VIDEO: Tony Winner John Benjamin Hickey Talks New Series MANHATTAN on 'Today'
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December 23, 2014
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Ton Award winning actor John Benjamin Hickey stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about his new WGN series 'Manhattan', in which his character leads a team of scientists who try to build the world's first atomic bomb. The actor says it was fascinating to shoot the film on a 10-acre set. Check out the appearance below!
John Benjamin Hickey won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as Felix Turner in The Normal Heart. On Broadway, he originated the role of Arthur in Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play Love! Valour! Compassion! in 1995, a role he would recreate for the 1997 film version. He played Clifford Bradshaw in the 1998 revival of Cabaret, which won the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical, and played Reverend John Hale in the Tony-nominated 2002 revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible.