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  1. Tonys: Why a Record Number of Wins for 'Hamilton' Is a Long Shot

    5:00 am 6/10/2016

    THR's chief theater critic explains that despite hitting a new high with an unprecedented 16 nominations, the odds appear to be against the hip-hop juggernaut topping 'The Producers,' which won 12.Read more

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  2. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Scraps Real Owls

    2:16 am 6/10/2016

    PETA applauds the decision, made after a bird escaped into the auditorium during the first performance.Read more

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  3. 'Shining City': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 6/9/2016

    Matthew Broderick stars in this off-Broadway revival at the Irish Repertory Theatre of Conor McPherson's 2004 drama about unmoored Dubliners. Read more

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  4. Off Script: How Phillipa Soo Treats Herself Between "Vulnerable" Performances in 'Hamilton'

    12:37 pm 6/9/2016

    The Tony nominee, who will lend her voice to Disney's 'Moana' and exchange vows with Steven Pasquale, talks meeting the Obamas and avid fans barely old enough to read.Read more

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  5. 'Hamilton' Jacks Up Premium Seats to New High of $849

    8:09 am 6/9/2016

    The move, accompanied by a more modest hike in standard ticket prices, is part of a bid by producers to combat the escalating loss of revenues to scalpers. Read more

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  6. Tony Math: Predicting Who Will Win Alongside 'Hamilton'

    6:15 am 6/9/2016

    'The Humans' and 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' could both scoop up multiple trophies.Read more

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  7. 'Hamilton' Star Phillipa Soo Set to Exit Show (Exclusive)

    6:52 pm 6/8/2016

    The fan favorite, a Tony nominee for her portrayal of Hamilton's wife, Eliza, joins her co-star and the blockbuster musical's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and perhaps others, in departing after July 9.Read more

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  8. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Joe Mantello ('The Humans')

    11:26 pm 6/7/2016

    The best-director-of-a-play Tony nominee reflects on his long and varied career as a Broadway actor ('Angels in America,' 'The Normal Heart') and director (he's won Tonys for directing a play and a musical, and helmed the blockbuster 'Wicked'), and the joys and bumps he's experienced along the way.Read more

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  9. 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City': Theater Review

    5:30 pm 6/7/2016

    Beth Behrs of '2 Broke Girls' stars in Halley Feiffer's caustic comedy about two mismatched people who meet in their ailing mothers' shared hospital room. Read more

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  10. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Shares First Image of Hogwarts

    3:07 pm 6/7/2016

    The official Twitter account for the play sent out an image of the actors onstage at the iconic magicial school.Read more

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