2016 Tony Awards Make History!

 

4 tony award winners

Daveed Diggs, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., and Renee Elise Goldsberry                                 Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions

For the first time in history, all four musical acting awards went to people of color at the Tony Awards on Sunday.

Leslie Odom Jr.(Best Actor in a leading role in a musical), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Best Actress in a featured role in a musical) and Daveed Diggs(Best Actor in a featured role in a musical) all won for their outstanding performances in Hamilton.

Cynthia Erivo (Best Actress in a leading role in a musical) took home a Tony for her role as Celie in The Color Purple. 

Check out their performances at the 2016 Tony Awards below!!! #MelaninMagic #BlackBroadway

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