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Bette Midler Surprises, Wins Tony Lead Actress: See All the Winners Here!

Bette Midler scored a surprise Tony as Leading Actress in a Musical for her role as Dolly Gallagher in the hit Broadway staple Hello Dolly at the 71st Tony Awards. Among other notable winners, Hollywood actor Kevin Kline won best Leading actor, play for his role in Present Laughter. Laurie Metcalf won leading Actress, Play for her role in A Doll’s House, Part 2. Former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon won the Featured Actress, Play award for her role in The Little Foxes....

Donald Trump Continues to Pick Fight With Hamilton Cast Over Pence

Donald Trump, supposedly too busy to defend himself against civil fraud charges, still is finding time to wage a Twitter war against the cast of Broadway musical Hamilton. He fired off a series of new Tweets today (Nov. 20) ridiculing the performers. Trump is seething because the cast took a moment at the end of the show to address Vice-President-elect Mike Pence, who was sitting in the audience....