Head-Banging and Hip-Hop! Don't Miss Our In-Depth Photo Highlights From the 27th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition

News   Head-Banging and Hip-Hop! Don't Miss Our In-Depth Photo Highlights From the 27th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition A three-year winning streak was snapped and $4.79 million was raised for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at the 27th annual Gypsy of the Year Competition! Take a look at some of the onstage action.

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Wayne Brady of Kinky Boots (with a hand from Lin Manuel Miranda and Christopher Jackson of Hamilton) broke the Lion King’s three-year Best Onstage Performance streak.

Brady, who made his name on the improv TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" brought out fellow Kinky Boots cast members for some comically half-baked raps. To show the audience how it’s done, he then enlisted a pair of ringers—Miranda and Jackson from the rap filled Hamilton to demonstrate some virtuoso freestyling to words shouted out by the audience. The skit, titled "We All Can Rap, Too" will have to go down in Gypsy of the Year history with an asterisk, since it beat the presentation by Hamilton itself.

Read a full recap here.

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