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    ‘The Band’s Visit’ Tops 2018 ‘Tony Awards’

    “The Band’s Visit,” a musical about an Egyptian police orchestra stranded for a night in Israel, swept the 2018 “Tony Awards” on CBS last night, winning 10 trophies including Best Musical. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two,” a sequel to the seven-novel series, won Best Play. Best Revival of a Play […]

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    ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’ Lead Tony Award Nominations

    The Tony Award nominations were announced today for “The 72nd Annual Tony Awards,” airing live on CBS on Sunday, June 10 from 8-11 p.m. ET. “Mean Girls” and “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical” lead the nominations this year, with nominations in 12 categories each. As previously announced, Tony Award nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will […]

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    ABC Renews ‘Roseanne’ for Season 11

    ABC, not surprisingly, has announced an 11th season renewal for sitcom “Roseanne,” which returned last Tuesday after a 20-year absence with a massive 21.87 million viewers, on average, for its first two episodes in season 10. With just one day of Nielsen’s delayed viewing counted, the return of “Roseanne” saw its total viewer count increase […]

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    ‘The Shape of Water’ Tops Academy Award Nominations

    Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” led the pack with 13 nominations. Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” followed behind with nine nods and “Dunkirk” with seven. All three films earned best […]

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    One More Episode Ordered for ‘Roseanne’ Revival on ABC

    ABC has added an additional episode to the upcoming revival of sitcom “Roseanne,” bringing the total to nine. Five episodes have already been shot, featuring Roseanne, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson reprising their roles. Sarah Chalke, who replaced Lecy Goranson as Becky twice in the original series is also […]

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    ‘Hamilton’ Leads Tony Award Nominations with a Record 16

    “Hamilton,” the hip-hop musical about the nation’s founding fathers, has been nominated for 16 Tony Awards, the most in Broadway history. Next was “Shuffle Along” with 10 nominations, including Best Musical, followed by “She Loves Me” with eight. “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” nabbed seven nominations, making it the most nominated play. The Tony Awards, […]

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