PHOTO SPECIAL: Happy Birthday to Tony Nominee Emily Skinner
By Joseph Marzullo
29 Jun 2014
Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, who will perform Broadway, Her Way at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma on July 17, celebrates her birthday June 29. Playbill.com takes a look at her stage career. Happy birthday, Emily!
Emily Skinner and Jeff McCarthy in the 2009 Lyric Theatre production Sweeney Todd.
Photo by Wendy Mutz
Skinner was nominated for a Best Actress Tony in 1998 for Side Show. Other Broadway credits include Billy Elliot: The Musical, Dinner at Eight, The Full Monty, James Joyce's The Dead and Jekyll & Hyde.
Off-Broadway audiences have seen Emily in Watbanaland; James Joyce's The Dead; My Life with Albertine; Fanny Hill and Inventing Mary Martin.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.