National Catholic Register

Inperson

Anna Manahan

BY Jim Cosgrove

February 21-27, 1999 Issue | Posted 2/21/99 at 2:00 AM

 

Anna Manahan won a Tony Award for her Broadway performance in The Beauty Queen of Leenane, which closes March 14. But she treasures another possession more. “This is worth more to me than four Tonys,” she said, showing a rosary from the Holy Land. She says her faith is central to her life and theater critics have commented on her honesty, strength of character, and compassion. Recently she spoke to Register correspondent Deirdre McNamara.