Sunday, February 18, 2018

Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez Face America in Miss You Like Hell by Paul Wontorek

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand-new and revisited, are set to bow.'s Spring Preview series ca…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Celebrating B&Me's 11th Anniversary by Broadwayandme

It's hard to believe that I've been writing this blog for 11 years but that's what the calendar tells me. As longtime readers may remember, I posted a "Curtain-Raiser" on Feb. 14, 2007 (I've…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

BWW Flashback: Mandy Gonzalez Takes Final Bows in IN THE HEIGHTS! by Stage Tube

We're throwing back this Thursday as we celebrate ten years since the first Broadway preview of In the Heights.Watch below as Mandy Gonzalez, who played Nina in the original cast, chronicles…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Theater News: In the Heights to Star Eden Espinosa, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ana Villafañe

Stephanie Klemons will direct the musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes at the Kennedy Center.

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Ana Villafane, Vanessa Hudgens & Eden Espinosa Set for In the Heights at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry lineup of Great White Way favorites and original Broadway cast members will lead a new production of the 2008 Tony-winning musical In the Heights at the Kennedy Center in …

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Vanessa Hudgens, Eden Espinosa, Ana Villafa?e and More Will Star in IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts continues the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage with In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pul…

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Tony-Winning Musicals That Need a Reunion Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

Gimme, gimme any available tickets because tonight's the big night! As previously announced, Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel and a slew of stars will reunite at the Minskoff Theatre for a spe…

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Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafañe, Eden Espinosa Will Star in Kennedy Center In the Heights by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical will be presented as part of the Broadway Center Stage series.

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When "The Best" Isn't Your "Favorite" by JK

POSE!Over 35 years (gulp!) of theater-going, I've developed my own tastes and set of standards when it comes to what I like, love and hate in shows. I've learned that my tastes sometimes jib…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Remembering ‘West Side Story,’ ‘In The Heights,’ and ‘Great Comet’ at BroadwayCon 2018: Audition Mishaps, Dressing Room Raids, and More! by Erin Kahn

While BroadwayCon 2018 gave us a first look at some of the new shows heading to Broadway this season, it also gave us a chance to reminisce about some shows that, while no longer lighting up…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

2018 Helen Hayes nominees announced. In the Heights gets most nods for two companies by Lorraine Treanor

The 2018 Helen Hayes Awards nominations were announced Monday night by theatreWashington. Round House Theatre was the most nominated company with 22 nominations. The most nominated producti…

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Mean Girls & More Washington, D.C. Shows & Stars Receive 2018 Helen Hayes Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

We're counting down the days for the Broadway arrival of Mean Girls, and this news has us even more pumped. The pre-Broadway run of the new musical adapted from the hit film was honored …

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Two versions of Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ dominate Hayes nominations by Nelson Pressley

‘A Little Night Music,’ ‘The Wild Party’ and ‘Twelfth Night’ also score well

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Wife Vanessa Welcome New Baby Boy by

Big news from one of Broadway's most beloved stars! Hamilton and In the Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal, announced the addition of a new baby boy, Fra…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks IN THE HEIGHTS Movie at BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

The last we heard of the In the Heights movie Quiara Alegria Hudes, who was nominated for a 2007 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Drama for writing the book for Broadway musical IN THE HEIG…

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Film News: Vivo, With Songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Moves Up Release Date

The animated film will also feature a script by his In the Heights collaborator Quiara Alegría Hudes.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

In The Heights Reunion: Songs Left Out of the Show by New York Theater

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and original cast members of “In The Heights” sing some of the dozens of songs that Miranda wrote, but left out of, the Tony-winning Broadway musical, du…

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

VIDEO: No Me Diga! Watch the Original Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reunite For a Panel at BroadwayCon by Stage Tube

The original cast of In the Heights reunited No me diga To celebrate 10 years since the show opened on Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the original stars of In the Heights reunited for a pa…

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Mandy Gonzalez Re-Releases Album With Bonus Track of Springsteen's 'Born to Run' by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and TV star Mandy Gonzalez has announced a special digital re-release of Fearless her remarkable debut solo recording bridging pop and RampB with a bonus track of the Bruce Spring…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Miss You Like Hell, Starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, Announces Complete Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the New York premiere production of Miss You Like Hell, a new musical scheduled to play The Public Theater this spring. With book and lyrics by Pulitzer winner Quiara…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mandy Gonzalez, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Join IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion at BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon has announced today that Mandy Gonzalez, Priscilla Lopez, Seth Stewart, and Krysta Rodriguez have joined the lineup for the In The Heights 10 Year Reunion at BroadwayCon 2018. Th…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Will Honor Lin-Manuel Miranda with Monte Cristo Award! by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , announces that multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th Monte Cristo Award . An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first p…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, January 9: IN THE HEIGHTS Says Adios to Broadway by Stage Tube

Before there was Hamilton, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's cutting edge musical masterpiece In the Heights.

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Krysta Rodriguez to Join Corey Cott in West Side Story at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Krysta Rodriguez will take on the role of Anita alongside Corey Cott as Tony in the upcoming D.C. concert run of West Side Story. Rodriguez replaces the previously announced&nb…

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Some of My Favorite Theater Things in 2017 by Broadwayandme

As usual, I'm late to the party of 10 Bests Lists. All the others began going up the moment Christmas trees started sprouting on New York City street corners. But my tardiness matters even l…

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Friday, December 22, 2017

From Oprah to In the Heights and Hamilton, Mandy Gonzalez’s 9 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

The Fearless Gonzalez, who currently plays Angelica Schuyler in Broadway’s Hamilton, looks back on her career thus far.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

In The Heights announces impressive cast by Arts Review

Award winning production company Blue Saint Productions has announced the full cast of the upcoming Tony Award winning musical In The Heights at the Hayes Theatre Co. Conceived by Lin-Manuel…

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Video: Get to Know Arielle Jacobs Before She Goes Beyond the Palace Walls in ALADDIN by Alexa Criscitiello

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of…

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A Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Join Broadway's Aladdin as Princess Jasmine by Lindsey Sullivan

Arielle Jacobs is heading to Broadway to take on the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin beginning on February 20, 2018. Luckily, she's got a diamond in the rough who can sh…

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