WICKED Alums Receive Tony Nominations

Alex Brightman

Alex Brightman

Today’s Tony nominations include several WICKED alums. Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his work in SCHOOL OF ROCK. Carmen Cusack (former s/b Elphaba – Sydney, Chicago; former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her work in BRIGHT STAR. Megan Hilty (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway), Jayne Houdyshell (former Madame Morrible – Broadway), and Saycon Sengbloh (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) are all nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play, Hilty for her work in NOISES OFF, Houdyshell for her work in THE HUMANS, and Sengbloh for her work in ECLIPSED. Christopher Fitzgerald (original Boq – Broadway) is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his work in WAITRESS.

Hosted by James Corden, the Tony Awards will air on Sunday, June 12 at 8:00 pm on CBS.

 

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