The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards have been announced, with the new stage musical adaptation of Once leading the pack with 11 nods. The ceremony will be broadcast live from New York’s Beacon Theater on June 10. [via WaPo]

2. If you’re a guitarist, Tom Morello would like for you to join him at noon today in Bryant Park for one of the many May Day Occupy Wall Street demonstrations taking place across the city. [via NME]

3. The first round of releases from the late John Peel’s legendary record collection — a stash which contains “over 26,000 LPs, 40,000 singles and many thousands of CDs” — are now available for you to stream online here. [via Pitchfork]

4. Ringo Starr and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics have sold a musical called Hole In The Fence to Paramount that’s reportedly a coming-of-age tale about “a group of kids who form a band to escape their depressing mining town.” [via Vulture]

5. Hulu might start requiring its 31 million users to log in with their cable or satellite TV account number — which kind of defeats the purpose of Hulu, right? [via NYP]

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