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Michael Shannon & Michael C. Hall Celebrate Best of Off-Broadway At Lucille Lortel Awards 2016!

Michael Shannon and Michael C. Hall are dapper in suits as they hit the red carpet at the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards held at the NYU Skirball Center on Sunday (May 1) in New York City.

The two actors were joined by Danielle Brooks, Danai Gurira, Anna Chlumsky, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Michael Urie, Jonathan Groff, Cynthia Erivo and host Zachary Levi at the event honoring outstanding achievement Off-Broadway.

Futurity, an avant garde musical about the future of human imagination, was named Best Musical and Guards at the Taj, about a legend at the heart of India’s Taj Mahal, was named Best Play.

30+ pictures inside of Michael Shannon and others at the 2016 Lucille Lortel AwardsMore Here! »

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Cynthia Erivo & Danai Gurira Rep Broadway at Met Gala 2016

Cynthia Erivo and Danai Gurira both look beautiful on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City.

The ladies represented Broadway at fashion’s biggest night – Cynthia is currently starring in the musical The Color Purple while Danai wrote the new play Eclipsed. They are both expected to get Tony nominations this week!

“Tonight Anna Wintour said she was a fan of mine. Sarah Jessica Parker said I was beautiful. I feel like a princess,” Cynthia tweeted.

FYI: Cynthia is wearing a Coach dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, a Roger Vivier bag, and Solange Azagury-Partridge jewelry. Danai is wearing a Giambattista Valli dress.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Julianne Moore, & Megyn Kelly Honored at Variety's Power of Women Event

Lupita Nyong’o and Julianne Moore hit the carpet at the Variety Power of Women event held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday morning (April 8) in New York City.

The Oscar-winning actresses were honored at the event alongside Fox News host Megyn Kelly, actress Mariska Hargitay, dancer Misty Copeland, and designer Vera Wang.

Other celebs in attendance included Younger‘s Sutton Foster, Neve Campbell, Billy Eichner, The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira, Alyssa Milano, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Hoda Kotb.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana dress. Sutton is wearing a Gauri & Nainika dress. Misty is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Danai is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress.

40+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o, Julianne Moore, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Pregnant Tatyana Ali Debuts Her Baby Bump at Black Girls Rock

Tatayna Ali cradles her growing baby bump while walking the red carpet at the 2016 Black Girls Rock event on Friday (April 1) at NJPAC in Newark, N.J.

The 37-year-old Fresh Prince of Bel Air actress just announced earlier in the week that she is pregnant with her first child!

Other stars stepping out at the event included singers Kelly Rowland, Andra Day, and Justine Skye, as well as actresses Cicely Tyson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Teyonah Parris, Danai Gurira, Yara Shahidi, Amandla Stenberg, and Vicky Jeudy.

FYI: Tracee is wearing a Leah Da Gloria gown, Gucci heels, and an Okhtein clutch. Amandla is wearing a Moschino by Jeremy Scott suit and shirt. Justine is wearing a Jonathan Simkhai top and pants. Danai is carrying a Lee Savage clutch. Andra is wearing Chloe Gosselin shoes.

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Danai Gurira Steps Out for Broadway's 'Eclipsed' Opening

Danai Gurira shows off her gorgeous blue gown while attending the opening night for her new Broadway play Eclipsed held at The Golden Theatre on Sunday (March 6) in New York City.

The 38-year-old actress, who wrote the play, was joined by Jackie Cruz, La La Anthony, Gloria Steinem, and Tavi Gevinson.

Eclipsed “is the story of five extraordinary women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia. They forge a close-knit community…one that inspires them to feats of increasingly greater strength.”

FYI: Danai is wearing a Schiaparelli Haute Couture gown and Ilana Ariel ring.

20+ pictures inside of Danai Gurira and more at the Eclipsed opening… More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Celebrate 'Eclipsed' Broadway Preview Launch!

Lupita Nyong’o flashes a big smile as she takes a bow during the first preview of her Broadway play Eclipsed on Tuesday (February 23) at the Golden Theater in New York City.

The 32-year-old actress was joined on stage by playwright Danai Gurira, her co-stars Zainab Jah, Saycon Sengbloh, Pascale Armand and Akosua Busia, as well as Misty Copeland, Deborah Cox and Kathleen Turner, who all came out to show their support.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lupita Nyong’o

“We begin today! First Preview of ECLIPSED, a play written, directed and performed by women!!!,” Lupita captioned with her celebratory Instagram post.

FYI: Danai is wearing a Altuzarra dress.

50+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o and others at the first preview of Eclipsed… More Here! »

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Walking Dead's Danai Gurira Talks That Shocking Moment Between Michonne & Rick!

SPOILER ALERT! Don’t continue if you don’t want to know what happened on tonight’s The Walking Dead.

Danai Gurira, who plays Michonne on The Walking Dead, just opened up about her character’s hookup with Rick (Andrew Lincoln).

“I had a pretty good inkling something was coming soon between the characters, but when I read it I was still kind of surprised. There was something surprising seeing those names on the page doing that. Seeing it in writing was like, “Whoaaaa!” I was kind of thrown,” the 38-year-old actress told Variety. “We have a lot of fans who are very much about these two being together and they were picking up on something that was definitely there. I picked up on something since the episode ‘Clear’ in season 3. Mr. Gimple had written that episode. He wasn’t making all the calls at that point, it was before he was showrunner, but we actually chatted about it even then.”

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