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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins

It's official! Tony, Pulitzer, Emmy and Grammy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will star alongside Emily Blunt in Disney’s new Mary Poppins. The Wrap writes that the Hamilton star and creator is now confirmed for the previously reported project, where he will play Jack, a lamplighter (not Bert, famously played by Dick Van Dyke).

Before you picture Miranda singing/rapping “Chim Chim Cher-ee ...

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Pick the Nominees! Polls Now Open for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Pick the Nominees! Polls Now Open for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Awards season is in full swing on the Great White Way, and that means it’s time to rise up and determine the best shows and performers of the year. That’s right: It’s up to you to pick the nominations for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards.

It’s the biggest theatrical award chosen exclusively by the fans, and the process ...

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Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Fierstein Will Lead Hairspray Live!

Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Fierstein Will Lead Hairspray Live!

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Tony winner Harvey Fierstein can't stop the beat! The pair will headline NBC’s previously announced Hairspray Live!. Directed by Kenny Leon and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, this year's live musical telecast from the peacock network is scheduled for December 7.

Hudson, who will play Motormouth Maybelle, is currently completing a run in Broadway's The Color ...

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Pies All Around! Waitress, Featuring a Score by Sara Bareilles, Will Bake Up a National Tour in 2017

Pies All Around! Waitress, Featuring a Score by Sara Bareilles, Will Bake Up a National Tour in 2017

Sugar, butter and flour for everyone! The new Broadway musical Waitress, directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus and featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, will launch a national tour next year. The tour will kick off at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square on October 17, 2017. Casting and further engagements will be announced at a later date.

The show made ...

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Add Ice Cream & This Album to Your Shopping List: She Loves Me Revival to Release Cast Recording

Add Ice Cream & This Album to Your Shopping List: She Loves Me Revival to Release Cast Recording

It’ll make the perfect album for when you're writing love letters, eating vanilla ice cream or considering one more piece of candy. The company of the Broadway revival of She Loves Me will go into the studio to record a cast album for Ghostlight Records on April 25. Release dates will be announced later.

The Roundabout production opened in March ...

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Want to Hear the Golden Sounds of Tuck Everlasting Forever? A Broadway Cast Album Is on the Way

Want to Hear the Golden Sounds of Tuck Everlasting Forever? A Broadway Cast Album Is on the Way

We'll have this one on repeat forever and ever (and ever). Tuck Everlasting, starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger and newcomer Sarah Charles Lewis, is set to release a Broadway cast recording. The DMI Soundtracks album will be available digitally on June 10 and in stores on July 1.

Helmed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw and featuring a score by Nathan Tyson and ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Rylance & More Broadway Alums Among Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Rylance & More Broadway Alums Among Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Tony and Pulitzer winner Lin-Manuel Miranda has yet another accolade to add to his resume in the wake of Hamilton’s praise: a spot on Time’s “100 Most Influential People.” The 2016 list also includes Tony winner and recent Oscar winner Mark Rylance, Broadway alum Ariana Grande and New York stage-bound Oscar Isaac.

J.J. Abrams, a ...

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Do You Believe? Cher Bio-Musical Still In the Works with Hamilton Producer, Triple the Divas & More

Do You Believe? Cher Bio-Musical Still In the Works with Hamilton Producer, Triple the Divas & More

You haven’t seen the last of her! Pop superstar and Twitter icon Cher is still planning to turn back time and bring her life story to Broadway in a bio-musical. In October, the Oscar winner revealed she had tapped Jersey Boys book writer Rick Elice to pen the script. Elice recently spilled some details about the project to the New ...

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2016 Drama League Nominations Announced: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Hudson & More Receive Nods

2016 Drama League Nominations Announced: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Hudson & More Receive Nods

Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart announced the 2016 Drama League Award nominations on April 20 at Sardi’s Restaurant. The 82nd annual ceremony, hosted by Zachary Levi and Megan Hilty, will take place on May 20 at the Mariott Marquis Times Square. One performer will receive the Distinguished Performer Award; recipients can only receive the award ...

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Hamilton Wins the 2016 Pulitzer Prize; Is the World Wide Enough for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Trophy Room?

Hamilton Wins the 2016 Pulitzer Prize; Is the World Wide Enough for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Trophy Room?

How were they gonna say no to this? Hamilton, written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The musical juggernaut was chosen over finalists Gloria, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and Stephen Karam’s The Humans.

Miranda will receive a prize of $10,000. Though this marks his first Pulitzer, he and Quiara Alegría Hudes were ...

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