Marin Mazzie will receive honorary special Tony Award


A late Rockford native is gaining national recognition for her work on Broadway.

Marin Mazzie, who died last September, will receive an honorary special Tony Award for her leadership and advocacy as she fought ovarian cancer.

She starred in shows including Passion and Ragtime.
Mazzie served as an Honorary Chair for the Coronado Performing Arts Center Restoration Project.

She earned three Tony nominations throughout her career.

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