Broadway musicals `Ragtime' and `Lion King' lead in Tony Nominations

May 1998
Jet;05/25/98, Vol. 93 Issue 26, p58
Reports on the achievements of the Broadway musicals `Ragtime' and `The Lion King' in the Tony Award nominations. Estimated awards to both musicals; Identification of actors in the musicals; What both musicals are based on.


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