1. Audra McDonald just won her sixth Tony for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill.
2. Here’s her amazing acceptance speech:
3. Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris held the record for the number of acting awards by a performer before McDonald’s win tonight.
McDonald previously won awards for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Raisin in the Sun and Master Class, and Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Ragtime and Carousel.