PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: 2014 Tony Nominees Dish on Inspiration, Plus Videos from Phantom, Kenneth Branagh, "Normal Heart" and Obsessed!
18 May 2014
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2014 Tony Nominees Sutton Foster, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Cherry Jones and More Talk Inspiration
2014 nominees Sutton Foster, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Mary Bridget Davies (Best Actress in a Musical), Cherry Jones (Best Actress in a Play), Lauren Worsham, Lena Hall (Best Featured Actress in a Musical), Celia Keenan-Bolger and Sarah Greene (Best Featured Actress in a Play) sat down with Playbill at the April 30 Tony Awards media event. The actresses spoke about the inspirations in their lives that brought them to Broadway. See the Tony-nominated actresses give their take on the Broadway experience.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.