BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Roger Robinson

June 8
1:04 PM 2009

The American Theatre Wing's 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2009 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

BroadwayWorld cheered on Roger Robinson, the 2009 Tony Award Winner for 'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.' Roger spoke with us at BWW TV after his big win to discuss the emotional power of Joe Turner's Come and Gone and music that can be found in August Wilson's words.

Broadway credits, Drowning Crow, Seven Guitars (Tony nomination), Amen Corner the Musical, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, The Iceman Cometh, The Miser, Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? Off-Broadway: The Cherry Orchard, The Middle of Nowhere, Of Mice and Men, Do Lord Remember Me?, The Trials of Brother Jero, The Strong Breed, Who's Got His Own?, Crooks, Lady Day, Macbird, Walk in Darkness. London: Jitney (Royal National Theatre). Film: On the One, Brother to Brother (Sundance 2004/Special Jury Prize/Spirit Award nomination), Vig, It's My Turn, Newman's Law, The Lonely Guy, Meteor, Willie Dynamite. TV: "NYPD Blue," "The Education of Max Bickford," "Hoop Life," "ER," "Kate Brasher," "Friends," "Homicide," "Law & Order," "NY Undercover," "The Cosby Show," "Hawk," "The Equalizer," "Kojak," "The Jeffersons," "Baretta," "King," "Quincy," "Marcus-Nelson Murders."

The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.

Produced/Shot by James Sims with Interviews by Eddie Varley.

BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Roger Robinson
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