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Broadcast Date for “Hamilton’s America” Announced

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PBS has announced the dates of its 2016 Fall Arts Festival, which will be hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda and will broadcast Hamilton’s America. The show will air on “Great Performances” on Oct 21 from 9:00-10:30 pm EST.  This great performance will follow Hamilton from its creation to becoming a pop-culture phenomenon and will feature interviews with Presidents […]

Join Us at the Second Annual BroadwayCon!

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If you haven’t heard of BroadwayCon, let me be the first to tell you about it.   As the name implies, BroadwayCon is the Comic-Con of the Broadway Stage.  If you are at all a Broadway Baby, this is where you want to be January 27-29, 2017.  This is the second year for BroadwayCon and […]

Daveed Diggs Leaves Hamilton

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Tony award winner, Daveed Diggs, made his final curtain call as Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton on July 15th.  He is on his way to appear opposite Julia Roberts in an upcoming film. In the film, Wonder, Diggs will play an English teacher.  The film is an adaptation of the book of […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces He is Leaving Hamilton

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Javier Munoz Lin-Manuel Miranda will depart the Broadway production of his Tony-winning musical Hamilton on July 9, producers have announced. Javier Muñoz, who has served as the standby for Alexander Hamilton since the earliest days of the production, will take over the role full time beginning July 7. Muñoz will perform seven performances […]

How to Get Tickets for “Hamilton” in Chicago

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Single tickets for the upcoming Chicago production of the hit musical Hamilton will go on sale to the public June 21 at 10 AM. Group ticket sales have been underway since January. Starting previews at the PrivateBank (now Bank of America) Theatre September 27, the production is scheduled to play a six-month stand there through […]

It’s Tony Award’s Weekend! Here’s Your TO DO List

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I don’t know what you are doing this weekend, but I’m sitting on a train going to NYC to take in all the pre-Tony excitement I can in 2 days.  Regardless of where you find yourself, here are some of the ways you can get started in celebrating the Tony Awards and this year’s nominees. […]

Movie Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” Back ON

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The success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton may have overshadowed his 2008 Tony-winning musical In the Heights but producer Harvey Weinstein hasn’t forgotten.  The film mogul who has been heavily involved on Broadway, with projects ranging from musicals like Finding Neverland and The Addams Family, is working with Miranda to make a movie of Miranda’s rap- and Latin-flavored […]

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Song Sneak Peek

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Raise your hand if you knew that Lin-Manuel Miranda composed some music for the latest Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens?  Well its true!  J.J. Abrams asked Lin-Manuel to write a song for the cantina scene after seeing Hamilton.  The song even has lyrics that use the made-up language of Jabba the Hutt.  […]

TONY AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED!

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  This is a big day for everyone who loves Broadway and this year’s nominations will surely spark a lot of impassioned conversations over the next 6 weeks.  The 70th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS, Sunday, June 12.  Here is a quick listing of the shows nominated and number of nominations: Hamilton – 16 Shuffle Along, Or the […]