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

Victoria Clark — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

Victoria Clark

Show:
Sister Act

Role:
Mother Superior, the no-nonsense nun who oversees a 1970s-era Philadelphia convent and is skeptical of the presence of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier.

Bio Brief:
Clark is a versatile Broadway vet whose credits include a previous revival of How to Succeed, Titanic, Urinetown and a celebrated, Tony-winning performance in The Light in the Piazza. In 2010, she received a Drama Desk nomination for her dramatic turn in When the Rain Stops Falling.

Other Honors for This Role
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actress in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Patina Miller)
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance 

Tony History:
2005: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, The Light in the Piazza

Fun Fact:
Clark is an in-demand acting and singing teacher who specializes in helping actors train their voices for Broadway roles.

Quotable Quote:
"What drives Mother Superior? Her ego, her sense of guilt and she’s really driven by her need to be right and her need to be in control. My favorite thing about Mother Superior is that she’s deeply flawed. What’s better than that?” —Clark in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/11

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