Tony nods for Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Image caption, Law is up for Hamlet while Zeta-Jones is nominated for A Little Night Music

British actors Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones are among nominees announced for this year's Tony Awards.

Law, up for best actor for his Broadway performances of Hamlet, goes up against fellow Briton Alfred Molina, for Red, and Denzil Washington, for Fences.

Zeta-Jones is up for best actress in a musical for A Little Night Music.

American Idiot, which features the music of US rock band Green Day, has been nominated for best musical.

It goes up against Memphis, Million Dollar Quartet and Fela!

Frasier star Kelsey Grammer is nominated for best actor in a musical for La Cage aux Folles.

Nominated for best play are In The Next Room by Sarah Ruhl, Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts, Red by John Logan and Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies.

Winners will be announced on 13 June at a ceremony at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

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