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Nominee Reactions: Judy Kaye for NICE WORK 'Elated to Be in the Show'

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The 2012 Tony Awards Nominations were announced this morning by Tony winning actress Kristin Chenoweth and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Jim ParsonsThe Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012.

Click here for the complete list of nominations! Click here for the nominations by the numbers. 

We'll be talking to nominees all day for their reactions! Click here for the complete list!
 
Judy Kaye, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
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I'm doing pretty good! Although I just had an experience on the New Jersey Turnpike that put things into perspective for me. There was a terrible accident right in front of us! It definitely put things into perspective. I'm elated about all of this. I'm elated to be in the show and to have this marvelous cast surrounding me- to get to work with Kelli, and Michael, and Kathleen. It's all a wonderful gift as always. I happened to have turned on the TV this morning and there it was in front of me. It knew it was coming but I had forgotten they were today! I'm opening wonderful emails from friends and then I'm gonna go do this wonderful show that I'm in. It's been an esspecially great week for me because I just celebrated 25th wedding anniversary too!"
 
Judy Kaye has been a star of the theatre for over 40 years. Phantom of the Opera (Tony Award), Mamma Mia (Tony Nomination), Ragtime (LA Ovation Award), On the 20th Century, Souvenir (Tony Nomination), Grease, Sweeney Todd and The Pajama Game are just some of her credits. She recently starred as Mrs. Madrigal in the new musical Tales of the City at A.C.T in San Francisco and in Saving Aimee in Seattle. Ms. Kaye has sung with major orchestras around the world and recorded numerous albums, both cast and solo. She has sung in concert, opera and cabaret and twice at the White House. She has recorded all of Sue Grafton's Alphabet Mystery Series for Random House Audio of which V Is For Vengeance is the latest.
 

We'll be talking to nominees all day for their reactions! Click here for the complete list!

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