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Apr 20, 2018

FAITH PRINCE won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her role as Miss Adelaide in the 1992 Broadway revival of “Guys and Dolls.” And while Faith was honored to be recognized for her performance, she says the baggage that came with the win messed her up for five years. (48:04) EXPLICIT

 

 

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And the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical goes to … FAITH PRINCE. The year was 1992. The show was “Guys and Dolls.” The role was Miss Adelaide. And while Faith was honored to be recognized for her performance, she did not expect the baggage that came with the win: “It kinda messes you up for awhile because it puts you in this league and then people go, ‘Oh, you can’t take that. That’s not worthy of you.’ Suddenly I went from being a character actress to being a leading lady. And it took me about five years to shake all that and go back to my old self and start picking things that I liked and wanted to do.”

FAITH PRINCE starred as Miss Adelaide opposite Nathan Lane in the 1992 Broadway revival of “Guys and Dolls.”

FAITH PRINCE won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in "Guys and Dolls."

FAITH PRINCE stars as Della in the 2018 La Jolla Playhouse production of “The Cake” by Bekah Brunstetter.

 

Many thanks to the Blue Dot Sessions for the music featured in this episode royalty free through Creative Commons licensing:

1. "The Zeppelin" - www.sessions.blue/sessions/

2. "Heliotrope" - www.sessions.blue/sessions/