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.
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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…