Olivo had one of the most touching acceptance speeches of the night: She teared up and could barely talk when awarded Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as the fiery Anita in
West Side Story. “Oh, my God, I just want to dedicate this to everyone who has a dream,” she said, before blurting out “sorry” and leaving the stage. The actress, who starred in last year’s Tony winner,
In the Heights, before moving on to
West Side Story, was the big—and only—winner from Arthur Laurents’ bilingual revival.