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Rachel Chavkin won best director of a musical at the 2019 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, June 9, 2019. (Photo/JTS-Bruce Glikas-WireImage-Getty Images)

Jewish directors dominate at Tony Awards

“Hadestown,” a musical about the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and the underworld, won best new musical at the Tony Awards, and a coveted prize for its Jewish director. Rachel Chavkin won the Tony Award for best director of a musical for “Hadestown,” the tenth woman ever to win best director for a Broadway…
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