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Got writer's block? Lin-Manuel Miranda has a playlist for you

If you’re afflicted with writer's block, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't want you throwing away your shot — and he's made a Spotify playlist to help you put pen to paper.<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright revealed his literary-themed playlist, titled "Write Your Way Out," on …

Writer's Block

Sesame Street: Song: Musica

Vietgone, Hamilton and the Decolonization of American Theatre

By Arlene Martínez-Vázquez. Arlene Martínez-Vázquez looks at how colonization impacts her view of Hamilton and Vietgone.

Playwrights

HAMILTON Cast Helps Celebrate Couple's On Stage Engagement

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 …

Chef to ‘Hamilton’ Stars Builds a Restaurant With Help From Broadway

SpoonFed NYC is the new restaurant from a Broadway caterer<p>The newest Southern restaurant planned for Hell’s Kitchen is being built with the seasoned hands of an unconventional construction group — Broadway theater crew. According to DNAinfo, <b>Randy Stricklin-Witherspoon</b>, who’s been the caterer for …

Restaurants

A Blind Theatergoer's 'Hamilton' Lawsuit Aims Spotlight On Broadway Accessibility

A recent lawsuit brought by a blind theatergoer against the producers of the hit musical <i>Hamilton</i> has highlighted Broadway's spotty track record in serving audiences with disabilities.<p><i>Hamilton</i> opened almost a year and a half ago, but it's still the hottest ticket on Broadway. Mark Lasser of Denver, …

Accessibility

He’ll Be Back: ‘Spotlight’ Star Brian d’Arcy James Set To Return To Broadway As King George In ‘Hamilton’

EXCLUSIVE: I’m told by insiders at Broadway’s megahit Hamilton that Brian d’Arcy James will return to Broadway as King George III, the killer comedic …

Entertainment

Rockabye Baby! - "Alexander Hamilton" - Listen | Added by rockabyebabymusic

Hamilton Cast Album Certified Triple Platinum

The original cast recording has now sold more than 3 million copies.<p><i>Hamilton</i>’s Grammy-winning original cast album surpassed three million in sales on …

Music

Hamilton

<i>␡</i><p>You need to be logged in to do that...<p>Before you can vote for cool new LEGO sets, or submit your own you'll need to sign in with or register for a …

Lego

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Moving 2017 Oscar Performance

Lin-Manuel Miranda teamed with 'Moana' star Auli'I Cravalho for an inspirational performance of "How Far I'll Go" at the 2017 Academy Awards.

Watch the Hamilton Cast Move Oscar Nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda to Tears With a Surprise Moana Mashup

@HamiltonMusical The "Schuyler Sisters"/"How Far I'll Go" mashup. pic.twitter.com/sk6HTJhc2w— Kate Aurthur (@KateAurthur) February 26, 2017The …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

HAMILTON Merchandise Trademark and Copyright Lawsuit Reaches Settlement with #EduHam Donations

Hamilton Uptown Limited Liability Company, Creative Goods Merchandise LLC, SunFrog LLC and Gear Launch, Inc. announced today that they have amicably …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Was Talking to Meryl Streep the Other Day

With his Academy Award nomination for best song, for “How Far I’ll Go” from the Disney movie “Moana,” the Broadway sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda is very close to gaining entry to the most exclusive performing arts group: EGOT holders, people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. (He …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda on His Lifelong Oscars Obsession and Why the Show Still Matters (Guest Column)

The 'Hamilton' creator, a first-time nominee (for 'Moana'), gets personal as he recalls his childhood watching "this impossibly larger-than-life …

The Oscars

HAMILTON Education Program to Welcome Windy City Public Schools This Week

The innovative educational program that launched last year at Hamilton on Broadway, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, will debut in …

Watch Trailer for HBO's Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, with Renée Elise Goldsberry

The film co-stars Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.<p>Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, and <i>Hamilton</i> Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry star in HBO's <i>The Immortal</i> …

Lin-Manuel Miranda on 'The Little Mermaid,' Hip-Hop, Emily Blunt and More | Fishing For Answers

"'The Band Wagon' and 'Singin' in the Rain' are the greatest movie musicals of all time," said Miranda.

Hollywood

#YayCupid: 12 Printable Broadway Valentines

From Hamilton to Cats to Sweeney Todd, these theatre-themed cards are all you need when words fail.<p>Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, whether …

Valentine's Day

BWW TV: Lea Salonga Performs Moving Rendition of HAMILTON's 'Burn' in Concert at Sydney Opera House

Broadway superstar and Disney legend, Lea Salonga, just kicked off a series of five concerts in Australia, beginning with three sold-out shows at the …

Performing Arts

Super Bowl: 'Hamilton' Stars Perform "America the Beautiful"

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones took the stage during the preshow.<p>Before the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots …

Alex Lacamoire on Life After 'Hamilton,' Recording New Hit Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen'

"I heard that and was like, 'Sign me up,'" Lacamoire tells Billboard of his eagerness to get involved in 'Hansen' after hearing just one song.<p>Alex …

Entertainment

Hamilton Producer Plans TV Series About a High School Drama Department

NBC has ordered a pilot episode for Drama High from Jeffrey Seller and his partners.<p>NBC has ordered a pilot for a new TV series, <i>Drama High</i>, about a …

TV

Hamilton Doubles Number of $10 Lottery Tickets Beginning Jan. 31

The Broadway production has increased the number of front-row tickets available to each performance via digital lottery.<p>Beginning January 31, the …

The Arts

Broadway Hamilton Increasing Number of $10 Lottery Tickets

Fans will have a better chance of scoring front row tickets to the hit show.<p>The Broadway production of <i>Hamilton</i> will raise the number of front row …

Performing Arts

5 Things You Need to Know From BroadwayCon’s Hamilton Panel

Who was there, what was revealed, and why your chances of seeing the show just got better.<p>Theatre fans flooded into BroadwayCon’s Mainstage January …

Entertainment

Lin-Manuel Miranda Surprises BroadwayCon and Answers 7 Burning Questions

The Tony Award winner, now in London, utilized FaceTime to answer a few fan questions during the second annual convention.<p>Lin-Manuel Miranda, the …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

U.S. Accuses 3 of Using ‘Hamilton’ as Lure in Ponzi Scheme - Bloomberg

In the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton," actors playing Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Aaron Burr sing “Follow the money and see where it goes,” as …

Fraud