Danny Burstein Wins 2020 Tony Award for Featured Actor in MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

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Danny Burstein has won Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her performance as Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical | Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty

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Jordanna Brody
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September 26, 2021 7:13 PM
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Danny Burstein has won Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical at the 74th Annual Tony Awards for her performance as Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. This is his seventh Tony nomination and first win. He has previously been nominated for his performances in The Drowsy Chaperone (2006), South Pacific (2008), Follies (2012), Golden Boy (2013), Cabaret (2014), and Fiddler on the Roof (2016).

Burstein beat out fellow nominees Derek Klena (Jagged Little Pill), Sean Allan Krill (Jagged Little Pill), Sahr Ngaujah (Moulin Rouge!), and Daniel J. Watts (Tina).

Select previous Broadway credits include: My Fair Lady (Alfred P. Doolittle), Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye), Cabaret (Herr Schultz), The Snow Geese (Max Hohmann), and Golden Boy (Tokio).


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Jordanna Brody

Originally from South Florida, Jordanna Brody graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Education and Performance in 2019. Her experience teaching, performing, directing, and working behind the scenes informs her perspective on theatre in every way. She is passionate about uplifting marginalized voices, innovative theatrical experiences, and most importantly, TikTok.