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

Adam Godley — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Adam Godley

Show:
Anything Goes

Role:

Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, a charming British aristocrat engaged to Hope Harcourt but irresistibly drawn to Reno Sweeney.

Bio Brief:
A three-time Olivier Award nominee for his work on the London stage, Godley’s credits include Rain Man, The Pillowman, The Importance of Being Earnest and a Broadway revival of Private Lives. Film audiences recognize him from Love Actually and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Other Honors for This Role
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

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

Fun Fact:
After appearing in the London revival of Cabaret, Godley is making his Broadway musical debut in Anything Goes.

Quotable Quote:
“[The Tony nomination is] a tribute to [director] Kathleen Marshall and Rob Fisher, our musical director, that they believed in me and never wavered in their belief that I could do it when I was seriously wavering.” —Godley in an interview with Broadway.com, 5/11

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