BWW TV: Best Leading Actress Jessie Mueller Reacts to Her Tony Win!
As BroadwayWorld reported last night, Jessie Mueller won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to her - hear what Mueller had to say below!
Jessie Mueller was nominated for a Tony Award in 2012 for her performance in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. She also appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Mueller has appeared in numerous shows in Chicago including Carousel, Once Upon a Mattress, and She Loves Me. Her credits include Broadway: "Billie Bendix" in Nice Work If You Can Get It opposite Matthew Broderick, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Drama Desk Nomination), On A Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Harry Connick, Jr. (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). NY: Carousel! at the New York Philharmonic, Into The Woods as "Cinderella" at the Delacorte Theatre. Regional: Animal Crackers (Goodman Theatre, Chicago), She Loves Me (Writer's Theatre), Guys And Dolls, Fiddler On The Roof (Marriott Lincolnshire), Meet Me In St. Louis (Drury Lane Oakbrook), and Henry IV Parts I & II at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in London. Thanks to God, my family, Andy, this incredible team and most of all, Carole.
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