Meet the 2017 Tony Awards Nominees: Best Featured Actress in a Play

Best Featured Actress in a Play 2017 Tony Award Nominees

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

Johanna Day Best Featured Actress in a Play

Meet Johanna Day

Sweat

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."


Jayne Houdyshell Best Featured Actress in a Play

Meet Jayne Houdyshell

A Doll's House, Part 2

Hometown: Topeka, Kansas


Training: Academy of Dramatic Art at Oakland University