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‘Hamilton’ star Lin-Manuel Miranda to receive Monte Cristo Award

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s trophy case is getting more crowded. The Tony- and Pulitzer-winner will receive the 18th annual Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Miranda, 37, began work in 2005 on his first Tony-winning musical “In ...

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John Mellencamp's son, Speck, sentenced to community service

John Mellencamp’s son Speck has pleaded guilty to a July arrest for public intoxication. Speck, 22, was sentenced to 25 hours of community service and 194 days of unsupervised probation stemming from a misdemeanor public intoxication charge. The youngest son ...

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‘John Lithgow: Stories By Heart’ review: sweet but slight

Midway through his sweet but slight solo Broadway show, “Stories By Heart,” John Lithgow addressed the audience. “Now, if you excuse me, I’m going to tuck in my shirt,” he said. “Sadly, that may be the most memorable moment of ...

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Babymetal guitarist Mikio Fujioka dead at 36

Mikio Fujioka, a rocker for the popular Japanese band Babymetal, has died. He was 36. His death was confirmed by the pop-metal group, which honored their longtime guitarist in a post to social media. “The “Little” Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL ...

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Motörhead guitarist Eddie ‘Fast Eddie’ Clarke dead at 67

The last surviving member of Motörhead’s “classic” line-up, Eddie Clarke, has died. Best-known as “Fast Eddie,” the guitarist peacefully passed away on Wednesday after suffering from pneumonia, the band announced on Facebook. He was predeceased by Motörhead frontman Lemmy (Ian ...

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Radiohead denies suing Lana Del Rey

Radiohead’s publisher denied the claims by singer Lana Del Rey that it was taking legal action over a track the band says sounds a lot like “Creep.” The publisher, Warner/Chappell, told the Guardian in a statement that while it has ...

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‘Disco Pigs’ review: Enda Walsh breakout play at Irish Rep

Talk about a teenage wasteland. When it comes to Enda Walsh’s star-making work “Disco Pigs,” that’s an apt description for the lives of the play’s adolescent inhabitants. It also describes the grimy, gray, charred-looking setting created for the gripping 20th ...

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Willie Nelson cancels shows due to illness after ending gig early

Willie Nelson won’t be on the road again for a couple of weeks as he recovers from an illness. The country music icon, 84, canceled several concerts after cutting short a show in San Diego over the weekend due to ...

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Daughter of late Van Morrison producer fears theft from estate

The daughter of the producer behind Van Morrison’s classic rock albums is pushing for an investigation into money missing from her late father’s estate. Actress Emma Terese, 57, says she wants to find out if her sister used her father’s ...

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Pink to perform national anthem at Super Bowl LII

The NFL scored another big-name performer for next month’s Super Bowl LII. Pop star Pink is set to sing the national anthem ahead of the Feb. 4 title game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the NFL announced Monday. She ...

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