Mike Gallagher To Receive Tony Award
June 11, 2013 at 4:39 AM (PT)
SALEM RADIO NETWORK host MIKE GALLAGHER can add a TONY Award to his collection of honors: As an investor in the revival of the musical "PIPPIN," GALLAGHER will receive a TONY for the show winning Best Revival of a Musical at SUNDAY's ceremony. "PIPPIN" also won for Best Direction in a Musical (DIANE PAULUS) and Leading Actress in a Musical (PATINA MILLER, playing the role of "Leading Player" originally played by BEN VEREEN in the 1972 version.
“Having appeared on Broadway myself in the musical 'MEMPHIS,' it really thrills me to own this piece of theatre history,” said GALLAGHER, who is presently appearing as Mayor Shinn in "THE MUSIC MAN" at LYRIC STAGE in DALLAS/FORT WORTH and will play Daddy Warbucks in "ANNIE" in SOUTH CAROLINA in SEPTEMBER.