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

Judith Light — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Judith Light

Show:
Lombardi

Role:
Marie Lombardi, the no-nonsense, devoted wife of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.

Bio Brief:
A longtime stage veteran, Light became a TV favorite thanks to shows like Who’s the Boss and Ugly Betty.

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

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

Fun Fact:
Light is a longtime friend of her Lombardi co-star and onstage husband Dan Lauria. They first worked together more than 30 years ago playing a pimp and prostitute on One Life to Live.

Quotable Quote:
“I get to play this incredible woman that very few people know anything about. You know about Vince Lombardi, but you don’t know a lot about Marie.” —Light in an interview with Broadway.com,10/21/10

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