Sunday, January 20, 2019

The Power Of Theatre: “Hamilton” In Puerto Rico by Artsjournal

In bringing “Hamilton” to Puerto Rico, Lin Manuel Miranda called international attention to the island’s progress and also to its daunting obstacles. The island, in return, projected b…

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The Drama Book Shop Closes 40th Street Location January 20 by Olivia Clement

The beloved New York institution will re-open in a new location thanks to the recent acquisition by Lin-Manuel Miranda and his Hamilton collaborators.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Playwright Ishmael Reed’s Problems With “Hamilton” by Artsjournal

It’s a global phenomenon, and people ask me, “Why take on a global phenomenon?” You know what else is a global phenomenon? Gone With the Wind. I think Hamilton is probably the bigg…

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Listen to Hamilton Star Donald Webber Jr.'s Soaring Vocals in Title Song From Broadway-Aimed Born for This by Andrew Gans

Webber Jr. plays BeBe Winans in the autobiographical musical about the gospel and R&B singer.

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Bebe Winans Musical Born For This Releases Music Video Starring Donald Webber Jr. by Drew Shade

The BeBe Winans’ Broadway Bound musical Born For This, dropped a music video of the title song today. Donald Webber, Jr. (Hamilton, Whirl Inside A Loop, Motown), who is set to sta…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Calls Out Lady Filming Using a Rap During HAMILTON by TV News Desk

During Wednesday night's performance of 'Hamilton' in Puerto Rico, Lin-Manuel Miranda called out a fan filming during the show - in a clever way. Miranda ad-libbed a lyric in the song 'My Sh…

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Pittsburgh students will be treated to a special 'Hamilton' experience through education program by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City and county school students will see a performance of the hit musical as they learn about the history of American’s Founding Fathers.

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American Moor review. Keith Hamilton Cobb in a magnetic performance by Missy Frederick

Keith Hamilton Cobb (or at least, the actor he’s playing) isn’t exactly afraid that his director might accuse him of playing the race card when it comes to his opinions over Othello. Onc…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Sees Audience Member Shooting Video, Calls Her Out From Stage Literally Without Missing A Beat by Artsjournal1

The creator of Hamilton, playing the title role in the musical’s high-profile run in Puerto Rico, was in the middle of the song “My Shot” when he spotted someone recording …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda changes Hamilton lyrics during Puerto Rico show to stop audience member filming by Clémence Michallon, Clémence Michallon

The Hamilton creator has asked fans: 'Please don't make me do that s*** again'

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/18 by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

‘Hamilton’ Puerto Rico actors talk about a musical with a mission, and the job of impressing Lin-Manuel Miranda by Jessica Gelt / Los Angeles Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit is in San Juan for a three-week run and 100 percent of the profits will go to relief efforts on the island.

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes ROCKY, IN TRANSIT Star Margo Seibert and HAMILTON's Aaron J. Albano by Broadwaysted

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is thrilled to be sitting down with one of the stars of the musical adaptation ofRockyandIn Transit--the lovely and talented Margo Seibert

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Exclusive Portraits of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. & More from Hamilton in Puerto Rico by Lindsey Sullivan

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical Hamilton officially opened at Puerto Rico's Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center on January 11, and the stars celebrated the big nigh…

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Late-night concert series announced for MT Fest UK by Eleni Cashell

Musical theatre fans, prepare yourselves, there’s a series of late-night informal concerts with some of your favourite West End stars on the horizon.The series, entitled Night Caps, has al…

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Director Alice Hamilton: ‘As a director I believe my job is to serve the writer. Maybe that means I’m consigning myself to a slow-burning career by Fergus Morgan

Currently taking charge of two productions simultaneously, In Lipstick at the Pleasance and Dusty Hughes’ Paradise at the Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, director Alice

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Take Your Shot At Auditions For HAMILTON West End by BroadwayWorld

Don't throw away your shot to join the West End cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON See full details of the show's upcoming audition opportunities below

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Top Theatre Stories: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest on Hamilton Puerto Rico, Live-Action The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and more.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda saved the Drama Book Shop. Can he move on to Puerto Rico? by Chris Jones

One day before “Hamilton” opened on Jan. 11, an openly gay rapper and progressive activist named Kevin Fret was killed as he rode through San Juan. CNN reported that Fret’s death was p…

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Jimmy Fallon Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Cast in Puerto Rico by Iris Chan

Jimmy Fallon puts a Tonight Show spin on Hamilton as he joins the Puerto Rico cast for a special version of “The Story of Tonight.” Jimmy interviews Lin-Manuel Miranda on the set…

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Tells the Story of Tonight with Jimmy Fallon in Puerto Rico by Andy Lefkowitz

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning hit Hamilton is thrilling audiences at Puerto Rico's Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center for a limited run through January 27. The Tonight S…

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Jimmy Fallon Joins Puerto Rico Hamilton for ‘The Story of Tonight’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The late-night host sings alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda to open The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Performing in Puerto Rico, How HAMILTON Resonates in New Ways by Stage Tube

Last night,Jimmy Fallonvisited Puerto Rico in a special 'Tonight Show' episode, whichfeaturedLin-Manuel Miranda,the Hamilton Puerto Rico cast, Chef Jose Andres, music from Bad Bunny and Jose…

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VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda and the HAMILTON Cast for 'The Story of Tonight' by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was in Puerto Rico where he joinedLin-Manuel Mirandaand the new HAMILTON touring cast for an exclusive performance of 'The Story o…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

VIDEO: THE TONIGHT SHOW Shares First-Look at Visit to Puerto Rico with Lin-Manuel Miranda by Stage Tube

'The Tonight Show' has shared an exclusive first-look of Jimmy Fallon's visit to Puerto Rico in a special Tonight Show episode, airing Tuesday, January 15 at 1135 p.m. ET, featuring Lin-Manu…

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HAMILTON's Bryan Terrell Clark Announces Content Partnership with INE Entertainment by TV News Desk

INE Entertainmenthasannounced a creative collaboration withBroadway starBryan Terrell Clark on a series ofdigital and television projects.INE Entertainment,a leading independent production c…

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‘Hamilton’ Under the Weight of the Puerto Rican Flag by American Theatre Editors

How could any single show carry so much of the island's pain and triumph? By unleashing a hurricane of pride and love.

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Playwright Ishmael Reed On Why He Thinks ‘Hamilton’ Is a Total Fraud by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

The playwright's latest work, 'The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda,' is a cautionary tale about fatal research mistakes.

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‘Hamilton’ opens in Puerto Rico with emotional performance by Lin-Manuel Miranda by Chris Jones / Chicago Tribune (tns)

His body draped in the Puerto Rican flag, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda returned to the role of Alexander Hamilton on Friday.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Ariana DeBose Cast as Anita in Stephen Spielberg’s West Side Story by Drew Shade

Tony Award Nominee for her portrayal of Donna Summer in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Ariana DeBose (Summer, Hamilton, A Bronx Tale) will play legendary character Anita in the forthcom…

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Broadway Grosses: Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Serve Up a Box Office Boost at Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

It was an exciting week for fans of the beloved Broadway musical Waitress. The show's Tony-nominated composer, Sara Bareilles, returned to the stage in the central role of Jenna, joined …

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