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2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Stark Sands — Nominee for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

Stark Sands

Show:
Kinky Boots

Role:
Charlie Price, who joins forces with drag queen Lola to create a line of “kinky boots” in hopes of keeping his family’s shoe factory afloat.

Bio Brief:
Sands has starred on Broadway in American Idiot and Journey’s End. Other major credits include Twelfth Night, Bonnie & Clyde, Six Feet Under and Die, Mommie Die!

Other Honors for This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Billy Porter)
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award

Tony History:
2007: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Journey’s End

Fun Fact:
Sands is the grandson of oilwoman, hotelier and philanthropist Caroline Rose Hunt, and thus grew up in a family of Texas millionaires.

Quotable Quote:
“I’m glad the title is what it is, because we’re going to get people coming in expecting one thing and then being pleasantly surprised that there’s so much more to it than just the drag numbers.” —Sands in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/13

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

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