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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: Academy Award-Winning filmmaker and political icon Michael Moore is interviewed after his broadway debut 'The Terms of My Surrender' on July 28, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images for DKC/O&M)

Trump: ‘Sloppy’ Michael Moore Broadway Show a ‘Total Bomb’

President Donald Trump took on one his most vocal celebrity critics Saturday in a message posted to his Twitter account, calling filmmaker Michael Moore’s anti-Trump summer Broadway show a “total bomb” that was “forced to close.”

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Several ‘Hamilton’ Cast Members Haven’t Voted in Years

Voting records reveal that several stars of the Broadway musical Hamilton haven’t voted in past elections, despite having lectured Vice President-elect Mike Pence about how the Donald Trump administration’s policies might negatively affect their lives.

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Former Prez George W. Bush Urges Americans to Vote, But Doesn’t Say for Whom

After controversies over rumored support for Hillary Clinton by his father, brother, and daughter, former President George W. Bush recently appeared in a new TV ad urging Americans to get out and vote in November’s general election, but in doing so he carefully avoided endorsing anyone.

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Michelle Obama Hits Broadway For Global Girls Education Initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama served as host at a Broadway concert for the spouses of U.N. leaders as part of her Let Girls Learn initiative that promotes the education of girls in countries whose cultural traditions prevent their access to higher learning.

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Tony Award Winner: 10-Year-Old Lesbian With Closeted Gay Father

Sunday night featured the annual Tony Awards, celebrating the supposed best of Broadway. Experts predicted awful ratings; the ratings for the Tony Awards have dropped steadily over time, with only 7 million people watching last year. Last night, few were going to tune in, given that no blockbuster musical like The Producers or The Book of Mormon had a shot at the top award, and no major hosts outside Broadway took the stage (the hosts were Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming).

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Harvey Weinstein: Broadway Show’s Tony Awards Snub was Personal Attack

Liberal Hollywood film director Harvey Weinstein’s Broadway production Finding Neverland failed to bring in a single Tony Award nomination this week, and while the Miramax founder is publicly taking the high road, behind closed doors he reportedly told the show’s crew the snub was a personal attack aimed at him.