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Date Of Birth:
September 10, 1856
Date Of Death:
April 02, 1932 (75)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Thomas Jefferson News

Date of Birth: September 10, 1856
Date of Death: April 02, 1932 (75)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Michael Potts to Star in Chautauqua Theater Company's New Play Commission THE PROFANEMichael Potts to Star in Chautauqua Theater Company's New Play Commission THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE, a new play commissioned from the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012). (more...)

HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs to Join the BLACK-ISH Family for Season 3HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs to Join the BLACK-ISH Family for Season 3
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs, who just left the Broadway blockbuster last week, has added yet another project to his jam-packed film and TV schedule. (more...)

Playwright Zayd Dohrn Returns to Chautauqua Theater Company with THE PROFANEPlaywright Zayd Dohrn Returns to Chautauqua Theater Company with THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) and the Chautauqua Writers' Center have proudly partnered on their third new play commission, coming July 22 to the Bratton Theater stage.  This year's commission, The Profane, is written by the celebrated CTC New Play Workshop alum Zayd Dohrn (Sick - 2008, Muckrakers - 2012).  Directed by CTC Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and playing July 22 - 31 at the Chautauqua Institution. Tickets are $35 and are currently on sale. (more...)

HAMILTON Heads West- Watch the New Chicago Cast in Action!HAMILTON Heads West- Watch the New Chicago Cast in Action!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

There is a whole new Hamilton cast to get to know, and BroadwayWorld is here to help. Get to know the new Chicago company below! (more...)

Cleveland Teens Create Original Play AWAKENING HEART as Part of CPT's STEP TourCleveland Teens Create Original Play AWAKENING HEART as Part of CPT's STEP Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to present the return of CPT's celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP), Cleveland's longest-running arts and job training program for urban teens. STEP celebrates its 22nd year with the latest original play, Awakening Heart, on tour to Cleveland city parks from August 2-12. (more...)

Tony Winner Daveed Diggs Takes On Jam-Packed Post-HAMILTON TV & Film ScheduleTony Winner Daveed Diggs Takes On Jam-Packed Post-HAMILTON TV & Film Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Tony winner Daveed Diggs, who took his final HAMILTON bows last week, is already heading into a jam-packed film and TV schedule in the upcoming months. (more...)

BWW Review: History Comes Alive with Eight O'Clock Theatre's Winning 1776: THE MUSICALBWW Review: History Comes Alive with Eight O'Clock Theatre's Winning 1776: THE MUSICAL
by Peter Nason - Jul 18, 2016

EOT proves once again that they are several notches above other community theatres; this is one terrific show where everything comes together. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch HAMILTON Tony Winner Daveed Diggs' Final Curtain Call!STAGE TUBE: Watch HAMILTON Tony Winner Daveed Diggs' Final Curtain Call!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2016

Last night, the cast of Hamilton bid happy trails to Tony winner Daveed Diggs, who played his final performance as Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. Check out video below from the actor's final curtain call.  (more...)

Daveed Diggs Set for Andy Samberg's Pro Cycling Mockumentary on HBODaveed Diggs Set for Andy Samberg's Pro Cycling Mockumentary on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs is zipping from Broadway -- where he takes his final bow tonight as iconic American figures Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson -- to pro cycling. (more...)

Video Roundup: Happy Trails to HAMILTON Tony Winner Daveed Diggs!Video Roundup: Happy Trails to HAMILTON Tony Winner Daveed Diggs!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Still can't get enough of Daveed? Fear not. We've collected some of our favorite appearances from the Tony winner below! (more...)

Breaking News: Tony Winner Daveed Diggs to Depart HAMILTON on July 15Breaking News: Tony Winner Daveed Diggs to Depart HAMILTON on July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Daveed Diggs, who won the 2016 Tony Award winner for his performance as Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, will play his final performance on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St.) on Friday, July 15. While the roles are being recast, Lafayette/Jefferson will be portrayed on Broadway by long-time understudies Andrew Chappelle, Austin Smith and Seth Stewart. (more...)

Breaking News: Karen Olivo, Alexander Gemignani & Miguel Cervantes Will Lead HAMILTON in Chicago!Breaking News: Karen Olivo, Alexander Gemignani & Miguel Cervantes Will Lead HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

KAREN OLIVO, who electrified audiences with her Tony Award-winning portrayal of Anita in the 2009 Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY, returns to the stage as the brilliant and beautiful Angelica Schuyler in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. Joining Ms. Olivo in Chicago are Broadway veterans MIGUEL CERVANTES as Alexander Hamilton, and ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI as King George III. (more...)

Mike Schlitt's PATRIOT ACT Set for FringeNYCMike Schlitt's PATRIOT ACT Set for FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Patriot Act Presidential Road Trip 2016...Live! is pleased to announce the New York premiere of two-time FringeNYC winning solo performer Mike Schlitt's PATRIOT ACT, as part of the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC performing on Friday August 19 @ 2:00pm, Sunday August 21 @ 3:45pm, Wednesday August 24 @ 9:15pm, Saturday August 27 @ 9:15pm, and Sunday August 28 @ 5:15pm at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company (70 East 4th Street - Lower Level -- Bowery & 2nd Avenue).  The $18 tickets are available at FRINGENYC.ORG. (more...)

Star of Stage and Screen, John McMartin Passes Away at 86Star of Stage and Screen, John McMartin Passes Away at 86
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

According to multiple reports, award-winning Broadway actor John McMartin has passed away at the age of 86. McMartin most recently appeared on Broadway in 2014's ALL THE WAY and the 2011 revival of ANYTHING GOES. (more...)

Directors Announced for WaterTower Theatre's 2016-17 Main Stage SeasonDirectors Announced for WaterTower Theatre's 2016-17 Main Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

?WaterTower Theatre Managing Director Gregory Patterson and Associate Artistic Director Kelsey Leigh Ervi today announced the directors for the upcoming 2016-2017 WaterTower Theatre Main Stage Season in The Canterbury Family Main Stage at the Addison Theatre Centre.   Directing the season opener, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash (October 7- 30, 2016) is B.J. Cleveland with Musical Direction by Sonny Franks.  Next up, the regional premiere of Silent Sky (January 20-February 12, 2017) will be directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi.  The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord (April 14-May 7, 2017) will be directed by Emily Scott Banks.  Rene Moreno will return to direct Native Gardens (June 2- 25, 2017). Sunday in the Park With George (July 28-August 20, 2017) will be directed by Terry Martin, with Musical Direction by Jeff Lankov. (more...)

The Making of America's Musical- 1776: The Story Behind the StoryThe Making of America's Musical- 1776: The Story Behind the Story
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 4, 2016

As America celebrates its 240th Birthday today, let's talk about what is probably one of the greatest musicals ever written, and it only came about 46 years before Hamilton. 1776 dramatizes the story of how John Adams was able to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence as well as signing the Declaration of Independence. While the musical does dramatize the most important event in American history, the story behind the musical is probably just as interesting. (more...)

VIDEO: Irish Dancer Takes Her Shot with HAMILTON-Themed Tap RoutineVIDEO: Irish Dancer Takes Her Shot with HAMILTON-Themed Tap Routine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Irish tap dancer Hannah Redlich decided to 'Take A Shot' at Broadway's hottest musical, posting a video to YouTube of her choreographed dance to HAMILTON's high-energy number 'Guns and Ships.' (more...)

HAMILTON Is Officially Preserved On Film with Original CastHAMILTON Is Officially Preserved On Film with Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Filming of the Tony winning musical took place during last night's performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson Open 2016 BET AWARDS with HAMILTON ParodyVIDEO: Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson Open 2016 BET AWARDS with HAMILTON Parody
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Hosts Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson kicked off last night's 2016 BET AWARDS with a HAMILTON parody (more...)

VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cast of 'West Wing' Talk Show's Influence on HAMILTONVIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cast of 'West Wing' Talk Show's Influence on HAMILTON
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Aaron Sorkin reunited with the cast of his long-running television drama series THE WEST WING on this morning's TODAY and spoke about their enthusiasm for Broadway's 11-time Tony winning musical HAMILTON (more...)

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