AUDRA McDONALD: WINS TONY AWARD
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Audra McDonald says winning a Tony Award last night was big. But she says it isn't as big of a deal as the day her daughter was born. She addressed her daughter from the stage last night as she accepted her award for best lead actress in a musical. The production she starred in, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," was named best musical revival. McDonald's Tony Award is her fifth -- tying the competitive record held by Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris. McDonald took a few moments to reflect on her life, saying she was "a little girl with a potbelly and afro puffs, hyperactive and overdramatic" before finding the theater, where she found herself a home.