HISTORIC

Tonys: ‘Hamilton’ Nets Record 16 Nominations

Among the highlights from Tuesday morning’s announcement of the 2016 Tony Awards nominees: Critical favorite Hamilton made history with 16 total nominations, including Best New Musical. Among the high-profile snubs: Acclaimed leads like Shuffle Along’s Audra McDonald, American Psycho’s Benjamin Walker, and The Color Purple’s Jennifer Hudson were all left off this year’s lineup.