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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Celia Keenan-Bolger — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Celia Keenan-Bolger

Show:
Peter and the Starcatcher

Role:

Molly Astor, the strong-willed teenage daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Astor, who is determined to prove that she is just as rough and tough as any boy as she battles pirate Black Stache on a mission to save the world.

Bio Brief:

Keenan-Bolger has been in demand since winning a Tony for her 2005 Broadway debut in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The Detroit native was then cast as Eponine in the revival of Les Miz and the Encores! production of Merrily We Roll Along.



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 Play
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance Award

Tony History:
2005: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Fun Fact:

Keenan-Bolger is big sister to Newsies star Andrew Keenan-Bolger and actress and playwright Maggie Keenan-Bolger.

Quotable Quote:
“[Peter and the Starcatcher] is really fun to do. It is also as rigorous and physically demanding a show that I have ever done, but it’s one of those shows that, once it starts, you are on the ride.” —Keenan-Bolger in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/12  

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