NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - An East Texan is quickly rising to the top of Broadway's most-acclaimed actors.
Nacogdoches native Ron Raines is nominated for a Tony Award as "best performance by an actor in a leading role."
The musical "Follies" has earned a total of eight nominations.
Raines is a graduate of Nacogdoches High School and went on to study at Julliard.
He returned home in 2010 to perform with Orchestra in the Pines.
Numerous friends have traveled to new york to see his broadway performance. You can catch excerpts at http://www.FolliesBroadway.com.