WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
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 Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin!
Quick Facts About Matthew and Chad
Their Nominations: Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score
The Show: The Prom
Did You Know?: Matthew and Chad started working on the Prom in 2010 when Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel suggested the idea to them.
Matthew on The Prom: "I love the fact that it's original and that we really created this show from the ground up with a blank page which is something really rare to happen these days."
Watch below as Matthew and Chad tell us all about what this nomination means to them, how they're preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!