Tony Awards

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Broadway Vet André De Shields Wins 'Best Performance By An Actor' at Tony Awards

He joins several other people of color who were honored with awards for their excellence in theater.

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The Temptations Musical Nominated for 12 Tony Awards

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” is up for Best Musical, Screenplay, Director and acting awards.

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Lindsay Mendez, Tony Shalhoub Win Big at Tony Awards

Here are a few of the artists of color who took home Broadway’s biggest award.

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3 Reasons You Should Care About This Year's Tony Nominations

You don’t need to love Broadway to care about these standout performances from theater artists of color.

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'Hamilton,' Performers of Color Take Center Stage and Stand Against Hate at Tony Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda: “And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside.”

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Black Actresses Discuss Why Broadway Needs More Diversity Than 'Hamilton'

Danai Gurira, Danielle Brooks and Renée Elise Goldsberry break down the need for more plays by and for people of color.

Audra McDonald Thanks Lena Horne, Maya Angelou and Billie Holiday in Tony Speech

It’s the performer’s sixth Tony Award.

Anika Noni Rose on 'A Raisin in the Sun': 'You Have to be Able to Trust' on Stage

The revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s signature play has been nominated for five Tony Awards.

Broadway Revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun' Picks Up 5 Tony Nominations

Lorraine Hansberry’s classic still resonates.

Cicely Tyson Made History at Last Night's Tony Awards

Tyson got the longest standing ovation of the night. But that’s not all.

Tony Award Winners Make History

Musical “Fela!” received three Tony Awards last night. Photo: Monique Carboni.