Shock, thrill, excitement: Broadway stars conflict to their Tony nods


From startle to excitement, nominees for this year’s Tony awards described their operation of emotions when they found out they were famous for their work on Broadway.

Richard Thomas, 65, best famous for personification John-Boy Walton in CBS TV array “The Waltons,” told Reuters on Wednesday that he was repelled to hear his name on a list for best actor in a featured purpose in a play, for “The Little Foxes.”

“This is my initial assignment and I’ve been operative on a travel for a unequivocally prolonged time, my whole life, so it’s unequivocally delightful and means a lot to me,” he said.

Lucas Steele, who landed a assignment for best actor in a featured purpose in a low-pitched for “Natasha, Pierre The Great Comet of 1812,” pronounced all he wants to do is pronounce to his family though bad continue in his tiny home city of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, has prevented phone communication.

“I come from a very, unequivocally tiny city and they live out in a farming nation and they had a charge … and it knocked out all a power, all a phone lines. we still have not talked to my mom,” Steele said.

The annual Tony Awards, that applaud achievements in New York theater, will announce winners during a rite hosted by Kevin Spacey on Jun 11.

(Reporting by Alicia Powell for Reuters TV; Editing by Phil Berlowitz)


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