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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s revolutionary show Hamilton won 11 of the 16 awards it was nominated for at this evening’s Tony Awards. Among those awards was the top prize for Best Musical.

In addition to Best Musical, Hamilton received Tony Awards for Best Lead Actor in a Musical (Leslie Odom Jr.), Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Renée Elise Goldsberry), Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Daveed Diggs), Best Original Score (Miranda), Best Book of a Musical (Miranda), Best Direction of a Musical (Thomas Kail), Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler), Best Costume Design of a Musical (Paul Tazewell), Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Howell Binkley) and Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire). Read more…

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‘Hamilton’ takes home 11 awards at the 2016 Tonys, including Best Musical