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Sophie Okonedo “A Raisin In The Sun” Performance Wins Her A Tony Award

Sophie Okonedo won her first Tony. She played opposite Denzel Washington in A Raisin in the Sun, and has claimed an award for her work. Although Okonedo has been working as an actress for years, the Tony she won is her first. If reviews of the show were anything to go by, Okonedo was an obvious pick. “She embraces every …

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Sophie Okonedo Shines In Broadway’s “Raisin In The Sun”

Sophie Okonedo is stunning in her Broadway debut of “A Raisin In The Sun” opposite Denzel Washington. The British born actress, best known for her role in Hotel Rwanda, stars as Ruth, Walter’s (Washington) distressed, but strong, wife. A review by The Washington Post calls Sophie the play’s mournful foundation: “Okonedo is deceptively subdued as Ruth, who embodies the bone-breaking …

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