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Munoz is best known for his performances on Broadway as Usnavi in the 2008 musical In the Heights and as Alexander Hamilton in the 2015 musical Hamilton. He was the alternate/standby for Lin-Manuel Miranda in both productions and played the title role in Hamilton from July 11, 2016 until January 14, ... (read more)
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Bio:
Munoz is best known for his performances on Broadway as Usnavi in the 2008 musical In the Heights and as Alexander Hamilton in the 2015 musical Hamilton. He was the alternate/standby for Lin-Manuel Miranda in both productions and played the title role in Hamilton from July 11, 2016 until January 14, ... (read more)
Andrea Martin, Santino Fontana And More Join VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Concert At The Town Hall Andrea Martin, Santino Fontana And More Join VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Concert At The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

This year's concert line-up includes Tony nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Tony Award-winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie), Ta'Nika Gibson (Ain't Too Proud), Emmy Award-winner Judy Gold ('Kill Me Now' podcast), Emmy and Tony Award-winner Andrea Martin (Pippin), Emmy and Tony Award-winner Laurie Metcalf ('The Conners'), Brian Stokes Mitchell (Kiss Me Kate), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton), Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara (The King & I), and more to be announced. (more...)

Javier Muñoz to Join HIV+ Performers in THE RED RIBBON REVUE, a World AIDS Day Celebration Javier Muñoz to Join HIV+ Performers in THE RED RIBBON REVUE, a World AIDS Day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

On Sunday December 1st, Abrons Arts Center will host The Red Ribbon Revue, a World AIDS Day concert featuring HIV-positive performers celebrating the work of artists with HIV/AIDS, benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs and mothers2mothers. Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) joins a line-up of HIV+ performers from Broadway to opera to pay tribute to songwriters Howard Ashman, Peter Allen, Michael Friedman, Jerry Herman and more. The concert will raise awareness and funds to help combat the persistent stigma around HIV that keeps so many from disclosing their status and getting the care they need to live long healthy lives. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez to Appear at The Soraya with Special Guest Javier Muñoz Mandy Gonzalez to Appear at The Soraya with Special Guest Javier Muñoz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Mandy Gonzalez will 'take a break' from playing Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton on Broadway for a rare Southern-California appearance at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Saturday, October 26 at 8pm.  Gonzalez will perform hits from Wicked, Hamilton, and more. (more...)

Adam Langdon Joins the Cast of THE NEW ENGLANDERS Adam Langdon Joins the Cast of THE NEW ENGLANDERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Adam Langdon has replaced Uly Schlesinger as a?oeAtlasa?? in The New Englanders at MTC. The cast of The New Englanders features Teagle F. Bougere (Socrates, A Raisin In the Sun), Patrick Breen (The Normal Heart, Next Fall), Crystal Finn (Kingdom Come), Adam Langdon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights), and Kara Young (Hair Wolf). (more...)

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Stephen Schwartz and More Sing From WORKING At City Center Encores! VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Stephen Schwartz and More Sing From WORKING At City Center Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Encores! Off-Center will present Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical, June 26-29. The production stars Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Lilli Cooper, Laura Osnes & Javier Munoz Sing Irving Berlin on Liberty Island! BWW TV: Watch Lilli Cooper, Laura Osnes & Javier Munoz Sing Irving Berlin on Liberty Island!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2019

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened to the public today following a dedication ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. The ceremony featured performances by Tony Award Nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award Nominee Lilli Cooper and Javier Muñoz. They paid tribute to Irving Berlin by performing some of his iconic songs including 'God Bless America,' 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,''Shaking the Blues Away,' and 'Blue Skies' to celebrate the opening of this new museum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Lilli Cooper and Javier Muñoz Honor Irving Berlin Statue of Liberty Museum Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Lilli Cooper and Javier Muñoz Honor Irving Berlin Statue of Liberty Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened to the public today following a dedication ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. The ceremony featured performances by Tony Award Nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award Nominee Lilli Cooper and Javier Muñoz. They paid tribute to Irving Berlin by performing some of his iconic songs including "God Bless America," "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,""Shaking the Blues Away," and "Blue Skies" to celebrate the opening of this new museum. (more...)

Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz and More Lead Encores! WORKING: A MUSICAL Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz and More Lead Encores! WORKING: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Encores! Off-Center today announced casting for the Production of Nina Fsso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical. The production will star Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms. (more...)

Javier Muñoz Joins EPIC DUETS at 54 Below Javier Muñoz Joins EPIC DUETS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Epic Theatre Ensemble is excited to announce, Hamilton's very own, Javier Muñoz, will join Sasha Hutchings in Epic's Education Benefit: Epic Duets. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Reencuentro en la Escuela JANA BWW Interviews: Reencuentro en la Escuela JANA
by Andrea Incera - Dec 14, 2018

Iñigo Etayo (ANASTASIA), Miriam Madrid (BILLY ELLIOT) y Cristina Llorente (EL JOVENCITO FRANKENSTEIN) se reunieron con Javier Muñoz y Jacobo Muñoz en una tarde sin igual. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Javier Muñoz nos habla de la Escuela JANA BWW INTERVIEWS: Javier Muñoz nos habla de la Escuela JANA
by Andrea Incera - Nov 20, 2018

BroadwayWorld ha tenido la oportunidad de reunirse con Javier Muñoz, director de la productora y escuela JANA. (more...)

NOWTHIS MORNING to Launch September 24th with Javier Muñoz as Regular Contributor NOWTHIS MORNING to Launch September 24th with Javier Muñoz as Regular Contributor
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

NowThis, the #1 most-viewed social news publisher in the world, today named Managing Editor, Versha Sharma, as host of its upcoming daily news show for Facebook Watch, NowThis Morning. NowThis also announced former CNN Digital Correspondent, Dan Lieberman, will be joining as Senior Correspondent for the show.  Additionally, Zinhle Essamuah, a D.C.-based producer with NowThis Politics, will become a full-time Political Correspondent for NowThis Morning. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Rita Moreno, Rosario Dawson, & More to Star in Disney Junior's ELENA OF AVALOR: SONG OF THE SIRENAS Film Javier Munoz, Rita Moreno, Rosario Dawson, & More to Star in Disney Junior's ELENA OF AVALOR: SONG OF THE SIRENAS Film
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The prime time television movie event 'Elena of Avalor: Song of the Sirenas,' based on the Emmy® and Imagen Award-winning series featuring Disney's first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, will debut on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Junior and the DisneyNOW app. The all-star guest voice cast for the special includes Gina Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Prince Royce and Rosario Dawson as sirenas, mysterious underwater creatures. Javier Muñoz (Broadway's 'Hamilton') also guest stars as Elena's cousin, Duke Cristobal. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised the standing-room-only crowd at the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of his Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights on Saturday night. He was joined in the audience byHamilton and In the Heights music director Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton and In the Heights percussionist Andres Forero, andHamilton and In the Heights star Javier Muñoz. At the end of the performance, Lacamoire led the on stage orchestra in the show's finale with Forero joining on percussion. Miranda then joined the cast for their final bow. (more...)

Benanti and Osnes Join Broadway Workshops, Plus Summer Intensives and More Benanti and Osnes Join Broadway Workshops, Plus Summer Intensives and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Broadway Workshop, the country's top training program for young performers, celebrates their tenth anniversary semester. Since 2007, Broadway Workshop has welcomed thousands of students from around the world to learn from teaching artists comprised of Broadway's biggest names including, Ben Platt, Darren Criss, Sutton Foster, Jonathan Groff, Cynthia Erivo, Christian Borle, Jessie Mueller, Jeremy Jordan, Megan Hilty, Rory O'Malley, Annaleigh Ashford, Javier Muñoz, and many more. (more...)

VIDEO: No Me Diga! Watch the Original Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reunite For a Panel at BroadwayCon VIDEO: No Me Diga! Watch the Original Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reunite For a Panel at BroadwayCon
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2018

The original cast of In the Heights reunited? No me diga! To celebrate 10 years since the show opened on Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda and the original stars of In the Heights reunited for a panel at BroadwayCon yesterday. Check out the full panel below, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda (Music & Lyrics, Usnavi), Karen Olivo (Vanessa), Olga Merediz (Abuela Claudia), Javier Muñoz (original Ensemble, Usnavi), Alex Lacamoire (Musical Director), and more original stars of In the Heights! (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Join IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion at BroadwayCon Mandy Gonzalez, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Join IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion at BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

BroadwayCon has announced today that Mandy Gonzalez, Priscilla Lopez, Seth Stewart, and Krysta Rodriguez have joined the lineup for the In The Heights 10 Year Reunion at BroadwayCon 2018. They join previously announced cast members and creatives Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo, Olga Merediz, and Javier Mu oz, and moderator Luis Miranda, for a discussion on the impact that In The Heights had on Broadway. (more...)

You'll Be Back: Michael Luwoye Returns to HAMILTON Tomorrow! You'll Be Back: Michael Luwoye Returns to HAMILTON Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Michael Luwoye - who has starred in the title role in the National Tour of Hamilton since it opened earlier this year in San Francisco, before transferring to the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles (through December 30) - will officially succeed for Javier Mu oz on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theater (226 W. 46 St.) on January 16, 2018, producer Jeffrey Seller announces. (more...)

Must Watch: HAMILTON Shares Heartwarming Tribute to Javier Munoz Who Plays His Final Performance Today Must Watch: HAMILTON Shares Heartwarming Tribute to Javier Munoz Who Plays His Final Performance Today
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton has tweeted a tribute to Javier Mu oz, who has been involved with the show for five years and plays his final performance today. The video features clips and photos from Mu oz' time with Hamilton. Watch the video here! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/13/2018
by - Jan 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/13/2018. (more...)

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