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Lupita Nyong'o Has Star Wars Day Greetings for PEOPLE Readers – And Says She Has 'So Much More to Celebrate'

Originally posted 05/04/2016 04:45PM

"May the Fourth be with you!" says Lupita Nyong'o with a big smile. But the actress, who recently appeared in Star Was: Episode VIII: The Force Awakens, is only celebrating one thing on May 4th: the six Tony nominations that were bestowed on the play Eclipsed.

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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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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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13 Times Fashionable Tech Was Surprisingly Awesome

13 Times Fashionable Tech Was Surprisingly Awesome

Originally posted 05/02/2016 12:45PM

In honor of this year's Met Gala theme, all the times fashion and tech merged on the red carpet to create something truly remarkable

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Listen Carefully! Jon Favreau Says Some Uncredited Voices in The Jungle Book May Sound Familiar

Listen Carefully! Jon Favreau Says Some Uncredited Voices in The Jungle Book May Sound Familiar

Originally posted 04/08/2016 01:50PM

It seems like uncredited celebrity cameos are officially a thing once more.

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First Look: Lupita Nyong'o, Julianne Moore and More Cover Variety's Power of Women Issue

First Look: Lupita Nyong'o, Julianne Moore and More Cover Variety's Power of Women Issue

Originally posted 04/04/2016 05:30PM

Once again, Variety will honor a slew of female celebrities for their philanthropic pursuits with its annual Power of Women issue – and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at its starry 2016 collection of covers.

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Lupita Nyong'o Shaved Her Hair on a Whim: 'I Like Myself a Lot More Now'

Lupita Nyong'o Shaved Her Hair on a Whim: 'I Like Myself a Lot More Now'

Originally posted 03/11/2016 09:15AM

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Lupita Nyong'o on Rethinking Her Life After Her Oscar Win – and Making Her Broadway Debut

Lupita Nyong'o on Rethinking Her Life After Her Oscar Win – and Making Her Broadway Debut

Originally posted 03/03/2016 03:05PM

After Lupita Nyong'o won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2014 for her powerful role in 12 Years a Slave, she admits she did some soul searching.

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