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Monthly Archives: June 2016

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Lin-Manuel Miranda began a revolution with <i>Hamilton</i>

Star of the Week: Lin-Manuel Miranda began a revolution with Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a man who needs no introduction. As the creator of the smash-hit Hamilton, which has changed the look, feel, and sound of Broadway forever, Miranda has become a… Read more »

Lulu Fall on the ground-breaking operas <i>Hadestown</i> and <i>The Great Comet of 1812</i> and the need for diversity in theatre

Lulu Fall on the ground-breaking operas Hadestown and The Great Comet of 1812 and the need for diversity in theatre

Hell is the coolest place off-Broadway. Hadestown, the new folk-opera created by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and directed by OBIE winner Rachel Chavkin, who is best known for her direction of Natasha,… Read more »

John Bolton discusses physical comedy and honoring history, film and theatre in <i>Anastasia</i>

John Bolton discusses physical comedy and honoring history, film and theatre in Anastasia

When John Bolton steps onstage, it can be assured that it won’t be long before the audience is in peals of laughter. In Hartford Stage’s Broadway-bound production of Anastasia, Bolton portrays Vlad,… Read more »

<i>“Love is love is love is love is love”</i>: The 70th Annual Tony Awards celebrates a diverse year in theatre with a historic presentation

“Love is love is love is love is love”: The 70th Annual Tony Awards celebrates a diverse year in theatre with a historic presentation

Written by Brooke Robinson with reporting and photography by Samantha Stephens and Nicole Nadler The 70th Annual Tony Awards showed us that the most powerful response to fear and violence… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Tony Award nominee Sara Bareilles served up a slice of Heaven for <i>Waitress</i>

Star of the Week: Tony Award nominee Sara Bareilles served up a slice of Heaven for Waitress

Five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles told Rolling Stone that writing the music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Waitress has been the happiest mistake of her career. Bareilles, who grew… Read more »

<i>Drama Doodles</i>: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

Drama Doodles: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

The 70th Annual Tony Awards are shaping up to be perhaps the most highly-viewed in the entire history of the ceremony. All eyes were on Broadway earlier this year when Hamilton won the… Read more »