3 Musketiers, Sound of Music Lead Dutch Theatre Award Noms

News   3 Musketiers, Sound of Music Lead Dutch Theatre Award Noms Nominations for the 2003 John Kraaijkamp Musical Awards—the Dutch equivalent of New York's Tony Awards—were announced, with familiar American titles such as The Sound of Music, Fosse and She Loves Me in the running.

Leading the tally are The Sound of Music and 3 Musketiers with seven nods apiece. The latter is a home grown musical produced by Dutch theatre magnate Joop van den Ende and directed by Paul Eenens. The two men are also responsible for the Rodgers and Hammerstein revival. All 13 nominated musicals are currently playing in the Netherlands. The awards will be handed out during a May 12 gala at the RAI Congrescentre in Amsterdam. More information can be found on the Dutch language web-site www.stichtingmusicalawards.nl.

The complete list of 2003 nominees follows:

ANWB Audience Award for Best Musical
Copacabana
Fosse
Saturday Night Fever
The Sound Of Music

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress
Pia Douwes, 3 Musketiers
Simone Kleinsma, Fosse
An Lauwereins, She Loves Me
Maaike Widdershoven, The Sound Of Music

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor
Ivo Chundro, Alladin
Hugo Haenen, The Sound Of Music
Hein van der Heijden, Sinatra: That's Life!
Bastiaan Ragas, 3 Musketiers John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress

Annick Boer, Nonsens
Myriam Bronzwaar, She Loves Me
Ellen Evers , 3 Musketiers
Annemieke Ruyten, The Sound Of Music

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor
Cees Geel, 3 Musketiers
Roberto de Groot, Tyl Uilenspiegel
Jimmy Hutchinson, Alladin
Addo Kruizinga, Doornroosje

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Most Promising Talent
Tooske Breugem , 3 Musketiers
Oren Schrijver, Home
Marjolein Teepen , Tyl Uilenspiegel

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Achievement in Design
Arno Bremers, She Loves Me
Jeroen ten Brinke, 3 Musketiers
Jeroen ten Brinke, The Sound Of Music
Erik van der Palen, The Sound Of Music
Yan Tax, 3 Musketiers

John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Best Achievement in Content
Paul Eenens, The Sound Of Music
Dick Feld, Kikker
Franck van Laecken, She Loves Me