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Top Stories of the Day - Saturday October 22, 2016

Here's some of the most popular stories posted on in the last 24 hours!

Tune In Now For The HAMILTON'S AMERICA Documentary on
by BWW News Desk - HAMILTON'S AMERICA, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens ofLin-Manuel Miranda's pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton - winner of 11 TONY AWARDS and the Pulitzer Prize - explodes onto THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 21 at 9 p.m. on PBS as the season premiere of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

BWW Review: HAMILTON'S AMERICA is a Brilliant Film Worthy of its Subject
by Matt Tamanini - For nearly two years, all theatre lovers the world over, whether they'd seen the show or not, have understood that Hamilton is a deeply affecting, intelligently written, and surprisingly personal musical. Now, for fans who have seen Lin-Manuel Miranda's masterpiece, and for those who know it only through the cast recording, television appearances, and 'Hamilton: The Revolution,' PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES has delivered a documentary that is as affecting, intelligent, and personal as its subject.

STAGE TUBE: Mark Ballas Shares Warm-Up Video of SHERRY
by Stage Tube - On the heels of his debut on the Great White Way, Mark Ballas took to Facebook to share a video of himself and his co-stars warming up with an acoustic version of the famous Four Seasons tune, 'Sherry.' Check out the video below!

The Bravest Individuals: A Brief History of the Fabulous Females Who Have Taken on SWEET CHARITY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Timed to the 50th Anniversary of the classic musical, musical theatre fans are gearing up for an off-Broadway production of Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman's, 'Sweet Charity'.

Cecilia Hart, Broadway Actress and Wife of James Earl Jones, Has Died
by BWW News Desk - According to People, Cecilia Hart, who last appeared on Broadway in the 1984 revival of Design for Living, has passed away after a battle with ovarian cancer. The actress had been married to star of stage and screen, James Earl Jones, since 1982. That same year, the couple played opposite one another on Broadway in a revival of Othello.

Lea Michele Attends SHAPE Body Shop Fitness Event in NYC Today
by BWW News Desk - SHAPE is excited to announce that the actress Lea Michele, who is currently starring in the hit TV series Scream Queens, will be attending the SHAPE Body Shop fitness event in New York today, Oct. 22. 

BWW Interview: Actor David Fynn Talks SCHOOL OF ROCK Ahead of UK Premiere
by Marianka Swain - David Fynn's credits range from She Stoops to Conquer and Romeo and Juliet at the National Theatre to Sherlock and Game of Thrones. Now he's starring as rocker-turned-substitute teacher Dewey Finn in the UK premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater and Julian Fellowes' School of Rock, which begins previews at New London Theatre on 24 October.

BWW TV: Anna Deavere Smith Explains What NOTES FROM THE FIELD Is All About
by TV - Press Previews - Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15.

Woman Takes on Heavenly Role for the First Time in AN ACT OF GOD, Starting Tonight in AZ
by BWW News Desk - God isn't happy and She (that's right....She) is coming to Arizona to set the record straight in no uncertain terms about Her thinking and Her works in Emmy-winner David Javerbaum's irreverent, sinfully funny new comedy, An Act of God.

Eastport South Manor High School to Present CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley will open at Eastport South Manor High School on November 4th.

Posted on: Monday, October 14, 2013 @ 10:41 AM Posted by: Robert Diamond

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