2 May 2012 1:24 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

James Corden also nominated for Broadway's biggest theatre gongs for his role in One Man, Two Guvnors – as is Tracie Bennett, for her turn as Judy Garland

The National theatre's Broadway version of One Man, Two Guvnors, starring James Corden as a gluttonous buffoon, has received seven nominations at this year's Tony Awards – but was trumped by the largely British creative team behind Once, which picked up 11 to lead the pack.

Corden goes head to head with Hollywood stars such as Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Earl Jones for best actor in a leading role in a play, while the National theatre's artistic director, Nicholas Hytner, is up for best director.

Corden, in particular, seems to have gone down well with American audiences – his nomination takes his Broadway tally to four, following similar nods at the Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Drama Desk awards. Nonetheless, the National will be »

- Matt Trueman

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Hugh Jackman
Andrew Garfield (I)
Philip Seymour Hoffman

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners