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With Daytime Emmy wins, Katrina Lenk and Ari’el Stachel move closer to EGOT

The Band’s Visit stars Ari’el Stachel, Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub (photo: broadway.com) EGOT (Emmy/Grammy/Oscar/Tony) has two new contenders knocking at its door. Katrina Lenk and Ari’el Stachel earned Daytime Emmy Awards yesterday for the Today Show performances for The Band’s Visit. They won individual Tonys for their performances last year and Grammy Awards for being part of the cast …

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Drama Desk Nominations: Carousel, SpongeBob lead musicals; Harry Potter, Angels in America lead plays

Nominations for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning by Jane Krakowski (She Loves Me, Nine, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Carousel leads the musical pack with 12 mentions. SpongeBob SquarePants and Mean Girls followed close with 11 and 10, respectively. Ashley Park found …

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SpongeBob SquarePants Leads Outer Critics Circle Nominations; Harry Potter, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady Score

The nominees for the 68th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which recognize excellence on and Off-Broadway from the 2017–2018 season, have been announced. Leading the list with 11 nominations is the Broadway premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants, followed by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Mean Girls which received 10 nominations apiece, and My Fair Lady, which received nine. The Outer Critics Circle, an organization of writers covering New York …

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2016 Tony Nominations: ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Record with 16

The 2016 Tony Nominations were announced today and to no one’s surprise Hamilton came out on top as the nomination leader with 16. What most didn’t predict though is that it would break the 15-nominations totals of The Producers and Billy Elliot. Currently, The Producers hold the Tony record for wins with 12. Hamilton would need to win every category it’s …

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