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Most actors study theatre and, more often than not, their first roles are on stage. Whether they are in community theatre productions, school plays, or they're lucky enough to land paid gigs from childhood, they often need to sharpen their skills in front of audiences before making the leap to the screen.
This year's Emmy Award winners come from a variety of background and have vastly different careers, but most of them have considerable stage acting experience. Ta... [Read more]
Look below for full lists of nominees by category and by show.
The nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards were announced today by Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked, Promises, Promises) and Jim Parsons (the upcoming revival of Harvey, TV's The Big Bang Theory), and one of the season's critical favorites, Once, leads the pack with 11 nods. The new Gershwin musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Matthew Broderick (The Producers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Kelli O'Hara (The L... [Read more]