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Lin-Manuel Miranda Accepts His Tony By Reading A Sonnet Tribute To Orlando

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts

Not only did Lin-Manuel Miranda win a Tony for Best Original Score for his historic musical "Hamilton," he opted to accept the award by reciting a hea...

James Corden Opens Tonys With Powerful Message To Orlando Shooter

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts

James Corden began the 70th Tony Awards with a sobering tribute to the victims of the mass shooting early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando...

A Complete List Of The 2016 Tony Award Winners

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts

The 2016 Tony Awards have officially arrived. The 70th edition of the annual award show, hosted by James Corden, will feature performances from some ...

Here's How Stars Honored Victims Of The Orlando Shooting At The Tonys

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts

In the wake of the mass shooting early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the theater community paid tribute to the victims of the...

'Hamilton' Will Reportedly Drop Muskets From Its Tony Performance

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts

In the wake of what's being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the cast of the musical "Hamilton" will reportedly drop the use of mus...

The Tony Awards Dedicate 2016 Ceremony To Those Affected By Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment

Sunday night's Tony Awards will be dedicated to those affected by the mass shooting early Sunday morning in Orlando, Florida, the organizers announced...

This Gender-Swapping 'Hamilton' Performance Is The Future Of Broadway

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts

"Hamilton" has broken boundaries on Broadway. That we know. With a cast almost entirely composed of people of color playing historically white indivi...

This 11-Year-Old Ballerina Dancing To 'Hamilton' Is Your New Hero

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts

Ballet + @hamiltonmusical!?! YES PLEASE! #Hamilton #HamiltonMusical #HamiltonBway #HamilKids #RiseUp #yayhamlet #TheRoomWhereItHappens #Hamiltunes #Br...

Step Inside 'Hamilton,' A Spectacular Set You Might Never See

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts

“Hamilton” is the most beloved show on Broadway that few can actually see. For even its diehard fans, the sold-out musical tends to exist in a dig...

Hamilton Predicted to Sweep the Tony Awards

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The Tony Awards are this weekend on CBS and Sage users have made predictions on who they think will win. Hamilton is expected to clean house with 16 n...

The Tony Awards - Why I Love Broadway

Candy Spelling | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

The Tony Awards are coming up Sunday, and I couldn't be more excited. Once a year, we come together to celebrate one of America's longest-standing institutions, Broadway, a magical world where fantasy blends with reality.

Rachel Bloom Understands What It's Like To Be The Only Theater Fan You Know

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts

Before she was killing it on her show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Rachel Bloom just wanted someone to watch the f**king Tony Awards with her. Seriously. Do...

Review: "The Humans" Brings a New Kind of Realism

Christian Lewis | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment
Christian Lewis

Realism on the stage is nothing new. Audiences have been accepting it (and demanding) it since Ibsen and Chekov. Realism has been a standard for over a century now. It is has become accepted, almost boring even.

What "The Humans" Tells Us About America

Neal Gabler | Posted 06.01.2016 | Arts
Neal Gabler

As the lights go up in Stephen Karam's potent new drama, The Humans, we see a balding, sixtyish-year-old man in a baggy beige sweater and loose-fitting jeans standing and holding two plastic grocery bags, sagging, as he stares forlornly into space. It may be the quintessential image of middle America today.

Duncan Sheik 'American Psycho' Musical Too Cool For Broadway

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

Duncan Sheik's American Psycho is a brilliant, dark musical currently playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City, New York....

Deaf West's Spring Awakening Launches Kickstarter to Perform at The Tony Awards #NotGone

Victor Legrá | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Victor Legrá

Now that the 2015-2016 Broadway season has come to an end, the celebration is not over until host James Corden has the last word on the June 12th telecast of The Tony Awards on CBS.

What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season's Tony Nominees

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What makes a good revival? Is it just lovingly recreating an original or a prior revival? Or does it require reinvention? It depends who you ask. Th...

Interview: Joe Mantello Directs, Part 2

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Joe Mantello Photo: Brigitte Lacombe Over the last twenty seasons, Joe Mantello has directed thirty plays and musicals (including Take Me Out, Assas...

Dear Hollywood, Let Broadway Show You What Diversity Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts

This morning, the sweetheart of musical theater, "Hamilton," shattered records by earning 16 Tony Award nominations in categories spanning acting, dir...

Here Are All The 2016 Tony Award Nominations

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts

The 2016 Tony Nominations are here! Thanks to announcers Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James, we've finally been made privy to a list of all the plays,...

'Hamilton' Breaks Record With 16 Tony Award Nominations

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts

"Hamilton," the founding fathers-themed musical that you cannot escape (nor should you want to), made history of its own this morning when it received...

My Own Tony Nominations, 2016 Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Each year I write about people/shows I'd like to see get Tony nominations. These are people/shows that aren't necessarily going to get nominated. Inde...

Prison Diaries Is Honored by the Webby Awards -- But Who Won?

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

Because there are no selfies taken in cells, Prison Diaries can't offer actual glimpses inside a modern prison; I use only stock photos, my mug shots and ID picture. Nor is there anything streaming live on Prison Diaries; every post was handwritten years ago.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Has A History Of Rapping Incredible Acceptance Speeches

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 02.16.2016 | Latino Voices

And the award for best Grammy acceptance speech goes to Lin-Manuel Miranda. The creator and star of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” rapped his...

Broadway: Something Rotten! Beguiles and Amazes

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.13.2016 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Something Rotten! is a modern musical set in the Renaissance, before musicals were created, with a cast that sings and dances its way into the very first and biggest one.