And, The Winner Was: See How Playbill Readers' Picks Compared to Those of Tony Award Voters

By Playbill Staff
10 Jun 2013



Gabriel Ebert
Photo by Joan Marcus

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Tony voters picked Gabriel Ebert as the Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance as Mr. Wormwood in Matilda the Musical. Ebert, who plays the quirky and evil father to Matilda, earned his first Tony Award and entered the press room with a bandage on his right hand. "I had an accident backstage Tuesday night," he said, "and I sprained and partially tore a ligament in my hand... Ripping up Matilda's book has been quite painful!"

Readers picked longtime Broadway actor Terrence Mann as their favorite Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance as Charles in the first Broadway revival of Pippin. The actor took home the 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award for his performance.

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