The Great Black Way? Black Tony Award Winners

Over the years, "the Great White Way" has awarded Tonys to some 70 African Americans, from George C. Wolfe to August Wilson to the latest, Nikki James. Here, a look at some of the actors who've taken home the trophy.

By: Joshua R. Weaver
Posted: June 9 2011 11:03 AM
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