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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Diversity Representation Hits Record High on New York Stages

    5:37 pm 5/2/2016

    An annual report covering the 2014-15 theater season showed increased hiring of non-white actors at the city’s top non-profits, even if Broadway experienced a dip.Read more

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  8. Tonys: Paper Mill Playhouse to Receive Regional Theater Honor

    7:45 am 5/2/2016

    Established in 1938, the New Jersey venue has propelled a number of musicals to Broadway, including 'Newsies,' 'Honeymoon in Vegas' and the upcoming 'The Bandstand.' Read more

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  9. Tonys: 'Shuffle Along' to Compete as New Musical

    11:02 am 4/29/2016

    Producer Scott Rudin had lobbied for the behind-the-scenes reimagining of the 1921 jazz show to be considered as a revival, thus taking it out of direct competition with 'Hamilton.'Read more

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  10. Audra McDonald Celebrates the Comedy and Forgotten Importance of Broadway's 'Shuffle Along'

    7:44 am 4/29/2016

    "That's why we're doing this show, so they'll remember these people and the struggle and everything they accomplished, so that we never go back to what they had to endure."Read more

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