The company of 'Carousel.' (Photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Clubby and tradition-bound as Skull and Bones, Broadway has made worthy strides toward sunlight in recent years as conventions of sex and race finally began to crumble. But you’d hardly know it to look at this season’s Tony nominations. Despite an expanding roster of exceptionally talented directors and choreographers who happen to be female, just two of this season’s 15 nominations for best direction and choreography went to women: Tina Landau, for directing “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical” and Marianne Elliott, for “Angels in America.” Yes, there were 25% fewer openings in 2017-18, and yes, many top names are working on…

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