Tonys: Eva Noblezada Performs "I'd Give My Life for You" From 'Miss Saigon'

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Eva Noblezada in 'Miss Saigon'

The revival of the 1991 blockbuster musical follows a young bar girl, orphaned by the war in Vietnam, who falls in love with an American GI.

Eva Noblezada took over the Tony Awards on Sunday night with a performance of "I'd Give My Life for You" from Miss Saigon.

Tony nominee Noblezada (playing the role originated by Lea Salonga) stars in the revival of the 1991 blockbuster musical, which follows a young bar girl named Kim, orphaned by the war in Vietnam, who falls in love with Chris, an American GI — but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Noblezada sang the heartbreaking ballad after the ensemble performed a bit of "This Is the Hour."

Laurence Connor directs the production, which hails from the Les Miserables team of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. After nabbing two Tony nominations, the show will segue from its limited Broadway engagement to a national tour.

Honoring the best of the Broadway season, the Tonys were handed out in a ceremony that aired live on CBS from New York City. Kevin Spacey made his debut as the annual event's emcee.

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