benton, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”

Christine Ebersole, “War Paint”

Patti LuPone, “War Paint”

Bette Midler, “Hello, Dolly!”

Eva Noblezada, “Miss Saigon”

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Michael Aronov, “Oslo”

Danny DeVito, “The Price”

Nathan Lane, “The Front Page”

Richard Thomas, “The Little Foxes”

John Douglas Thompson, “Jitney”

Best Featured Actress in a Play