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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alex Brightman

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Alex Brightman!

Quick Facts About Alex

His Nomination: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

The Show: Beetlejuice

The Role: Beetlejuice

Up Against: Brooks Ashmanskas (The Prom), Derrick Baskin (Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations), Damon Daunno (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!),
Santino Fontana (Tootsie)

Did You Know?: Alex also earned a Tony nomination for his last Broadway role in School of Rock, which coincidentally, also played at the Winter Garden Theatre.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alex BrightmanWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alex Brightman

Alex on Beetlejuice: "It's like being in a sandbox with a bunch of adults throwing sand at each other and nobody gets to say no... Alex [Timbers] is the most encouraging of the absurd, so it leads to these wonderful things that you would never find in another room."

Watch below as Alex tells us all about what this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

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