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Tony Awards 2016: ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Records, ‘Eclipsed’ and ‘The Color Purple’ Among Nominees

 

The nominees for Tony Awards 2016 have been unveiled and as expected the Broadway blockbuster that has redefined the scope of what is required to be a national institution – Hamilton – came out on top.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historical musical garnered a whopping 16 noms – including Best Musical, Best Actor in Musical for both Miranda and Leslie Odom Jr., Best Actress in a Leading Role for Phillipa Soo and Best Actress in a Featured Role for Renee Elise Goldsberry.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ Garners 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

 

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical extravaganza – Hamilton has officially become the ninth musical in history to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

This came as no surprise when considering the immense success and nationwide adulation that has been bestowed on Hamilton since its debut at the Public Theater in New York City last February.

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The Cast of ‘Hamilton’ Descended on The White House, And Chilled with President Obama

 

The cast of Hamilton led by Lin-Manuel Miranda have enjoyed the privileges that come with being the one of the most successful shows on Broadway and as such, its only fair that they get invited to the White House.

President Barack Obama makes closing remarks following a performance of musical selections from "Hamilton" in the East Room of the White House, March 14, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama makes closing remarks following a performance of musical selections from “Hamilton” in the East Room of the White House, March 14, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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