XANADU is nominated for Best Musical, Best Book, Best Actress In A Musical for Kerry Butler and Best Choreography. What a shame there is no nod for Cheyanne Jackson for his delightful performance.GYPSY is nominated for Best Musical Revival, Best Actress In A Musical for Patti LuPone, Best Supporting Actor In A Musical for Boyd Gaines, Best Supporting Actress In A Musical for Laura Benanti, Best Director, Best Costume Design and Best Sound.SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is nominated for Best Musical Revival, Best Actor In A Musical for Daniel Evans, Best Actress In A Musical for Jenna Russell, Best Director, Best Orchestration, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume, Best Lighting and Best Sound.
Oh and Stephen Sondheim is being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
In the other Awards, the Brits get a good look-in: three of the four Best Play nominees are written by British or Irish writers - which probably means the American playwright will win! Ben Daniels, Mark Rylance, Rufus Sewell, Patrick Stewart, Eve Best, Kate Fleetwood, Conleth Hill, Jim Norton, Sinead Cusack are all up for acting Awards and Maria Aitkin, Mathew Wachus and Sam Buntrock for Best Director.