Hamilton star sings Muppet Babies reboot theme song

Renée Elise Goldsberry has interest in a new man, and his name is Kermit. Eat your heart out, Alexander Hamilton. In the featurette above, the Tony Award-winner shared her love for the song that introduces the playroom antics of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and friends. “The vibe

Daveed Diggs' comedy 'Blindspotting' unveils new poster

What changes more as the years go by — your relationship to your hometown, or your relationship to your oldest friends? Hamilton star Daveed Diggs’ new movie Blindspotting aims to find out. Diggs stars in the buddy-comedy alongside co-writer Rafael Casal as a pair of lifelong Oakland friends named

Lin-Manuel Miranda's grandmother dies on Christmas

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s paternal grandmother, Abuela Mundi, has died, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton creator told fans on Monday. “Abuela Mundi passed away this Christmas morning,” Miranda, 37, wrote on Twitter. ” I may have more words in the days to come but for now my heart is in pieces and that’s

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ tour shaping up to be a disaster

What is Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” worth? Not the jacked-up prices she’s charging for concert tickets. That’s the verdict from ticked-off fans, who are balking at buying seats for the 28-year-old pop star’s tour to promote her new “Reputation” album, citing stratospheric markups and greedy sales gimmicks. “I paid $150 for

‘Hamilton’ Ticket Prices Hit $1,150 During Holiday Week

The Broadway box office has a new high-water mark: $1,150, the top premium price for a ticket to “Hamilton” during the high-demand week between Christmas and New Year’s. The temporary rise marks the first time premium seats — which come with Broadway’s highest price tags — have hit four digits. Prior

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces the Hamildrops (the ‘Hamilton’ Mixtape Vol. 2) With ‘Ben Franklin’s Song,’ Featuring The Decemberists (Listen)

On Friday morning, a press release arrived from “Hamilton” mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda announcing The Hamildrops, which is basically a long-term mixtape, with unspecified “new ‘Hamilton’ content” to be released monthly for the next year. In December 2016 Mirana released “The Hamilton Mixtape,” essentially a covers album featuring Kelly Clarkson, Nas,

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Return to ‘Hamilton’ in Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and original star of “Hamilton,” will return to the title role when the Broadway smash plays a three-week run in Puerto Rico in early 2019. Miranda, who is Puerto Rican-American, said the devastation of Hurricane Maria had increased the urgency of an already pre-existing plan to bring

9 reasons why “Grant’ could be the new “Hamilton’

Ron Chernow has a thing for misunderstood men. He painted a compelling portrait of a financial juggernaut in “Titan,” his 1998 biography of John D. Rockefeller Sr., and won a Pulitzer for his 2010 “Washington: A Life,” a psychologically revealing account of America’s first president. Oh, and who could forget “Alexander

Ticketmaster files $10M suit against scalper giant

Ticketmaster has filed a $10 million suit against a major scalper accused of using illegal​ technology to scoop up loads of tickets to​ hot shows like ​the ​Broadway smash hit​ ​”Hamilton.” Prestige Entertainment is accused in Los Angeles federal court papers of using bot software to ​scoop up tickets ​the instant

Broadway Across America Season Subscriptions Hit Record High

Broadway Across America, the presenter and producer that sends Broadway tours out to 44 markets, has amassed more than 400,000 in season subscribers — a number that muscles into the realm of sports leagues, putting it higher than the most recent figures available for the NBA. The comparison with

Hollywood A-Listers Fill Seats at ‘Hamilton’ L.A. Opening Night

Everyone was swarming around Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Los Angeles opening of smash musical “Hamilton” on Wednesday at the Pantages. The star-laden audience included Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Smits, Ty Burrell, Niecy Nash, P. Diddy, Sterling K. Brown and his wife, actress Ryan Michelle Bathe, John Stamos, Eva Longoria, Aimee Mann,

‘Hamilton’ Review: Los Angeles’ Pantages Production

Call it Manifest Destiny: Sooner or later, “Hamilton” was bound to find its way to Los Angeles, and now that it has, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop American-history musical feels every bit as significant and as satisfying as the country’s own westward expansion (even if, for those who want to

Immigrants, They Get The Job Done In Amazing New ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda premiered the music video for “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done),” a song off “The Hamilton Mixtape,” on Wednesday. While the mixtape features an all-star roster of rappers and pop stars covering and reinterpreting songs from Miranda’s hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” this is the first video to drop. The

‘Transparent’ Musical: Faith Soloway Debuts Songs Inspired by Series

Does “Transparent” have the makings of a musical? That was the question — literally — at “Faith Soloway & Friends: Should ‘Transparent’ Become a Musical?,” the one-night-only cabaret created and co-emceed by Faith Soloway, a writer-producer on the Amazon series and the sister of the show’s creator Jill