BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Michael Cumptsy, nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Play for End of the Rainbow.
Broadway: End of the Rainbow, Sunday in the Park with George, The Constant Wife, Democracy, Enchanted April, 42nd Street, Copenhagen, Electra, 1776, Racing Demon, The Heiress, Translations, Timon of Athens (Bayfield Award), La Bete and Artist Descending a Staircase; Classic Stage Company: Hamlet (Obie Award), Richard II, Richard III; Public Theater: Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, All's Well That Ends Well, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, Hamlet; Royal Shakespeare Company: The Winter's Tale; Two River Theater: Much Ado About Nothing; Television: "Boardwalk Empire", "Nurse Jackie", "Star Trek: Voyager", "Law and Order", "L.A. Law"; TV films: "Dolley Madison", "Alexander Hamilton", "Night Sins", "Hamlet"; Film: Eat Pray Love, Wall Street 2, Flags of our Fathers, The Visitor, Starting Out in the Evening, The Ex, The Ice Storm, Fatal Instinct, Downtown Express.
The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
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Video filmed and Edited by Jonathan Frank