A great night for black actors on the Great White Way

jerbearinsantafe:

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

Originally posted on My Father's Posts:

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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About jerbearinsantafe

A disabled, genderqueer fairy bear living in the American Southwest and passionate about social justice, the environment, LGBT/Queer equality and combating bullying.
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