Friday, May 25, 2018

Ben Fankhauser, Arielle Jacobs, and More Join Broadway Sings Kelly Clarkson by BroadwayWorld

Broadway favorites including Ben Fankhauser Newsies, Arielle Jacobs Aladdin, Adam Kaplan A Bronx Tale, and Anthony Lee Medina Hamilton join the lineup for the 16th installment of the acclaim…

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The 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

This year, the 72nd Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 10, 2018. The awards are given in recognition of achievement in Broadway productions. The ceremony will be held at Radio City Musi…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Rolling Stones; Michelle Terry Plays Hamlet by Mark Beech

 The Rolling Stones return to the London stage after five years away. The new boss of the Globe Theatre, Michelle Terry, plays Hamlet.Among theatrical previews starting up, Orlando Bloo…

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Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz Musical This Ain’t No Disco by Hannah Vine

Hamilton's Samantha Marie Ware, Beautiful's Chilina Kennedy, and American Psycho's Theo Stockman star in the Atlantic Theater Company production.

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Photo Coverage: Inside the #EduHAM Matinee Q&A Panel Discussion with Sasha Hollinger, Joanna Jones, and More by Walter McBride

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. Chec…

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Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton, which spoofs smash-hit musical Hamilton, transfers to London's West End 

Hamilton, Spamilton! Gerard Alessandrini's spoof musical (Shall we say spoofical?), Spamilton: An American Parody, is set to take the West End by storm when it premieres at the Menier Ch…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Garen Scribner & More to Join Rob McClure in Jerome Robbins' Broadway at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

St. Louis' beloved outdoor theater The Muny has announced the full 50-member cast set to appear in the company's centennial-season mounting of Tony-winning musical revue&nb…

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WATCH: Back where it all began - Lin-Manuel Miranda debuts Hamilton at the White House in 2009 #HamiltonHumpDay

It is without a doubt one of the biggest shows ever written. HAMILTON feels like it's been around for decades but that's not actually the case. It all started in 2009, when writer Lin-Manuel…

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The Tony Awards: Crass Commercial Or Necessary Institution? by Lee Seymour

The Tony Awards mark Broadway's biggest night. But what does the ceremony mean in a year without a hit like 'Hamilton'?

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell & More Set for 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-studded trio of initial casts has been announced for the 2018 summer lineup of City Center's Encores! Off-Center series. The previously announced season will open, June …

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ArtsATL’s top 10 things to do in Atlanta that aren’t “Hamilton” by Andrew Alexander

The touring production of the Broadway blockbuster Hamilton arrives at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre this week for a 14-day run of 22 beyond-sold-out performances. If you’re smart, lucky or rich…

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When "The Best" Isn't Your "Favorite": Dear Evan Hansen vs Come From Away by JK

Will you be found?A couple of months ago, I wrote a column about the year the Best Musical was Hamilton, but my favorite show that season was American Psycho.  (Read it HERE.)Who'd…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Gets Back in the Bigelow Flow with CAROUSEL Co-Star Renee Fleming by Stage Tube

It wasn't long ago thatJoshua Henry, who recently starred in the original Chicago company of Hamilton, brought us HamJams- his own versions ofLin-Manuel Miranda's tunes. Now he's playing Bil…

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Opinion: Forget the Top 40, Broadway musicals still resonate by Jeremy Gerard

Channel surfing a few nights ago, I alighted on PBS and had the unexpected thrill of hearing a familiar tune that wasn’t from the Peter, Paul and Mary or Temptations catalogs. The song was…

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Broadway Grosses: As Tony Night Approaches, Once On This Island Packs the Circle in the Square Theatre by

Michael Arden's acclaimed revival of Ahrens & Flaherty's Once On This Island has plenty of reason to cheer. The recipient of eight Tony nominations and a pair of Broadw…

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Following West End Run, The Simon & Garfunkel Story to Launch U.S. Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed West End production, the immersive concert-style theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play a 35-city U.S. national tour. The road production will be…

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MOANA, Featuring Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wins Billboard Music Award for Top Soundtrack by Stephanie Wild

Add another award to Lin-Manuel Miranda's list The composerlyricistactor best known for Hamilton has picked up a Billboard Music Award for Moana The soundtrack to the hit Disney animated fil…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

George H.W. Bush Wears HAMILTON Socks to Catch a Performance of the Show by Stephanie Wild

Former President George H.W. Bush recently saw a production of Hamilton in Houston...and wore his Hamilton socks for the occasion

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Watch Tina Fey Try to Pull a Lin-Manuel Miranda & Step Into Mean Girls on Saturday Night Live by Lindsey Sullivan

Lin-Manuel Miranda received Tony nominations for his performances in both In the Heights and Hamilton. Sara Bareilles thrilled audiences when she took on the leading role in Waitress. So, wh…

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It’s a monster win for @youngfrankldn at this year’s rather royal #westendbakeoff: Fancy catching up on the best Tweets of the day?

Young Frankenstein was announced as the winners of the fourth annual right royal West End Bake Off in aid of Acting for Others – and a whopping £9.5k was raised. So which show’s cake wa…

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Shappi Khorsandi review – convivial and caustic set from I'm a Celebrity star by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonIn her new show Mistress and Misfit the standup delivers droll tales, gasp-inducing skits and a Georgian history lessonMistress and Misfit, Shappi Khorsandi’s latest se…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Hamilton Star & Total Foodie Daniel Breaker Devils Eggs, Prank Calls Taylor Trensch & More on Side by Side by

The damn fool that shot Alexander Hamilton has got to be one of the most coveted male roles in contemporary musical theater, and Daniel Breaker is currently taking it on at the Richard Rodge…

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History Has Its Eyes on Hamilton Star Daniel Breaker's Foodie Skills on Side by Side by Susan Blackwell by

Hamilton's Daniel Breaker and Susan Blackwell devil eggs and make mischief on Side by Side

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Hamilton’s Renée Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo Will Reunite for Boston Pops Concerts by Adam Hetrick

The original Schuyler sisters step in for fellow Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. in the June 12–14 concerts at Symphony Hall.

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Mandy Gonzalez Releases Five New Tracks From 'Fearless B-Sides' by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and TV star MANDY GONZALEZ - currently starring in Hamilton- will follow up Fearless, her debut recording from earlier this season, with Fearless B-Sides, available today, Friday, M…

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Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez Releases Followup to Her Solo Album Fearless by Logan Culwell-Block

Fearless: B-Sides presents five tracks from the original sessions, including Gonzalez's first-ever Spanish-language recording.

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Stars of London’s Hamilton Share How the Story Translates to Audiences Across the Pond by Ruthie Fierberg

Olivier winner Giles Terera and Olivier nominees Jamal Westman and Rachel John discuss leading the London company on CBS This Morning.

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Warner Bros. Acquires Rights for In the Heights Movie by Ryan McPhee

The deal follows a call from creators Quiara Alegría Hudes and Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda for Weinstein Co. to release the rights.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Jeremy Irons, “Summer and Smoke” by Mark Beech

Among the highlights of New York performing arts this week, there are new theatrical openings of note. “Paradise Blue” is one. Another is “Long Day’s Journey into Night” starring J…

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Top London Stage This Week: Orlando Bloom, LCD Soundsystem, LIFT Festival by Mark Beech

 Two major festivals lead performing-arts events in London this coming week. There is the return of LIFT, also known as the London International Festival of Theatre. The new All Points …

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