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2011 Tony Awards: John Benjamin Hickey Wins 'Featured Actor in a Play'

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose.

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.

To view the complete list of 2011 Tony Award winners, click here.




BroadwayWorld Congratulates
John Benjamin Hickey
2011 Tony Award Winner
'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

John Benjamin Hickey ("Felix Turner" in The Normal Heart)
John Benjamin Hickey: Broadway: The Crucible, Cabaret and Love! Valour! Compassion! Off-Broadway: Love! Valour! Compassion! (Obie Award), Blue Window, God's Heart, The End of the Day, The Substance of Fire, The Autumn Garden (Williamstown Theatre Festival). TV and film include The Big C, Law & Order, It's All Relative, Me and My Shadows: Life With Judy Garland, Sex and the City, The Anniversary Party, Infamous, Freedom Writers, Flags of Our Fathers, The Taking of Pelham 123 and Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen.


'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play'
2011 Tony Award Nominees

Mackenzie Crook ("Ginger" in Jerusalem)
Mackenzie Crook: Theatre: The Aliens (Bush Theatre), Jerusalem (Royal Court and Apollo, West End), The Seagull (Royal Court, Walter Kerr), Exonerated (Riverside Studios), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Gielgud, West End). TV: "The Office" (BBC, UK), "Little Dorrit" (BBC, UK), "Skins" (Channel 4, UK), "Accused" (BBC, UK). Film: Pirates of the Caribbean (I, II and III), The Merchant of Venice, The Brothers Grimm, Finding Neverland, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Ironclad and Steven Spielberg's upcoming Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.

Billy Crudup ("Bernard Nightingale" in Arcadia)
Billy Crudup: Broadway: The Coast of Utopia (Outer Critics Circle nomination, Drama Desk nomination, Tony Award), The Pillowman (Tony nomination), The Elephant Man (Outer Critics Circle nomination, Tony nomination), The Three Sisters (Drama Desk nomination), Bus Stop, Arcadia (Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Clarence Derwent Award). Off-Broadway: The Metal Children, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Measure for Measure, Oedipus. Film: The Convincer (upcoming), "Too Big to Fail" (HBO upcoming), Eat Pray Love, Watchmen, Public Enemies, Dedication, Mission Impossible III, Trust the Man, The Good Shepherd, Stage Beauty, Big Fish, Almost Famous, Jesus' Son (Best Actor, Paris Film Festival; Independent Spirit Award nomination), Sleepers, Everyone Says I Love You, Grind, World Traveler, Charlotte Gray, Princess Mononoke, The Hi-Lo Country, Waking the Dead, Inventing the Abbotts, Without Limits (National Board of Review Award), Monument Avenue. Education: BA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; MFA, NYU.

Arian Moayed ("Musa" in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)
Arian Moayed: Broadway debut. Originated Musa in Los Angeles. Off-Broadway: Masked (Drama Desk nomination), Fever Chart (Public Theater), Queens Boulevard (Signature), American Pilot (MTC), Homebody/Kabul (BAM and Steppenwolf), Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven (Epic Theatre). Film/TV: Roadie, The Christians, Arranged, "MONY" (series regular, dir. Spike Lee). Arian, co-founder of the critically acclaimed theatre company Waterwell, has acted/devised 11 Waterwell drops including Goodbar, which he directed and is currently running the first Monday of each month at Ideal Glass. His screenplay, This Island Made Me, starring Campbell Scott, is slated for production in 2012. OKAI.

Yul Vázquez ("Cousin Julio" in The Motherf**ker with the Hat)
Yul Vázquez: Co-artistic director and founding member of the LAByrinth Theater Company. He is proud to make his Broadway debut in The Motherf**ker With the Hat. Theatre credits include The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Public Theater), The Stendhal Syndrome (Primary Stages), The Floating Island Plays (Mark Taper Forum), When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba (Cherry Lane Theatre). Film credits include The A-Team, Che: Part One and Two, American Gangster, War of the Worlds, Bad Boys II, Traffic, Runaway Bride. Forthcoming: John Sayles' Amigo, Salvation Boulevard. Television credits include "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City," "Fringe," "Seinfeld," "Law & Order: SVU." He thanks his wife, Linda Larkin, for her love and support.

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