Monday, February 17, 2020

A Sign of the Times, Starring Javier Muñoz, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Hamilton and In the Heights star returns Off-Broadway in the new monologue play by Stephen Lloyd Helper.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Cameron Adams, Kaleigh Cronin and More Join MRS. DOUBTFIRE; Complete Casting Announced

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical produced by multi-Tony Award winner Kevin McCollum (Avenue Q, Rent, In The Heights, Something Rotten!), based on Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture, has ann…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wrote a New Song for the IN THE HEIGHTS Film

Lin-Manuel Miranda attend this year's Oscars ceremony, and while on the red carpet, he revealed to Variety that he has written a new closing credits song for the film adaptation of In the He…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Cats, In the Heights and Idina Menzel: Here Are Our Favorite Broadway Moments From the 2020 Oscars by Michael Appler

The Academy Awards is the biggest night in Hollywood—but more than a few Broadway favorites were hanging around the Dolby Theatre on February 9. Lin-Manuel Miranda rolled up to the cerem…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Janet Dacal Duet with Javier Munoz on New Solo Album, My Standards

Janet Dacal is releasing her debut solo album My Standards in digital and streaming formats tomorrow, February 7. It will be released on CD on Friday, February 14. A collection of Dacal's fa…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Executive Produce Sci-Fi Movie Musical Neptune Frost by Andy Lefkowitz

This has been a great week for fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda. Following the recent news of a Hamilton film, Deadline has reported the production of a new movie musical executive produced by th…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Hamilton movie coming to theaters featuring original Broadway cast by Christian Holub

Hamilton has legions of fans across the world, but not all of them got to see Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s game-changing musical with the acclaimed original cast. But next year, they will all get …

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Usnavis Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda & Anthony Ramos to Present at 2020 Oscars by Andy Lefkowitz

In the Heights and Hamilton pals Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos have signed on as presenters at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards. The event will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angel…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Aisha Jackson, Taylor Iman Jones, Lexi Lawson and More Set For 54 CELEBRATES WHITNEY HOUSTON

Aisha Jackson (Frozen, Waitress), Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels, Scotland, PA), and Lexi Lawson (Hamilton, In the Heights), will be among those taking part in 54 Celebrates Whitney Hous…

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

VIDEO: Mandy Gonzalez Bids Farewell to HAMILTON Music Director With Rendition of 'Everything I Know' From IN THE HEIGHTS

Last week, Hamilton on Broadway said happy trails to its Music Director, Kurt Crowley, with a special 'Saturday Night On Broadway' pre-show serenade. Mandy Gonzalez sang a rendition of Ever…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

VIDEOS: Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Father Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON, and More at Sundance

Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father, Luis, recently sat down for a chat with Variety at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

10 Inspiring Musical Theatre Performances from The National YoungArts Foundation Competition by Performerstuff

10 Inspiring Musical Theatre Performances from The National YoungArts Foundation Competition Written by Tiffany Wilkie January 16, 2020 Seeking some musical theatre song inspiratio…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway "Rain" Songs by JK

I was rifling through some things the other day, and came across a flyer for Ghost: The Musical and saw this picture. It reminded me of that show's song "Rain" and how much I enjoyed Caissie…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Casting Complete for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey will direct the previously announced pr…

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#TBT: Looking Back At HAMILTON's Off-Broadway Opening In Honor Of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Birthday

They'll tell the story of tonight becuase today, January 16, marks the birthday of legendary In the Heights and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. In honor of the ocassion, we're looking b…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In the Heights’ Corey Hawkins Tapped for HBO Max's Americanah by Dan Meyer

The actor joins fellow Tony nominees Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o in the limited series.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Isabelle McCalla, Eric Anderson & More Complete the Cast of Peter Pan-Themed Musical Fly at La Jolla Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Fly, a new musical set to play San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse next month. The previously announced production, directed by Tony-winning producer Jeffrey Seller, will…

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Eric Anderson, Jeremy Davis & More Join FLY at La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the complete cast and creative team for its upcoming musical Fly, based on the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy, with book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Recoups in 14 Weeks on Broadway

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, the hip-hop improv show created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale in 2004 before In The Heights and Hamilton, has recouped its investment after…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns to Aladdin on Broadway

Afterward, the Hamilton creator met with current cast members, including former In the Heights costar Arielle Jacobs.

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Exclusive Photos: Get A First Look At Janet Dacal In THE BAND'S VISIT

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Janet Dacal - most known for her performances in The Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, and Good Vibrations- in the national tour of The Band'…

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Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Stops By ALADDIN on Broadway

Over the holiday Lin-Manuel Miranda made a return trip to Aladdin on Broadway. He stopped backstage afterwards to say hello to cast members Jacob Gutierrez and his former In the Heights co-s…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Michelle Williams and Tony-Winning Director Thomas Kail Are Engaged and Expecting by

There’s a new Broadway baby on the way! Oscar and Tony nominee Michelle Williams is engaged to Thomas Kail, who is perhaps best known as the Tony-winning director of Hamilton, according t…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Odds & Ends: Storm Lever to Star as Wendy in Peter Pan-Themed Musical Fly at La Jolla Playhouse & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Storm Lever to Star as Wendy in Peter Pan-Themed Musical Fly at La Jolla Playhouse Storm Lever, a standout star of Broadway's…

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Anthony Ramos Will Star in Sci-Fi Movie Distance by Andrew Gans

The Hamilton alum also heads the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of In the Heights.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Andy Blankenbuehler and Stephanie Klemons Will Choreograph FLY at La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the choreographers and lead cast members for its upcoming musical Fly, based on the novel Peter and Wendy, by J.M. Barrie, with book by Pulitzer Prize finali…

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CATS Crazy. The Best of 2019. Ticketing Innovations. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The NYC premiere of CATS the movie caps a week in which Broadway, with no more openings this year, seems to have migrated to the screen. The first trailer for the “In the Heights” movie …

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Three Years In, Alex Lacamoire Still in Pursuit of the Perfect Sound by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

When orchestrator, arranger, and musical supervisor Alex Lacamoire met composer and lyricist Justin Paul for dinner back in 2013, Lacamoire recalls, a “mutual admiration society” was cre…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

VIDEO: Check Out the Young Dayton Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reacting to the Movie Trailer

Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted that he wanted to see footage of people reacting to the In Heights Trailer... and the Dayton cast of Muse Machine's In The Heights did not disappoint! 

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VIDEO: IN THE HEIGHTS' Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco Bring The Salon Ladies To TikTok

No me diga! The film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical In the Heights is set to hit the big screen this June. With anticipation building for the movie, the film's trio …

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In The Heights Movie Trailer released by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo In The Heights movie trailer released by Warner Brothers ahead of its release in August 2020. This post In The Heights Movie Trailer released first appeared on British Theat…

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