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Tony Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role

 

These leading men command the stage with their presence and impressive acting abilities. Some are known primarily for their work on screen, but have shown their talent by being able to translate their skills to the stage. These are the Tony Award nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Best Actor in a Leading Role (Play) (Clockwise, L to R)

Mark Rylance – Richard III

Bryan Cranston – All the Way

Tony Shalhoub – Act One

Chris O’Dowd – Of Mice and Men

Samuel Barnett – Twelfth Night

DID YOU KNOW? Samuel Barnett originated the role of Posner in the Tony Award-winning The History Boys, continuing to portray the character in international tours as well as the film adaptation.

BestActorMusicalBest Actor in a Leading Role (Musical) (Clockwise, L to R)

Neil Patrick Harris – Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Ramin Karimloo – Les Miserables

Jefferson Mays – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Andy Karl – Rocky

Bryce Pinkham – A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder

DID YOU KNOW? Ramin Karimloo has played 4 different roles in Les Miserables,  making his Broadway debut as Jean Valjean and playing Feuilly, Enjolras and Marius on the West End.

Andy Karl has also played another 70s icon, Tony Manero, in Saturday Night Fever, where he met his wife, Orfeh.

 

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Newsies, Neil Patrick Harris and the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade

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Photo Credit: Mark Ashman/Disney

Cast members from Newsies will perform “Are You Ready For Christmas?” with Neil Patrick Harris during the opening number of the 2013 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade! The original song is staged by Newsies’ Tony Award winning choreographer, Christopher Gattelli and written by David Javerbaum (“The Daily Show,” Cry-Baby) and Adam Schlesinger (“Fountains of Wayne,” Cry-Baby). The parade airs on ABC, beginning at 10:00am EST/ 9:00am C/P, on Christmas morning, Wednesday, December 25, 2013.

DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY TV SPECIAL

Photo Credit: Mark Ashman/Disney

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