From bastard orphan to Washington’s right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country’s first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, Hamilton is an exploration of a political mastermind. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America’s fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we’ve become.
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September 29, 2017
Renée Elise Goldsberry, who won a Tony for her performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, has joined the star-studded cast of Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ A House with a Clock In Its Walls, according to Deadline.
Directed by Eli Roth, the cast also includes Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Colleen Camp, Owen Vacarro, Kyle MacLachlan, Vanessa Anne Williams, and Sunny Suljic. Read more…
August 31, 2017
Billboard reports that the original Broadway cast recording of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton has made the Billboard 200 chart for the 100th consecutive week. In addition, the recording surpasses the total album sales of the original Broadway cast album from RENT. Read more…
August 29, 2017
Following the enormous popularity of the Tony Award winning musical HAMILTON, The Library of Congress has now digitized a collection of historical documents written by the Founding Father. The collection, consisting of approximately 12,000 items dating from 1708 to 1917, are now available online here Read more…
August 24, 2017
HAMILTON just celebrated its opening night in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre (6233 Hollywood Blvd at Hollywood & Vine St), and BroadwayWorld has photos from the star-packed festivities below! The show will run through December 30, 2017.
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now. Read more….
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeffrey Seller have announced that the official app for Hamilton is now available for all iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.
Initial offerings will include an app-based show lottery, stickers, camera filters, a merchandise store, music, news, tickets, and exclusive content with Lin-Manuel and the Hamilton companies. Visit HamiltonBroadway.com/app for more information! Read more…
August 1, 2017
Producer Jeffrey Seller announced today that Hamilton will return to San Francisco in early 2019. Information regarding engagement dates and how to purchase tickets will be announced at a later time. Read more…
Look how far he’s come!
Hamilton writer-actor-composer Lin-Manuel Miranda is now only one step away from claiming the coveted EGOT title thanks to his Academy Award nomination for Moana‘s “How Far I’ll Go.” The elite club of performers features people who have won all four major entertainment awards — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Read more…
The Casting Society of America has announced the nominees for the 32nd Annual Artios Awards. The ceremony, which honors excellence in casting in all forms of entertainment, has included some of the theatre’s finest among their 2016 nominations.
In addition to the Live Theatre nominations, there are also a number of theatre-adjacent television programs being considered for honors, with Grease Live! and television’s favorite musical comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, among them. Read more…
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash hit “Hamilton” is everything (you don’t win sixteen Tonys by just being mediocre).
It’s also pretty much about everything: it manages to cram musings on history, passion, governance, memory, legacy, friendship, war, jealousy, love, race, America, and death into its 47 catchy songs. Read more…
On Broadway’s biggest, and now most historic night, ten of the 14 Tony-nominated musicals of the 2015-2016 season brought light and life to the CBS telecast held at the Beacon Theatre.
Watch the triumphant performances below: See below
We knew it could happen: a “Hamilton” sweep. The must-see-but-can’t-obtain-tickets-for musical went into the ceremony with an unprecendented 16 nominations.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hip-hop musical did go home with armfuls of awards, but others – notably “The Humans” and “The Color Purple” — had great nights, too. Read more…
“Hamilton,” an improbable hip-hop musical about America’s first Treasury secretary, completed its rapturous march across America’s awards landscape on Sunday, picking up Broadway’s highest honor: the Tony Award for best new musical. Read more:
We never thought we’d say this, but we’re so glad someone caught Patti LuPone on Facebook Live. The Tony-winning grande dame took to the streets outside the Richard Rodgers Theatre to serenade Hamilton lotto hopefuls during the May 18 #Ham4Ham show. Check her out in her pre-matinee finest as she belts “Give My Regards to Broadway,” nearly causing Lin-Manuel Miranda to spit take. Side note: What does her button say? Is she finally campaigning for official mayor of the Great White Way? Assuming that’s the case, she has our vote. Read more…
The producers of “Hamilton,” a show that could well make hundreds of millions of dollars, on Friday bowed to pressure and said they would share some of the musical’s profits with original cast members.
The deal, which was announced by a lawyer representing more than two dozen actors and dancers who were part of the show’s development and first productions, is a major victory for the cast and could have ripple effects in the theater industry, where the huge success of “Hamilton,” and the lack of profit-sharing, catalyzed a growing debate about actor compensation. Read more…
MCC Theater’s annual Miscast Gala features Broadway stars performing musical numbers associated with roles they would never get cast in. This year’s event, which honored MCC alum Marisa Tomei, was held Monday night at the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center. Grease: Live’s Aaron Tveit tackled the Rent duet “Take Me or Leave Me” with She Loves Me star Gavin Creel; The Color Purple’s Cynthia Erivo slayed “A Piece of Sky” from Yentl; and Kimmy Schmidt breakout Tituss Burgess lured his boss Tina Fey onstage for a performance of “You’re Nothing Without Me” from City of Angels. Read more..