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Best wishes to Tony nominee Carolee Carmello!

The Tony Awards are this Sunday, and musical theater buffs Kathie Lee and Hoda have more reason to be excited than usual: Carolee Carmello is nominated for her role in KLG's musical, Scandalous.The ladies wished her the best of luck (or to "break a leg," as they say in the the-a-ter), and praised her leading performance once again, which they were enormous fans of — and not just because Kathie L

The Tony Awards are this Sunday, and musical theater buffs Kathie Lee and Hoda have more reason to be excited than usual: Carolee Carmello is nominated for her role in KLG's musical, Scandalous.

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The ladies wished her the best of luck (or to "break a leg," as they say in the the-a-ter), and praised her leading performance once again, which they were enormous fans of — and not just because Kathie Lee helped create the show.

"She was outstanding," said Hoda. "We at the TODAY show are so proud of her."

KLG said she won't be able to make it to the awards show, but she'll be watching at home and crossing her fingers for her pal.

Julieanne Smolinski is a TODAY show contributor andaspiring EGOT.