LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – It was a big night at the Tony Awards for a Colorado man.READ MORE: FBI Denver Believes Gabby Petito's Body Has Been Found In Wyoming
Gabriel Ebert won the Tony for best featured actor in a musical for his role in “Matilda.”READ MORE: Rollover Crash In Colorado Springs Kills Active Duty Air Force Airman
Ebert hails from Lakewood. It was his first Tony award.
Ebert was once in the Colorado Children’s Chorale and went to the Denver School of the Arts.MORE NEWS: 4 Large COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Opening This Week In Colorado
In an earlier report, CBS4 Critic at Large Greg Moody went searching for Gabriel’s roots in Lakewood. (READ THE STORY: Actor From Lakewood Gets Tony Award Nomination For ‘Matilda’)