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Tony Awards: Jennifer Hudson Scores EGOT With Win for ‘A Strange Loop’

Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status tonight after A Strange Loop, on which the actress served as a producer, won the Tony award for best musical. Hudson won an Oscar for best supporting actress for her film debut in 2006’s Dreamgirls; she is also the youngest African-American performer to win at the Academy Awards in […]

‘A Strange Loop’ Musical’s Love-Hate Hollywood Relationship

Judging from some of the lyrics that fly from the Lyceum Theatre stage in the ultra-meta musical A Strange Loop, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator Michael R. Jackson has mixed feelings about Hollywood. Mogul Tyler Perry figures prominently in the story — not in a good way; he’s referred to as “toxic” and his content is lashed […]

Jennifer Hudson Is One Step Closer to EGOT Status After Tony Nomination

Jennifer Hudson is one step closer to achieving EGOT status following Monday morning’s 2022 Tony Award nominations. Having previously won an acting Oscar (for Dreamgirls in 2007), two performing Grammys (best musical theater album for The Color Purple, in 2017, and best R&B album for Jennifer Hudson, in 2009) and a Daytime Emmy (as executive […]