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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Jayne Houdyshell — Nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Play

Show:
The Humans

Role:
Deirdre Blake

Bio Brief:
Jayne Houdyshell earned her first Tony nomination for her leading role in Lisa Kron’s play Well, and her second for delivering the Sondheim showstopper “Broadway Baby” in Follies. Other Broadway credits include Wicked, Bye Bye Birdie, Follies and The Importance of Being Earnest. Houdyshell has appeared off-Broadway in The Language Archive, Coraline, The Receptionist, The New Century, The Pain and the Itch and Much Ado About Nothing.  

Other Honors For This Role:
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance nomination

Tony History:
2006: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Well
2012: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Follies

Fun Fact:
Before moving to New York in 2004, Houdyshell appeared in more than 200 plays in regional theaters across America.

Other Nominees for Best Featured Actress in a Play

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