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

Colman Domingo — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Colman Domingo

Show:
The Scottboro Boys

Role:
Mr. Bones, the bantering star of a minstrel show-within-the show, and five smaller roles, including the Attorney General.

Bio Brief:

In a varied theatrical career, Domingo has combined Broadway musicals (Chicaog, Passing Strange) with off-Broadway plays, including his own solo show, A Boy and His Soul.

Other Honors for This Role:
—Astaire Award nomination for Outstanding Male Dancer

Tony History:

This is Domingo’s first Tony Award nomination.

Fun Fact:
On the LOGO/MTV series The Big Gay Sketch Show, Domingo has portrayed Oprah Winfrey, Morgan Freeman, RuPaul, Tyra Banks, Nick Cannon and Maya Angelou, among others.

Quotable Quote:
“I love everything about Kander and Ebb’s music. They’re phenomenal storytellers. Every note, every word makes absolute sense—why it must be in there, why it must forward the story along. Their wit, their heart, it’s all in their music.” —Domingo in an interview with Broadway.com, 10/10

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