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VIDEO: The Roots Catch Viewers Up with GAME OF THRONES Tonight Show RapVIDEO: The Roots Catch Viewers Up with GAME OF THRONES Tonight Show Rap
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Black Thought from The Roots caught viewers up on Season 6 of GAME OF THRONES with his original rap. Check it out below! (more...)

Steven Boyer to Host The Play Company's Annual Gala; Sky-Pony to PerformSteven Boyer to Host The Play Company's Annual Gala; Sky-Pony to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The Play Company (PlayCo), the NYC-based theater company that produces outstanding contemporary plays from around the world, brings together top chefs and theater artists for this year's Cabaret Gourmet, PlayCo's annual gala. Drummer, DJ, producer, culinary entrepreneur and tastemaker, Questlove will be honored at the unique event, which features savory and sweet tasting dishes prepared by hand selected chefs from some of New York City's most celebrated restaurants, on the occasion of the publication of his forthcoming book somethingtofoodabout set for release the next day, April 12. The evening, which celebrates creativity in all its facets, will be MC'd by Tony nominee (Hand to God) and PlayCo alum (Enjoy, The Ugly One) Steven Boyer, with musical entertainment provided by indie pop band Sky-Pony. (more...)

Art Center to Honor Leonard Lance and Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter at 'UNDER THE STARS' GalaArt Center to Honor Leonard Lance and Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter at 'UNDER THE STARS' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

On Saturday, April 2, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will hold its annual spring benefit "A Night Under the Stars" at the Art Center in Summit, featuring a seated VIP dinner with Live Auction followed by an After Party with cocktails, dessert and Silent Auction.  (more...)

Sergio Mendes to Perform at bergenPACSergio Mendes to Perform at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

?December 23, 2015) Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Sergio Mendes "A Celebration of 50 Years of Brasil 66" - Friday, February 5, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at  www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Black Violin TodayBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Black Violin Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2015-16 season today, November 14, 2015 at 2pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin.  Celebrating the September 18, 2015 release of their newest album, Stereotypes, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up.  Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 10/13/2015 - 10/20/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 10/13/2015 - 10/20/2015
by - Oct 20, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 10/13/2015 - 10/20/2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Tells All About HAMILTON at Barnes & Noble Album Release Q&APhoto Coverage: Lin-Manuel Tells All About HAMILTON at Barnes & Noble Album Release Q&A
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2015

The HAMILTON cast album has been out in the world for a bit, and the company of the hit musical just celebrated. On Friday, October 16, Lin-Manuel Miranda took audience questions and was then joined by cast members to sign the original Broadway cast recording at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street). Check out photos from the special Q&A with Miranda and host Steven Sorrentino below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, and HAMILTON Cast Sign CDs at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, and HAMILTON Cast Sign CDs at Barnes and Noble
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2015

Now that the HAMILTON cast album has been out in the world for a bit, and the company of the hit musical is planning to celebrate. On October 16, Lin-Manuel Miranda took audience questions then be joined by cast members to sign the original Broadway cast recording at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street). Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

HAMILTON Cast Celebrates Album Release with Performance at Barnes & Noble TodayHAMILTON Cast Celebrates Album Release with Performance at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Now that the HAMILTON cast album has been out in the world for a bit, and the company of the hit musical is planning to celebrate. Today, October 16 (3:30 PM), Lin-Manuel Miranda will take audience questions then be joined by cast members to sign the original Broadway cast recording at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street). (more...)

Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Big Sean Top Winners of  2015 BET HIP HOP AWARDS; Full List!Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Big Sean Top Winners of 2015 BET HIP HOP AWARDS; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Hosted by none other than Uncle Snoop at the Boisfeuillet Jones Civic Center in Atlanta, Georgia, the BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2015 delivered yet another notable year of celebrating hip hop's most influential artists as well as featured performances by some of the hottest names in hip hop. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs & More Perform on BET HIP HOP AWARDSVIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs & More Perform on BET HIP HOP AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

On last night's 2015 BET HIP HOP AWARDS, Black Thought and Questlove introduced cast members of Broadway's HAMILTON, , Renee Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs and Lin-Manuel Miranda, as they put on their cypher masks for this year's Hip Hop competition. (more...)

Review Roundup: HAMILTON Cast Album- UPDATED!Review Roundup: HAMILTON Cast Album- UPDATED!
by Review Roundups - Oct 8, 2015

The Hamilton cast album has been out in the world for about a week and the company of the hit musical is planning to celebrate. On October 16 (3:30 PM), Lin-Manuel Miranda will take audience questions then be joined by cast members to sign the original Broadway cast recording at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street). (more...)

HAMILTON Cast Recording Reaches Top 5 on Billboard Rap Chart, Top 10 on Pop ChartHAMILTON Cast Recording Reaches Top 5 on Billboard Rap Chart, Top 10 on Pop Chart
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Ahmir 'Questlove' Thomson, an executive producer on the Hamilton Original Cast Recording, has shared the news that the cast album has reached the Top 5 of Billboards Rap Charts and Top 10 of Billboard's Pop Charts. (more...)

HAMILTON Cast Will Celebrate Album Release with Performance at Barnes & Noble on 10/16HAMILTON Cast Will Celebrate Album Release with Performance at Barnes & Noble on 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Hamilton cast album has been out in the world for about a week and the company of the hit musical is planning to celebrate. On October 16 (3:30 PM), Lin-Manuel Miranda will take audience questions then be joined by cast members to sign the original Broadway cast recording at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street). (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Black Violin, 11/14Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Black Violin, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2015-16 season on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 2pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin.  Celebrating the September 18, 2015 release of their newest album, Stereotypes, this classically trained violin duo inspires young people to get fired up about classical music with their unique fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and R&B. Recommended for ages eight and up.  Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Photo: Questlove Shares First Look at HAMILTON's String Cast Recording SessionPhoto: Questlove Shares First Look at HAMILTON's String Cast Recording Session
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Yesterday, Questlove turned to Instagram to share a photo of the string recording session for the highly anticipated cast album. (more...)

Pre-Order the Original Broadway Cast Recording of HAMILTON TodayPre-Order the Original Broadway Cast Recording of HAMILTON Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Atlantic Records will release 'HAMILTON (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING),' the musical companion to the critically acclaimed Broadway show, 'HAMILTON.' 'HAMILTON (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)' is available for pre-order at all DSPs today, August 7th, one day after the show's official Broadway opening night at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St.). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Political Relevance of HAMILTON, President Obama's Reaction & MoreLin-Manuel Miranda on the Political Relevance of HAMILTON, President Obama's Reaction & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

In a new interview with Billboard, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast album's executive producers, Questlove and Black Thought, opened up about the show's political relevance, President Obama's reaction to the piece and much, much more. (more...)

OFFICIAL! Atlantic Records to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording of HAMILTON; Available for Pre-Order 8/7OFFICIAL! Atlantic Records to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording of HAMILTON; Available for Pre-Order 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Atlantic Records has announced the release of 'HAMILTON (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING),' the musical companion to the critically acclaimed Broadway show, 'HAMILTON.' (more...)

The Roots to Executive Produce HAMILTON Cast Album, Out This September!The Roots to Executive Produce HAMILTON Cast Album, Out This September!
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Lin Manuel Miranda took to Twitter today to reveal the news that The Roots' Questlove and Black Thought will be executive producing the Hamilton cast album, due out in September. (more...)

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