The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play, Golden Boy
“It feels…well, I’m in shock; I really never, never expected this to happen. It’s my fourth time, I’m delighted, and I get just in shock! I actually was, like, ‘Wow, this is wonderful! Considering we closed a long time ago, for them to reach back and give our show this kind of recognition, it’s lovely. I’m so glad that the nominating committee remembered all of us. Usually on my time off [from Talley’s Folly], I try not to talk too much, but that’s not going to happen today! E-mails and phone calls are just coming in like crazy, which are so sweet; it's making my day. I haven’t talked to my wife [actress Rebecca Luker] yet. She’s doing a movie, and she left this morning at 5:30. So I can’t really celebrate anything until I get to celebrate it with her.”
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