Angela Lansbury will get the chance to make Tony Award history as she goes for her record sixth trophy next month.
On Tuesday, the actress earned a featured actress in a musical nomination — her seventh overall — for her role as Madame Armfeldt in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music. The former Murder, She Wrote star, who's been 0-for-18 at the Emmys, tied Julie Harris last year as the winningest Tony performer when she picked up featured actress in a play for Blithe Spirit.
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Lansbury's Little Night Music co-star, Catherine Zeta-Jones, earned her first Tony nomination for lead actress in a musical.
Zeta-Jones wasn't the only high-profile nominee: The lead actor in a play race pits Jude Law (Hamlet) against Alfred Molina (Red), Liev Schreiber (A View from the Bridge), Christopher Walken (A Behanding in Spokane) and Denzel Washington (Fences).
Other nominees include Frasier alum Kelsey Grammer (La Cage aux Folles) and Will & Grace's Sean Hayes (Promises, Promises) for lead actor in a musical; Scarlett Johansson (A View from the Bridge) for featured actress in a play; and former Tony winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis (Fences) for lead actress in a play.
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Fela! and La Cage aux Folles lead the field with 11 nominations a piece. Fences follows with 10 nominations.
Joining Fela! in the best musical category are American Idiot, Memphis and Million Dollar Quartet.
In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play, Next Fall, Red and Time Stands Still will vie for best play honors.
See the full list of nominees here.
The 64th Tony Awards airs Sunday, June 13 at 8/7c on CBS.