WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Morse

By: May. 13, 2018
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The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. 2017-18 was a year or variety, as audiences cheered on mean girls, tall women, and fair ladies alike. Our travel destinations ranged from Bet Hatikva to Bikini Bottom; Arendelle to the Antilles. We've contemplated redemption with Billy, pondered pipe dreams with Hickey, and reexamined the past with Harry- all from the the comfort of a seat on the aisle.

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 David Morse!

Quick Facts About David:

His Nomination: Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

The Role: Larry Slade in The Iceman Cometh

Up Against: Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two), Michael Cera (Lobby Hero), Brian Tyree Henry (Lobby Hero), Nathan Lane (Angels in America)

Did You Know?: David returns to Broadway after ten years away, having last starred in The Seafarer.

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Photos by Walter McBride

David on what this nomination means to him: "At this point in my's my first time getting a Tony nomination. All actors dream about it. You can't help it!"

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