The Color Purple's Cynthia Erivo Gets Standing O for 'I'm Here' Performance at Tony Awards 2016! (Video)
The two ladies are Tony-nominated for their work in The Color Purple and they were joined by co-star Heather Headley for a performance during the show.
Oprah Winfrey, the producer of the musical revival, introduced the performance.
Cynthia, who is the frontrunner to win Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Celie, sounded amazing while singing the show’s eleven o’clock number “I’m Here.” She got the first standing ovation of the night!
FYI: Cynthia is wearing a Roberto Cavalli dress and Fred Leighton jewelry. Danielle is wearing a Derek Lam dress, an Emm Kuo purse, Jerome C. Rousseau shoes, and jewelry by Oscar Heyman, Gabriel&Co, and Debeers. Heather is wearing Fred Leighton jewelry. Oprah is wearing Sylva & Cie jewelry and a Nancy Gonzalez clutch.