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

Denee Benton — Nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Show:
Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Role:
Natasha, a beautiful ingénue visiting Moscow.

Bio Brief:
Benton makes her Broadway debut in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, reprising her performance from the American Repertory Theater’s 2015 production. Her additional stage credits include The Book of Mormon in the West End and on tour, as well as regional productions of Annie, Sunset Boulevard and Fiddler on the Roof.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Breakthrough Performance
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Lucas Steele)
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award
—Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut

Tony History:
This is Benton's first Tony nomination.

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