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NEW YORK (AP) _ ``The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,'' snubbed for a best-musical Tony nomination, will close Sunday at an estimated loss of $7.5 million.

Also shutting Sunday are two plays: the stage version of ``Judgment at Nuremberg,'' which will have played 56 performances, and ``The Gathering,'' Arje Shaw's drama about a Holocaust survivor, folding after 24 performances.

``Tom Sawyer,'' adapted by Ken Ludwig from Mark Twain's classic novel, will end its run at the Minskoff Theatre after 21 performances, the shortest run of any new Broadway musical this season. The musical has a score by Don Schlitz and stars Joshua Park as Twain's high-spirited title character.

``Tom Sawyer'' did get two Tony nominations Monday, one for Heidi Ettinger for her sets and the other for Kenneth Posner's lighting designs. Yet it needed a best-musical nod to get a musical number on the nationally televised awards program June 3.

The show opened April 26 to generally negative reviews and has been struggling at the box office.

``Seussical,'' the season's other big musical which failed to get a best-musical Tony nomination, is continuing.