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GMA: Filipino takes home two Tony Awards

Jhett TolentinoTheater producer Jhett Tolentino won two Tony Awards for two different plays in this year’s awards show, reports GMA.

One of three Filipinos ever recognized with a Tony,Tolentino won for A Raisin in the Sun, for Best Revival of a Play and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder for Best Musical.

It’s the second straight year Tolentino has won the coveted prize. Last year he took home the trophy for best play for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

The other two Filipinos to win a Tony are Lea Salonga who won Best Actress for Miss Saigon and Robert Lopez for Best Original Score for Avenue Q.

You can read what’s happen with Tolentino since winning the awards June 8 inGMA.

Plus check out his Facebook posts below.


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