VIDEO: Patina Miller Performs; Cynthia Nixon Speaks at Mayor Bill de Blasio's Inauguration
Bill de Blasio, the 109th mayor of New York City, took the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, January 1, 2014.
On hand for the event held at New York's Town Hall was Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon (Wit, Sex and the City), a member of de Blasio's transition team, and 2013 Tony Award winner and star of Pippin, Patina Miller.
Said Nixon, "It's an exciting time for New York as we inaugurate a new mayor who will stand up for our public schools and ensure an opportunity for children in every borough and in every neighborhood."
To watch Nixon's speech in full as well as Miller's performance of the John Lennon classic 'Imagine,' skip ahead to 45:50 mark in the video below!
Miller was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for her lead role in Sister Act. She also garnered Drama Desk, Drama League & OCC Award nominations for her performance. Her other theater credits include Off-Broadway's Ragtime, Lost in the Stars, Hair and Romantic Poetry.