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Tony Awards 2014: Audra McDonald wins lead actress in a play
Tony Awards 2014: Audra McDonald wins lead actress in a play

Audra McDonald took home her sixth Tony Award on Sunday, winning for lead actress in a play for her performance as singer Billie Holiday in the revival of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar &  Grill." A tearful McDonald thanked her "mom and dad up in heaven" and closed with, "This is for you, Billie." In the revival, which is running at the Circle in the Square Theatre, McDonald plays the doomed Holiday as she tries to make it through a concert despite health problems. (In real life, the singer was a heroin addict and alcoholic.) TONY AWARDS 2014: Complete list of nominees With Sunday's win, McDonald has a total of six Tonys, with at least one...

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