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Broadway celebrated at the 75th Tony Awards

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The 75th Tony Awards have wrapped up, with an Oscar-winning host and a roster of celebrity presenters

Twenty-nine new productions received nominations for their work during last year’s Broadway season at the iconic 75th Tony Awards.

There was much anticipation for the event, which showcased the first full season since the pandemic shut down theatres in March 2020.

‘A Strange Loop’ took top musical honours, while ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ was named top play.

Paris and Prince Jackson, the children of the late Michael Jackson also presented a performance by the cast of ‘MJ: The Musical’, which was also nominated for the top award.

Paris and Prince Jackson honoured their late father at the awards.

Prince and Paris Jackson shared the King of Pop’s love of musicals in a rare appearance celebrating their dad.

“A lot of people seem to think our dad changed popular music forever—and who are we to disagree? But what people may not know is he loved musicals, on film and on the stage.”

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Special Tony Awards were presented to James C. Nicola, who has been the artistic director of New York Theatre Workshop since 1988.

The winners of the 75th Tony Awards

Best musical: ‘A Strange Loop’

Lead actress in a musical: Joaquina Kalukango for ‘A Paradise Square’

Lead actress in a musical: Myles Frost for ‘MJ’

Lead actress in a play: Deirdre O’Connell for ‘Dana H.’

Lead actor in a play: Simon Russell Beale for ‘The Lehman Trilogy’

Best play: ‘The Lehman Trilogy’

Best revival of a musical: ‘Company’

Meanwhile, the Asian American Performers Action Coalition received Tony Honours for Excellence in the Theatre.

The event was broadcast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Costa is a news producer at ticker NEWS. He has previously worked as a regional journalist at the Southern Highlands Express newspaper. He also has several years' experience in the fire and emergency services sector, where he has worked with researchers, policymakers and local communities. He has also worked at the Seven Network during their Olympic Games coverage and in the ABC Melbourne newsroom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional), with expertise in journalism, politics and international relations. His other interests include colonial legacies in the Pacific, counter-terrorism, aviation and travel.

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Coolio’s manager reveals rap artist died from suspected heart attack

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Coolio’s manager has spoken out after the death of the Gangsta’s paradise star

There were claims the 59-year-old rapper died from a drug overdose.

But Coolio’s manager told the Daily Mail the rap artist had died from a suspected heart attack while on a trip to Los Angeles to fix his passport ahead of shows scheduled in Germany.

A Friend, also quoted by the publication, says he avoided drugs and alcohol.. one telling media “He’d usually have a glass of water”

“He would never show up intoxicated or on a different planet like most people. I never saw him drinking. He’d usually have a glass of water,”

coolio’s friend Mr Yano told daily mail

“When the news came yesterday about his passing, I was shocked. Was it something health related?”

“But I was just with him a few weeks ago, and he seemed completely fine. No mention of any sort of heart condition or any medical condition.”

This comes as Fans speculated the rapper died from an overdose due to his history of drug abuse and crack cocaine addiction.

The rapper, known around the globe for his 90’s hits, died while visiting a friend in Los Angeles last week.

No drugs were found at the scene and the official cause of death is yet to be revealed.

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Prince William makes his first public address since the Queen’s death

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Prince William has given his first public speech since the death of the Queen and as heir to the British throne

Speaking at a wildlife protection summit in London, William called for more action to combat the illegal trade in wildlife products.

He says the illegal trade is worth an estimated $20 billion annually, and he urged businesses and law enforcement agencies to do more to stop it.

The speech signals the royal family will continue to champion environmental causes, as King Charles III is forced to step back from public activism.

The Prince and his Royal Foundation have long made protecting wildlife a key focus of their work, and they are likely to continue this work in the years to come.

Meanwhile, William also used the opportunity to pay tribute to his late Granny.

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California highway covered in candy after trucks collide

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Halloween came early to a California highway

A crash involving two trucks caused one of the vehicles to dump its cargo.

The entire load of candy sprinkled onto the roadway.

The California Highway Patrol’s office said troopers responded when a big rig and a box truck collided.

Photos from the scene show the roadway littered with sugar that spilled from candy boxed

no injuries were reported from the incident.

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