Ali Stroker Makes History as First Wheelchair User to Win Tony Award

HeadlineJun 10, 2019

And at last night’s Tony Awards in New York City, actress Ali Stroker made history as the first wheelchair user to win the prestigious award. She won Best Actress for her performance in the critically acclaimed revival of the musical “Oklahoma.”

Ali Stroker: “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena. You are.”

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