How to Be a Great Actor According to the 2018 Tony Nominees

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“Be a great actor” is far easier said than done, but surely the 2018 Tony nominees have done, so they can also say. And say they did at this year’s Tony Awards press junket, during which first-time nominees like Brian Tyree Henry and Lindsay Mendez, as well as stage veterans from Glenda Jackson to LaChanze, shared their inimitable advice for what it takes to be one of the greats.

Don’t forget to check out Set the Scene, our video series of advice for actors, and be sure to subscribe to the Backstage YouTube Channel. Happy Tony Awards season!

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Casey Mink
Casey Mink is the senior staff writer at Backstage. When she's not writing about television, film, or theater, she is definitely somewhere watching it.
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