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The NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment to Present Patina Miller with a "Made in NY" Award

The Tony award-winning actress will be honored during the 42nd Annual New York Women in Film and Television Muse Awards on December 16, 2021


NEW YORK - The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is proud to present the 2021 "Made in NY" Award to Tony award-winning actress, Patina Miller.

Made in NY Award Patina Miller

Established in 2006, the "Made in NY" awards recognize the achievements of people and organizations that have made significant contributions to New York City's entertainment and digital media industries over the course of their careers. Patina Miller will be honored at the New York Women in Film & Television's 42nd MUSE Awards virtual ceremony on December 16, 1pm ET, an annual event that celebrates women of vision and achievement in television and film.

"We are thrilled to present this year's 'Made in NY' award to Patina Miller, whose performances have given life to powerful female characters on stage and screen, spanning Broadway, television, film and music," said the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner, Anne del Castillo. "Thanks to Cynthia Lopez and her team at New York Women in Film & Television for organizing the 42nd annual MUSE ceremony, and congratulations to all of this year's honorees for their individual achievements as leaders in the field."

Miller is an Award-winning actress and singer who starred as Deloris Van Cartier in the 2009 West End and 2011 Broadway productions of Sister Act, as well as the Leading Player in the 2013 revival of Pippin, which earned her a Tony® Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She has also starred in film and television projects including The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Many Saints of Newark, CBS’ long running political drama Madam Secretary and the Starz hit series Power Book II: Raising Kanan.

Prior recipients of the "Made in NY" award include Awkwafina, Caroline Hirsch, Meryl Streep, Whoopi Goldberg, Rachael Ray, Tina Fey, Spike Lee, John Leguizamo, Alysia Reiner, Michael K. Williams and Judith Light.