Among the celebrities who attended the performance were Broadway veteran and "Glee" television star Matthew Morrison (South Pacific, Hairspray), movie stars-turned-Broadway producers Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith (Fela!), music legend Aretha Franklin and TV's "Lost" star Jorge Garcia.
Here is a look at the stars:
The new Broadway revival of Fences lead this year's Tony nods for a play with ten nominations — the most nominations ever earned by a revival and it tied the record for a play set by Coast of Utopia. In addition to its three aforementioned stars, the show was recognized for director Kenny Leon, composer Branford Marsalis (Best Score), designers Santo Loquasto (set), Constanza Romero (costume), Brian MacDevitt (lighting) and ACME Sound Partners (sound) as well as for Best Revival of a Play.
Fences also features Chris Chalk, Russell Hornsby and Mykelti Williamson with Eden Duncan-Smith and SaCha Stewart-Coleman (alternating in the role of Raynell). For more information, visit FencesOnBroadway.com.