'Hamilton' Makes History With 16 Tony Nominations

The musical Hamilton earned a record 16 nominations for the 70th Annual Antoinette Perry Awards, topping an historic Broadway season that told a diverse array of stories about women and minorities. Hamilton's total topped previous record-holders The 

On Tuesday, the hip-hop musical about America's first Treasury secretary added another mark of distinction: It was nominated for 16 Tony Awards, more than any other show in Broadway history. Tony nominators deemed the show prize-worthy in every 

The 2016 Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, and beyond the record 16 nominations for "Hamilton," there were strong showings for "Shuffle Along," "She Loves Me," "Eclipsed," "The Humans" and "Bright Star." Here is the complete 

Danai Gurira, 38, best known for her role as Michonne on The Walking Dead, is nominated for her moving new play Eclipsed; French novelist and playwright Florian Zeller, 36, is a first-time Broadway writer with The Father, starring Frank Langella (also

UPDATE, Writethru with more info, complete list of nominees: History filtered through the prisms of race and sex will dominate the race to the June 12 Tony Awards, as nominees for Broadway's top prizes were announced this morning. Leading the pack are