Actor Christian Borle earned the Tony for his performance in the play initially held as a workshop here in San Diego.
The 33-year-old San Marcos High School and UC San Diego grad no longer lives in the area, but her San Diego roots played a role in her nomination.
“Peter and the Starcatcher,” a prequel to “Peter Pan,” originally started showing at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2009, and that’s how Young became involved. But she had no idea it would end up in New York City just a few years later.
“I thought if I just do a really good on this project that I really love, maybe everything will work out in the end,” Paloma Young told NBCSanDiego in April.
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