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

Carrie Coon — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Carrie Coon

Show:
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Role:
Honey, a “mousy” professor’s wife with a penchant for brandy in Edward Albee’s classic drama.

Bio Brief:
A Chicago-based actress, Coon previously starred in the Steppenwolf Theatre production of Virginia Woolf in 2010 before making her Broadway debut in the 50th anniversary mounting. Her additional Chicago credits include The March and The Girl in the Yellow Dress.

Other Honors for This Role:
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance

Tony History:
Coon is making her Broadway debut.

Fun Fact:
Before pursuing a career in theater, Coon played Division III soccer at Mount Union College.

Quotable Quote:
““Playing drunk is very technical. I once spent some time with [a cousin] while she was really drunk, and I thought, 'Oh my gosh, this is gonna get me a job.'”—Coon in an interview with Broadway.com, 9/27/12.

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