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  1. Off Script: How Danielle Brooks Impresses Oprah and Inspires Women in 'The Color Purple'

    5:30 am 5/12/2016

    The Tony nominee, known onscreen as Taystee in 'Orange Is the New Black,' uses police brutality, prayer and balloon animals to play the fiercely independent Sofia on Broadway.Read more

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  2. Tonys Host James Corden: Where Else Can You See 'Hamilton' For Free "In Your Living Room"?

    7:25 am 5/10/2016

    The 2012 Tony winner tells THR, "We talk about, like, the Super Bowl, and, 'Oh, what's the halftime show gonna be?!' Like, there's 10 halftime shows in this two-hour awards show!"Read more

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  3. Off Script: Jeff Daniels Explains His Strategy for "Sprinting a Marathon" in 'Blackbird' on Broadway

    5:30 am 5/10/2016

    With help from his guitar, the Detroit Tigers and co-star Michelle Williams, the Tony nominee aims "to successfully grab [the audience] by the lapels from the first minute on ... then give them a gut-punch at the end."Read more

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  4. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — James Corden ('The Late Late Show')

    10:00 am 5/9/2016

    Late night's king of viral videos (see: "Carpool Karaoke"), who is poised to land his first Emmy nom for outstanding variety talk series, speaks with THR 15 months after replacing Craig Ferguson and one month before hosting the Tony Awards.Read more

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  5. Off Script: Daveed Diggs Talks Thomas Jefferson, 'Hamilton' Dance Parties and Brunch in NYC

    5:30 am 5/9/2016

    The Tony-nominated rapper-turned-actor finds himself texting his hero MC Hammer and confesses of his toughest number, "It’s a leap of faith every night."Read more

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  6. Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka on Broadway

    5:00 am 5/9/2016

    The two-time Tony winner will star in the new Roald Dahl musical, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' beginning performances next March at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Read more

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  7. New York Drama Critics Circle Honors 'The Humans,' 'Shuffle Along'

    4:43 pm 5/5/2016

    Stephen Karam's ensemble drama about the conflicts and comforts of the American family in an age of anxiety took best play honors, while George C. Wolfe's glittering historical exhumation was named best musical.Read more

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  8. Tony Nomination Can't Save 'Disaster!'

    3:46 pm 5/3/2016

    Despite landing on the featured actress shortlist with Jennifer Simard's inspired comic turn as a nun with a gambling habit, the Broadway musical will close Sunday. Read more

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  9. Tonys: Will Voters Even Be Able to Score 'Hamilton' Tickets?

    11:23 am 5/3/2016

    Now that the nominations have been determined (by fewer than 50 people), roughly 850 Tony voters get to weigh in — and that's a lot of people for any show to accommodate, let alone one as in-demand as Lin-Manuel Miranda's.Read more

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  10. Tonys: 'Hamilton' Makes History With 16 Nominations

    9:19 pm 5/2/2016

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop juggernaut is one of a handful of shows that yielded noms for actors of color, flipping the trend of this year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Read more

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