This edition: The Tony Awards: History, Highlights and BackstageTweet
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!
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