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Celebrate the Tony Awards!

As we get ready to toast the 2017 Tony winners, here's a round-up of quotes from past winners and current Tony nominees. Who are you rooting for to take home one of the coveted statues on Sunday?

Every time I walk into a stage door, I think thank you because it feels like a responsibility and it's one that I'm proud to take on. Jenn Colella

Read our Art Talk with Jenn Colella and Caesar Samayoa of Come From Away here

As we really learn about the arts we discover that it is all about being of service and all about supporting others in seeing things they would not otherwise see Judith Light

Read Judith Light's guest post on the importance of arts education here.

Every time you knock me down I'm gonna stand back up because I really feel that what I have to say has value and I'm invested in the stories of my mother... Lynn Nottage

Listen to our podcast with Lynn Nottage here.

I think the responsibility of the artist is to tell the story truthfully, whatever that means to them. Anika Noni Rose

Read our Art Talk with Anika Noni Rose here.

Art matters because it is the one true great connector in a world that seems to be very unconnected and it's important now more than ever to shine a huge light on that connectivity we have that we often forget Josh Groban

Read our Art Talk with Josh Groban here.

Browse our Art Works blog and podcast archives for more interviews with Tony winners and theater artists, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Liesl Tommy, Alex Lacamoire, and more!

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