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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Sophie Okonedo — Nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Play

The Crucible

Elizabeth Proctor, who was convicted of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials.

Bio Brief:
In addition to her 2014 Tony Award for A Raisin in the Sun, Okonedo received an Oscar nod in 2005 for Hotel Rwanda. She will also star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming series The Hollow Crown. Her additional credits include The Secret Life of Bees, The Slap and Skin.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance nomination

Tony History:
2014: Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Raisin in the Sun

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actress in a Play