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
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.
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!