1998 Tony Awards ceremonies-McDonald 1st woman to win 3 consecutive Tony Awards
NYP98060805 - 8 JUNE 1998 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: 1998 Tony Award winner Audra McDonald-Best Featured Actress/Musical-"Ragtime" became the first woman in the 52 year history of the awards ceremonies to win consecutive Tony Awards for her performances in 3 different productions ("The Master Class--Carousel--Ragtime") at the 52nd annual Tony Awards ceremonies held June 7th at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. UPI ep/Ezio Petersen
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