A great night for black actors on the Great White Way

9 Jun

After watching Serena Williams give the Best Performance by a Women’s Tennis Player in the 2013 French Open, I didn’t think the weekend could get any better. But since I blogged about Cicely Tyson’s performance in “The Trip to Bountiful” a few weeks ago, I thought I should follow up.

What a night at the Tony Awards.

Cicely Tyson: Best Performance by an Actress in a Play (“The Trip to Bountiful”)
Patina Miller: Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical (“Pippin”)
Billy Porter: Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical (“Kinky Boots”)
Courtney Vance, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play (“Lucky Guy”)

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One Response to “A great night for black actors on the Great White Way”

  1. jerbearinsantafe June 10, 2013 at 12:04 am #

    Reblogged this on JerBear's Queer Musings & Memories and commented:
    It wasn’t just the LGBT Community that had a good night, black actors did well. Of course it helps when you have an amazing winner, in Billy Porter, who is both black and gay

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