Kim Cattrall has been nominated for a coveted theatre award.
The 'Sex And The City' star's turn as Amanda in 'Private Lives' sees her considered for the Best Actress in a Play prize at the 11th Whatsonstage.com Awards.
She will face competition from 'End of the Rainbow' star Tracie Bennett, Helen McCrory for her role in 'The Late Middle Classes', 'Ruined' star Jenny Jules, Nancy Carroll from 'After the Dance' and 'All My Sons' actress Zoe Wanamaker.
The Best Actor in a Play award will be contested by Benedict Cumberbatch from 'After the Dance', Kim's 'Private Lives' co-star Matthew Mcfadyen, 'Hamlet' and 'Measure For Measure' star Rory Kinnear, 'Deathtrap' and 'London Assurance' actor Simon Russell Beale, 'The Real Thing's Toby Stephens and 'All My Sons' star David Suchet.
'All My Sons' received more nominations than any other production, being considered for accolades in six different categories.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Love Never Dies' and 'Sweet Charity' each received six nominations.
Meanwhile, Lee Mead will go head-to-head with wife Denise Van Outen for Best Takeover in a Role for 'Wicked' and 'Legally Blonde' respectively, while sisters Summer and Scarlett Strallen are both nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical.
Voting for the awards is now open at www.whatsonstage.com/awards.
and will close at the end of January 2011.
The winners will be revealed at a special concert for theatregoers on 20 February at London's Prince of Wales Theatre.
Whatsonstage.com Awards main nominations list:
Best Actress in a Play:
Helen McCrory - 'The Late Middle Classes' at the Donmar Warehouse
Jenny Jules - 'Ruined' at the Almeida
Kim Cattrall - 'Private Lives' at the Vaudeville
Nancy Carroll - 'After the Dance' at the National, Lyttelton
Tracie Bennett - 'End of the Rainbow' at Trafalgar Studios
Zoe Wanamaker - 'All My Sons' at the Apollo
Best Actor in a Play:
Benedict Cumberbatch - 'After the Dance' at the National, Lyttelton
David Suchet - 'All My Sons' at the Apollo
Matthew MacFadyen - 'Private Lives' at the Vaudeville
Rory Kinnear - 'Hamlet' at the National, Olivier & Measure for Measure at the Almeida
Simon Russell Beale - 'Deathtrap' at the Noel Coward & London Assurance at the National, Olivier
Toby Stephens - 'The Real Thing' at the Old Vic
Best Supporting Actress in a Play:
Clare Higgins - 'Hamlet' at the National, Olivier
Emma Cunniffe - 'The Crucible' at the Open Air Theatre
Fiona Shaw - 'London Assurance' at the National, Olivier
Harriet Walter - 'Women Beware Women' at the National, Olivier
Jemima Rooper - 'All My Sons' at the Apollo
Tamsin Greig - 'The Little Dog Laughed' at the Garrick
Best Supporting Actor in a Play:
Adam James - 'Blood & Gifts' at the National, Lyttelton
Adrian Scarborough - 'After the Dance' at the National, Lyttelton
Eddie Redmayne - 'Red' at the Donmar Warehouse
Lee Ross - 'Birdsong' at the Comedy
Nigel Lindsay - 'Broken Glass' at the Tricycle
Stephen Campbell Moore - 'All My Sons' at the Apollo
Best Actress in a Musical:
Anna-Jane Casey - 'Bells Are Ringing' at the Union
Elena Roger - 'Passion' at the Donmar Warehouse
Sheridan Smith - 'Legally Blonde' at the Savoy
Sierra Boggess - 'Love Never Dies' at the Adelphi
Tamzin Outhwaite - 'Sweet Charity' at the Menier Chocolate Factory & Haymarket
Victoria Hamilton-Barritt - 'Flashdance' at the Shaftesbury
Best Actor in a Musical:
Alex Gaumond - 'Legally Blonde' at the Savoy
John Owen-Jones - 'Les Miserables' 25th anniversary production at the Barbican
Mark Umbers - 'Sweet Charity' at the Menier Chocolate Factory & Haymarket
Michael Arden - 'Aspects of Love' at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Ramin Karimloo - 'Love Never Dies' at the Adelphi
Sahr Ngaujah - 'Fela!' at the National, Olivier
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical:
Hannah Waddingham - 'Into the Woods' at the Open Air
Jill Halfpenny - 'Legally Blonde' at the Savoy
Josefina Gabrielle - 'Sweet Charity' at the Menier Chocolate Factory & Haymarket
Rosalie Craig - 'Aspects of Love' at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Scarlett Strallen - 'Passion' at the Donmar Warehouse
Summer Strallen - 'Love Never Dies' at the Adelphi
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical:
Chris Ellis-Stanton - 'Legally Blonde' at the Savoy
Dave Willetts - 'Aspects of Love' at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Joseph Millson - 'Love Never Dies' at the Adelphi
Michael Xavier - 'Into the Woods' at the Open Air
Paul J Medford - 'Sweet Charity' at the Menier Chocolate Factory & Haymarket
Tim Newman - 'All the Fun of the Fair' at the Garrick
Best Ensemble Performance:
'Hair' - at the Gielgud
'Les Miserables' 25th anniversary concert - The Company of companies - at The O2
'Men Should Weep' - at the National, Lyttelton
'Posh' - at the Royal Court Downstairs
'When We Are Married' - at the Garrick
'Women, Power & Politics' - at the Tricycle
Best Solo Performance:
Bob Golding - 'Morecambe' at the Duchess
Caroline O'Connor - 'The Showgirl Within' at the Garrick
Hugh Hughes - 'The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes' at the Barbican Pit
Meera Syal - 'Shirley Valentine' at the Menier Chocolate Factory & Trafalgar Studios 1
Michael Gambon - 'Krapp's Last Tape' at the Duchess
Simon Callow - 'Shakespeare - The Man from Stratford, Dr Marigold & Mr Chops' at Riverside Studios
Best Takeover in a Role:
Ben Richards - 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' at the Palace
Denise Van Outen - 'Legally Blonde' at the Savoy
Griff Rhys-Jones - 'Oliver!' at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Kerry Ellis - 'Oliver!' at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Lee Mead - 'Wicked' at the Apollo Victoria
Rachel Tucker - 'Wicked' at the Apollo Victoria
Best New Play:
'Anne Boleyn' by Howard Brenton - at Shakespeare's Globe
'Blood & Gifts' by JT Rogers - at the National, Lyttelton
'Posh' by Laura Wade - at the Royal Court Downstairs
'Red' by John Logan - at the Donmar Warehouse
'Ruined 'by Lynn Nottage - at the Almeida
'Tribes' by Nina Raine - at the Royal Court Downstairs
Best New Comedy:
'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris - at the Royal Court Downstairs
'Midsummer' by David Greig - at Soho
'Morecambe' by Tim Whitnall - at the Duchess
'Really Old, Like Forty-Five' by Tamsin Oglesby - at the National, Cottesloe
'The Little Dog Laughed' by Douglas Carter Beane - at the Garrick
'Yes, Prime Minister' by Antony Jay & Jonathan Lynn - at the Gielgud
Best New Musical :
'All the Fun of the Fair' by David Essex & Jon Conway - at the Garrick
'Departure Lounge' by Dougal Irvine - at Waterloo East
'Fela!' by Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Bill T Jones & Jim Lewis - at the National, Olivier
'Flashdance' by Robbie Roth, Robert Cary & Tom Hadley - at the Shaftesbury
'Legally Blonde' by Nell Benjamin, Laurence O'Keefe & Heather Hach - at the Savoy
'Love Never Dies by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater & Ben Elton - at the Adelphi
Theatre Event of the Year:
Jellyfish, the UK's first recycled theatre, built on a playground in Southwark
Judi Dench returning to the role of Titania after 40 years for Sir Peter Hall in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Rose, Kingston
'Les Miserables' 25th anniversary concert at The 02 & screened to cinemas worldwide
The Donmar Warehouse's 'Sondheim at 80' concerts
The relaunch of the King's Head as London's first new opera house in 40 years
The transformation of the Eurostar terminal at Waterloo for 'The Railway Children'
The launch of The Young Vic's 40th anniversary season
'You Me Bum Bum Train' at the Barbican
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