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Wesleyan Announces Lin-Manuel Miranda on Committee for $200K Hamilton Prize ScholarshipWesleyan Announces Lin-Manuel Miranda on Committee for $200K Hamilton Prize Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Wesleyan University has announced the distinguished members of its inaugural Hamilton Prize Selection Committee. The all-star committee, made up of Wesleyan alumni, will choose the first-ever recipient of the university's newly established Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity-a four-year full-tuition scholarship that will be awarded to the incoming Wesleyan student of the Class of 2021 whose creative written work is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry and dynamism embodied in Hamilton: An American Musical. (more...)

HAMILTON's Jasmine Cephas Jones Waves Farewell to 'Peggy' TonightHAMILTON's Jasmine Cephas Jones Waves Farewell to 'Peggy' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Jasmine Cephas Jones, who originated the role of 'Peggy Schuyler' Off-Broadway, then on Broadway in HAMILTON, takes her final bows in the role tonight, December 8. The actress took to Instagram today to express her gratitude for a 'life-changing 2 years.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Ready to Blow Us All Away- Meet HAMILTON's Newest Star, Jordan Fisher!BWW Interview: Ready to Blow Us All Away- Meet HAMILTON's Newest Star, Jordan Fisher!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2016

Just under a year ago, Jordan Fisher was melting the hearts of millions from behind the television screen. Now he's doing it live, eight times a week from the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at the PublicPhoto Coverage: Nia Vardalos' TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at the Public
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 8, 2016

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS began performances on Tuesday, November 15 and runs through Sunday, December 31 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photos and Video: Cheryl Strayed Chats TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS and More at PUBLIC FORUMPhotos and Video: Cheryl Strayed Chats TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS and More at PUBLIC FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Last night, The Public Theater's Public Forum series presented PUBLIC FORUM: A CONVERSATION WITH CHERYL STRAYED. The one-night-only discussion featured a freewheeling conversation with acclaimed author Cheryl Strayed and Deborah Needleman. Watch a clip from the conversation below, and scroll down for photos from the panel! (more...)

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs 'It's Quiet Uptown' from HAMILTON Mixtape on 'Today'VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs 'It's Quiet Uptown' from HAMILTON Mixtape on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

On this morning's TODAY on NBC, global superstar Kelly Clarkson performed 'It's Quiet Uptown' from THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE. Check out the performance below! (more...)

The Public to Livestream Conversation with Cheryl Strayed Tomorrow 12/5The Public to Livestream Conversation with Cheryl Strayed Tomorrow 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Cheryl Strayed comes to Public Forum on the eve of the opening of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on her book of the same name (in turn inspired by her "Dear Sugar" advice column) for a freewheeling conversation with Deborah Needleman on feminism, happiness, advice, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Latest HAMILTON Student Matinee!Photo Coverage: The Latest HAMILTON Student Matinee!
by Walter McBride - Dec 4, 2016

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of HAMILTON in Chicago!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2016

HAMILTON is now playing at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe), and is currently booked through September 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Hangin' Backstage with HAMILTON's Newest Cast Member- Jordan Fisher!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Hangin' Backstage with HAMILTON's Newest Cast Member- Jordan Fisher!
by Walter McBride - Dec 1, 2016

Just before Thanksgiving, Actor and Hollywood Records recording artist Jordan Fisher made his Broadway debut in Hamilton, starring as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton. Fisher took over for original cast member Anthony Ramos who played his final performance on November 20. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for HAMILTON San Francisco Tour Stop 12/12Tickets On Sale for HAMILTON San Francisco Tour Stop 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Seller and SHN announced today that single tickets for HAMILTON will go on-sale to the public on Monday, December 12 at 10 AM.  Tickets will be available for performances March 10, 2017 through August 5, 2017.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the PublicPhoto Flash: First Look at TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS began performances on Tuesday, November 15 and runs through Sunday, December 31 with an official press opening on Wednesday, December 7 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Playwrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic ArtsPlaywrights Melisa Tien and Megan Cohen Develop New Works at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

New Dramatist playwright Melisa Tien and San Francisco-based Megan Cohen joined The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in residence this month to develop innovative stage works with the Academy's third year NY Company. (more...)

Proceeds from New HAMILTON T-Shirt to Benefit Gilder Lehrman InstituteProceeds from New HAMILTON T-Shirt to Benefit Gilder Lehrman Institute
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton and Creative Goods Merchandise LLC partner with the design firm RED for a limited edition 'History has its Eyes on You' T-shirt benefiting the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Crutchie Himself, Andrew Keenan BolgerThe Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Crutchie Himself, Andrew Keenan Bolger
by Broadwaysted - Nov 22, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is celebrating Thanksgiving with the wonderful and talented Andrew Keenan-Bolger! We pour out our version of a Moscow Mule and Andrew talks about his experiences in NEWSIES and TUCK EVERLASTING and his brilliant webseries SUBMISSIONS ONLY Andrew spills about his nightmare college audition moment, his meta experience watching the Original Cast watching the Revival Cast in FALSETTOS, and his exciting new work with the Honest Accomplice Theatre called the TRANS LITERACY PROJECT.  (more...)

Update: Trump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON In Chicago Charged With Criminal TrespassingUpdate: Trump Supporter Who Interrupted HAMILTON In Chicago Charged With Criminal Trespassing
by Alan Henry - Nov 21, 2016

BroadwayWorld has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted 'We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!' during the number 'Dear Theodosia.' (more...)

Annette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaAnnette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

Trump Supporter Shouts Profanities And Interrupts HAMILTON In ChicagoTrump Supporter Shouts Profanities And Interrupts HAMILTON In Chicago
by Alan Henry - Nov 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted 'We won! You Lost! Get over it! F*ck you!' during the number 'Dear Theodosia.' (more...)

Josh Groban, Denee Benton and the Cast of 'GREAT COMET' Set for Ars Nova's NOVA BALL REMIXJosh Groban, Denee Benton and the Cast of 'GREAT COMET' Set for Ars Nova's NOVA BALL REMIX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Ars Nova announces Nova Ball Remix, the non-profit's winter gala, which will take place on Monday, December 5 at Capitale (130 Bowery). Nova Ball Remix will celebrate Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 and the Broadway debuts of its writer and composer Dave Malloy, director Rachel Chavkin and originating producer Ars Nova. The evening features performances by Josh Groban, Denee Benton & the Broadway cast of The Great Comet, Heather Christian, Joe Iconis & Family, Anais Mitchel, Sky Pony, and more. (more...)

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