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WATCH: A 'Quirky,' 'Generous' Musical Genius: Hamilton's Cast Dishes on Creator and Star Lin-Manuel Miranda

Originally posted 05/13/2016 03:50PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda is known around the world as the man behind the biggest Broadway hit in years.

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First Look! See James Corden Backstage as He Preps to Host the Tony Awards (with Some Hamilton Hints?)

First Look! See James Corden Backstage as He Preps to Host the Tony Awards (with Some Hamilton Hints?)

Originally posted 05/12/2016 06:05PM

Which way to the stage?

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WATCH: Drop That Beat! Hamilton Creator and Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyles for PEOPLE

Originally posted 05/10/2016 04:30PM

Freestyling is nothing new for Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, a musical about the birth of America written almost entirely in rap and hip-hop compositions.

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Inside the Murder of Actress Adrienne Shelly – and How Her Legacy Lives on with Hit Musical Waitress

The Heartbreaking True Story of Murdered Actress Adrienne Shelly – and How Her Legacy Lives on with Hit Broadway Musical Waitress

Originally posted 05/04/2016 11:25PM

After working on Waitress, the indie film she wrote, directed and starred in with Keri Russell, for almost two years, actress Adrienne Shelly couldn't wait to hear if the movie had won a coveted spot at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Tony Nominee Lupita Nyong'o Explains Why She Chose Broadway Over Hollywood

Tony Nominee Lupita Nyong'o Explains Why She Chose Broadway Over Hollywood

Originally posted 05/03/2016 03:15PM

Lupita Nyong'o's decision to chose Broadway over Hollywood paid off on Tuesday, when her play Eclipsed earned six Tony nominations. But in a new essay, the Oscar winner reveals she always knew the transition to the stage was the right choice for her.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda & Hamilton Cast Celebrate Musical's Historic Tony Nominations Haul

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Hamilton Cast Celebrate Musical's Historic Tony Nominations Haul

Originally posted 05/03/2016 01:55PM

The 2016 Tony Awards are still a few weeks away, but the cast of Hamilton has already notched a spectacular victory: The blockbuster musical scored a historic 16 nominations Tuesday, the most for any show in the awards' history.

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Who Is Lin-Manuel Miranda? 5 Things To Know About the Hamilton Creator and Tony Nominee

Originally posted 05/03/2016 09:00AM

Lin-Manuel Miranda is the creator and star of the hip-hop Broadway hit Hamilton, which received a record-breaking 16 Tony nominations on Tuesday.

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Hamilton Scores Record-Breaking 16 Nominations for 2016 Tony Awards

Originally posted 05/03/2016 08:55AM

The contenders for this year's Tony Awards have been announced – and to no surprise, Hamilton stole the show, while making history.

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And the 2016 Tonys Host Is ... James Corden!

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And the 2016 Tonys Host Is ... James Corden!

Originally posted 02/02/2016 10:45AM

It's time for James Corden to belt some Broadway tunes during Carpool Karaoke.

The Late Late Show star will host the 2016 Tony Awards, according to Variety.

Corden, 37, has a strong theater background: He won a Tony for his performance in the 2011 play One Man, Two Guvnors and showed off his singing chops as the Baker in the 2015 film adaptation of Into the Woods.

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Lady Gaga Is Inching Her Way to Becoming the World’s Youngest EGOT Ever

Lady Gaga Is Inching Her Way to Becoming the World’s Youngest EGOT Ever

Originally posted 01/14/2016 05:40PM

Lady Gaga's exciting Oscar nomination comes with a perk even cooler than gracing the red carpet – the chance to land among the elite stars who've won Hollywood's grand slam.

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