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Will Judith Light Win Her Second Tony Award Tonight?

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It’s a one-two punch Sunday Award feast, which starts tonight on June 9th with the Tony Awards live from New York, and culminates for soap fans next Sunday with the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards! Bu,t first things first!

Tonight on the three-hour Tony Awards live on CBS at 8PMEST/PT time delay), fan favorite Judith Light goes for her second Tony win in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her role in The Assembled Parties! Judith competes tonight against: Carrie Coon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Shalita Grant, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Judith Ivey, The Heiress and Condola Rashad, The Trip to Bountiful!

If Judith wins this will be her second consecutive Tony Award having won this category last year for her performance in Other Desert Cities, and a win would give her a matching set to go along with those two Daytime Emmys she won in 1980 and 1981 for her remarkable performances as Karen Wolek on One Life to Live!

Are you rooting for Judith tonight? Let us know!

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jeffery
jeffery

Of course, I’m rooting for Judith as well as all-things Kinky Boots!!! It would be so nice to see Cyndi Lauper and her KB team sweep the Tonys. Fingers crossed for Judith and Cyn!

leah
leah

what can you say about judith. classy sassy terrific actress. i hope she wins tonight. good luck judith light.

Jan
Jan

hope she wins.

jimh
jimh

No…yes…maybe…how would l know…didnt see her perform…lol!!!

Barbara
Barbara

sure am..love her!

dino
dino

in this picture judith light looks like a tranny. lol. i love judith great actress.

Mark in FLA
Mark in FLA

Congrats to Judith on her 2nd Tony award!

Llanviewer717
Llanviewer717

I certainly hope she wins. Judith is a fantastic actress and a wonderful human being. Good luck Judith.

Mark Y
Mark Y

Oh, yes, she did!

Jimckee
Jimckee

Of course she will. An all time classic actress.

Doe
Doe

Great Tony Awards show! Yay for Judith Light. Thought Neal Patrick Harris was fabulous! So much talent from all the shows. Very Enjoyable….

Rapids
Rapids

What a great Tony show. I am in awe of NPH and all the talented performers. Loved Megan Hilty and all the production numbers. Kinky Boots is a show that snuck up on me. Pippin is one of my all time faves. Judith light looks great.

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