Friday, August 7, 2020

IN THE HEIGHTS Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released as Red, White & Blue Vinyl 3-LP Box Set

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that In the Heights - Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released as a special Red, White & Blue-colored vinyl 3-LP Box Set on Friday, September 4.…

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Mrs. Doubtfire's Doreen Montalvo Can't Wait for Castmate Hugs & the In the Heights Movie by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Anthony Ramos & Naomi Scott Set for Comedic Sci-Fi Film Distant by Lindsey Sullivan

The camera loves this duo! Anthony Ramos, who can be seen in Hamilton on Disney+ and will star in the upcoming In the Heights film, and Aladdin leading lady Naomi Scott will star in Amblin P…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Why the In the Heights Film Will Wait for Theaters to Open: 'It Needs to Be on the Big Screen' by Lindsey Sullivan

While Hamilton fans have been able to watch (and rewatch) Lin-Manuel Miranda's second Tony-winning musical from the comfort of home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, director Jon M. Chu affirms th…

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IN THE HEIGHTS Director Jon M. Chu Opens Up About Why The Film Needs a Big Screen Release

Back in April, the release date of the highly-anticipated film adaptation of In the Heights was pushed back from June 2020 to June 18, 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Pulitzer Prize Winner Quiara Alegría Hudes Writing Life Is a Carnival Film by Andrew Gans

Producers Scott Sanders and Mara Jacobs are collaborating with the In the Heights and Water by the Spoonful playwright on the movie centering Latin music.

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In the Heights Scribe Quiara Alegría Hudes to Write Script for New Movie Life Is a Carnival by Lindsey Sullivan

Quiara Alegría Hudes, who penned the book for In the Heights and the screenplay for its film adaptation, has her next project. She has been tapped to write Warner Brothers' new film Life I…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Turn Up The A/C, Christopher Jackson's Singing "Benny's Dispatch!"

Check 1, 2, 3! Your favorite taxi dispatcher in the Heights and Hamilton's George Washington, Christopher Jackson's awesome vocals can be dispatched to your living room next month!

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Tony Nominee Christopher Jackson to Perform Benefit Concert Live from New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

Here comes the general! In addition to watching Christopher Jackson as George Washington in Hamilton on Disney+ or in Hulu's We Are Freestyle Love Supreme documentary, fans of the smooth-v…

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Christopher Jackson to Perform Live Streamed Concert From New World Stages by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton Tony nominee and In The Heights alum will take the Off-Broadway stage August 15.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

We Are Freestyle Love Supreme on Hulu: Lin-Manuel Miranda et al before Hamilton by New York Theater

So there is Lin-Manuel Miranda, ten years before “Hamilton,” three years before even “In The Heights,” galloping across the street to join his fellow members of Freestyle Love Suprem…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

In the Heights Documentary, Kelli O'Hara in The King and I & More to Air on PBS This Summer by Lindsey Sullivan

Good news for theater lovers stuck at home this summer! In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PBS has announced the lineup for its new summer Great Performances series, Broadway at H…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

PBS Releases Broadway At Home Schedule on Great Performances by Broadway Direct

As part of their Broadway At Home series, Great Performances will keep the theatrical spirit alive by broadcasting a theatre favorite every week on PBS, beginning on Friday, July 24 with Sh…

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She Loves Me, In the Heights Documentary, The King and I, Much Ado About Nothing, More Will Air on PBS This Summer by Andrew Gans

The broadcasts are part of Great Performances' Broadway at Home series.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The Moment 'Hamilton' Slips Off Track by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Cross-posted from Train My Ear.For a blessed few years I was among the New York Times's freelance theater correspondents most likely to be assigned features about new rock or pop musicals. …

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

VIDEO: HAMILTON Musicians Perform 'Stars and Stripes Forever'

In a special 4th of July edition of Saturday Night on Broadway, Kurt Crowley, Alex Lacamoire, and more created a special performance of 'Stars and Stripes Forever.' The song included little …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Hamilton, Disney+ review - puts us all in the room where it happened by Marianka Swain

Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical gets another shot on screen The movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights was meant to hit cinemas this summer, but, in response t…

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Tonight on the Livestream: Tony Award-winning Costume Designer Paul Tazewell by Reilly Hickey

If you missed the livestream last week, then you missed me sitting down with the #Fearless Mandy Gonzalez. Make sure you go back and catch the replay of that episode to receive a heavy dose …

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LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda Discusses HAMILTON's Relevance, Creating Roles For People of Color, and More

Lin-Manuel Miranda recently chatted with NPR about Hamilton and its continued relevance in society today, as well as In the Heights, his childhood, career, and more.

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Melissa Barrera and Leslie Grace Discuss Filming IN THE HEIGHTS and How it Represents the Latinx Community

Melissa Barrera and Leslie Grace, who play Vanessa and Nina in the upcoming film adaptation of In the Heights, recently chatted about what it was like making the film, during a virtual pane…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Celebrates HAMILTON on Disney+ with Andrea Burns!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway star Andréa Burns about the Tony-winning musical 'In the Heights,' in which she originated the iconic role of Daniela. And in celebration fo…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Hamilton on Good Morning America by Broadway Direct

The Tony, Emmy and Grammy-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Hamilton coming soon on Disney+ and also shares an update on film production for In The Heights. The post Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Mira…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams Welcome First Child Together by Beth Stevens

Celebrated actress Michelle Williams and Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail welcomed their first child together on June 17, according to Us Weekly. The couple, who worked together …

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The Hamilton effect on movies and the showdown to come

As the stage hit comes to screens, we look ahead to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights and Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

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7 Months Into Her Cancer Journey, Mandy Gonzalez Launches Broadway’s Best for Breast Cancer! by Olivia Clement

The In the Heights, Wicked, and Hamilton star shares why getting personal can be so powerful.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Tell Me More | Episode 48: Mandy Gonzalez on Broadway’s Best for Breast Cancer & Chemo in the Time of COVID by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt speaks to one of Broadway’s most fearless stars, Mandy Gonzalez. From “Aida” to “Wicked” to “In the Heights” to “Hamilton,” Gonzalez is one of Br…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos & More to Appear on National Puerto Rican Day Parade Special by Lindsey Sullivan

Though the safety guidelines prompted by the coronavirus pandemic will prevent the National Puerto Rican Day Parade from marching up Fifth Avenue, there will still be a celebration on June 1…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for the musical In the Heights – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for the musical In the Heights – by Character Written by Leryn Turlington May 31st, 2020 ‘It won’t be long now’ before your musical theatre audition …

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Can You Remember the Missing Lyrics From In the Heights? by Nathan Skethway

Test your knowledge of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

On the Couch with Luke Joslin by Arts Review

Who is Luke Joslin? Luke is an award winning actor and director – whose credits include Shrek The Musical, In the Heights, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Brigadoon, Les Miserables and Avenue Q. Wha…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Watch Now: We Are Freestyle Love Supreme Documentary Trailer by Broadway Direct

Before the world knew of the Broadway musicals In The Heights and Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda started an improv hip-hop group called Freestyle Love Supreme. This film chronicles the group's…

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