Tuesday, June 2, 2015

TROUPER TUESDAY: WINNER! #MissingTonyAward for Best Ensemble in a Musical

The very first winner of the #MissingTonyAward for Best Ensemble of a Musical is the Ensemble of An American in Paris!

In the course of just one performance this impressive group sings, acts and dances several big production numbers.  You know, the stuff all Broadway chorus boys and girls do eight times a week.  But this amazing ensemble also does three extended ballets - and they are strenuous.  Breathtaking and inspiring as these dances (exquisitely choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon) are, the 27 people doing them are just as breathtaking and inspiring.

Congratulations to: Caitlin Abraham, Will Burton, Atilla Joey Csiki, Michael Cusumano, Taeler Cyrus, Ashley Dupre, Rebecca Eichenberger, Sara Esty, Laura Feig, Jennie Ford, Kurt Froman, Heather Lang, Dustin Layton, Nathan Madddem, Gia Mongell, Candy Olsen, Rebecca Riker, Adam Rogers, Sam Rogers, Shannon Rugani, Garen Scribner, Sam Strasfeld, Sarrah Strimel, Charlie Sutton, Allison Walsh, Scott Willis and Victor J. Wisehart.

Here they are in action:

Thanks for voting in the first #MissingTonyAward celebration!  After hundereds of nomination votes were cast, your nominees for Best Ensemble in a Musical were: An American in Paris, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, On The Town and Something Rotten!  Congratulations to all.

Coming later this week: Jeff and Mike's Tony Awards Predictions

Nest Week: A very special interview with a cast member from Something Rotten!

Photos by Angela Sterling; Video from Playbill.com


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