Hillary Clinton Receives Standing Ovation While Attending Final Broadway Performance of 'The Color Purple'

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Hillary Clinton stole the spotlight a bit while attending The Color Purple's final Broadway performance in New York City on Sunday.
The recent Democratic presidential nominee -- who was joined by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and their daughter, Chelsea -- received a standing ovation after the show.
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The Clinton family were among several famous faces in the audience during the final performance of the acclaimed revival, which opened in December 2015. Jonathan Groff, Debra Messing, Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr. and Anna Wintour were just a few celebs who turned out to catch the last show, according to the New York Times.
However, it appears no celeb generated as much attention and appreciation as the former Secretary of State.
At the end of the performance, star Patrice Covington addressed all of the "really awesome, famous and notable people" who came to the show, adding, "I’m not going to call all of them out — I know you already know them," before directing a nod at Hillary.
Hillary -- who lost the 2016 election to President-Elect Donald Trump despite winning the popular vote by over 2.9 million votes -- was showered with love and praise from the audience.
The Color Purple star Cynthia Erivo -- who won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2016 for her role as Celie -- managed to snap a beaming photo with the Clinton family after the performance, which she shared to Twitter.
Hillary's warm, passionate reception at the performance was a far cry from Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence's experience when he attended a production of Hamilton in November, less than two weeks after the election.
Pence was greeted with a few boos from the audience before star Brandon Victor Dixon asked patrons to stop jeering at the politician. Dixon later delivered an impassioned message to the soon-to-be-VP, sharing, "We truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and to work on behalf all of us." Check out the video below to hear more.