Cherry Hill's Cristin Milioti wows in this emerald green Jason Wu

Best actress nominee Cristin Milioti wowed the Tony audience Sunday night with this beautiful, vibrant green strapless gown by Jason Wu.

Milotti, a native of Cherry Hill, may not have won the Tony for best actress in a musical - that award went to Audra McDonald who won for her role in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess  - but she definitely should have won best dressed of the night. (Local theater-goers remember her performances at Cherry Hill High School East.)

2012 Tony Awards Arrivals
Cristin Milioti, from the musical "Once," arrives at the 66th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday June 10, 2012, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini /Invision/AP) She arrives in Jason Wu.

Colleague Howie Shapiro had this to say about Milioti's on stage performance:

It was a revelation to hear Cristin Milioti speaking in her native Cherry Hill English. Milioti plays a young Czech immigrant in the musical Once and speaks with such a convincing accent, you'd think she was born to it. For her role in that show, she's nominated as best actress in a musical.

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