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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Saycon Sengbloh — Nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Play


Helena, also known as Wife #1, who is held captive during the Liberian Civil War

Bio Brief:
Sengbloh has been seen on Broadway in Aida, The Color Purple, Motown, Hair, Wicked, Fela! and Holler If Ya Hear Me. She also starred as Mimi Marquez in the first national tour of Rent.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Tony History:
This is Sengbloh's first Tony Award nomination.

Fun Fact:
Sengbloh was the first African American actress to be cast as Elphaba in Wicked, where she was a standby for Idina Menzel.

Quotable Quote:
"My Dad, my Liberian side of my family, I absolutely dedicate this show to them and whatever struggles, things, people, friends that they lost due to the war."Sengbloh, on Eclipsed, to, 5/16.

Other Nominees for Best Featured Actress in a Play

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