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The ‘Honeymoon in Vegas’ is over, and so are its Tony chances

David Josefsberg & Co. in 'Honeymoon in Vegas' (Photo: Joan Marcus)

David Josefsberg & Co. in ‘Honeymoon in Vegas’ (Photo: Joan Marcus)

Despite mostly glowing reviews, the Tony Danza-led musical Honeymoon in Vegas has been coming up snake-eyes at the Broadway box office since its official January opening. So producers announced yesterday that the adaptation of the 1992 Nicolas Cage movie will close after this Sunday’s performance. And that could scotch its chances of snagging a Tony nomination later this month. In the last decade, only three musicals have earned a Best Musical nod when they weren’t still playing on nominations day. And with seven more new musicals set to open before the end of the month, Honeymoon faces an uphill battle to earn recognition. See my full report on


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