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Emmy and Tony Award-winning theatre, film and television producer. Broadway: The Color Purple, with partner Oprah Winfrey; The Pee-wee Herman Show (Broadway & Los Angeles). Additional Broadway: Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, among others. The film division is producing several movies for Walt Disney ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Emmy and Tony Award-winning theatre, film and television producer. Broadway: The Color Purple, with partner Oprah Winfrey; The Pee-wee Herman Show (Broadway & Los Angeles). Additional Broadway: Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, among others. The film division is producing several movies for Walt Disney ... (read complete bio)
IN THE HEIGHTS Film Pushed to 2021 Photo IN THE HEIGHTS Film Pushed to 2021
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The highly-anticipated film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's  In the Heights will now be released in theaters on June 18, 2021, according to Variety.

IN THE HEIGHTS Film Director Jon M. Chu Promises 'It Demands to Be in a Theater' Photo IN THE HEIGHTS Film Director Jon M. Chu Promises 'It Demands to Be in a Theater'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2020

As BroadwayWorld announced last week, the release of the film adaptation of In the Heights has been postponed indefinitely. Now, director Jon M. Chu is speaking out about the film, and promising that it will be released in theaters, in an interview with Variety.

IN THE HEIGHTS Director John M. Chu Discusses Release Postponement Photo IN THE HEIGHTS Director John M. Chu Discusses Release Postponement
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

Warner Bros. announced today that the release of the film adaptation of In the Heights has been postponed indefinitely. According to Variety, the film, which was scheduled to be released on June 26, remains undated for now as Warner Bros. is now looking for a new time to release In the Heights.

Warner Bros. Postpones IN THE HEIGHTS Film Indefinitely Photo Warner Bros. Postpones IN THE HEIGHTS Film Indefinitely
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

Warner Bros. announced today that the release of the film adaptation of In the Heights has been postponed indefinitely. According to Variety, the film, which was scheduled to be released on June 26, remains undated for now as Warner Bros. is now looking for a new time to release In the Heights.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Update on IN THE HEIGHTS Film Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Update on IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda was one of the stars that appeared on the one-night-only return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and during his appearance he shared updates on the In the Heights film.

VIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS Photo VIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2020

Stephanie Beatriz credits her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' co-star Melissa Fumero for encouraging her to give it her all and try out for the upcoming movie musical 'In The Heights,' which she ended up scoring a role in. Stephanie also reveals that starring in the movie with Broadway actress Daphne Rubin-Vega is extremely special since she looked up to her as a Latina woman when she was growing up.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wrote a New Song for the IN THE HEIGHTS Film Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Wrote a New Song for the IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda attend this year's Oscars ceremony, and while on the red carpet, he revealed to Variety that he has written a new closing credits song for the film adaptation of In the Heights!

BWW Flashback: The Last 10 Cast Albums to Win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Photo BWW Flashback: The Last 10 Cast Albums to Win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 24, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will name the newest Best Musical Theater Album based on cast recordings released in the previous year. This year, the nominees for the award includeAin't Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites and Oklahoma!. Before a new cast album takes home the title, look back on the 10 most recent cast recordings to win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award!

VIDEO: Check Out the Young Dayton Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reacting to the Movie Traile Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Young Dayton Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reacting to the Movie Trailer
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted that he wanted to see footage of people reacting to the In Heights Trailer... and the Dayton cast of Muse Machine's In The Heights did not disappoint! 

VIDEO: IN THE HEIGHTS' Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco Bring Photo VIDEO: IN THE HEIGHTS' Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco Bring The Salon Ladies To TikTok
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

No me diga! The film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical In the Heights is set to hit the big screen this June. With anticipation building for the movie, the film's trio of salon ladies Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Ruben-Vega, and Dascha Polanco, are bringing Washington Heights to TikTok with a new take on the show's title song alongside content creator JuanFe Castro. Check it out!

Broadway Reacts To The IN THE HEIGHTS Movie Trailer Photo Broadway Reacts To The IN THE HEIGHTS Movie Trailer
by Linnae Medeiros - Dec 12, 2019

Lights up in Washington Heights! The trailer for the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical In the Heights was just released, and the Broadway community is buzzing with excitement for Washington Heights coming to the big screen! Stage favorites including Lea Salonga, Karen Olivo, Josh Gad, Telly Leung, and more have taken to Twitter to express their emotions about the new trailer. Check out what they all had to say!

VIDEO: 'Lights Up' on the First Trailer for IN THE HEIGHTS! Photo VIDEO: 'Lights Up' on the First Trailer for IN THE HEIGHTS!
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

The first trailer for the highly-anticipated feature film adaptation of In the Heights has been released! 

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda And More Talk IN THE HEIGHTS At Film Q&A! Photo Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda And More Talk IN THE HEIGHTS At Film Q&A!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

BWW is live at the In the Heights NYC Q&A session with creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more!

VIDEO: See Anthony Ramos, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More in New Teasers for IN THE HEIGHTS Photo VIDEO: See Anthony Ramos, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More in New Teasers for IN THE HEIGHTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Warner Bros has shared the first teaser and poster for the highly-anticipated film adaptation of In the Heights!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Production of IN THE HEIGHTS in Puerto Rico Photo VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Production of IN THE HEIGHTS in Puerto Rico
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

In the Heights is headed to Puerto Rico!

Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS' Diversity and What it Means to the Latinx Communi Photo Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS' Diversity and What it Means to the Latinx Community
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2019

Anthony Ramos plays Usnavi in the upcoming film adaptation of In The Heights. He recently spoke to ET about his experience working on the film, the importance of the show, diverse casting, and more!

Alice Walker Pens Moving Essay on THE COLOR PURPLE, Celie as a Character and Oluwasey Photo Alice Walker Pens Moving Essay on THE COLOR PURPLE, Celie as a Character and Oluwaseyi Omooba
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

On Facebook this week, producer Scott Sanders shared the below letter from the Pulitzer Prize winning writer of The Color Purple, Alice Walker...

Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees Photo Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Broadway Global Announces Nominees for The 8th Annual 2019 Producer of the Year; Corey Brunish, Scott Sanders, Andrew Kato, Marc Levine, Ken Mahoney, Barbara Freitag, Elliott Masie, Wendy Radus Federman, Ron Simons, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, Stephen Byrd, Alia Harvey Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith, Wendy Gillespie, Dennis Grimaldi, Richard Winkler, Jhett Tolentino, Douglas Denoff, Stewart F Lane, Bonnie Comley, Will Prather, Michael Andrew Rubinstein, Bruce Robert Harris, Jack W. Batman, John Legend.

Costume Designer Isabel Toledo Passes Away Photo Costume Designer Isabel Toledo Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that costume designer Isabel Toledo has passed away. 

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Creators Working on Comedy Musical at Universal Photo LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Creators Working on Comedy Musical at Universal
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, creators of Legally Blonde: The Musical, are currently in the works on an untitled comedy musical at Universal, according to Deadline. The duo will write the songs and screenplay for the film.

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