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2017
SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017
Live at Radio City Musical Hall

Christian Borle — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Show:
Falsettos

Role:
Marvin, who seeks to create a "tight-knit family" from his array of relationships, including his ex-wife Trina, son Jason and boyfriend Whizzer.

Bio Brief:
After his Broadway debut in Footloose, Borle appeared in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Mary Poppins, Spamalot and Legally Blonde, and earned his first Tony Award for playing Black Stache in the Broadway transfer of Peter and the Starcatcher and his second for starring as Shakespeare in Something Rotten!. In 2012 he played composer Tom Levitt in NBC’s musical drama Smash. He is currently starring as Willy Wonka in the Broadway production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Andrew Rannells)
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award

Tony History: 
2007: Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Legally Blonde
2012: Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play, Peter and the Starcatcher
2015: Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Something Rotten!

Fun Fact: 
Borle's first-ever award was a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for his role in Spamalot.

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Musical