Spamalot Lands 14 Tony Nominations
Hit musical MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT has wowed theatre's toughest critics to pick up a staggering 14 TONY nominations.
The medieval musical, loosely based on wacky movie MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, led the field this morning (10MAY05) when the nominations were announced in New York.
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA earned 11 nominations each.
Also vying for Tony Awards next month (JUN05) will be Kathleen Turner, Mary-Louise Parker and Laura Linney, who will fight for the Best Actress prize for their roles in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLFF, RECKLESS and SIGHT UNSEEN respectively.
And Christina Applegate's bravery and determination have earned her a Best Actress nomination for the musical SWEET CHARITY.
Applegate broke her foot during rehearsals in March (05), prompting producers to cancel the show, but the actress' determination helped to resurrect the musical.10/05/2005 21:21