'Phantom' Sequel Leads Olivier Awards

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber listens during a toast as he attends a pre-show reception on the opening night of "Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular" at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino June 24, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 75 million show is an all-new production of Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera." GETTY

"Love Never Dies," Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to the hit musical "Phantom Of The Opera," has won the most nominations at London's Laurence Olivier Awards.

The production is up for seven awards, including best new musical and best actress in a musical for Sierra Boggess.

"After The Dance," by Terence Rattigan at the National Theater, is up for six nods, including best actress, director and revival.

"King Lear" at the Donmar Warehouse has five nominations, including best actor for Derek Jacobi, director, supporting actress and revival.

The nominations were announced Monday.

This year's Olivier awards, the highest honor for London theater, will take place March 13 at Theater Royal Drury Lane.
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