Adrienne Warren gained in one of the vital coveted classes Sunday (September 26) on the 74th Annual Tony Awards.
She gained Finest Efficiency by a Main Actress in a Musical for her function in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, marking Warren’s first Tony win.
“All the things I’m is due to you,” Warren mentioned to her mother and father throughout her emotional acceptance speech during which she teared up in regards to the latest lack of three relations.
Warren additionally thanked Tina Turner “for trusting me to deliver her story dwelling.” The musical tells the turbulent story of Turner’s troublesome life, together with abuse by the hands of her husband and producer Ike Turner, and her triumphs regardless of the adversity.
A number of laborious work goes into bringing Turner’s vitality to the stage night time after night time. Warren is on stage for 2 hours and 45 minutes and performs 24 numbers, placing a pressure on her ankles, knees and again, in response to CBS News.
Warren’s efficiency as Turner originated in London earlier than coming to Broadway in 2019.