Celebrating The Non-'Hamilton' Nominees At The Tony Awards07:24
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Actors Jennifer Hudson (Front L), Cynthia Erivo (C) and Danielle Brooks (Front R) join the cast of "The Color Purple" onstage during curtain call following their debut performances in Broadway's "The Color Purple" at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on November 10, 2015 in New York City.  (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
Actors Jennifer Hudson (Front L), Cynthia Erivo (C) and Danielle Brooks (Front R) join the cast of "The Color Purple" onstage during curtain call following their debut performances in Broadway's "The Color Purple" at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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The Tony Awards for the best of the Broadway theater season will be awarded this Sunday.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “Hamilton” set a record with 16 Tony nominations, but there are numerous other musicals and plays up for awards.

New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley joins Here & Now's Robin Young for a look at some of the nominees.

Read Ben Brantley's Tony predictions for the New York Times

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Ben Brantley, chief theater critic for The New York Times.

This segment aired on June 10, 2016.

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