THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Nominee Karen Akers Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
By Andrew Gans
Playbill.com's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.
This week we spotlight the choices of Broadway and cabaret favorite Karen Akers, a Tony nominee for her performance in the original production of Nine, who will be part of The Broadway Musicals of 1915-1939, which kicks off the 14th season of the Broadway by the Year series Feb. 24 at 8 PM at Town Hall.
(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor or show's entry in the Playbill Vault.)
Jefferson Mays in I Am My Own Wife and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Alec Guinness in Dylan
Raul Julia in Nine
Frank Langella in King Lear
Michael Cerveris in Sweeney Todd and In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play
Vanessa Redgrave in Long Day's Journey Into Night and The Year of Magical Thinking
Phillip Boykin in Porgy and Bess
Philip Seymour Hoffman in Death of a Salesman
Zoe Caldwell in Master Class
Mark Rylance in Twelfth Night
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