Meet the 2017 Tony Awards Nominees: Best Featured Actress in a Play
The Best Featured Actress in a Play category is filled with some of the funniest and most heartbreaking performances on Broadway. Before the Tony Award winner is announced on June 11th, get to know these phenomenal ladies!
Best Featured Actress in a Play
Meet Johanna Day
Hometown: Winchester, Virginia
Training: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Big Break: A celebrated actress with a long regional career, she made her Broadway debut and earned her first Tony Award nomination for her work in “Proof” (2000). She also played Barbara Fordham in "August: Osage County" on Broadway (2007).
Fun Fact: She only had 2 weeks to prepare to step in for Amy Morton in “August: Osage County.” She also has been in 3 Pulitzer-winning plays: "How I Learned To Drive," "Proof," and "Sweat."
Meet Jayne Houdyshell
A Doll's House, Part 2
Hometown: Topeka, Kansas
Training: Academy of Dramatic Art at Oakland University