Harriet Harris has won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. A list of all the nominees follows:
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL:
Laura Benanti, Into the Woods
Ms. Benanti was last seen on Broadway in Swing! for which she received a Tony nomination. Other NY: Maria in The Sound of Music opposite Richard Chamberlain, Eileen in Wonderful Town (City Center Encores!) and Julia in Time and Again (MTC). Regional: Man of La Mancha (Paper Mill), Road to Hollywood (O'Neill Center), and Perdita in The Winter's Tale (Williamstown). She has been part of many readings, workshops and recordings.
Harriet Harris, Thoroughly Modern Millie
NY: The Man Who Came to Dinner with Nathan Lane (also PBS); The Crucible; Man and Superman; Hamlet; Macbeth; Julius Caesar; Jeffrey (Drama Desk nom.); Bella, Belle of Byelorussia (Drama Desk nom.). Regional: Tartuffe, A Month in the Country. Film: Memento, Nurse Betty, Romeo and Juliet, Quiz Show. TV: "Frasier," "The Beast," "Union Square," "The Five Mrs. Buchanans," "Ally McBeal," "Ellen," "The X-Files."
Spencer Kayden, Urinetown
Ms. Kayden makes her Broadway debut in Urinetown (Outer Critics Circle Award; Clarence Derwent Award, Drama Desk and Lortel nominations for Urinetown Off-Broadway). She has performed with Neo-Futurists in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: 30 plays in 60 Minutes, and has improvised with Centrailia, Burn Manhattan, Boom Chicago and others. Spencer can be heard as the voice of Mrs. Pepper on Nickelodeon's "Blue's Clues". Judy Kaye, Mamma Mia!
Broadway: Carlotta, The Phantom of the Opera (Tony Award); Lily Garland, On the Twentieth Century (Theatre World Award, Drama Desk nom., LA Drama Critics Award); Emma Goldman, Ragtime. Other: La Boheme; Shirley Valentine; Mama Rose in Gypsy; Sweeney Todd; Follies; You Can't Take It With You. Concert performances include the White House. Recordings include solo disks Diva by Diva and Songs From the Silver Screen. For more, please visit www.JudyKaye.com. Andrea Martin, Oklahoma!
NY stage: Candide (Tony, Drama Desk noms.), My Favorite Year (Tony, Drama Desk, Theatre World Awards), Nude Nude Totally Nude (Drama Desk nom.), The Vagina Monologues, Out of This World. Regional: Betty's Summer Vacation (Elliot Norton Award). Current film: My Big Fat Greek Wedding. She's earned two Emmys for writing and an Emmy nom for performance for "SCTV," two Cable Ace Award noms and three American Comedy Award noms.