Broadway's Nina Arianda guest starred on last night's episode of the NBC comedy 30 ROCK, which also featured a special guest appearance by OlympIan Ryan Lochte. In the episode titled 'STRIDE OF PRIDE,' Liz (Tina Fey) works to prove to Tracy (Tracy Morgan) that women are funny while simultaneously attempting to head off a meltdown from Jenna (Jane Krakowski) after some negative publicity. Jack (Alec Baldwin) tries out an unconventional dating strategy. Check out the full episode below!
Arianda won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for Venus in Fur. She was also nominated for a Tony Award for her Broadway debut performance as 'Billie Dawn' in Born Yesterday and has become one of the most talked about and sought after actors in New York. Arianda appeared in Universal's Tower Heist playing oppositeBen Stiller and Eddie Murphy and made her network television debut guest-starring on "The Good Wife."
In 2010, she debuted Off-Broadway in Venus in Fur with a phenomenal performance garnering attention from the entire New York theater community. Based on her performance, she was offered roles in Woody Allen's film Midnight in Paris, Tom McCarthy's film Win Win, and Vera Farmiga's film Higher Ground.
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