Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Alex Jennings and Solea Pfeiffer Join Renee Fleming in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA in Chicago

Alex Jennings (Netflix's The Crown) and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton) will join Renée Fleming in the limited Chicago presentation of The Light in the Piazza, for ten performances…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019

VIDEO: Former HAMILTON Star Taran Killam Talks Shaving His Beard for SINGLE PARENTS

Taran Killam went on 'Live With Kelly & Ryan' to talk about shaving his beard for the new season of 'Single Parents.' Watch the clip below!

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Broadway Grosses: Jeremy O. Harris' Daring Slave Play Is Off to a Strong Start by

Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play began previews of its Broadway transfer this past week, posting substantial box office figures in its limited amount of starter performance…

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VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Talks Being Unable to Avoid HAMILTON

Christopher Jackson was a guest on Monday morning's episode of GMA3: Strahan, Sarah and Keke to talk about the CBS series he stars in 'Bull.' Jackson shares with the morning show hosts, how…

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Bid Today in the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction for Experiences at HAMILTON, MOULIN ROUGE and More!

The 33rd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction might be a week away, but that doesn't mean that you can't start supporting the cause today! Get a jump start on your ultimate theat…

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Alex Lacamoire Wins Emmy for Fosse/Verdon; Jason Sherwood & Cherry Jones Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of theater artists were honored for their work on the small screen at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies on September 14 and 15. The announcement of these winners com…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

BWW Review: Keith Hamilton Cobb's Breathtaking Exploration Of American Theatre's Intrinsic Racism, AMERICAN MOOR

A bit over 400 years ago, a white Englishman named William Shakespeare scripted a play based on a story by a white Italian known as Cinthio about a Moorish general serving in the Venetian ar…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the return of Danelaw, Peter Hamilton’s play about neo-Nazis by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to the Old Red Theatre for the timely return of Danelaw, a grisly tale of British neo-Nazis, inspired …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

American Moor Review: A Shakespearean Actor on Othello and Black vs. White in America by New York Theater

On the surface, “American Moor,” written by and starring Keith Hamilton Cobb,  is about a veteran African-American actor auditioning to play Othello for a clueless young, white director…

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Hamilton Cast Member Carvens Lissaint to Play the Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Lissaint, who wrapped a run as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton earlier this year, will perform his solo concert Calvary.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Broderick and SJP to Return to Broadway Together, “SIX” (Finally) Announces Bway Cast, “Moulin Rouge!” Supplants “Hamilton” on Billboard Chart “Today on Broadway” is a daily,…

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Hear Hamilton Tour Cast Member DeMarius Copes Sing ‘Don’t Trust Her’ by Dan Meyer

The Mean Girls alum sings the number from Write Out Loud Winner Mackenzie Szabo.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of AMERICAN MOOR?

Red Bull Theater presents Keith Hamilton Cobb's acclaimed play American Moor, making its Off-Broadway premiere at Cherry Lane Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say.

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Broadway Grosses: Derren Brown Entrances Audiences in His Main-Stem Bow by

Acclaimed magician Derren Brown arrived on Broadway this weekend with the main-stem premiere of his celebrated off-Broadway hit Secret. Brown pulled in solid numbers in the show's first fou…

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Grosses Analysis: Hamilton and Moulin Rouge! Top the Boards as Broadway Enters Fall Season by Ryan McPhee

Both musicals surpassed $2 million in sales over the first week of September.

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Oklahoma! Dancer, Gabrielle Hamilton

Gabrielle Hamilton talks about performing that epic Oklahoma! dance solo, how she prepares, and her dream for herself.

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Read Reviews for Keith Hamilton Cobb’s American Moor Off-Broadway by Playbill Staff

The Red Bull Theater production opened September 8 at the Cherry Lane.

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Go Inside Opening Night for Keith Hamilton Cobb's American Moor Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

A journey through Shakespeare and race, the drama opened at the Cherry Lane Theatre September 8.

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The Adventures of Shorty Hamilton by Trav S.D.

Some attention today for cowboy comedy star Shorty Hamilton (William John Schroeder, 1879-1925). Hamilton was from Chicago, but a stint in the U.S. Cavalry gave him horse skills, which he th…

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American Moor by Wendy Caster

When Keith Hamilton Cobb first took an acting class, he wanted to play Titania from A Midsummer Night's Dream. His acting teacher said no. Cobb continued to make creative suggestions; his t…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

American Moor: Keith Hamilton Cobb Turns an Othello Audition Red Hot by David Finkle

★★★ The playwright/actor questions how effective any understanding between the races can be The post American Moor: Keith Hamilton Cobb Turns an Othello Audition Red Hot appeared first…

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Off-Broadway Review: Red Bull Theater’s “American Moor” at Cherry Lane Theatre by David Roberts

Keith Hamilton Cobb has been on an urgent mission, crisscrossing the United States since 2013 performing his “American Moor.” Mr. Cobb’s almost-one-man-show is a trope, here an extende…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

In the Heights and Hamilton Star Anthony Ramos Will Release Solo Album in October by Ruthie Fierberg

Listen to a snippet of the album from the Broadway performer and A Star Is Born actor.

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NEWS: Peter Hamilton’s darkly comic tragedy of violence and death, Danelaw, is revived at the Old Red Lion Theatre by Featured Content

A new, updated version of Peter Hamilton's 2005 drama about attempts to set-up a white-supremacist state in East Anglia, Danelaw, comes to London's Old Red Lion Theatre this autumn. Book you…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Hamilton to discontinue tout-beating paperless ticketing strategy by Georgia Snow

The West End production of Hamilton is bringing an end to the paperless ticketing system it introduced to crack down on touting.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer & Maia Reficco to Share Title Role in Evita at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco will split the role of Eva Perón in New York City Center's upcoming special gala staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning musical Evita. T…

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J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park & Rebecca Luker to Lead Footloose at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Kennedy Center has announced principal casting for its upcoming staging of the beloved 1998 musical Footloose. The previously announced production, directed by original Broadway helmer …

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OKLAHOMA! Cast Recording Debuts At #2 On Billboard Chart

The groundbreaking, history-making Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! is celebrating the #2 position on the official Billboard Cast Album chart in its debut week, foll…

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