Friday, October 22, 2021

Seth on Leslie Odom Jr’s Hamilton Vocal Style, Les Misérables Lyrics, More by Seth Rudetsky

This week, Seth remembers stories from Victor/Victoria and prepares for a Mean Girls duet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

HAMILTON Star Miguel Cervantes Joins Children's Health Fund NYC Fundraiser

Children's Health Fund has announced their upcoming fundraising event, a Hamilton Experience, which will feature stars from the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton, on November 8 at 6 pm at …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:59PM

Book Review: Hamilton & Me – by Giles Terera ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

While working to bring the smash-hit musical Hamilton to the West End stage, Giles Terera kept a journal that chronicled the journey and now provides a wonderfully moving insight into the pr…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Listen to Phillipa Soo's New Song from FOUND on Netflix

“Mystery of Me” is an original vocal track performed by 'Hamilton' actress Phillipa Soo, featuring singer-songwriter Milck. Listen to the new track and full soundtrack for 'Found' now!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:01PM

VIDEO: HAMILTON's King George III Welcomes Audiences Back to the Sydney Production

Hamilton officially returned to the Lyric Theatre in Sydney on October 19. To welcome the first audience back Brent Hill, who plays King George III, took to the stage in character to give a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Aladdin's New Star Michael Maliakel on How He 'Shimmied' Into Theater & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey Current Role: Michael Maliakel welcomed Aladdin back to Broadway in the title role, marking his Broadway debut.  Credits: Maliakel, who said he never allo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Reopening Night of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME- Live at 5:30pm

Tonight at the Booth Theatre, Broadway officially welcomes back Freestyle Love Supreme! Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sen…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:01PM
Monday, October 18, 2021

VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin Manuel Miranda and…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:18AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

The Dante Project review – Wayne McGregor moves heaven, earth and hell by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, LondonThe Divine Comedy is brilliantly reimagined by McGregor with music by Thomas Adès, sets by Tacita Dean and a poetic send-off for Edward Watson For his new ballet, W…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:03PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Jean Tafler and John Ahlin Conjure “Oz” Actress Margaret Hamilton in New Play “My Witch” by Kenneth Jones

The famously hawk-nosed actress Margaret Hamilton — best known as The Wicked Witch in the film “The Wizard of Oz,” but employed for decades as a treasured character actress — gets a …

SOURCE: bykennethjones.com at 08:01PM

Odds & Ends: How to Stream Saoirse Ronan & James McArdle in Macbeth & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Stream Macbeth, Starring James McArdle & Saoirse Ronan Can't get to London to see Macbeth, starring James McArdle and S…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 14, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Reviews Are In For “Thoughts Of A Colored Man” “Slave Play” Is Back On At Center Theatre, Suni Reid Opens Up About “Hamilton Complaint Plus, over at our Patreon, Ashley and Grace D…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Former ‘Hamilton’ actor, part of Chicago’s cast in 2019, files discrimination complaint against the show by Matt Stevens

A former “Hamilton” cast member filed a federal workplace complaint against the show Wednesday, alleging that the show had retaliated and refused to renew a contract after the actor had …

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:36AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Former HAMILTON Cast Member Files Discrimination Complaint Against the Production

Suni Reid, a Black, nonbinary performer, alleges that the production denied the renewal of their contract 'in retaliation' for the actor's request for a gender-neutral dressing room at the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:40PM

Former ‘Hamilton’ Cast Member Files Discrimination Complaint Against Show by Matt Stevens

In the E.E.O.C. filing, the actor, who is nonbinary, describes being retaliated against after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room, among other claims. The show denies the allegations.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:54PM

Former Hamilton Cast Member Suni Reid Files Discrimination and Retaliation Complaint Against the Musical by Ryan McPhee

Reid, a transgender non-binary performer who understudied multiple principal roles, says their contract was rescinded after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

‘Hamilton’ Trans Actor Claims Retaliation Over Gender-Neutral Dressing Room Request by Greg Evans

Suni Reid, a non-binary performer who appeared in the Broadway, Chicago and Los Angeles productions of Hamilton in both ensemble and principal roles, has filed an Equal Employment Opportunit…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:02PM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Beanie Feldstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharon D. Clarke and Other Broadway Artists on Theater’s Comeback by Rebecca Rubin

After a devastating industry-wide shutdown, Broadway has finally reopened with performances of beloved shows like “Hamilton,” “Wicked” and new plays and musicals such as “Six,” …

SOURCE: Variety at 04:26PM

The Prop Table #2: Broadway Flea 2021 Haul! by Broadway By Ghostlight

In this second installment of our Prop Table series, I'll share my most recent acquisitions from the 35th annual BC/EFA Flea Market! I was able to snag amazing props from shows like Hamilton…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:00AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 10/09/21 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - WAITRESS’ Drew Gehli…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:42AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Matthew Bourne’s The Midnight Bell review – to the dark heart of desire by Sarah Crompton

Sadler’s Wells, LondonThe choreographer draws rich inspiration from the lonely, thwarted characters of the novelist Patrick Hamilton in this beautifully danced new work Sexy, smouldering a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

Jon Rua Talks About His Start on Broadway in IN THE HEIGHTS, DAMN YANKEES, and More by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/JonRuaBL Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridg…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

National Tour of Tony-Winning Oklahoma! Announces Cast by Caitlin Moynihan

The national touring production of Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! will begin performances at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 9 before heading out on a 25-city …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:24PM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Reveals His Emotional Pre-Show Ritual for Lackawanna Blues by Lindsey Sullivan

Ruben Santiago-Hudson started previews for his solo show Lackawanna Blues on September 14, a historical night for Broadway as his play, Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Chicago all resume…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:24PM

Matthew Bourne’s The Midnight Bell review – raise a glass to this dazzling dance by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonA zany array of characters gather in a 1930s pub for a poignant, chilling and understated portrait of love, lust and longing The Midnight Bell is Matthew Bourne’s b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:36PM

Peppermint Will Host ACLU and NYCLU's 19th Annual SING OUT FOR FREEDOM

Directed by NYCLU Artist Ambassador Jess McLeod (Hamilton in Chicago) and hosted by ACLU Ambassador Peppermint, this event will spotlight the ACLU and NYCLU's landmark victories over the las…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:14AM

Meet One Of Musical Theater’s Record Breaking Titans: ‘Come From Away’ Music Director, Wendy Cavett by Jeryl Brunner

Wendy Cavett made history as the first female conductor of Hamilton on Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:19AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Jeremy McCarter: From Drama Critic to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Co-Author by Harry Haun

After working on a best-selling at the behind-the-scenes stories of "Hamilton," the multi-hyphenate McCarter is back with a look at "In the Heights."

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 03:36PM

Lonergan, Off Again by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Major Matt Mason. In July of 2012, my friend and fellow blogger Isaac Butler asked me write a piece about Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth for an "Adolescence Issue" of his blog Parabas…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 03:32PM

Tony Winner LaChanze on Building a More Inclusive Broadway and Her ‘Hamilton’ Ambitions by Rebecca Rubin

It’s been nearly two years since the lights went out on Broadway, and now that musicals and plays have begun to reopen, actor LaChanze is itching to return to the thing she loves the most.…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:45AM

Catch Up with Waitress’ Drew Gehling, Hamilton Star Miguel Cervantes & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:32AM

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