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.
The most nominated production is hit musical `Legally Blonde`, which is up for seven awards, including Best New Musical and Best Actress in a Musical for its star Sheridan Smith.
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.