2014 Tony Preview: Rock Stars and Women Pondering Life's Choices are Best Actress in a Musical Nominees

Mary Bridget Davies channels late great rock and blues singer Janis Joplin in A Night With Janis Joplin. Sutton Foster plays a woman who hopes a preacher can fix a scar from a long-ago accident in Violet. Idina Menzel plays a woman rethinking paths she has taken in life in If/Then. Jessie Mueller plays Carole King, a songwriter who became a pop star in her own right. Kelli O'Hara plays an Italian war bride who falls for a traveling photographer in The Bridges of Madison County.
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