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Tony Awards 2014: What We Know About The Award Ceremony So Far


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The Tony Awards always promises to be a night of drama, stirring songs and as many celebrities as it is physically possible to pack into the Radio City Music Hall, New York. As it's always something of an occasion even for those who haven't tread the Broadway boards, here's what we know so far about tonight's award ceremony:

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Hugh Jackman will host the awards for the fourth time.

Hugh Jackman - The Host 

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With 'Hamlet', Benedict Cumberbatch Could Become Stage Great


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Benedict Cumberbatch is set to play Hamlet on the London stage next year, in what could become the making of the quintessentially British actor. The 37-year-old will star in William Shakespeare's classic tragedy at the Barbican Theatre from August to October 2015.

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Lyndsey Turner will direct the play for Sonia Friedman Productions. Friedman herself said she was "thrilled" to be producing the show, describing its star as "one of the most gifted and exciting actors of his generation." 

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Picture - Arin Arbus and Jeffrey Horowitz New York City, USA, Sunday 16th January 2011

William Shakespeare - Arin Arbus and Jeffrey Horowitz New York City, USA - The opening night after party at Gallagher's Steak House for the Theatre For New Audience production of 'William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'' Sunday 16th January 2011

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William Shakespeare - Paul L. Coffey New York City, USA - The opening night after party at Gallagher's Steak House for the Theatre For New Audience production of 'William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'' Sunday 16th January 2011

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Picture - Jessie Austrian and Andy Grotelueschen New York City, USA, Sunday 16th January 2011

William Shakespeare - Jessie Austrian and Andy Grotelueschen New York City, USA - The opening night after party at Gallagher's Steak House for the Theatre For New Audience production of 'William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'' Sunday 16th January 2011

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Picture - Noah Brody and Jessie Austrian New York City, USA, Sunday 16th January 2011

William Shakespeare - Noah Brody and Jessie Austrian New York City, USA - The opening night after party at Gallagher's Steak House for the Theatre For New Audience production of 'William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'' Sunday 16th January 2011

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William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night After William Shakespeare - photocall held at the Barbican Theatre. London, England - Members of Shochiku Grand Kabuki Company perform for photographers ahead of tonight's press performance. Tuesday 24th March 2009

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