Friday, November 15, 2019

Jasmine Cephas Jones on Saying Yes to Cyrano, Life After Hamilton & More by Lindsey Sullivan

For someone who broke out singing the sultry "Say No to This" in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway juggernaut Hamilton, Jasmine Cephas Jones has had a lot of fun opportunities to say yes to …

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Photo Coverage: Inside the eduHAM Student Matinee Q & A

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. Th…

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In GUAC: My Son, My Hero, Manuel Oliver Will Change America’s Future One Unexpected Performance at a Time by Ruthie Fierberg

Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. and Dear Evan Hansen’s Benj Pasek help bring this story to the stage.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

5 cool gifts for Bay Area music and art lovers by Jackie Burrell, Jim Harrington

Arts and music lovers on your holiday shopping list? Here are five fun ideas for the culture vultures in your life, whether they're into Piet Mondrian, Alexander Hamilton or heavy metal. 

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Collaborators Reveal New Location for Drama Book Shop by AussieTheatre

As covered in Playbill.com today, the theatre district staple, which shut its doors earlier this year, will reopen in a nearby space in 2020. After shutting its doors at its longtime 40th St…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ryan Vasquez 'Plays Two Sides of the Coin' by Alternating Roles in The Wrong Man by Caitlin Moynihan

Ryan Vasquez can currently be seen in the Ross Golan's twice-extended world premiere musical The Wrong Man as the Man in Black and Duran, usually played by Joshua Henry, at certain performa…

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Performances Begin Tomorrow for Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)

Charlotte's Off Broadway (Anne Lambert, producer) will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Rya…

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BWW Flashback: Watch Patti LuPone, Madonna & More Sing EVITA!

Tonight, New York City Center will kick off its Gala Presentation of Evita, running November 13 - 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical follows…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Drama Book Shop, Now Owned by Hamilton Team, Will Reopen in 2020; David Korins to Design New Location by Andy Lefkowitz

The Drama Book Shop is returning to NYC. The iconic retailer of theater scripts and books, which was forced to close last year, will reopen in March 2020 at 266 West 39th Street, one bloc…

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Drama Book Shop to Reopen, With Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Help by American Theatre Editors

The 'Hamilton' composer, who bought the century-old book shop when it closed last fall, has announced its reopening for March 2020.

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Drama Book Shop Sets a Fresh Start in a New Locale by Michael Paulson

Lin-Manuel Miranda and several “Hamilton” colleagues aim for a European cafe vibe when the store reopens, a block south of its previous home, in the spring.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Collaborators Reveal New Location and Opening for Drama Book Shop by Ryan McPhee

The theatre district staple, which shut its doors earlier this year, will reopen in a nearby space in 2020.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Retains Fetch Factor at the Box Office by Broadway.com

The kids might be back in school, but Mean Girls is still a hot ticket with Broadway audiences. The cheered musical comedy based on Tina Fey's hit film is having a strong fall, most especi…

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We Interviewed the Wrong Lin-Manuel Miranda, But At Least We Got to Meet a Polyamorous Couple by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio If anyone has established themselves as a centerpiece of the last decade’s musical theatre zeitgeist, it’s beloved Hamilton wordsmith Lin-Manuel Miranda. When…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Not My Job: We Quiz 'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom Jr. On Ben Franklin

Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton and we were curious to find out: How much does he know about founding fathers who weren't in the hit Broadway musical?

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Leslie Odom Jr. Won't Tell You Why He Named His First Original Solo Album Mr by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. has had a busy three years. After winning a Tony Award for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in Hamilton, he released his self-titled album, starred in Murder on the O…

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Leslie Odom Jr. Says Filmed Stage Version of Hamilton Will Be Released...Eventually by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner also releases his new solo album Mr November 8.

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VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Promises a Filmed Stage Version of HAMILTON is Coming

Leslie Odom Jr. was a guest on Thursday night's episode of WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE to talk about his new album, Mr, which is out today!

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The Friday 5 Quiz: Broadway Costumes: Cats Edition by JK

Let me start off this week's Friday 5 with an apology. I'm sorry that I forgot to give the answers to the last Broadway Costumes Quiz under last week's Friday 5! Those answers are below this…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

A hectic, music-packed Tina - The Tina Turner Musical brings electricity to Broadway, not subtlety by Leah Greenblatt

“Can’t we slow down the groove just a little bit,” a young, gasping Tina Turner (Adrienne Warren) begs her hard-driving soon-to-be-husband early on in Tina – The Tina Tuner Musical. …

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BC/EFA Awards Emergency Grants To Aid California Wildfires

As catastrophic wildfires continue to threaten areas of northern California, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, in collaboration with the San Francisco-based Hamilton - And Peggy tour, is se…

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Hamilton Collaborate to Grant $100,000 Toward California Wildfire Relief by Ryan McPhee

Grants will be awarded to four northern California organizations.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Complete Casting Announced for Girl From the North Country by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Girl From the North Country, the Broadway-bound jukebox musical inspired by the songs of Bob Dylan and featuring an original book by Conor McPherson, now has a complete cast. Joining the pro…

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Trigger Warning: For Theater In 2019 America, Guns Aren’t Only An Issue For The Prop Shop by Artsjournal1

One night at Hamilton in San Francisco earlier this year, right at the moment of the Hamilton-Burr duel, an audience member had a heart attack; the commotion made some people believe there w…

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Austin Scott Joins Broadway Transfer of Conor McPherson & Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Austin Scott has been cast as Joe Scott in the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country. The previously announced production, which…

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Austin Scott joins cast of ‘Girl from the North Country’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Austin Scott, currently playing the title role in “Hamilton” on Broadway, will join the cast of “Girl from the North Country” this winter. Scott will take on the role of Joe Scott, p…

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Complete Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Broadway - Austin Scott and More Join!

Complete casting has been announced today for the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country. Austin Scott, star of FX's a?oePosea?? and Hamilton, will join the compa…

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Hamilton’s Austin Scott Joins Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Pose actor completes the principal cast of the Conor McPherson-Dylan musical.

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‘Pose’ Actor Austin Scott Heading To Broadway’s Bob Dylan Musical, Completing Principal Cast by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Pose actor Austin Scott will join Broadway’s upcoming Girl From The North Country, completing the principal cast for playwright Conor McPherson’s so-called Bob Dylan musical t…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

See Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Celebrate His New Album on Today and in Concert by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. is celebrating all week long in honor of his upcoming album, Mr., debuting on November 8. To kick off the excitement, Odom hit the stage at Bowery Ballroom on Nov…

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