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Ok. I think I have found a solution. If you have a dual-frequency router like I do, all you need to do is go into your router settings and set different SSIDs for your 2.4GHz and 5Ghz networks. Doing that has fixed my airplay issue instantly. Enjoy!!
An alternative is hold the 'option' key and click the audio icon on the menu bar. A special audio menu will appear, which allows to select the AirPlay device as default audio output.
Overheating (as some people say) is not an issue when the MacBook is closed. It is constructed to also be used in a closed fashion, it only sleeps with a closed lid when there is no external monitor and input device connected as Apple notes in their knowledge-base article: Mac notebooks: How to use your computer in closed clamshell (display closed) mode ...
much simpler command: sudo pkill coreaudiod
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