and Douglas Hodge's "La Cage aux Folles" musical and Broadway show "Fela!" are leading the way at this year's Tony Awards after scooping 11 nominations each. "Fela!", about the life of revered African world music star Fela Kuti, will go up against 's "American Idiot", "Memphis", and "Million Dollar Quartet" in the coveted Best Musical category at the 64th annual prizegiving, which honors the best on Broadway.
Meanwhile, Grammer and Hodge, who star as a camp gay couple in "La Cage", will compete against ("Promises, Promises"), Chad Kimball ("Memphis)" and Sahr Ngaujah ("Fela!") for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. The evening is sure to be a star-studded event, with Hollywood actors ("Hamlet"), ("Red"), ("A View From the Bridge"), ("A Behanding in Spokane") and ("Fences") pitted against each other for the Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play award.