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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

Ellen Barkin — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

The Normal Heart

Emma Brookner, a handicapped doctor struggling to increase medical studies on the then unidentified HIV virus during the early years of the AIDS epidemic.

Bio Brief:
A popular movie star thanks to turns in films like Diner, Sea of Love and Ocean’s Thirteen, Barkin has appeared frequently onstage including off-Broadway’s Extremities. The Normal Heart marks her Broadway debut.

Other Honors for this Role:
— Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actress in a Play
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut
—Outer Critics Circle Special Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut

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

Fun Fact:
As research for her role in Eddie and the Cruisers, Barkin worked backstage at David Letterman’s talk show for two weeks.

Quotable Quote:
“I’m very proud to be a part of this play. I feel like [co-star Joe Mantello] is Atlas carrying the world on his back.”—Barkin in an interview with on 4/27/11

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

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