VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing More SPRING AWAKENING From Next Week's EpisodeVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing More SPRING AWAKENING From Next Week's Episode
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled two brand new cast recordings of songs that will be featured in next week's episode of “Rise,” NBC's new drama series from the producers of “Hamilton,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” “Word Of Your Body” by the “Rise” cast, featuring Auli'i Cravalho, the voice of Moana, and Damon J. Gillespie and “The Song Of Purple Summer” by the “Rise” cast, featuring the voice of Amy Forsyth – both exclusive renditions of songs originally featured in the Tony Award-winning musical, “Spring Awakening” - are available now at all DSPs and streaming services. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From the First Episode of NBC's RISEVIDEO: Watch Highlights From the First Episode of NBC's RISE
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Watch highlights from the first episode of RISE, which aired last night on NBC. From Jason Katims, executive producer and showrunner of “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood,” and “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school's lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.  (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Radnor Discusses NBC's RISE Live on THE TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Josh Radnor Discusses NBC's RISE Live on THE TODAY SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Josh Radnor stops by The Today Show to discuss his role in the new NBC musical series RISE. In the new musical drama series “Rise,” Josh Radnor portrays an inspirational high school theater director. He tells TODAY's Hoda Kotb that he was “thrilled” to learn that Rosie Perez would co-star with him: “She's really fun to fake-fight with, but I wouldn't recommend a real fight with her.” (more...)

BWW TV: Take An Extended Look at New Musical Drama RISE, Premiering Tonight on NBC!BWW TV: Take An Extended Look at New Musical Drama RISE, Premiering Tonight on NBC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2018

Inspired by a true story, when dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli follows his dream of leading his high school's lagging theatre department, he not only galvanizes the students and faculty, but their entire working-class town. Rise premieres TONIGHT 10/9 on NBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing SPRING AWAKENINGVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing SPRING AWAKENING
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Listen to the cast of NBC's RISE sing a Spring Awakening Montage, along with 'I Believe' from Spring Awakening below! Each Friday, beginning, March 9, original cast recordings of the tracks featured in the following Tuesday's episode of “Rise” will be released at all DSPs and streaming services. The first musical offering highlights cast recordings included in the “Rise” series premiere, airing on Tuesday, March 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC, immediately following the season finale of “This Is Us.” The weekly musical releases will culminate with a full album, entitled “RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM,” due Friday, May 11. The collection will highlight selected tracks released over the course of the season, alongside additional unreleased songs from the cast. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Gets Emotional Talking HAMILTON Puerto Rico with OprahVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Gets Emotional Talking HAMILTON Puerto Rico with Oprah
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 6, 2018

Award-winning actor, composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda will star for a limited time in the Puerto Rico production of Broadway's HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL. Check out the composer chatting with Oprah about the decision to bring the show to Puerto Rico and the journey that led him there.  (more...)

VIDEO: 'Weird Al' Yankovic Sings a Remixed Medley of HAMILTON SongsVIDEO: 'Weird Al' Yankovic Sings a Remixed Medley of HAMILTON Songs
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with 'Weird Al' Yankovic to release a new track, 'The Hamilton Polka.' Weird Al mashes up some of our favorite songs from Hamilton and sets them to polka music, creating an epic and catchy result. Listen to the track below! (more...)

VIDEO: NBC Launches R.I.S.E AMERICA High School Theatre Grant ProgramVIDEO: NBC Launches R.I.S.E AMERICA High School Theatre Grant Program
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

In conjunction with its new theatre drama, RISE, NBC has created  R.I.S.E. America, a program that grants a half-million dollars to high school theatre programs across the country. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Auli'i Cravalho and More in New Promo for RISE on NBCVIDEO: First Look at Auli'i Cravalho and More in New Promo for RISE on NBC
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

NBC has released the latest promo for the upcoming drama 'Rise.' The music video style promo, featuring the show's cast performing a new Tom Kitt arrangement of Macklemore's 'Glorious', will also preview on air during NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Check out the new promo below! (more...)

BWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot'BWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2017

HAMILTON officially opened the newly rebuilt and restored Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 December 2017 (with previews from 6 December 2017). Check out a clip of the cast performing 'My Shot' here! (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs HAMILTON in Under 3 MinutesVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs HAMILTON in Under 3 Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

In a way only he could... HAMILTON star Lin-Manuel Miranda performs his award-winning musical in three minutes with the help of ELLEN's 7-year-old presidential expert, Macey Hensley. Check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Just-Released Promo for NBC's Theater-Themed Drama, RISEVIDEO: Just-Released Promo for NBC's Theater-Themed Drama, RISE
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

ed midseason drama series, RISE. The new series will launch Tuesday, March 13 at 10 p.m. with a preview episode immediately following the season finale of THIS IS US. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Rehearsals!STAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Rehearsals!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2017

Hamilton West End has tweeted a new video from the company's first day of rehearsal. The video features the cast and crew discussing their excitement, complete with footage from inside the rehearsal room. (more...)

VIDEO: Cher Takes on WEST SIDE STORY in This Throwback ThursdayVIDEO: Cher Takes on WEST SIDE STORY in This Throwback Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

In honor of the announcement of a new Cher musical, on this Thursday we're throwing back to CHER... SPECIAL - which was recorded in California for ABC and was ranked was ranked among the Top 10 most-watched programs of the week it aired. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON of THRONES! - HBO Series/Broadway Musical Mashup Is Here!VIDEO: HAMILTON of THRONES! - HBO Series/Broadway Musical Mashup Is Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

YouTuber Jason Feifer has shared a mashup video featuring the opening number to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award winning musical HAMILTON with HBO's hit series GAME OF THRONES.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Jonah Broscow, Andrew Lippa and More in THE MAN IN THE CEILING at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater presents THE MAN IN THE CEILING, with book by Jules Feiffer, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton, running now through June 25. Check out highlights from the show in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Helps Celebrate Couple's On Stage Engagement
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2017

On March 1st, 2017, Dan Markowitz chose a mindblowing moment to propose to his girlfriend, Sara Schwartz. The couple had met and bonded over HAMILTON immediately. Sara had seen it twice already, and she and Dan quickly decided to purchase tickets nine months in advance. Unkown to Dan at the time, the show would prove the perfect opportunity to propose. Watch Dan, Sara, and the cast of HAMILTON celebrate his proposal! (more...)

AUDIO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares First Draft of HAMILTON's 'Right Hand Man'
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda just shared a demo of his first draft of 'Right Hand Man,' made in Logic Pro and written and recorded in 2010, with words and music by, of course, himself. Listen below! (more...)

VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

It's been a busy week for Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon as he takes over the role of Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash, HAMILTON. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Joshua Henry Leads Chicago Cast Mates in Jamaican Style 'Dear Theodosia'
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

Don't be surprised if the name Theodosia starts popping up on birth certificates with alarming frequency in the next few years, thanks to the beautiful ballad 'Dear Theodosia,' sung by Aaron Burr and the title character in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary hit, HAMILTON, as the new fathers each promise better lives for their children. (more...)

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