The 68th Tony Awards showed everyone that Broadway can still deliver. The show was chock full of great moments.
Early performances included an impressive rendition of “One Day More” by the cast of “Les Miserables,” along with a medley from “Aladdin.” And as Jackman said, the “wickedly talented” Idina Menzel took on a performance from “If/Then.”
Fantasia starred in Broadway’s After Midnight, set against a narrative of Langston Hughes’ poetry, After Midnight celebrates Duke Ellington’s years at Harlem’s famed Cotton Club using his original arrangements.
2. Patti Labelle
Patti Labelle took her turn in the lead for Broadway’s After Midnight
3. Krystal Joy Brown
Krystal stars in Motown. Motown tells the story of the Berry’ Gordy’s legendary label in the early days.
4. Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan
Gloria and Emilio will have a play called On Your Feet. It will cover Estefan’s early years in Miami, her recovery from a near fatal accident in 1990 and her long career as a performer.
5. Wayne Brady
7. Idina Manzel
Idina Menzel hit the Radio City Music Hall stage with a ballad from If/Then, the musical in which she currently stars opposite her Rent cohort Anthony Raap.
9. Samuel Jackson and T.I.
10. Latanya Richardson Jackson And Samuel Jackson
LaTanya was up for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in Raisin In The Sun.
11. Audra McDonald
She received the prize for Best Performance By an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her performance as Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.”
12. Anika Noni Rose
Anika Noni Rose took her role Raisin In The Sun To New Heights.
13. Alicia Quarles
14. Sophie Okonedo
Sophie won for Best Featured Actress for Raisin In The Sun.
15. James Monroe Iglehart
16. Fantasia and Patti Labelle
17. Samuel Jackson and Gladys Knight
18. Samuel Jackson
19. Hugh Jackman
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