What Didn't Kill Them Made Them Stars: Sutton Foster, Jessie Mueller and More Turn Rejection Into Tony Success

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20 May 2014

Sutton Foster in <i>Violet</i>
Sutton Foster in Violet
Photo by Joan Marcus

The day following the announcement of the 2014 Tony Awards, Playbill.com asked this year's nominees to talk about how they cope with rejection in show business and the hard work it takes to carve out a career in theatre. From bad reviews and flops, to the jobs they didn't get and the roles that got away, here's what keeps these artists going.

As the June 8 Tony Awards ceremony approaches, Playbill.com will continue to update with nominee responses. Click through to read them all. 


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