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This edition: The Tony Awards: History, Highlights and Backstage

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 4, 2012.

First aired: June 3, 2012.

On a special Tony Awards edition of “Working in the Theatre” host Ted Chapin, Chairman of the American Theatre Wing, takes viewers behind the scenes with Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss, Executive Producers of the Tony Awards, talks with past Tony winners Joel Grey and Jefferson Mays who share their feelings about winning and the TONY history-making achievement attached to each of their awards, and we’ll hear from many of this year’s nominees including Audra McDonald, John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, Linda Lavin, Nina Arianda, Harvey Fierstein and Christian Borle to name just a few!

Guest List

Nina Arianda Actor

Theodore Chapin Moderator

Harvey Fierstein Actor/Writer

Joel Grey Actor

Ricky Kirshner Executive Producer, White Cherry Entertainment

Linda Lavin Actress

John Lithgow Actor

Jefferson Mays Actor

Audra McDonald Actress, Singer

Cynthia Nixon Actress

Glenn Weiss Executive Producer, White Cherry Entertainment

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