The upcoming Chicago production of “Hamilton” has cast its major roles, with Karen Olivo — a Tony Award winner whose breakout came in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” — signed on to play…
Talent agent Carlos Carreras has joined APA after ankling from Paradigm.
Hollywood bio-dram about the demeaning career options for black actresses going back to the 1930s smartly showcases scribe's comic gifts.
So many insightful tributes have been written to the memory of Natasha Richardson. I want to recommend especially Candice Bergen's heartfelt words, Joan Juliet Buck's touching anecdotal account of…
The consummate craftsmanship of "West Side Story," with its matchless ability to weave a solemn narrative through music and dance, still dazzles after more than 50 years.
A half century after its world premiere at D.C.'s National Theater, "West Side Story" returns to the same venue for another pre-Broadway engagement.
Toward the end of his affectionate musical mosaic of a Latino neighborhood in Upper Manhattan, composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda's character farewells his bodega by wondering, "In five years…
With "In the Heights," musical theater welcomes a dynamic new talent in Lin-Manuel Miranda. The composer-lyricist-performer's lovingly drawn portrait of a Hispanic community in upper Manhattan's…
Oh dear. The caterwauling vocal calisthenics that are de rigueur among "American Idol" contestants have planted their demon seed on Broadway in a series of overwrought white-bread gospel ballads…