Audra McDonald talks about history-making win in Tony Awards press room (Video)

Just two years after winning Best Actress in a Musical for “Porgy and Bess” and tying Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury for the most wins by an actor at the Tony Awards, Audra McDonald broke their record by winning Best Actress in a Play as Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.” It was her sixth win.

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After her emotional acceptance speech, she came backstage to discuss her historic win with the press in the Tony Awards press room. Below, watch her speech, and then her press Q&A:

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