Friday, September 18, 2020

Checking In With… Janet Dacal, Star of Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, More by Andrew Gans

Dacal will also be part of Playbill and The Broadway League’s ¡VIVA Broadway! concert, celebrating Latinx Heritage Month and Latinx milestones on Broadway.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

WATCH: Karen Olivo Sings 'It Won't Be Long Now' from IN THE HEIGHTS - Concert Now Available On Demand!

Karen Olivo's concert with Seth Rudetsky is now available On Demand on BroadwayWorld Events until September 25!

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Watch Anthony Ramos Deliver a Sunset Serenade & Dish On Watching Himself in Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Anthony Ramos is making major moves. He will appear in new action film Honest Thief, which stars Liam Neeson and hits theaters on October 9. As prev…

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WATCH: Anthony Ramos Shares His Journey to The Room Where It Happened by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton alum and upcoming In the Heights film star talks about auditioning, working on a cruise ship, and more.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Inside the Broadway Community Project: What Does a Prop Master and Set Decorator Do? by Ryan McPhee

Faye Armon-Troncoso brings detail to the worlds of such Broadway shows as In the Heights, Fun Home, War Horse, and Of Mice and Men.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 7 - Vinyls of TINA, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More!

This week's new releases include vinyls of In The Heights, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, and Flower Drum Song. Plus, a vinyl of Jagged Little Pill is coming soon!

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer

Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is a Cuban-American actress, author, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. She performed as Cha Cha in Fox's Grease: Live, Vanessa in the 1st Broadway National…

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

09/24 @ 8:00 pm Cabaret Cares Benefit by Sue Matsuki

Cabaret Cares is BACK! Celebrating producer Joseph Machia’s Birthday for the benefit of Help is On The Way Today – September 24th @ 8:00 pm The evening will be hosted by Treva Pitts wit…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

In the Heights and Tina—The Tina Turner Musical Released on Vinyl September 4 by Andrew Gans

The original Broadway cast recording of Flower Drum Song has also been re-released.

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IN THE HEIGHTS Red, White & Blue-Colored Vinyl 3-LP Box Set Released Today

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS announced that In the Heights - Original Broadway Cast Recording was released as a special Red, White & Blue-colored vinyl 3-LP Box Set today Friday, September 4.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lights Up on Washington Heights: An In the Heights Glossary by Roberto Araujo

A reference guide to the lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Checking In With… Andréa Burns, Star of On Your Feet!, In the Heights, Smart Blonde, More by Andrew Gans

Monday nights finds Burns hosting #andreamondays on Stars in the House to benefit The Actors Fund.

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Blake Lively, Richard Gere & Diane Keaton in New Movie The Making Of by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda just added another film project to his roster. The Tony winner has been tapped to join Blake Lively, Richard Gere and Diane Keaton in the new rom-com …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Leguizamo, and Members of the Original Cast of In The Heights Headline ¡VIVA Broadway! Hear Our Voices Concert Special by Ruthie Fierberg

Hosted by Andréa Burns, the evening celebrates Latinx Heritage Month and stars Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, Jaime Camil, Gloria Estefan, and many more.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

Celebrate Summer Blockbusters on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is celebrating summer blockbuster movies…

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Monday, August 17, 2020

New album releases of ‘The Michael Friedman Collection’ and ‘In the Heights’ from Ghostlight Records by Deb Miller

Ghostlight Records, an independent leader in original cast recordings of Broadway musicals and solo albums by its stars, has announced two new releases in the world-premiere series of The Mi…

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Odds & Ends: Jenn Colella & Lilli Cooper Set for Soldiergirls Benefit & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jenn Colella & More Set for Soldiergirls Online Benefit Concert Tony nominees Jenn Colella and Lilli Cooper are among…

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Emma Kingston & Waylon Jacobs to Star in The Last Five Years at the Minack Theatre by Lindsey Sullivan

Another production of The Last Five Years will take place across the pond this fall. Jason Robert Brown's fan favorite musical will run from September 15 through September 19 at the Minack T…

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Two-Time Tony-Winning Lighting Designer Howell Binkley Dead at 64 by Lindsey Sullivan

Esteemed lighting designer Howell Binkley, who won Tony Awards for Hamilton and Jersey Boys, died after a battle with lung cancer on August 14, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. His wi…

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Tony Nominee Christopher Jackson Presents Live Stream Concert August 15 by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton Tony nominee and In The Heights alum performs at Off-Broadway's New World Stages.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

IN THE HEIGHTS Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released as Red, White & Blue Vinyl 3-LP Box Set

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that In the Heights - Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released as a special Red, White & Blue-colored vinyl 3-LP Box Set on Friday, September 4.…

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Mrs. Doubtfire's Doreen Montalvo Can't Wait for Castmate Hugs & the In the Heights Movie by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Anthony Ramos & Naomi Scott Set for Comedic Sci-Fi Film Distant by Lindsey Sullivan

The camera loves this duo! Anthony Ramos, who can be seen in Hamilton on Disney+ and will star in the upcoming In the Heights film, and Aladdin leading lady Naomi Scott will star in Amblin P…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Why the In the Heights Film Will Wait for Theaters to Open: 'It Needs to Be on the Big Screen' by Lindsey Sullivan

While Hamilton fans have been able to watch (and rewatch) Lin-Manuel Miranda's second Tony-winning musical from the comfort of home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, director Jon M. Chu affirms th…

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IN THE HEIGHTS Director Jon M. Chu Opens Up About Why The Film Needs a Big Screen Release

Back in April, the release date of the highly-anticipated film adaptation of In the Heights was pushed back from June 2020 to June 18, 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Pulitzer Prize Winner Quiara Alegría Hudes Writing Life Is a Carnival Film by Andrew Gans

Producers Scott Sanders and Mara Jacobs are collaborating with the In the Heights and Water by the Spoonful playwright on the movie centering Latin music.

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In the Heights Scribe Quiara Alegría Hudes to Write Script for New Movie Life Is a Carnival by Lindsey Sullivan

Quiara Alegría Hudes, who penned the book for In the Heights and the screenplay for its film adaptation, has her next project. She has been tapped to write Warner Brothers' new film Life I…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Turn Up The A/C, Christopher Jackson's Singing "Benny's Dispatch!"

Check 1, 2, 3! Your favorite taxi dispatcher in the Heights and Hamilton's George Washington, Christopher Jackson's awesome vocals can be dispatched to your living room next month!

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Tony Nominee Christopher Jackson to Perform Benefit Concert Live from New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

Here comes the general! In addition to watching Christopher Jackson as George Washington in Hamilton on Disney+ or in Hulu's We Are Freestyle Love Supreme documentary, fans of the smooth-v…

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Christopher Jackson to Perform Live Streamed Concert From New World Stages by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton Tony nominee and In The Heights alum will take the Off-Broadway stage August 15.

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