PHOTO CALL: Lily Tomlin Awards Miss Saigon Best at Gypsy of the Year

News   PHOTO CALL: Lily Tomlin Awards Miss Saigon Best at Gypsy of the Year Lily Tomlin, in the persona of Ernestine the Operator, awarded Miss Saigon the Gypsy of the Year Award for best skit. Runner-ups were Naked Boys Singing’s sing-a-long to The Sound of Music and Fosse's dedication to Gwen Verdon.
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Lily Tomlin, in the persona of Ernestine the Operator, awarded Miss Saigon the Gypsy of the Year Award for best skit. Runner-ups were Naked Boys Singing’s sing-a-long to The Sound of Music and Fosse's dedication to Gwen Verdon. Gypsy of the Year 2000 raised $2,056,666 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Miss Saigon was the winner of the best skit award, while The Lion King raised $189,195. The competition was held Dec. 4 and 5 at the Palace Theatre.