04 Jun 1998
Gregg Edelman, 1776
Mr. Edelman received Tony nominations for the musicals Anna Karenina and City of Angels. He also appeared on Broadway in Passion, Falsettos, Anything Goes, Cats, Oliver!, Cabaret andEvita. Mr. Edelman has performed Off-Broadway, in the Encores! productions of Fiorello! and Out of This World, in national tours, regional theatres and many feature films.
John McMartin, High Society
Mr. McMartin received Tony nominations for Don Juan, Sweet Charity and Show Boat. He is the winner of a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award. Among his many films are Sweet Charity, All the President's Men and Pennies From Heaven. Mr. McMartin's television credits include "Cheers," "Frasier" and five Emmy Award-winning specials.
Ron Rifkin, Cabaret
Mr. Rifkin won four theatre awards for The Substance of Fire, re-creating his role in the film, and received his second Lucille Lortel Award for Three Hotels. His Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theatre credits are extensive. Among Mr. Rifkin's film and television appearances are
L.A. Confidential, "The Winds of War" and a recurring role on "E.R."
Samuel E. Wright, The Lion King
Mr. Wright received a Tony nomination for The Tap Dance Kid. He also appeared on Broadway in Promises, Promises; Jesus Christ Superstar; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Pippin; Over Here; Welcome to the Club; and Mule Bone. Mr. Wright played Dizzy Gillespie in the film
Bird and Sebastian, the calypso crab who sang "Under the Sea" in The Little Mermaid.