Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Audio Share: EXCLUSIVE: Mandy Gonzalez Sings "Smile" from Her New Album

The song is written by Bill Sherman, Grammy-winning producer of the In the Heights cast album.

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In the Heights’ Andréa Burns Will Be Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday by Andrew Gans

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will present the Garson Kanin comedy beginning October 29.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Janet Dacal Takes on Seven Questions About Prince of Broadway, Evita, Chita, & More!

Janet Dacal talks about crafting her Prince of Broadway characters, working with Hal Prince, and where her In the Heights character would be today.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

In the Heights creators demand Weinstein Company relinquishes film rights by Georgia Snow

The creators of musical In the Heights have asked the Weinstein Company to release the film rights to the show, following the

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

In The Heights is back! Thanks to the British Theatre Academy

HAMILTON mania may be hitting the UK right now ahad of its long awaited (and now postponed) West End opening, but we could never forget the joy of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first, Tony Award-Winn…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

In the Heights' Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda Call for Weinstein Co. to Release Movie Rights by Ryan McPhee

“In the Heights deserves a fresh start in a studio where I’ll feel safe (as will my actors and collaborators),” writes Hudes.

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Book Writer Quiara A Hudes Asks to Remove IN THE HEIGHTS from The Weinstein Company by BroadwayWorld

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 HEIGHTS, has requested The Weinstein Company relin…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Odds & Ends: Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez Releases Single by Lin-Manuel Miranda & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez Releases Single by Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton's Angelica Schuyler (and In the Heights'…

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Tamika Lawrence, Marcus Paul James and Gerard Cocoinco to Host 'Senior Prom Night' to Benefit Puerto Rico by BroadwayWorld

Senior Prom Night featuring Tamika amp The Slay, Marcus Paul James RENT, IN THE HEIGHTS, and 5JBarrow Featuring Gerard Cocoinco of Groundhog Day will be an evening of fun where dressed up pa…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

‘In the Heights’ Canceled in Australia Over Whitewashing Concerns by Diana Oliva Cave

A theater company in Brisbane canceled its production of “In the Heights” after being called out for a cast that lacked diversity.

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In the Heights Alum Perry Young to Reprise His Performance for Musical Theatre West by Andrew Gans

Casting is complete for the Long Beach, California, production.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Australian Production of In the Heights Canceled After Whitewashing Casting Controversy by Adam Hetrick

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ musical, which captures a slice of the Latinx-American experience in Washington Heights, was cast with a predominantly white company.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Australian IN THE HEIGHTS Canceled After Whitewashing Outcry by BroadwayWorld

Yet another show is suffering the consequences of whitewashed casting. An Australian production of In the Heights, which features a great many Latinx characters, has just cancelled its Novem…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

DC Theater Friday: Vintage Arthur Miller at Ford's by Nelson Pressley

This week’s hits: ‘Night Music,’ ‘Arsonists,’ ‘Jesus Hopped the A Train,’ ‘In the Heights’

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Dueling in Darts with Hamilton Star Joshua Henry by Young Hollywood

Dueling in Darts with Hamilton Star Joshua HenryThe YH Studio welcomes 2-time Tony Award-nominated theater actor Joshua Henry to tell us all about his experience playing Aaron Burr in the Br…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Andréa Burns Shares How She’s Done It and Dreaming It in Concert by Robert Viagas

The In the Heights star will review her past and preview her future in her Greenwich Village concert.

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WATCH: StageFaves meets Hamilton's Cleve September

The wonderful Cleve September has had a busy few months! The IN THE HEIGHTS star, currently performing in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and soon to be in the original West End cast of HAMILTON is o…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

DC Theater Friday: A localized ‘Native Gardens’ and an inspired ‘A Train’ by Nelson Pressley

‘In the Heights’ rolls on, and Kelli O’Hara stops by.

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At the Revised HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME in Atlanta by BroadwayWorld

In June of 2014, the new Broadway musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, based on the music of Tupac Shakur, opened on Broadway. Starring the spoken word artist Saul Williams, as well as Broadway vet…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Towards Cultural Equity, Diversity and Artistry in Casting

by Brad Erickson For months, issues around casting choices have filled the news and ricocheted across social media. Often the conversation falls into two camps, one characterized by grievan…

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The Must-See Broadway Art ‘Gallery’ Hidden in the Heart of Times Square by Ruthie Fierberg

With paintings inspired by Wicked, In The Heights, and more, the Wall of Fame at Tony’s Di Napoli Italian restaurant is a treasure trove of original Broadway art like you’ve neve…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

In the Heights at Olney Theatre Center (review) by Jeffrey Walker

In the Heights, now packing them in at Olney Theatre Center, has a visceral and emotional score coupled with a story of finding your home and your heart closer than expected. Behold the powe…

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‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ at True Colors Theater Company by Blouin Artinfo

True Colors Theater Company will be hosting the musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me" from September 12 to October 8 2017. The essentially American musical has been inspired by the music and lyrics…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Ain't They Proud: Take a Look Back at BANDSTAND by Marissa Sblendorio

The Tony Award-winning production of the new American musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler Hamilton, In The Heights and featuring…

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Watch Hamilton Mandy Gonzalez Debut Her New Single By Lin-Manuel Miranda by Ruthie Fierberg

The former In The Heights star sang “Fearless” during Broadway’s kick off of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Watch Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez Debut Her New Single By Lin-Manuel Miranda by Ruthie Fierberg

The former In The Heights star sang “Fearless” during Broadway’s kick off of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Song to Appear on Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez’s Debut Album & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton’s Mandy Gonzalez to Release Solo Record Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez will release Fearless, her debut solo album on October 20 via Arts Music, a new umbrella formed by Warne…

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Who Was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Video Game Competitor During His In The Heights Days? by Ruthie Fierberg

This week’s installment of Broadway Babies reveals which Broadway star’s kid grew up backstage at Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BANDSTAND Announces Partnerships for Performance Rights and Future National Tour! by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the Tony Award winning production of the new American musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by three time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler Hamilton, In The Heig…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. In the Heights at Olney Theatre Center. ” …an abundance of talent, technical expertise, a solid score, and humanity…” – Steve Charing. READ review. Synopsis:…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

In D.C. this season, it’s Lin-Manuel Miranda practically wall-to-wall by Peter Marks

Before “Hamilton,” three versions of “In the Heights,” including this breezy one in Olney.

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