'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nods

The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history

‘Always Picked Last’ comes in first with anti-bullying message

There’s nothing like a true story of hardship with a happy ending to get an audience’s attention. Emerson Theater Collaborative is staging such a play written by Lisa Giordano, ETC’s resident playwright and cofounder.

Unreleased songs likely to emerge from Prince’s vault

Before his death, fans searching online for Prince were likely to find just a handful of his performance videos and almost none of his recorded music.

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Rick’s List: Novel Rewrites Edition

Following the trend of film remakes, Day columnist suggests some famous novels ripe for plot adjustments.

Taking life back from cancer

This column isn’t about me. It’s about two other cancer patients, one whom I know intimately because I share half his genes and see him all the time, and the other is an eternally 9-year-old girl I only know through Facebook.

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Al Pacino — June 3 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $125

98º, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera — Aug. 5 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $30 - $75

George Winston — Nov. 2 and 3 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $60 - $65

Taylor Hicks — July 9 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $46 - $50

The Australian Pink Floyd Show — Aug. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $29.50 - $39.50

Nick Swardson — July 9 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $36.50 - $46.50