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Dascha Polanco is best known for her role as Dayanara on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black". She has appeared Off-Broadway in "Tell Hector I Miss Him" at The Atlantic Theater Company and will appear in the 2020 film adaptation of "In the Heights" as Cuca.

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2020 Motion Picture, 2020

Atlantic Theatre Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2017

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Video: Hulu Debuts MIGUEL WANTS TO FIGHT Series Trailer

“Miguel Wants to Fight” is Hulu’s latest Original Film from American High (“Plan B,” “Big Time Adolescence,” “The Binge,” “Crush”). The cast includes Tyler Dean Flores, Imani Lewis, Christian Vunipola, Suraj Partha, Raúl Castillo, Dascha Polanco, and Andrea Navedo. Watch the new video trailer now!

Sam Richardson, Langston Kerman & More to Star in YES WE CANNABIS Series From Audible

Audible in collaboration with global entertainment and media company Broadway Video will present a new scripted comedy, 'Yes We Cannabis,' set to debut exclusively on Audible on Thursday, August 24, 2023.

Peacock Renews POKER FACE For Season Two

POKER FACE has been renewed for a second season. POKER FACE is T-Street's two-time Academy Award nominee Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman’s first television series and is produced by MRC Television, along with multiple Emmy nominated executive producer and star Natasha Lyonne, under her production banner Animal Pictures.

Peacock Launches POKER FACE 1-866-NOBLSHT Hotline

Now until February 19, Peacock's BS Hotline is now available! Charlie Cale is so good at calling out BS, Peacock created a hotline meant to showcase her talents. Call 1-866-NOBLSHT. Users can call or text the hotline to hear the instantly recognizable voice of Natasha Lyonne providing advise as Charlie Cale.

VIDEO: Natasha Lyonne Stars In Rian Johnson's POKER FACE Series Trailer

The 10-episode mystery-of-the-week series marks the television debut for the brilliant Rian Johnson (Glass Onion, Knives Out, Star Wars) and is executive produced by and stars Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange Is The New Black). Watch the new video trailer for the upcoming series now!

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Complete Series to Be Released on DVD Next Month

The “Orange Is the New Black” Complete Series Collection contains every episode of the four-time Primetime Emmy® winner and its story of Piper Chapman, a public relations executive with a career, a fiancé – and a wild past involving a suitcase full of drug money. Sentenced to a federal women’s penitentiary, Piper slowly adjusts to her new reality.

VIDEO: First Look at Peacock's POKER FACE from Rian Johnson Starring Natasha Lyonne

Poker Face is a 10-episode mystery-of-the-week series following Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve. Watch the video trailer now!

Audible and Broadway Video to Present New Slate of Star-Studded Scripted Comedy Podcasts

Audible Inc. has announced a new slate of original comedy podcasts with longtime collaborators, Broadway Video Enterprises. In addition to new originals, Audible greenlit the second season of the hit Audible Original, Hot White Heist.


Claudia Forestieri wrote the pilot and serves as executive producer. The cast includes Olivia Goncalves, Diana Maria Riva, Juan Javier Cardenas, Savannah Nicole Ruiz, Noah Rico, Cosette Hauer and Dascha Polanco. Patrick Fabian and Loni Love will guest star.

Photos: CLYDE'S Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play CLYDE'S opened just last night, Tuesday November 23, 2021, at Second Stage's Broadway home, the Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street at 8th Avenue).

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter, COME FROM AWAY & More

Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter, JJ Niemann, Come From Away, Moulin Rouge! & more.

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Joshua Henry, Amber Riley, WAITRESS, SIX and More!

Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Joshua Henry, Amber Riley, WAITRESS, SIX and more!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE $100,000 PYRAMID on ABC - Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Get all the scoop on THE $100,000 PYRAMID, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 18, 2021!

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Leslie Grace, Gregory Diaz IV, Miranda Sings & More!

Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Leslie Grace, Gregory Diaz IV, Miranda Sings, Natalie Weiss & more!

Lin-Manuel Miranda Addresses IN THE HEIGHTS Colorism Controversy

This weekend, the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights, opened in movie theaters. Despite widespread acclaim, the film has also sparked online criticism and debate about its lack of adequate Afro-Latinx representation, particularly in its leading cast. 

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Latino Representation in Musical Theatre, and More

Anthony Ramos, star of the new film adaptation of In The Heights, recently sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to chat about playing Usnavi, Latino representation in musical theatre, and much more.

Jimmy Smits Talks Honing His Singing and Dancing Skills For IN THE HEIGHTS

The film adaptation of In The Heights is now in theaters and on HBO Max. Jimmy Smits, who plays the role of Kevin Rosario, recently chatted about how he prepared for the film, putting together clips of him singing to prove he could, and more!

IN THE HEIGHTS Featured a Small Tribute to HAMILTON; Did You Catch It?

During a scene in which Kevin Rosario (played by Jimmy Smits) is on hold to talk to Stanford, the hold music is a little instrumental of 'You'll Be Back', the iconic song sung by King George III in Hamilton!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and the IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team in a Never-Before-Seen Clip

In the clip, watch as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Quiara Hudes, Bill Sherman, Alex Lacamoire, and Andy Blankenbuehler figured out how to end the musical's big number, 96,000.

IN THE HEIGHTS is Projected to Bring in $13M in its Opening Weekend

The new film adaptation of 'In The Heights' has brought in box office numbers that are lower than predicted. The film was expected to generate more than $20 million. However, with it bringing in $4.9 million on Friday from 3,456 theaters, its 3-day estimate is now just under $13 million.

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