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Richland Man Nominated for Tony Award

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RICHLAND, Wash. - A man from Richland is up for a Tony Award for his performance in a Broadway musical. 

31-year-old Santino Fontana is up for the Tony for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical" for his role as Prince Topher in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

He won the Drama Desk Award for "Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play" in 2010 for his performance in Brighton Beach Memoirs.

Fontana graduated from Richland High School in 2000.

Photo Credit: Cinderella production shots by Carol Rosegg.