Hands on a Hardbody
Norma Valverde, who relies on her faith in the Lord to win a new pick-up truck in the Hands on a Hardbody competition.
Settle made her Broadway debut in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert after appearing in Hairspray and South Pacific on tour.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance
This is Settle’s first Tony nomination.
Settle was tapped to play Tracy Turnblad after attending an open call for the Hairspray national tour in Los Angeles.
“If you don’t grab [your moment] by the balls and throw it at the audience, you’re screwed. It takes everything out of me, and it’s scary as hell. Sca-ry!”—Settle in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/13.