Broadway Musical Nine Received A Mediocre Response From Audiences And Critics But Received Four Academy Award Nominations

Broadway Musical "Nine" Receives Four Academy Award Nominations

Penelope Cruz

The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and despite a lukewarm reception from both audiences and critics, the Rob Marshall-directed film version of the Broadway musical Nine earned four Academy Award nods.

These include a Best Supporting Actress nom for Penelope Cruz, a Best Original Song ("Take It All") nomination for Nine composer/lyricist Maury Yeston, Best Art Direction for John Myhre, and a Best Costume Design nod for Colleen Atwood. The winners will be awarded on March 7.