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Broadway pros fuming after CBS replaces Tonys with ‘Grease’ singalong

Broadway types are fuming after CBS announced that a singalong version of the 1978 film “Grease” will replace the Tony Awards on the network next month. One theater insider even sent us an email with the eye-catching subject line “Grease is the turd!” — adding, “a rough season for Broadway types just got a whole lot worse.” The Tonys, which honor the best of Broadway at Radio City Music Hall, remain indefinitely postponed. And though the movie “Grease” was based on a stage musical of the same name, Broadway stars are revolting on Twitter. Tony nominee Gideon Glick of “To Kill a Mockingbird” tweeted at CBS, “I’m certain there are a million gays out there who could help you curate a greatest hits of the Tony A ...
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