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There are a total of 83 Black Tony Award winners, here are over 40 them!

Celebrating Black Tony Award Winners was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Hinton Battle – Three-Timee Tony Award Winner

Hinton Battle – Three-Timee Tony Award Winner

1981:Sophisticated Ladies – Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

1984:The Tap Dance Kid

1991:Miss Saigon – Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

2. George C. Wolfe (as Director) – Two-Time Tony Award Winner

George C. Wolfe (as Director) – Two-Time Tony Award Winner

2002:Elaine Stritch at Liberty

2003:Take Me Out – Best Play

3. Bill T. Jones – Two-Time Tony Award Winner

Bill T. Jones – Two-Time Tony Award Winner

2010:Spring Awakening – Best Choreography

2010:Fela! – Best Choreography

4. Lorraine Hansberry, Playwright

Lorraine Hansberry, Playwright

2014:A Raisin in the Sun – Best Revival of a Play

5. Joseph A. Walker, Playwright

Joseph A. Walker, Playwright

1974: The River Niger – Best Play

6. LaChanze

LaChanze

2006: The Color Purple – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

7. Leslie Uggams

Leslie Uggams

1986: Hallelujah, Baby! Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical

8. Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brian Stokes Mitchell

2000:Kiss Me, Kate – Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical.

9. Ben Harney

Ben Harney

1982: Dreamgirls – Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical.

10. Virginia Capers

Virginia Capers

1974:Raisin – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

11. Billy Porter

Billy Porter

2013:Kinky Boots – Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical.

12. Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday

1982:Dreamgirls – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

13. REGISTER NOW for the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion taking place August 28- September 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida! For booking information, call 407-248-9191.

REGISTER NOW for the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion taking place August 28- September 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida! For booking information, call 407-248-9191.

14. Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown

1989:Black and Blue- Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical

15. Patina Miller

Patina Miller

2013:Pippin – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

16. Heather Headley

Heather Headley

1987:Aida – Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical.

17. Kenny Leon

Kenny Leon

2014: A Raisin in the Sun – Best Director of a Play

18. Ron Simons

Ron Simons

2013:Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike – Best Play

19. Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

2006: Bridge & Tunnel – Special Tony Award

20. Stew

Stew

2008:Passing Strange – Best Book of a Musical

21. George Faison

George Faison

1975:The Wiz – Best Choreography

22. Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson

2013:The Trip to Bountiful – Best Performance by an Actress in a Play.

23. Melba Moore

Melba Moore

1970:Purlie – Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.

24. Lynn Thigpen

Lynn Thigpen

1997:An American Daughter -Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.

25. Nikki James

Nikki James

2011:The Book of Mormon – Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.

26. Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

1975: The Wiz – Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.

27. REGISTER NOW for the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion taking place August 28- September 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida! For booking information, call 407-248-9191.

REGISTER NOW for the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion taking place August 28- September 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida! For booking information, call 407-248-9191.
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