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BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Alice Ripley


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 congratulates Alice Ripley on her 2009 Tony Award win for 'Best Leading Actress in a Musical!' Alice sat with us at BWW TV after her big moment to talk about the creative energy of being an actor and what it takes to feed the artistic spirit. Stay tuned for complete interviews with Alice Ripley and more Tony Award winners right here on!

Alice received Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Helen Hayes Award nominations for this performance. Original Broadway cast: Side Show (Drama Desk, Tony Award nominations), The Rocky Horror Show, James Joyce's The Dead, Sunset Boulevard, The Who's Tommy. Off- Broadway/regional theatre: Next to Normal, Five Flights, James Joyce's The Dead, The Vagina Monologues, Tell Me on a Sunday (Helen Hayes nomination), Shakespeare in Hollywood (Helen Hayes nomination), Company (Helen Hayes nomination). Recordings: Next to Normal; Little Fish; Skinner/Ripley: Raw at Town Hall; Sondheim: The Stephen Sondheim Album; Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens; The Rocky Horror Show; The Stephen Schwartz Album; Duets; Unsuspecting Hearts; Side Show; The Who's Tommy. With her band RIPLEY, Alice has written and produced the albums Everything's Fine, Ripley EP and Outtasite. Currently, Ms. Ripley is writing lyrics alongside composer Michael Roth for a work entitled Landscape the Tar Roof Tree, a performance piece for eight singer/actors.

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.

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