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2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Michael Cerveris — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Michael Cerveris

Show:
Evita

Role:

Juan Peron, the solider who rose to become the corrupt President of Argentina.

Bio Brief:

Michael Cerveris made his Broadway debut in 1993 as the title character in The Who’s Tommy. He won a 2004 Tony for his portrayal of John Wilkes Booth in Assassins. His varied New York credits include Road Show, Sweeney Todd, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hedda Gabler, In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play and King Lear. Cerveris has the recurring role of the Observer in Fox sci-fi series Fringe.

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

Tony History

1993: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, The Who’s Tommy
2004: Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Assassins
1993: Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical, Sweeney Todd
1993: Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical, LoveMusik

Fun Fact:
Cerveris (as well as the rest of the cast) had to re-audition for the Broadway company of Tommy after having performed the roles more than 100 times at La Jolla Playhouse.

Quotable Quote:
“[Evita] is the biggest and most exciting grand-scale musical I’ve ever been part of.”  —Cerveris in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/12

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

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