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I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Annaleigh Ashford

This two-time Tony nominee has a few words of wisdom for all you bad auditioners out there.

This season, Annaleigh Ashford earned her second career Tony nomination for her performance in the revival of You Can't Take It With You, following her 2013 nod for her featured role in Kinky Boots. She's been riding a wave of coveted Broadway roles for the past few years, but it wasn't always red carpets and award ceremonies. Her audition for Legally Blonde in 2007, for instance, led to a good cry outside the New Vic. Fortunately, she landed the part anyway.