In the show, it's 1935 and Ruth and Eileen Sherwood leave Ohio for New York City - moving into a basement apartment in Greenwich Village, right over blasting and construction on a new subway line.
As part of our " " series, Tony nominees Donna Murphy and Jennifer Westfeldt performed a tune from the show on The Saturday Early Show. In it, they are spending the first night in their new apartment, feeling overwhelmed by the big city and homesick for their small hometown.
Based on the play "My Sister Eileen," "Wonderful Town" opened on Broadway in 1953 and was an instant hit, winning five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This is the first Broadway revival.
"Wonderful Town" is nominated for Best Musical Revival, Best Actress in a Musical (Donna Murphy), Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Jennifer Westfeldt), Best Director of a Musical and Best Choreography.
The 58th Annual Tony Awards show airs Sunday night at 8 p.m. on CBS.