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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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Actors’ Equity Pushes for Added Tony Awards Categories

The Actors’ Equity Association is pushing the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing to add two new awards categories for the 2019 Tony Awards (covering the 2018-2019 season): Best Chorus in a Play or Musical and Best Ensemble in a Play or Musical. The group has started its campaign with the website EveryoneOnStage.com, which includes a petition of that supporters …

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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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