As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Next up to bat is Michael Cumpsty, who received his first nomination (despite having appeared in 15 Broadway shows!) for his heartwarming performance as Judy Garland's pianist and friend Anthony in End of the Rainbow. Click below to hear which Shakespearean leading lady Cumpsty almost played, his history with 42nd Street and many more secrets.
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