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In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James

By: May. 26, 2015
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Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured/Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Something Rotten!

Brian d'Arcy James recently finished shooting Tom McCarthy's upcoming feature film Spotlight, alongside Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams as the four member Boston Globe "Spotlight" team, who won the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the Boston Archdiocese Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. He will also be seen in the upcoming Tina Fey and Amy Poehler comedy Sisters. Brian is a two time Tony Award® nominee for his title role performance in Shrek the Musical (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award winner) and as Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success.

Borle's Broadway credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony Award®), Mary Poppins, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Amour, Footloose, Jesus Christ Superstar. Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd (PBS' "Live at Lincoln Center"), Angels in America (Signature Theatre), Elegies: A Song Cycle(Lincoln Center), On The Town and Little Me (City Center Encores!). Television: "Smash," "Masters of Sex," "The Good Wife," "Sofia The First," Disney Junior's "Lucky Duck," "The Sound of Music Live!," "Peter Pan Live!" Film: The Bounty Hunter, Michael Mann's upcomingBlackhat.

Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will co-host the 69th Annual Tony Awards® on Sunday, June 7. The show will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City from 8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT, on the CBS Television Network. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride


Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.


Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James photographed at the Paramount Hotel on April 29, 2015 in New York City.




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