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

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

Michael McGrath

Show:
Nice Work If You Can Get It

Role:
Cookie McGee, a lowbrow bootlegger who poses as a butler when he gets caught stashing booze in Jimmy Winter’s Long Island mansion.

Bio Brief:
Broadway funnyman Michael McGrath has appeared in My Favorite Year, The Goodbye Girl, Swinging on a Star, Little Me, Wonderful Town, Is He Dead?, Memphis and Born Yesterday. 

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

Tony History:
2005: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Spamalot

Fun Fact:
McGrath met his wife, Broadway alum Toni DiBuono, while co-starring in Forbidden Broadway in Boston. The couple both appeared in the Broadway revival of Wonderful Town.

Quotable Quote:
“As soon as a number [in Nice Work] starts, you can see the heads sorta go, ‘Oh yeah!’ And the smiles start happening, the toes start tapping.” —McGrath in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/16/12

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