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January 16, 1980 (39)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is an award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer, as well as a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award recipient. His current musical, Hamilton - with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda, in addition to him originating the title role - opened on Broadway in 2015. Hamilton was ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: January 16, 1980 (39)

Bio:
Lin-Manuel Miranda is an award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer, as well as a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award recipient. His current musical, Hamilton - with book, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda, in addition to him originating the title role - opened on Broadway in 2015. Hamilton was ... (read more)
First Announcement Of Cast & Creatives For EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW!First Announcement Of Cast & Creatives For EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, a hilarious family-friendly Scrooge parody set in San Diego. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, (more...)

The O'Neill Seeks New Musicals For 2020 Summer SeasonThe O'Neill Seeks New Musicals For 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the 2020 National Music Theater Conference. Writers may submit new musicals through the O'Neill's Open Submissions process through Friday, November 1, 2019.  (more...)

Jaime Lozano Returns To New York City's Green Room 42 With SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANTJaime Lozano Returns To New York City's Green Room 42 With SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Considered by many, including Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda to be the a?oenext big thinga?? on Broadway, Mexican director, composer, arranger & orchestrator Jaime Lozano will return to New York at The Green Room 42 (42nd & 10th) following his recent sold-out concerts at Joe's Pub and Two River Theater, with a musical theatre gala entitled a?oeSongs by an Immigranta?? featuring an all-Latino line up of Broadway stars. (more...)

BWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION Aims Satirical Darts At Broadway's Freshest TargetsBWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION Aims Satirical Darts At Broadway's Freshest Targets
by Michael Dale - Oct 22, 2019

For those of us who began making regular pilgrimages to Palsson's Supper Club back in the early 80s to see Gerard Alessandrini's smart new revue pack with parody lyrics and impersonations that skewered the gods and goddesses of Times Square, Broadway just isn't Broadway without FORBIDDEN BROADWAY around. (more...)

Ms. Lauryn Hill to Perform at United Palace 90th Anniversary EventMs. Lauryn Hill to Perform at United Palace 90th Anniversary Event
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

The United Palace, one of five famed “Loews Wonder Theatres” will celebrate its 90th anniversary on February 22, 2020 with a concert featuring the legendary singer, songwriter and performer Ms. Lauryn Hill. The concert will be the first of several anniversary events commemorating the venue's long history – first as a vaudeville and deluxe movie house, followed by its transformation into the Home of Spiritual Artistry and theater. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to The Walnut Street TheatreSHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to The Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with the hilarious Broadway hit, SHREK THE MUSICAL. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by Robbie Roby, the production begins previews on November 5, opens November 13, and continues through January 5 on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Review Roundup: See What Critics Thought of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATIONReview Roundup: See What Critics Thought of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION
by Review Roundups - Oct 18, 2019

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, is back this season after a five-year absence. Let's see what the critics had to say. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATIONS Opens at The TriadPhoto Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATIONS Opens at The Triad
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, is back this season after a five-year absence. (more...)

BWW Interview: Journalist Michael Ventre Discusses Politically Fascinating New MusicalBWW Interview: Journalist Michael Ventre Discusses Politically Fascinating New Musical
by Don Grigware - Oct 17, 2019

Michael Ventre studied at the University of Southern California both in Journalism and at the graduate school of Cinema. He also studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles. As s journalist, he has contributied to such publications as MSNBC.com, Variety, American Way (American Airlines) magazine, Los Angeles Confidential magazine, Los Angeles Times magazine, Produced by (Producers Guild) magazine and many others. Ventre has been working for a few years on a new musical with arresting political references called Letters to Benito. In our conversation he (more...)

HAMILTON Will Hold A Fan Performance on October 31 With All Tickets Available For $10 Via LotteryHAMILTON Will Hold A Fan Performance on October 31 With All Tickets Available For $10 Via Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

For the second year in a row, Hamilton will host a special fan performance on Thursday, October 31 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway, with all tickets for the 7:00pm performance being sold for $10. (more...)

BWW Review: David Henry Hwang, Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER Brilliantly Comments on Entertainment's Power To MisleadBWW Review: David Henry Hwang, Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER Brilliantly Comments on Entertainment's Power To Mislead
by Michael Dale - Oct 17, 2019

A version of American, and of American musical theatre, as seen through a Chinese lens as inaccurate as Rodgers and Hammerstein's lens when focused on Siam. (more...)

VIDEO: The Six George Washingtons of HAMILTON Strike a PoseVIDEO: The Six George Washingtons of HAMILTON Strike a Pose
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

The moment you've been waiting for...George Washington(s)! (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists AlliancePhoto Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

On Sunday, October 13th, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes spent the day with a group of students at Broadway Artists Alliance, workshopping audition material and sharing stories about her experience on Broadway. Osnes was most recently seen on Broadway in the critically acclaimed production Bandstand, in which she originated the role of Julia Trojan and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Osnes is also well known for her starring turns in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Ella, Tony Award Nomination), Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie, Tony Award Nomination), Anything Goes (Hope Harcourt), South Pacific (Nellie Forbush) and Grease (Sandy). Osnes took time out of her busy schedule to connect with the students and share her advice for navigating the theater industry. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/17: THE SOUND INSIDE and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Open, and More!Wake Up With BWW 10/17: THE SOUND INSIDE and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Open, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

Today's top stories: The Sound Inside and Little Shop of Horrors officially open tonight! (more...)

THE MARSH REED SHOW Extends For The Holidays!THE MARSH REED SHOW Extends For The Holidays!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The Marsh Berkeley announces the extension of That Don Reed Show created by acclaimed comedian/playwright, Theatre Bay Area (TBA) 2018, 2017 nominee, and 2016 TBA winner Don Reed. Following a successful World Premiere run at The Marsh Berkeley, That Don Reed Show transferred to The Marsh San Francisco in September 2019. Saturday Night Live said Don was a?oetoo white,a?? while the network executive for In Living Color said he wasn't a?oeblack enough.a?? So Don created That Don Reed Showa?"his own sketch variety showa?"bringing Bay Area audiences an evening of irreverent sketches, edgy stand-up, music, and moving drama. With a little bit of improvisation and constantly evolving material, no two shows are exactly alike. Special themed and holiday performances will be offered throughout the run. That Don Reed Show will be extended October 20 a?" December 29, 2019 (specific times below) at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved) or more information, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh Box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1pm-4pm). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebrates Opening NightBWW Exclusive: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebrates Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 16, 2019

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, is back this season after a five-year absence. Spoofs include Hadestown, Moulin Rouge, this season's Oklahoma! revival, The Ferryman, Tootsie, Beetlejuice, Frozen, the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof,, Dear Evan Hansen, and the new generation of Broadway stars including Billy Porter, Santino Fontana, Karen Olivio, Alex Brightman and exciting turns by Bette Midler, Andre De Shields, Bernadette Peters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and several surprises. (more...)

Roberto Araujo In DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? Returns To The Green Room 42 On November 15Roberto Araujo In DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? Returns To The Green Room 42 On November 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's a?oeoff-night hotspota?? by The New York Times a?" will present the return of Roberto Araujo in Do You Dream In Spanish? on Friday, November 15 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

SESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This NovemberSESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Sesame Street got its start at the height of the civil rights movement and the war on poverty, in answer to a simple but powerful question: could television help prepare less advantaged children for school? In 1969, the show's founders tapped researchers, entertainers, and other visionaries to create a “street” like no other, where colorful monsters, humans, and even grouches lived side by side. Today, Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit organization behind the iconic show, which has grown to reach kids and families in more than 150 countries and 70 languages – is proud to announce the start of Sesame Street's landmark 50th season. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of SOFT POWER at the Public?Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of SOFT POWER at the Public?
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2019

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

TEATRX Adds Lin Manuel Miranda Musical and Vannessa Vasquez Film To 2019 FestivalTEATRX Adds Lin Manuel Miranda Musical and Vannessa Vasquez Film To 2019 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

TEATRX is bringing back La Vida Es Cortos / Life Is Shorts Festival for its second year! The festival will continue to bring Latinx stories to the stage and screen in new and exciting ways. This year's lineup includes the short musical 21 Chump Street by Hamilton star Lin Manuel Miranda, and a short film by native Houstonian Vannessa Vasquez of Hulu's East Los High. (more...)

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