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The 2020 Tony Awards may not have any original musical scores to consider

The first new musical of 2019-2020 Broadway season, “Moulin Rouge!,” is a sumptuous stage adaptation of Baz Lurhman’s film and the “spectacular spectacular” production will draw in crowds like moths to a flame. The tuner is bound to scoop up a slew of Tony nominations next April, but Original Score won’t be among them. Every Best Musical winner since 2013 has claimed the Original Score trophy, but jukebox musicals like this one aren’t eligible for that prize.

Moulin Rouge!,” which incorporates a parade of pop hits, is not alone in its use of pre-existing music this season. Every new musical coming to Broadway this year uses familiar tunes. “Girl From the North Country” is a Depression era tale told through the music of Bob Dylan; “Jagged Little Pill” uses the songs of Alanis Morissette to chronicle inner pain; and “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” pulls from the Queen

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