The 67th Annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 9. Leonard’s spoken to a bunch of the nominees and you can listen to those conversations here!
Leonard spoke to Andrea Martin, Terrence Mann, and Patina Miller, recipients of 3 of "Pippin"'s 10 nominations.
Courtney B. Vance and director George C. Wolfe talked about their work in bringing Nora Ephron's final play, "Lucky Guy," to Broadway.
Tracy Letts and Amy Morton were both nominated for their roles as the married couple in the revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” which received 5 nominations.
Leonard talked to Kristine Nielsen, Sigourney Weaver, and David Hyde Pierce about starring in Christopher Durang’s play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” which was nominated for 6 Tonys, including nominations for Nielsen and Hyde Pierce.
The musical, “A Christmas Story,” received 3 nominations and Dan Lauria was on the Lopate show in December to talk about his starring role in the production.
Director Bartlett Sher, and actors Seth Numrich and Tony Shaloub spoke to Leonard about their work in “Golden Boy,” which was nominated for 8 awards, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Director and Best Actor for Shaloub.
Cicely Tyson was nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Play for her work in the revival of “The Trip to Bountiful.” She spoke to Leonard, along with Hallie Foote and director Michael Wilson, in May. The production received 4 nominations, including Best Revival of a Play.
The revival of the musical, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” was nominated for 5 awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. Composer and lyricist Rupert Holmes, and stars Jim Norton and Jessie Mueller talked about the unusual musical back in December.
Laurie Metcalf and her daughter Zoey Perry spoke to Leonard about working together in the play, “The Other Place.” Metcalf was nominated for her work in the production.