Jan Maxwell (attended MSUM in the 1970s and 1980s) was nominated for a Tony Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical.” Follies received a total of eight Tony nominations, including” Best Revival of a Musical.” Actors Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons announced the nominations live from New York’s Lincoln Center on Tuesday. The awards will be handed out in a ceremony June 10 at New York’s Beacon Theater, airing live on CBS. Neil Patrick Harris will host.