Tony Awards embrace women, new and old, after close races
By Jill Serjeant
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway crowned one its favorite female stars and embraced a bevy of newcomers at the Tony Awards on Sunday in some of the most closely contested actress races for years.
An emotional Audra McDonald, 43, made Tony Awards history with a record sixth performance win for her heartbreaking turn as jazz singerBillie Holiday in the play, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill".
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