2012 Tony Awards

2012 Tony Awards

ESSENCE.COM Jun, 11, 2012

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Audra McDonald in an Emilio Sosa gown and De Beers jewelery, poses with her award for the Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her role as Bess in Porgy and Bess at 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Tyler Perry onstage at the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Condola Rashad wears Pamella Roland at the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Ben Vereen, Janet Lee Katzin and Phylicia Rashad attend the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier attend 66th Annual Tony Awards after party at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

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Corbin Bleu attends the 66th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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Nominee James Earl Jones and guest attend attends the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 10, 2012 in New York City.

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Audra McDonald and the cast of Porgy and Bess perform onstage at the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre in New York City.