THE SCREENING ROOM: 2014 Tony-Nominated Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Violet's Sutton Foster
01 Jun 2014
Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster received her sixth nomination this season, a Best Actress in a Musical nomination for her performance in the title role of Violet.
Foster has been seen on Broadway in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Women, Shrek the Musical, Young Frankenstein and the 2011 revival of Anything Goes. Preceding Violet, Foster starred on the ABC Family series "Bunheads."
Click through to see some favorite performances throughout the years.
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.