produced by Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater)
This year's Antoinette Perry Awards (also known as the Tony Awards), the 70th annual ceremony is capping off an historically diverse Broadway season which offered many stories by women and people of color. It showed in the list of this year's nominees, which also included Danai Gurira, former HOLA Awards honoree George C. Wolfe, Lupita Nyong'o, Sophie Okonedo, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, Saycon Sengbloh, Pascale Armand, Brandon Victor Dixon, Adrienne Warren, Clint Ramos, Liesl Tommy, Savion Glover, and Daryl Waters.
The 70th Annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2016 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2015–16 season. The ceremony will return to the Beacon Theatre in New York City after three years at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live by CBS. James Corden will serve as host. For more information, click here.