Tony Awards

Congratulations to Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Play.  Fences, which Washington and Davis starred in, also won Best Revival of a Play.

There were also several winners for the musical Fela!, the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti. Bill T. Jones won Best Choreography, Marina Draghici won Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Robert Kaplowitz won Best Sound Design for a Musical.

Congratulations to all the winners!

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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