Friday, March 23, 2018

Awaiting ‘Hamilton,’ the Kennedy Center offers a concert ‘In the Heights’ by Nelson Pressley

Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafañe and Vanessa Hudgens star in Miranda’s 2008 hit.

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VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing LEFT BEHIND From SPRING AWAKENING by TV News Desk

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week's episode of Rise, NBC's new drama series from the producers of H…

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Photos: Gary Barlow, Tim Minchin and the cast of Chess make our top pics of the week

There were also lovely photos of the cast of Harry Potter and Hamilton

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Donna Summer, Jerry Springer, Stoppard’s “Travesties” by Mark Beech

New York performing arts this week on offer this week include a batch of excellent classic plays. There is an impressive transfer of “Travesties” by Tom Stoppard, which is about start pr…

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VIDEO: FROZEN, HAMILTON, PRETTY WOMAN and MARGARITAVILLE Hit the Rehearsal Studio in A Day in the Life of New 42 by Stage Tube

The New York Times paid a visit to Broadway's premiere rehearsal studio, New 42nd Street Studios, where current and upcoming Broadway shows put the polish on their performances. On this visi…

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See Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafañe and the Cast of In The Heights Find 'Home' in D.C. by Eric King

The tenth anniversary production of In the Heights traveled all the way from Washington Heights to Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, where it opened its limited run March 21. The star-…

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Odds & Ends: Ben Platt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform at D.C.'s #MarchForOurLives & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ben Platt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform at D.C.'s #MarchForOurLives Our week kicked off with an unbeatable mashup…

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Taylor Trensch & More Join Starry Lineup for Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced another talent-packed docket of celebrity performers for the 2018 edition of Broadway Backwards, the annual gender-bending performance celebra…

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Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Tina Turner, Great Wave, Bernstein, Strictly Ballroom by Mark Beech

London is about to get two long-awaited shows: the world premiere of “The Tina Turner Musical” and the new stage production of “Strictly Ballroom,” starring Will Yong in a role creat…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt Will Perform ’Found/Tonight’ Mashup at D.C.’s March for Our Lives by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning pair recently released the arrangement of two songs from Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, with proceeds going to the movement addressing gun violence and mass shootings.

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Theater News: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Buffett to Discuss Careers on the Radio

The creators of Hamilton and Escape to Margaritaville get together for a town hall.

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A ‘Hamilton’/’Dear Evan Hansen’ Mashup? We’re in! by Stagebuddy

Fans of Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen are in for a treat! Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt have released a mashup called “Found/Tonight,” w…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt sing mash-up of 'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' to raise money for the gun-control march by Peter Marks

Two singular Broadway stars raise their voices together at a crucial political moment.

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What you need to know to buy a ‘Hamilton’ ticket by Peggy McGlone

The Kennedy Center offers rules and guidelines.

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Tickets for ‘Hamilton’ at Kennedy Center go on sale to public March 26 by Peggy McGlone

Computer problems plagued the arts center’s pre-sale for members.

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“You’re the Worst” and “Kings” Star, Aya Cash, and the Girl who Turned her into a Crazy Dog Person, Lucy by Janie Willison

Like any other dog, Lucy enjoys the Hamilton Mixtape, fine dining in France, co-starring in movies, and hanging out on the set of hit TV shows. Dog of actors Aya Cash, currently starring in …

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Hamilton Will Hold Auditions in Puerto Rico by Ryan McPhee

A new tour launches in San Juan in January, with Lin-Manuel Miranda reprising his performance in the title role for the first three weeks.

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#MyBroadwayThing: Show-Specific Merch by JK

As you may have guessed from my previous #MyBroadwayThing blogs, I'm a collector.  And so it follows that over the last three and a half decades, I've done my fair share of show merch c…

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Hamilton’s Anthony Ramos Is Usnavi in In the Heights at the Kennedy Center, Starting March 21 by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical is part of the Broadway Center Stage series.

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Step Inside Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre, Home of Hamilton by Hannah Vine

Check out the latest Inside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

HAMILTON to Begin Casting In Puerto Rico This Summer; Audition Details Announced by Alexa Criscitiello

This evening on Twitter, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda announced that the team behind Hamilton is beginning a casting search for the company of the upcoming Puerto Rico production of the music…

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Photo Flash: Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Alice Cooper and More Have Heaven On Their Minds in New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Promo Shots! by BroadwayWorld

Next month,NBCwill present Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, starring Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy winnerJohn Legendas Jesus Christ, with Broadway star and acclaimed re…

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[Press Release] Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Recipients of 2017 Awards by @ This Stage Staff

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 49th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre last night, Monday, March 19, 2018, at A Noise Within in Pa…

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Carousel Star Joshua Henry & Wife Cathryn Welcome First Child by

Great news from an adorable couple! Two-time Tony nominee Joshua Henry and his wife, Cathryn Stringer, have announced the addition of baby boy Samson Peter. Henry and Stringer were married o…

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Theater News: Hamilton's Kail, Blankenbuehler, and Miranda Receive LA Drama Critics Awards

The Drama Critics Circle Awards have been presented.

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Hamilton, Carmen Cusack, and More Among Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

Bright Star headliner Cusack shared the win for Lead Performance with five other actors, including Joe Morton and Tonya Pinkins.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

VIDEO: Everything's Alright As Sara Bareilles Debuts Classic Song in New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Promo! by Stage Tube

Next month, NBC will present Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, starring Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy winnerJohn Legendas Jesus Christ, with Broadway star and acclaimed …

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Lottery for $10 'Hamilton' tickets starts April 1 by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Winners will see the acclaimed musical for $10 a ticket

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Carvens Lissaint stops by HQ to chat about Hamilton and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls' First Week at the Box Office Is Totally Fetch by

The new stage-musical adaptation of Mean Girls has officially arrived on Broadway, and audiences aren't missing the chance to see the colorful characters from the film favorite singing a…

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