Audio: Exclusive chat with Annaleigh Ashford on her Tony Awards win

We got five minutes on the phone with Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford today in a New York taxi cab on her way to the airport. Ashford, 29, was honored with theatre’s highest prize tonight for her widely praised role as the eccentric ballet dancer Essie opposite James Earl Jones in the Broadway revival of You Can’t Take It With You. Just push play above.

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Also, watch Ashford’s acceptance speech from Radio City Music Hall:

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