Tony Winner Lena Hall's Two Big Influences — Marlon Brando and "My Little Pony"?
Lena Hall met the press after winning the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her turn as the gender-bending Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Hall chatted about how she researched the role and took influences from the men around her, an iconic film actor and a friendship-themed cartoon featuring colorful ponies. See Hall's co-star Neil Patrick Harris talk wardrobe malfunctions.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.