BEST PERFORMANCE by a LEADING ACTRESS in a PLAY
Carol Burnett, Moon Over Buffalo
Ms. Burnett has been acclaimed for her work in the theatre, movies and on television. She made her Broadway debut in Once Upon a Mattress. Moon Over Buffalo marks her return to the Broadway stage for the first time in 30 years. Zoe Caldwell, Master Class
Ms. Caldwell has won three Tony Awards for roles in Slapstick Tragedy, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Medea. She has appeared Off-Broadway in Colette and A Perfect Ganesh. In addition to acting, Ms. Caldwell has directed such award-winning productions as Vita & Virginia with Eileen Atkins and Vanessa Redgrave, Othello, starring James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer, and Park Your Car in Harvard Yard with Jason Robards and Judith Ivey.
Rosemary Harris, A Delicate Balance
Ms. Harris' many Broadway credits include An Inspector Calls, Lost In Yonkers, Pack of Lies, Heartbreak House and The Lion in Winter. In London, she has appeared in The Best of Friends, Steel Magnolias, Lost in Yonkers, All My Sons, and Plaza Suite. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in Tom & Viv and has appeared in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet, The Ploughman's Lunch and The Boys from Brazil.
Elaine Stritch, A Delicate Balance
Ms. Stritch was recently seen on Broadway in Harold Prince's Tony Award-winning production of Show Boat. Other Broadway credits include Company, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Bus Stop, On Your Toes and Pal Joey. She has appeared on and Off-Broadway in Love Letters, and in regional productions of Enough Rope and as Lillian Hellman in Cakewalk . Ms. Stritch received an Emmy Award for her performance on "Law & Order" and an Emmy nomination for "An Inconvenient Woman."