By Michelle Lanz with illustrations by Jordan Monsell
The Tony Awards are often seen as the lesser-hyped cousin of mainstream awards shows. But this past year there were many an A-list Hollywood name on Broadway marquees. Click through to see which high-profile celebs are up for Tony Awards (airing June 13), so you can ace trivia night at your local bar.
Nominee: Christopher Walken Award Category: Best Performance by a Leading Actor for his role as the handless Carmichael in Martin McDonagh's play, "A Behanding In Spokane." Nomination Reaction: “Thank you very much. I look forward to seeing my friends.”
You'd think he'd be a little more excited given it's his first Tony nom. Mr, Walken continues to be an enigma wrapped in a riddle wrapped in the spindly frame of a 67-year-old.