Ann Richards, the first elected female governor of Texas.
Holland Taylor has appeared on Broadway in Butley, Murder Among Friends, The Devils, We Interupt This Program… and Something Old, Something New. An Emmy winner, her screen credits include The Practice, Two and a Half Men, Legally Blonde and The Truman Show.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award
This is Taylor’s first Tony nomination.
Holland Taylor appeared in the most notorious Broadway flop of all-time: Moose Murders.
“It’s a joy to perform because of the heat and the light coming from her. We keep the intermission short because I can’t wait to get back in the glow that is Ann Richards.” —Taylor in an interview with Broadway.com, 2/13