Posts Tagged: tony awards

Fans Celebrate Mariah Carey For First Tony Nomination

Honoree Mariah Carey speaks at the 51st annual Songwriters Hall of Fame induction and awards gala early Friday, June 17, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) The musical “Some Like It Hot” topped the list of Tony Award nominees with 13. Mariah Carey is not only a member of the production team she also… Read more »

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Is Now The Second Black Woman EGOT

Jennifer Hudson became an EGOT on Sunday night. Only 17 other entertainers in the history of Hollywood have done this. Hudson’s last qualifying award came at the Tony Awards in 2022, when she co-produced A Strange Loop, which won Best Musical. Hudson is only the second Black woman and third African American to win an Emmy,… Read more »

Black Female Choreographer Nominated for Tony Award for ‘Choir Boy’

For the first time in over 20-years a Black female choreographer has been nominated for a Tony Award.   Camille Brown was nominated for her flowing and innovative dance creations for the New York play ‘Choir Boy.’  The 37-year old Jamaica, Queens native told ‘Forbes‘ that the nomination came as a “refreshing surprise” given her experiences… Read more »