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America Salutes You Concert To Honor Military, Veterans! 

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America Salutes You, a concert honoring those who serve in the military, veterans, and their families, will take place on Saturday, November 12,  at 8pm CT at the Rosemont Theater outside of Chicago in Rosemont, Illinois.  “America Salutes You performers include Cyndi Lauper, Gavin DeGraw, country music legend Wanda Jackson, Hoodie Allen, CeCe Winans, Anthony Kearns, Ricky Skaggs, Tegan Marie, Savannah Maddison and many others.

Tickets for America Salutes You are now on sale.

America Salutes You will be broadcast nationally on Tribune Broadcasting, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Graham Media Group stations and Ion Television. Westwood One will carry the concert on radio and stream online at LiveStream, Military.com and TV Worldwide.

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Fresh From America’s Got Talent, The Clairvoyants Invade Broadway!

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They may have been runners up on America’s Got Talent, but illusionist duo The Clairvoyants are heading to Broadway as stars of a new, magical revue: The Illusionsts – Turn Of The Century.

For details, read on.

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2016 Tony Performances Include Hamilton, School of Rock!

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One of the best reasons to watch the Tony Awards® – even if you haven’t been able to take in any shows – is that the show includes performance set pieces from the nominated musicals.

This year, some of those performances will be by the casts of Hamilton, School of Rock and The Color Purple. For a complete list of performance, follow the jump.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards® will hosted by James Corden and broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 12th (8/7C) by CBS.

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Fourteen Added To Tony Awards® Presenters List!

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The 70th Annual Tony Awards® will have fourteen more presenters when it airs on Sunday, June 12 (8/7C) on ABC – hosted by James Corden.

Among the names added to impressive roster of presenters are: Uzo Aduba, Jake Gyllenhaal, James Earl Jones and Andrew Rannells. Follow the jump to check out the full list.

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Hamilton Sets Record For Tony Award Nominations!

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As expected, Hamilton dominated the nominations for the 70th Annual Tony Awards® when they were announced this morning.

The revolutionary play garnered a record-setting 16 nominations including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score (Music & Lyrics) Written for the Theatre, several technical awards and a handful of acting awards.

For a complete list of the nominations, follow the jump.

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WWE RAW Comes to Verizon Center March 31!

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I had a chance to catch a stripped down WWE event at The Patriot Center a few weeks ago with my Bro and it was a blast. Now the big mamma jamma is coming. WWE’s march towards Wrestlemania hits DC’s Verizon Center, March 31st. This is the last Monday Night Raw before the year’s biggest wrestling event so you know stuff is going to go down! Witness the return of Washington’s own six-time World Champion “The Animal” Batista at Monday Night RAW presented by WWE.

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Show Boat by Franchesca Zambello at The Kennedy Center Opera House

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It is always an odd experience seeing an old time Broadway show revived for today’s cynical modern times. The 1927 production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s Show Boat is widely credited as being one of the first Broadway “super musicals.” The show spawned numerous, well known classics like “Ol’ Man River,” “You Are Love,” “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” “Bill,” and others. Washington National Opera under Artistic Director Francesca Zambello spared no expense in bringing this massive production to The Kennedy Center Opera house.

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