Julia Lester

Exclusive: Tony Nominee Julia Lester on Her Dream Sondheim Role

Julia Lester is a Tony nominee this year for her performance as Little Red in the 2022 Broadway revival of Into the Woods and the young Tony-nominated star sat down with Broadway Direct to discuss working with the inspiring Sara Bareilles and the next Sondheim role she’d like to take on.

Stay tuned for more of Broadway Direct’s conversations with Tony nominees, and all things Tony Awards here.

The 76th Annual Tony Awards, from the historic United Palace in New York City’s Washington Heights, will take place on Sunday, June 11, airing live at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on-demand on Paramount+. The ceremony will be hosted by Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose.

Interviews by Leigh Scheps.