Sunday, October 22, 2017

HAMILTON's West End Marquee Will Leave You Feeling Satisfied by BroadwayWorld

The facade of the Victoria Palace Theatre is finally free of its scaffolding and the soon to be London home of HAMILTON is looking pretty great. Check out these photos, shared by Hamilton Fa…

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Rosemary Leach obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor who was admired for her roles as Helene Hanff in 84 Charing Cross Road and Mrs Honeychurch in the 1985 film Room With a ViewThe versatile and accomplished actor Rosema…

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ALBION – Almeida Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Albion begins with Audrey, played with indefatigable energy by Victoria Hamilton, in the garden of her deceased uncle’s family home, deep in the English countryside. She has bought the pro…

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Here's your shot: 'Hamilton' tickets go on sale Monday by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

High demand has greeted the show everywhere it plays

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Mandy Gonzalez Is Fearless About Returning to NYC Cabaret October 24–November 4 by Robert Viagas

The Hamilton star will include a new song by Lin-Manuel Miranda in her concert series.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

VIDEO: HAMILTON's James Monroe Iglehart, Lexi Lawson and More Chat with Google by BroadwayWorld

Members of Broadway's HAMILTON cast, including James Monroe Iglehart Marquis de LafayetteThomas Jefferson, Lexi Lawson Eliza Hamilton, Anthony Lee Medina John LaurensPhilip Hamilton and Joan…

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Photos: The week in pictures: 14 - 20 October

Stephen Fry, Kristin Chenoweth and a cheeky look at the Hamilton rehearsal room all make our top pics of the week

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VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Challenges Will to a 'Kiss Off' on WILL & GRACE by BroadwayWorld

Last night's episode of NBC's WILL amp GRACE titled 'Grandpa Jack' featured Broadway's Jane Lynch ANNIE, and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells FALSETTOS, HAMILTON, BOOK OF MORMON. Watch a clip be…

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Playoff tickets at 'face value'? The Cubs have learned from 'Hamilton' by Chris Jones

“The thrill is gone?” read the headline on a Tribune story about playoff tickets at Wrigley Field going for “under face value.” True. Thanks to the Chicago Cubs’ poor performance i…

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THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE Begins Tonight at the Hampstead Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude, directed by Jonathan Kent. Adapted from Patrick Hamilton's much-loved story, this new play weaves a…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Top Shows to See in New York This Week: Billy Joel, Korean Pop, “Bronx Tale” by Mark Beech

Billy Joel’s tour is getting like Bob Dylan’s never-ending tour: it goes on forever. The Piano Man is back in New York and he always gives a value-for-money show. If he’s not your top …

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Top Shows on London Stage This Week: “Venus in Fur,” “Aida,” “Albion” by Mark Beech

Some mid-season openings come near the top of this week’s list of the best on the London stage. “Venus in Fur” has been generating plenty of headlines while “Albion” has been quiet…

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Albion at the Almeida — Victoria Hamilton is stunningly good in state-of-the-nation play

A country house garden is at the heart of Mike Bartlett’s rich new drama

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sounds off on Pence, Puerto Rico & Politics by Stage Tube

Between the Weinstein scandal in Hollywood and the current crisis in Puerto Rico, no topic is off limits in a recent interview the Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda gave with Hot 97. Watch belo…

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Exclusive First Listen! Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez Sings Tom Kitt's Stirring New Song by Andy Lefkowitz

Mandy Gonzalez, the super talent currently playing Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton, is releasing the original album Fearless on October 20, and you don't have to wait to hear just wha…

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Tomorrow in the Battle by Joel Benjamin

Ruth Sullivan, Allison Threadgold and Patrick Hamilton in a scene from “Tomorrow in the Battle” (Photo credit: George McClintock) Joel Benjamin, Critic The flier for Kieron Barry’s dr…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Picks HAMILTON Alum Jordan Fisher to Win DWTS: 'He's Unbelievable' by BroadwayWorld

Tuesday night, ET caught up with HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda at the TIDAL X Brooklyn Benefit Concert at the Barclays Center in New York City and asked for his thoughts on Jordan's pe…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Victoria Hamilton and Cast of ALBION at Almeida Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Albion is a new play by Mike Bartlett, directed by Rupert Goold, their first collaboration following their international award-winning production King Charles III.

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Albion review – Mike Bartlett captures nation’s neurotic divisions by Michael Billington

Almeida theatre, LondonVictoria Hamilton is on breathtaking form as a grieving mother in the Doctor Foster writer’s richly layered play inspired by Chekhov’s The Cherry OrchardGardens of…

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Review: Review: Albion (Almeida Theatre)

Mike Bartlett's new play stars Victoria Hamilton

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Special Reports: From Full House to Hamilton, Theatrical Parodies Are All the Rage

Meet the writers who are setting your favorite shows to music, and poking fun along the way.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Albion, Almeida Theatre, review – Victoria Hamilton’s epic performance by Aleks.sierz

Doctor Foster writer explores Englishness with enormous metaphoric zealProlific writer Mike Bartlett is the most impressive penman to have emerged in British theatre in the past decade. The …

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Watch Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher Dance to ‘You’re Welcome’ from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Moana on Dancing With the Stars by Ruthie Fierberg

As part of Disney Night, Fisher danced to the remix of the Moana tune for which he also provided the vocals.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying' Debuts as Top-Selling Song of the Week by BroadwayWorld

HAMILTON'S Lin-Manuel-Miranda has made it to the top of the Digital Song Sales chart with his charity single 'Almost Like Praying,' as reported by Billboard. The track landed 111,000 downloa…

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Broadway Grosses: Bruce Springsteen Is 'Born to Run' on the Great White Way by Andy Lefkowitz

The fall Broadway season has kicked off with a one-of-a-kind treat. Music icon Bruce Springsteen opened a sensational concert engagement, aptly titled Springsteen on Broadway, at the Wa…

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HAMILTON's Miguel Cervantes Discusses Fight to Cure Epilepsy on RACHEL RAY by BroadwayWorld

Kelly and Miguel Cervantes, currently starring in the role of Alexander Hamilton in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, and his wife Kelly, will appear via Skype on Wednesday's RACHEL RAY SH…

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'Hamilton' star praises Chicago support as daughter struggles with epilepsy by Tracy Swartz

Miguel Cervantes, star of Chicago's production of "Hamilton," tearfully opens up about his young daughter’s epilepsy on Wednesday’s episode of “Rachael Ray.” Adelaide was diagnosed w…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Bruce Springsteen Is 'Born to Run' on the Great White Way by Andy Lefkowitz

The fall Broadway season has kicked off with a one-of-a-kind treat. Music icon Bruce Springsteen opened a sensational concert engagement, aptly titled Springsteen on Broadway, at the Wa…

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Grosses Analysis: Hamilton, The Lion King, and Hello, Dolly! Again Surpass $2 Million Mark by Andrew Gans

Seven other productions reached seven figures in the week ending October 15.

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Jordan Fisher Talks Life-Changing DWTS' Experience, HAMILTON & More by Caryn Robbins

Today, Fisher takes a moment out of his busy rehearsal schedule to speak with BWW about his life-changing experience on DANCING WITH THE STARS, his burgeoning music career and his strong des…

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