Christopher Jackson, who played George Washington in "Hamilton," plays Mister Softee in "In The Heights."
Jon M. Chu told Insider that he named his son "Heights" because he wanted to say the word every day after falling in love with Washington Heights.
The Sydney Opera House is launching a streaming service that it wants to compete in Australian and international streaming markets. The service was developed in collaboration with New York-headquartered video software company Vimeo. Head of digital programming Stuart Buchanan told Business Insider Australia the Sydney Opera House is joining a […]
Global musical success Hamilton broke Australian sales records before its first show last week, with more than 250,000 tickets sold. The musical is playing in Sydney before expanding to other states. Australia’s musical theatre scene is seeing a return to normalcy, while New York and London’s theatre districts are still […]
Laurie Hernandez - a member of the 2016 gold-medal winning "Final Five" squad - earned props from Brie Larson and Leslie Odom Jr. for her performance.
Lin-Manuel’s 2005 musical “In The Heights” put him on the map and his 2015 follow-up “Hamilton” made him a global phenomenon. Miranda spent time as a seventh-grade English teacher before making it big on Broadway. Before he was Broadway famous he went viral for singing the song “To Life” at […]
The “Hamilton” movie debuted on Disney Plus on Friday. Disney Plus mobile app downloads were 74% higher in the US over the weekend than the average of the four previous June weekends, according to analytics company Apptopia. Another mobile analytics company, Sensor Tower, said that Disney Plus app downloads were […]
The “Hamilton” movie is now available to stream on Disney Plus. Fans who loved the highly acclaimed show can stream plenty of other theatrical works at home, including “Jersey Boys” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” “Hamilton” enthusiasts may particularly enjoy other musicals set in New York City, like […]
On Disney Plus in July is the anticipated “Hamilton” movie. The service also has the new series “Muppets Now” launching at the end of the month. There’s also movies available like “The Mighty Ducks” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. In July, get ready […]
The “Hamilton” movie, which is a filming of a stage production of the hit Broadway musical, is coming to Disney Plus on July 3. It was originally set to hit theatres in October 2021. It’s not the first Disney movie to arrive on the streaming service earlier than expected or […]
Hollywood actor, director, and writer Mary Neely has been spending her time in quarantine producing a series of musical theatre performances from her apartment. Neely told Insider she began making the videos after wearing wigs and costumes for nightly video calls and Instagram Lives with friends and fans. From “Beauty […]
Broadway star and ‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda runs a robust online store with endless Lin-Manuel merchandise, one Twitter user discovered. Fans needing a quarantine pick-me-up can purchase framed photos of Miranda for $US79. The site also advertises Lin-Manuel Miranda-themed water bottles, phone holders, magnets, and posters, among other items. The […]
Broadway shows are continuing to play during the coronavirus outbreak, but extra precautions are being taken. While attendance at shows has remained stable, prices have been dropping, suggesting that the industry is taking a hit. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. With the number of coronavirus cases in New […]
Jimmie “JJ” Jeter has one of the hardest jobs on Broadway. He knows six different parts from the hit musical, “Hamilton,” and has to be prepared to play one of them at any given moment. He’s what’s known as a “swing” in musical theatre, but I think “musical genius” is […]
Greylock partner Reid Hoffman on Thursday posted a Hamilton-inspired rap battle video about cryptocurrency on LinkedIn. Hoffman explains in his post that he thinks cryptocurrency is useful as an investment asset, a currency, and a technology, even though interest in cryptocurrencies has dropped. According to a Greylock spokeswoman, Hoffman “hopes […]
Blockbuster US musical Hamilton will hold an Australian premiere in Sydney in March 2021. NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian expects the production to attract 130,000 tourists to the state. Hamilton was won 11 Tony Awards a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy. NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that blockbuster musical Hamilton […]
March Madness got a Disney and Pixar twist thanks to Twitter. We asked Leslie Odom, Jr., the Tony-award winning actor from Hamilton, to fill out the bracket and choose his favourite Disney or Pixar film. In his recently released book “Failing Up,” Leslie Odom, Jr. breaks down how his willingness […]