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Broadway: Hamilton. National tour: Word Becomes Flesh. Regional: In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, Mirrors in Every Corner. Albums: CLPPNG (Sub Pop Records) and Midcity with Clipping; Small Things to a Giant. (read more)
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Broadway: Hamilton. National tour: Word Becomes Flesh. Regional: In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, Mirrors in Every Corner. Albums: CLPPNG (Sub Pop Records) and Midcity with Clipping; Small Things to a Giant. (read more)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Plays 'Wheel of Freestyle' on THE TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Plays 'Wheel of Freestyle' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to face off against The Roots' Tarik Trotter  in 'The Wheel of Freestyle.' In the competition, each is given three random words they've never seen before, like 'Daenerys Targaryen' and 'Pikachu,' and they must work them all into a freestyle rap. Plus, Lin-Manuel Miranda makes a major announcement about his return to Broadway. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/19: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME and GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTY on Broadway, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/19: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME and GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTY on Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 19, 2019

Today's top stories: Freestyle Love Supreme and Girl From The North Country are heading to Broadway, and more! (more...)

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME To Land On Broadway This Fall!FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME To Land On Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on Jimmy Fallon tonight that freestyle love supreme, the hip-hop, improv, live music experience from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale, is headed to Broadway this fall for a limited engagement! (more...)

The Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISITOR, SOFT POWER, and MoreThe Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISITOR, SOFT POWER, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Public Theater announced the line-up today for The Public's 2019-20 Season  (more...)

Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!
by Linnae Medeiros - May 15, 2019

We asked, and you all answered! With Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favorite. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy and to tide you over until this year's Tony Awards ceremony! Check them all out below! (more...)

SNOWPIERCER Starring Daveed Diggs and Lena Hall Moves to TBS, Gets Second Season OrderSNOWPIERCER Starring Daveed Diggs and Lena Hall Moves to TBS, Gets Second Season Order
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2019

WarnerMedia has ordered a second season of its post-apocalyptic sci-fi series Snowpiercer prior to its series premiere. Based on the acclaimed film of the same name, the highly anticipated futuristic thriller will debut next year on TBS. Known for its culture-defining comedies, TBS will be adding dramas to its programming lineup starting with Snowpiercer, starring Oscar® winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Tony Award® winner Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Black-ish), in Spring of 2020. (more...)

HADESTOWN Tops the Outer Critics Circle Winners - Full List Announced!HADESTOWN Tops the Outer Critics Circle Winners - Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced! The big winner this year is Hadestown, taking home 6 awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score, and Amber Gray for Outstanding Featured Actress! (more...)

THE 24 PLAYS Celebrates 24 Years When THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Returns on June 17THE 24 PLAYS Celebrates 24 Years When THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Returns on June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

In 1995, a group of writers, directors and actors gathered on Manhattan's Lower East Side for what was supposed to be a one-time only event: write, direct, produce and perform new plays within the span of 24 hours. Twenty-four years later, The 24 Hour Plays and The 24 Hour Musicals are regularly performed around the world, touching everyone from celebrities to student artists and raising millions of dollars for charities. Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that they'll mark their anniversary with an intimate production of The 24 Hour Musicals on Monday, June 17th at 8 PM on the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center.   (more...)

Meet The Cast Of SPAMILTON: An American Parody At Greer Cabaret TheaterMeet The Cast Of SPAMILTON: An American Parody At Greer Cabaret Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the hit musical comedy SPAMILTON: An American Parody at the Greer Cabaret Theater May 16 August 25, 2019. Don't miss this convulsively funny (NY Times) parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway. After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, Spamilton: An American Parody will stage a singing, dancing, comedy revolution in Pittsburgh for a limited time only. The Huffington Post raves you don't have to see Hamilton to have side-splitting fun at Spamilton. (more...)

Freestyle Love Supreme Will Come to the Kennedy CenterFreestyle Love Supreme Will Come to the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

The Kennedy Center just announced improvised Hip Hop musical ride, Freestyle Love Supreme (July 16-21), as a new addition to the 2018-2019 comedy season. For nine performances only, Freestyle Love Supreme makes its first D.C. appearance following its sold out Off-Broadway run this winter. Conceived by Anthony Veneziale and co-created by Hamilton's Thomas Kail (Director, Co-Producer) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Co-Producer), Freestyle Love Supreme takes cues from the audience to deliver unique, improvisatory-Hip Hop musical experiences. Freestyle Love Supreme is produced by Kail, Miranda, Jenny and Jon Steingart, and Jill Furman. Previous guest performers in Freestyle Love Supreme include Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Monroe Iglehart, Christopher Jackson, and Daveed Diggs. (more...)

Podcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Zoe Winters from the Public's WHITE NOISEPodcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Zoe Winters from the Public's WHITE NOISE
by BroadwayRadio - Apr 21, 2019

On this episode of BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More,' Matt Tamanini talks to actress Zoe Winters who is currently starring in The Public Theater's 'White Noise.' The gripping and timely play by Pulitzer-Prize winner Suzan Lori Parks runs downtown through May 5th, and co-stars Daveed Diggs, Sheria Irving, and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

Ellen DeGeneres to Produce GREEN EGGS AND HAM SeriesEllen DeGeneres to Produce GREEN EGGS AND HAM Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Variety reports that Netflix's television adaptation “Green Eggs and Ham” will premiere in the last quarter of 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: SPAMILTON  at Straz Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Review: SPAMILTON at Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Drew Eberhard - Apr 16, 2019

Seven Performers enter, a Pianist is introduced. Set to the backdrop of the history of the Great White Way from past to present, and set to a gut punching-hilarious score based off of one of the greatest musicals to date Spamilton took off full speed ahead. From hilarious lyrics devised by the great minds behind Forbidden Broadway, and including a Lin-Manuel look a-like the audience experienced 90 minutes of unadulterated laughter, song, and dance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Catherine and JD 'Super Smack' Ricafort Blend Beats and Broadway in Nintendo-Flavored Debut Hip-Hop VideoBWW Interview: Catherine and JD 'Super Smack' Ricafort Blend Beats and Broadway in Nintendo-Flavored Debut Hip-Hop Video
by Matthew Blank - Apr 9, 2019

Broadway favorite Catherine Ricafort recently made her debut as a director and choreographer with the release of a new hip-hop video from her brother Juan Drigo Ricafort, also known as 'Super Smack.' (more...)

Custom Made Theatre Co. presents the Bay Area Premiere of LIFE SUCKSCustom Made Theatre Co. presents the Bay Area Premiere of LIFE SUCKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019

Custom Made Theatre Co. presents the Bay Area Premiere of Aaron Posner's comedy "Life Sucks" which runs May 2nd through June 1st at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter St. in San Francisco, just one block north of Union Square. (more...)

BWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE Uses 'A Far-Out Idea' To Get Us Talking About Hard RealitiesBWW Review: Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE Uses 'A Far-Out Idea' To Get Us Talking About Hard Realities
by Michael Dale - Mar 23, 2019

And as we look out at what the country has become in recent years, and how social media has illuminated what we have always been, it's necessary to have artists like Suzan-Lori Parks around to keep us thinking, and talking, about what we can aspire to. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Actors Bridge Ensemble's CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRICFRIDAY 5 (+1): Actors Bridge Ensemble's CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 22, 2019

Four members of Jon Royal's ensemble of actors - Breanna Booker, Alicia Haymer, DeYonte Jenkins and Shawn Whitsell - made time this week, amid the hustle and bustle and general bedlam of technical rehearsals to give us some insight into the factors and events that led them to the theater and to share with readers the reasons why they think you should see Citizen: An American Lyric. (more...)

Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in StorytellingSundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a writing workshop (led by Joan Tewkesbury), industry mentoring sessions, and one-on-one story meetings, kicking off a year of tailored creative and tactical support as part of the Institute's continuum of support for artists at key inflection points in their careers. The FilmTwo Initiative is supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Daveed Diggs, Thomas Sadoski & More Celebrate Opening Night of WHITE NOISE at the Public TheaterPhoto Coverage: Daveed Diggs, Thomas Sadoski & More Celebrate Opening Night of WHITE NOISE at the Public Theater
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 21, 2019

The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of the world premiere of White Noise, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. Oskar Eustis directs this fierce new drama that will now run through Sunday, May 5 in The Public's Anspacher Theater. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of WHITE NOISE, Starring Daveed Diggs, at the Public Theater?Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of WHITE NOISE, Starring Daveed Diggs, at the Public Theater?
by Review Roundups - Mar 21, 2019

The Public Theater's White Noise, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, and directed by Oskar Eustis, officially opened last night, March 20. The show just recently announced an extension through Sunday, May 5. (more...)

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