TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- FUN HOME's Sydney Lucas- 'I Love Everybody!'

By: May. 24, 2015
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We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Sydney Lucas, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical nominee for Fun Home.

At the young age of 10, Sydney Lucas made her Off-Broadway debut in the musical Fun Home at the Public Theatre in New York. Sydney received rave reviews for her portrayal of "Young Alison" in Fun Home as well as multiple theatrical award nominations. Following a successful run at The Public, Sydney would go on to win an Obie for her critically acclaimed performance-making her the youngest recipient in Obie award history. In addition to winning the 2014 Obie Award, Sydney also received nominations for a Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award. Other noteworthy credits include: Verdi's Macbeth (Metropolitan Opera). Workshops:Amelie, Iowa, Once Around the Moon, Table. Film: She's Funny That Way, Skeleton Twins, Girl Most Likely, Fool's Day. TV: "How & Why" (FX Pilot, series regular), "Law & Order: SVU," "Royal Pains," "Saturday Night Live," 2012 & 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, "Sesame Street."

FUN HOME introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family - her mother, brothers and volatile, brilliant, enigmatic father - that connect with her in surprising new ways. This intimate and emotional theatrical experience is performed entirely in the round, bringing audiences closer to Alison's story than ever before.