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Here’s how the Tonys thanked Broadway’s understudies and swings

After an unprecedented post-shutdown Broadway season, the theater industry held hope that the Tony Awards would honor the understudies, swings and standbys who keep the industry afloat. Rumors swirled that nothing was going to be done, and Harvey Fierstein even tweeted a tribute for the ceremony to use at will.Host Ariana DeBose broached the subject about 20 minutes...

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Complete list of winners and nominees for the 2022 Tony Awards

When the 2022 Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards nominations were handed out earlier this year, three Broadway productions garnered double-digit honors: “A Strange Loop” (11), “MJ” (10) and “Paradise Square” (10) led all nominees.Other lead nominees include “Company” (9), best play nominee “The Lehman Trilogy” (8), “SIX: The Musical” (8), “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow...

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Enter the Franz Kafka Caption Contest for a Chance to Win a New Book of the Author’s Drawings (Until June 13)

Imagine if Franz Kafka were charged with picking the winning entries in The New Yorker’s weekly cartoon caption contest. The punchlines might become a little more obscure. If that idea fills you with perverse pleasure, perhaps you should toddle over to Yale University Press’s Instagram to contribute some possible captions for eight of the inky drawings the tortured author made...

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Taika Waititi Has Some Unmatched Mustache Game

This is Grooming Gods, a tour of the best and wildest celebrity hair and beauty out there this week. Taika WaititiThere's plenty to love here—the stubble! the salt-and-pepper curls!—but this is really just the platonic ideal of mustache.   Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesChris Evans Speaking of great-looking salt and pepper: Capitan America is getting a little grizzled! Bradley Cooper Ok, yes, he's technically on set...

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Swedish Record Players : ikea record player

IKEA announced the currently unnamed IKEA record player to be released as part of a recent collaboration between the Swedish furniture giant and the well-known house band, Swedish House Mafia. The record player was designed to be easy to use and repairable, much like IKEA's entire line of furniture and products.The IKEA record player has a replaceable cartridge...

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Review: The L.A. Philharmonic protests. Who’s listening?

On the eve of an election day when housing happened to be a major ballot issue, it was not easy to get to Walt Disney Concert Hall, where the Los Angeles Philharmonic was staging a new gentrification oratorio, Ted Hearne’s “Place,” as the concluding concert to its “Power to the People!” festival. Streets were closed and freeways exits...

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Ex-Husband Crashers, Horses and “Toxic”: Here’s What Happened at Britney Spears and Sam Asghari’s Wedding

It’s been a tumultuous few years for Britney Spears, and the embattled pop star, through no doing of her own, found herself embroiled in another strange tabloid drama on her wedding day. Spears married actor and personal trainer Sam Asghari in a ceremony at her California home yesterday, but it was interrupted by the appearance of Jason Alexander,...

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What Is ‘RRR’ and Why Is Everyone Watching It?

Reality is out the window, and the stunts are stunning. Watching RRR means forgetting about conventional notions of how the world works. Characters leap tremendous distances, throw motorcycles through the air, and outrun and outwit tigers on their own turf. It would be pure chaos if Rajamouli didn’t orchestrate it so gracefully. He shifts in and out of...

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Vory Is Hip-Hop’s Secret Weapon

When Vory turned 18, he knew he was going to be a musician. Though it was hardly some coming-of-age moment of clarity — no, it was when he got a face tattoo. “I knew it was over right then,” the enigmatic singer-rapper — who frequently dons a mask—says with a laugh. “Like, yo, you have no other choices....

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Inside Pharrell’s Groundbreaking New Video With Tyler and 21 Savage

GQ Hype: It's the big story of right now.Tyler, the Creator is roaming the streets of Barcelona, bypassing cheering fans, as he talks about recording his verse for “Cash In Cash Out,” the new Pharrell Williams single out today, which also features 21 Savage. “Some time back, he played me this 21 Savage song and I was like this...

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