What Was Cynthia Erivo’s ‘Awesome’ Moment from the Tony Awards?

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The Color Purple Tony Award winner reveals her most “awesome” Tony moment.

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo, who wowed audiences with her performance as Celie in The Color Purple, returned to the Tony Awards June 11 to perform “New York, New York” alongside fellow Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr.—backed by the Rockettes kickline.

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The star took a moment on the red carpet to discuss her love for live theatre and one of her favorite moments in Tony history (hint: it involves Audra McDonald).

Watch the video above.

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