'Hamilton' amends Tony Awards performance, takes out muskets following Orlando mass shooting

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Sunday, June 12, 2016
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UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Following the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, a representative from 'Hamilton' says the cast will not carry muskets in Sunday night's Tony Awards performance.

The muskets are normally part of the prize-winning musical, but representatives decided to make the last-minute change.

The Tony Awards tweeted that Sunday night's ceremony will be dedicated to 'the family and friends of those affected' by the tragedy.

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