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2010
SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Christopher Fitzgerald — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Christopher Fitzgerald

Show:
Finian’s Rainbow

Role:
Og, a mischievous leprechaun who arrives in America in search of his pot of gold stolen by Irishman Finian McLonergan.

Bio Brief:
A strong singer and talented comic actor, Fitzgerald has played a trio of oddly named roles in Broadway musicals: the munchkin Boq in Wicked, the hunchback Igor in Young Frankenstein and the leprechaun Og in Finian’s Rainbow.

Other Honors for This Role
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Tony History:
2008: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Young Frankenstein

Fun Fact:
Fitzgerald met his wife, actress Jessica Stone, when they appeared together in the Encores! production of Babes in Arms. The couple now has two young sons.

Quotable Quote:
“The music [in Finian’s Rainbow] is sublime, the lyrics are incredible, the company is amazing, it’s at the St. James Theatre, this beautiful, wonderful space, and I wear short shorts! What could be more fun?” —Fitzgerald in an interview with Broadway.com, 10/09

 

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