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Tony Nominees 2013

Meet 2013 Tony Nominee: Courtney B. Vance “He’s Back!”

He’s worked with Whitney Houston in the movie the Preacher’s wife, and James Earl Jones on Broadway in August Wilson’s Fences. He recently returned back to Broadway after over 20 years. It seems as if he followed in the path of his wife, Angela Bassett, who returned to Broadway last season in The Mountaintop after many years. Only difference between the two is Vance has earned yet another Tony nomination for his work. Having been nominated 2 other times previously. For Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play, Vance works alongside another big box office name, Tom Hanks. He plays Hap Hairston the editor of the impulsive tabloid columnist Mike McAlary (Hanks). He holds his own ground but will it be enough to have him walk with the Tony? We can only hope. After all these years he deserves it.

Other Awards For Courntey B. Vance in Lucky Guy

-2013 Drama League Nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award

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Drew Shade is a theatre artist and enthusiast who fosters artistic diversity and excellence for the love of Black theatre artists. He is the Founder/Creative Director of Broadway Black, Off-Book Podcast & The Antonyo Awards. “Have a belief in yourself that is bigger than anyone’s disbelief.” – August Wilson


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