2002 TONY AWARD: Featured Actor in a Musical, SHULER HENSLEY, Oklahoma!

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Tony Winner Shuler Hensley
Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Shuler Hensley has won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. A list of all the nominees follows:

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL : Norbert Leo Butz, Thou Shalt Not
Off-B'way: The Last Five Years (Drama Desk, Outer Critics nominations). Other NY: Rent, Juno and the Paycock, Saved. National Tour: Cabaret (Helen Hayes, Dora, Joseph Jefferson Awards, Ovation Award nomination). Regional: Four seasons with Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Film: Looking for an Echo, Noon Blue Apples, West of Here.

Gregg Edelman, Into the Woods
Broadway: 1776 (Drama Desk Award, Tony nom., Outer Critics nom.), City of Angels (Tony nom.), Anna Karenina (Tony nom.), Falsettos, Passion, Les Miserables, Anything Goes, Cabaret, Cats, Oliver!, Evita. Off-Broadway: Thief River, Reefer Madness. Film: Hollywood Ending, City by the Sea, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Hudson River Blues, Green Card, Puppet. Above all, he is proudest of his marriage to actress Carolee Carmello and their children, Zoe and Ethan.

Shuler Hensley, Oklahoma!
Mr. Hensley won the Olivier Award as Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for this role. NY stage: Javert in Les Miserables and the American Songbook Series tribute to Frank Loesser at Lincoln Center. Other stage: Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Germany), Milos in Forum, Joe in The Most Happy Fella. Opera: Leading roles in Don Giovanni, La Boheme, Carmen. TV: "Ed," "Gary Powers," "Monday Night Mayhem." Film: Sabrina, Someone Like You.

Brian d'Arcy James, Sweet Smell of Success
Broadway: Titanic (FANY Award; first national tour), Carousel, Blood Brothers, Les Miserables (national). Off-Broadway: The Good Thief (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination), MTC's The Wild Party (Drama Desk nomination), LCT's Ancestral Voices, Velvet Vise, Public Enemy, Floyd Collins. Film: Neurotica, The Bee, Exiled, Sax and Violins, Victoria Pool, Tina and Lance.

Marc Kudisch, Thoroughly Modern Millie
Broadway: Jeff Moss, Bells Are Ringing (album); Jackie, The Wild Party (album); Chauvelin, The Scarlet Pimpernel; George Kittredge, High Society (album), Reuben, Joseph...Dreamcoat (album). Off-Broadway: Tamara, Quiet on the Set. TV: Conrad Birdie, "Bye Bye Birdie," ABC/Hallmark (album); "Sex and the City," "Late Night with David Letterman," Ralph Barnes, "Loving" and commercially as Toyota's spokesperson, "TV Guy."