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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Daveed Diggs — Nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical


Marquis de Lafayette, a Frenchman, and Founding Father Thomas Jefferson

Bio Brief:
Prior to making his Broadway debut in Hamilton, California native Diggs originated his role in the musical's off-Broadway run at the Public. As a member of the experimental hip-hop group clipping., Diggs' rap background has served him well on the Main Stem. Diggs also released his solo record, Small Things Giant, in 2012.

Other Honors For This Role: Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance
— Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical
—​ Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Funny Performance
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance nomination

Tony History:
This is Diggs' first Tony Award nomination.

Quotable Quote:
“Our first preview was surprisingly emotional. I had decided early on that Broadway would not have a space for me, so I was taken aback by how intense it felt. I’ve toured the world and played big houses, but never one with so much history.”
Diggs to, 6/15

Other Nominees for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

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