It's a marathon, not a sprint, right? For many of the 2014 Tony nominees, that's the hard-earned truth; but to become an artist of their caliber, there had to be fans cheering them on along the roadside. Inspirations, mentors and personal credos are essential to the careers of the best of Tony-nominated Broadway. Fourteen of the nominees, from Sutton Foster to Lena Hall to Douglas McGrath respond in personal, endearing and truly inspiring ways below.
The day after the Tony nominations were announced, Playbill.com asked the nominees what some of the greatest inspirations have been in their careers so far. Click through to read more.
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