UNC Broadway Cast Members to Perform at Tony Awards

Two University of Northern Colorado graduates who are currently in Broadway productions nominated for Tony Awards will be among the groups that perform during the televised ceremony Sunday, June 9.

Andrea Dora Smith and Andy Kelso will appear in the Motown and Kinky Boots ensembles, respectively. The Tony Awards will air starting at 6 p.m. on CBS.

Smith was cast in the Broadway musical Motown, up for four Tony Awards, which opened March 11 in New York City. She has also appeared on Broadway in Disney's Tarzan.

Kelso left the national tour of Wicked for the Cyndi Lauper musical Kinky Boots, up for 13 Tony Awards including Best Musical, which opened April 4 in New York City. He previously performed for three years in the Broadway production of Mama Mia.

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