BWW TV Special: 2012 Tony Nominees - Stockard Channing on Fulfilling Her Childhood Dreams on Broadway!

By: May. 17, 2012
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BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Stockard Channing, nominee for Best Actress in a Play for Other Desert Cities.

Theatre credits include Other Desert Cities, Six Degrees of Separation (Tony and Drama Desk nomina- tions, Obie and Drama League awards), Four Baboons Adoring the Sun (Tony nom.), The House of Blue Leaves (Tony and DD noms.), The Little Foxes, Hapgood (DD nom.). New York: Roundabout Pal Joey (Tony and DD noms.), Joe Egg (Tony Award, DD nom.) and The Lion in Winter (Tony nom.); Woman in Mind (DD Award); The Rink; The Golden Age. London: Awake and Sing! (Almeida), Six Degrees of Separation (Royal Court and Comedy; Olivier Award nom.). Dublin: The Importance of Being Earnest (Gaity). Film includes Six Degrees of Separation (Oscar, Golden Globe noms.), The Business of Strangers (London Critics' Circle Award, AFI nom.), Where the Heart Is, Practical Magic, The First Wives Club, Smoke (SAG nom.), Grease (People's Choice Award), The Fortune (Golden Globe nom.). TV: one Golden Globe nom., 13 Emmy noms. and seven SAG noms., for "Out of Practice," "The Truth About Jane," "Baby Dance," "Unexpected Family," "Road to Avonlea," "Perfect Witness" and "Echoes in the Darkness"; two Emmy and SAG Award wins in 2002, for "The West Wing" and "The Matthew ShepardStory"; "Jack" (Daytime Emmy); "On Tidy Endings" (ACE Award).

The 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. 

Video filmed and Edited by Jonathan Frank