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

Patina Miller — Nominee for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical

Patina Miller

Show:
Pippin

Role:
The Leading Player, the mysterious and dazzling leader of a circus troupe who tells the story of Pippin, a young prince searching for his corner of the sky.

Bio Brief:
Miller jumped from the Central Park production of Hair to headlining the West End premiere of Sister Act in 2008. She made her Broadway debut in Sister Act before stepping up to the center ring in Pippin.

Other Honors for This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
—Drama League Distinguished Performance nomination
—Fred and Adele Astaire Award nomination for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show

Tony History:
2011: Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical, Sister Act

Fun Fact:
Miller got engaged to her boyfriend David Mars on opening night of Pippin!

Quotable Quote:
“In the beginning, I had to trust that these acrobats were great at what they did and that they wouldn’t come crashing down on my head. But our company is the best of the best; they can do everything. That’s been the most exciting part of the show—incorporating the magic and the acrobats and the singing and dancing to make our Pippin.”—Miller in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/1.

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

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