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2011
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

John Benjamin Hickey — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

Show:
The Normal Heart

Role:

Felix Turner, a New York Times fashion writer who falls in love with AIDS activist Ned Weeks.

Bio Brief:
A Broadway veteran thanks to turns in Love! Valour! Compassion! and Cabaret, Hickey can currently be seen on Showtime's The Big C as Laura Linney’s homeless brother.

Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance 

Tony History:
This is Hickey’s first Tony Award nomination. 

Fun Fact:
Talk about a busy schedule! Hickey currently spends his afternoons in Connecticut filming season two of The Big C and returns to New York City at night to perform The Normal Heart.

Quotable Quote:
“I was not prepared for what an unbelievably prescient, relevant, ticking-time-bomb of a play [The Normal Heart] remains. One of the most stunning things about the play is how little it’s aged.” —Hickey in an interview with Broadway.com on 5/3/11

Other Nominees for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

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