Home Forums Theater Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

CREATE A NEW TOPIC
CREATE A NEW POLL
Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total)
Created
8 months ago
Last Reply
8 months ago
13
replies
1853
views
9
users
Jeffrey Kare
3
adamunc
2
queenbee
2
  • Lindsayisagoddess
    Participant
    Joined:
    Apr 21st, 2015
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202067867

    So I’m trying to nail down my predictions for this year’s Featured Actress nominees, but I’m having trouble nailing it down. I’m certain that Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, and Jenn Collela are getting nominated. The other two noms, I’m pretty sure are going to either Jennifer Laura Thompson, Brittain Ashford, or Kate Baldwin. I know everything I need to know about Ashford, but can anyone tell me anything about Baldwin or Thompson’s performances so I can nail this down?

    Reply
    Jeffrey Kare
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jan 23rd, 2013
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202067987

    I currently have Brittain Ashford, Kate Baldwin, Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Collela, and Rachel Bay Jones getting in.

    The reason why I have Baldwin taking the fifth slot is because since Hello, Dolly! looks like it’s going to be such a strong contender in nominations, she’s probably going to go along for the ride.

    ReplyCopy URL
    SamEckmann
    Keymaster
    Joined:
    Jan 17th, 2012
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202068246

    Baldwin is incredible in Dolly. She won’t need to “go along for the ride”, she will be nominated because she deserves it. And if Dolly is strong enough (which it well could be) then it might be able to sneak Beanie Feldstein in as well, who is absolutely hilarious.

    There’s also past Tony winner Beth Leavel in the yet to open Bandstand to keep in mind

    ReplyCopy URL
    Lindsayisagoddess
    Participant
    Joined:
    Apr 21st, 2015
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202068324

    Leavel received little mention in the Papermill reviews, and my primary concern isn’t whether or not Baldwin will be nominated, but if Ashford will manage to elbow out Jennifer Laura Thompson, who happens to have A LOT of support on this site. I’ve seen Dear Evan Hansen and Thompson is doing a lovely job, but I’m wondering if both she and Rachel Bay Jones will be nominated.

    ReplyCopy URL
    KyleBailey
    Participant
    Joined:
    Nov 15th, 2013
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202073619

    Any chance for Jackie Hoffman to sneak in for Charlie? I know the shows isn’t getting the best reviews but Jackie is always a reliable scene stealer. What about Jennifer Simard for Dolly? Is the buzz just for Baldwin?

    ReplyCopy URL
    adamunc
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jul 5th, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202073628

    Saw Dolly last night and Simard’s part is too small. Just saw Evan Hansen and Rachel Bay Jones may be unbeatable anyway.

    ReplyCopy URL
    queenbee
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 12th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202073767

    Would be great to see Stephanie J Block win this. One of Broadway’s most reliable leading ladies of the past decade and perhaps the best vocalist working in theatre today.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Jeffrey Kare
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jan 23rd, 2013
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202073782

    But unfortunately, she won’t be able to win because Falsettos is long gone. It’s slightly easier for performances from closed shows to win on the Play side as we’ve seen wins by Tracy Letts, Mark Rylance, and Annaleigh Ashford within the past few years.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Ted Stevenson
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jun 12th, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202074638

    Starting to feel like Jenn Colella v Rachel Bay Jones for this.

    ReplyCopy URL
    adamunc
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jul 5th, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202074826

    I’ve now seen likely nominees Kate Baldwin, Jenn Colella, Rachel Bay Jones, and Stephanie J. Block. Of that group, I would lean very very slightly to Block if I were a voter, but it’s hard to imagine Jones not winning. She has THE emotional capper moment in a show full of them and is in the breakout hit of the season. It’s a meaty role with a gamut of emotions and lots of powerful book scenes too.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Anonymous
    Joined:
    Jan 1st, 1970
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202078119

    I see what you mean Jeffrey but I still wouldn’t count her out though to not win. A lot of experts have overall picked her for top choice. She gave a standout performance this season. I hope she wins. Just my opinion

    ReplyCopy URL
    FreemanGriffin
    Participant
    Joined:
    Feb 19th, 2012
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202078610

    I personally feel that there are four locks: Kate Baldwin, Stephanie J Block, Jen Colella, and Rachel Bay Jones. At the moment I have Mary Beth Peil in my fifth slot.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Jeffrey Kare
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jan 23rd, 2013
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202078626

    I currently have Brittian Ashford taking the fifth slot for The Great Comet. She has such a remarkable narrative, similar to Alex Sharp’s in Curious Incident two years ago, where she wasn’t even an actress before The Great Comet (she led a band), but learned how to act through this role and this show.

    ReplyCopy URL
    queenbee
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 12th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202079475

    I see what you mean Jeffrey but I still wouldn’t count her out though to not win. A lot of experts have overall picked her for top choice. She gave a standout performance this season. I hope she wins. Just my opinion

    ^ what she said

    ReplyCopy URL
Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total)
Reply To: Best Featured Actress in a Musical

You can use BBCodes to format your content.
Your account can't use Advanced BBCodes, they will be stripped before saving.

Similar Topics
Freeman... - Dec 16, 2017
Theater
Freeman... - Dec 13, 2017
Theater