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West Fargo native nominated for two Tony Awards

A West Fargo native who has a career on Broadway has been nominated for two Tony Awards.

Jan Maxwell, a West Fargo High alumni has received nominations for best performance by leading actress in a play for her role in "The Royal Family" and best performance by a featured actress in "Lend Me a Tenor."

The Tony Awards, which honor the outstanding performances on stage will be announced during a live telecast on CBS at 7 p.m. June 13.

Maxwell, who is also a former Minnesota State University Moorhead student, has been previously nominated for a Tony award but has never won.

Aside from her work on stage Maxwell has also had various television role including appearances on "Law & Order."