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‘Hamilton’ Front and Center at 2018 Kennedy Center Honors

A mini Hamilton reunion took place at the Kennedy Center last night as actors from Hamilton’s original Broadway cast took part in the 41st...

Hip-Hop and Hamilton: The Same Revolution

Born into a society coming off a bloody, soul-crushing war nobody asked for. The folks who govern are taxing their people into oblivion; the...

‘Hamilton’ is Encouragement for True Inclusion in Theater

Hamilton: An American Musical is whatever kind of success you want to call it for its time. Artists, audiences, and critics observed it as...

Who Were the Schuyler Sisters? Fact and Fiction in ‘Hamilton’

One of the myriad things Lin-Manuel Miranda does so beautifully in Hamilton: An American Musical is his portrayal of the profound symbiosis among the...

Perfecting the ‘Burn’: Props Master Jay Duckworth on Styling the Iconic...

In part two of our "Summer of Hamilton" series, Jay Duckworth, prop master at the Public Theater, dives deep into the role of paper...

Review: ‘Hamilton’ at the Kennedy Center Lives Up to the Hype

Legacy. It is the central theme of Hamilton. One has to ask—could Lin-Manuel Miranda have known while penning this masterpiece that Hamilton would one...

Exclusive: ‘Hamilton’ Through the Eyes of Original Broadway Cast Member Betsy...

In part one of our "Summer of Hamilton" series, original cast member Betsy Struxness recalls the show's earliest days.  Hamilton. What’s to be said that...

Breaking News: Kennedy Center Announces ‘Hamilton’ Ticket Lottery in Washington, DC

The Kennedy Center Announces a #HAM4HAM Hamilton ticket lottery in Washington, DC. 40 tickets will be sold for $10 each to every performance at...

Kennedy Center Members Did Not Throw Away Their Shot When ‘Hamilton’...

Imagine for a moment that you were a visitor to DC yesterday and you wanted to see a show at the Kennedy Center. You...

Fifteen Top Theater Picks for Valentine’s Day in NYC

If you’re in New York City for Valentine’s Day and planning to celebrate your love of the stage, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Nicole Hertvik and...

New Records: Listening to ‘Bandstand’ and the Music of Alan Menken

This report on New Records includes three Alan Menken shows that recently received fresh recordings, plus a Broadway show from this year that unfortunately...

News: DC Performing Arts Organizations Rally to Support Puerto Rico After...

When Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico on September 20th, the storm left millions of American citizens with no electricity, drinkable water,...

New Records: Listening to the Music of 3 Tony-Nominated Shows

New Records is a new column that discusses recordings of theatrical shows. It’s a companion to the theater reviews that appear here on DC Metro...

The Kennedy Center Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Season: ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Humans,’...

From The Kennedy Center: 2017–2018 Theater Season: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017–2018 theater season in an...

In the Moment: ‘In the Heights’ (Spanish Version) at GALA Hispanic...

New theater voices, heard in their own language and accessible to a wide audience. In a world-class area full of strivers like the DC...

Review: ‘AMÉLIE’ at The Walter Kerr Theatre

Based on a charming French film, Amélie the musical begins with a narrator letting us know we’re going to be in Paris and its...

Review: ‘Falsettos’ at The Walter Kerr Theatre in NYC

We must thank Andre Bishop and his staff at Lincoln Center Theatre for gifting us with  a very early Christmas present called Falsettos, composer...

An Interview with the Producers and the Creative Team of ‘IN...

The popular creative team of composer and musician Dan Martin and lyricist and artist Michael Biello, well-known for their many artistic ventures in both...

Report: ‘Leslie Odom, Jr.’ and ‘The Roots’ perform at the 6th...

Generous donors and enthusiastic fans enjoyed a night of bountiful music and goodwill at the 6th Annual "An Evening of Unexpected Delights" Fundraiser to decrease...

Who’s in Town?: Leslie Odom, Jr. Discusses “Hamilton,” His Career, and...

You know him as Aaron Burr, Sir, the damned fool who shot Alexander Hamilton. Now get to know Leslie Odom, Jr., the man behind...

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