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WATCH: 11-Year-Old Sydney Lucas Destroys At The Tony Awards

Sydney Lucas performs "Ring Of Keys" from <em>Fun Home </em>on the Tony Awards broadcast Sunday night.
Sydney Lucas performs "Ring Of Keys" from <em>Fun Home </em>on the Tony Awards broadcast Sunday night.

Sydney Lucas didn't happen to win the Tony Award she was nominated for on Sunday night, but it took nothing away from the fact that she was the highlight of the entire broadcast. Lucas plays Small Alison in Fun Home, the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir about her coming of age that won the award for Best Musical. Lucas sang "Ring Of Keys," which tells the story of Alison seeing a woman who ... well, she'll tell you.

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