Photo Coverage: ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o Celebrates Her New Sardi's Portrait!

By: May. 20, 2016
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Just yesterday, Oscar winner & Eclipsed Tony Award nominee Lupita Nyong'o was joined by playwright and star of "The Walking Dead" Danai Gurira and some of her Eclipsed costars for the caricature unveiling in honor of her Broadway debut in and recent Tony Award nomination! BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special day below!

Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau's upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair's Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave earned her an Academy Award®, SAG Award and Spirit Award. She graduated from the Yale School of Drama, and her stage credits include Eclipsed (the Public), The Winter's Tale (Yale Rep), Uncle Vanya and The Taming of the Shrew. This is her Broadway debut.

Eclipsed recently received 6 Tony Award Nominations including Best Play, Direction of a Play (Liesl Tommy), Leading Actress in a Play (Lupita Nyong'o), two bids for Featured Actress in a Play (Pascale Armand & Saycon Sengbloh), and Costume Design of a Play (Clint Ramos). It is also the winner of the Drama Desk Award for the Sam Norkin Playwriting Award (Danai Gurira); the winner of the Lucille Lortel Award for Oustanding Director (Liesl Tommy); the winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Featured Actress in a Play (Pascale Armand); and the winner of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a Play (Lupita Nyong'o).

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Lupita Nyong'o with Eclipsed director Liesl Tommy, cast members Saycon Sengbloh, Akuosa Busia, Pascale Armand, Zainab Jah, and playwright Danai Gurira

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