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

Edie Falco — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Show:
The House of Blue Leaves

Role:
Bananas, a mentally unstable Queens housewife whose husband is plotting to send her to an institution in order to be free to marry their neighbor.

Bio Brief:
A Broadway veteran best known to audiences for her Emmy-winning turn as mob wife Carmela Soprano on TV’s The Sopranos, Falco can now be seen as a take-no-crap, pill-popping hospital worker on Showtime’s hit series Nurse Jackie.

Other Honors for this Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actress in a Play
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance 

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

Fun Fact:
Falco starred in a failed TV pilot version of Fargo as Marge Gunderson, the role that won fellow Tony nominee Frances McDormand an Oscar.

Quotable Quote:
“I have no desire to represent perfect people or pretty people. I want to be a person that [audiences] say, ‘Oh, I know her; I am her; I’ve seen people like her.’” —Falco in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/25/11

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

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High Demand
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