Lin-Manuel Miranda Surprises Bring It On Cast At Southwark Playhouse

Lin-Manuel Miranda visits the cast of Bring It On

Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised the young cast of the British Theatre Academy’s critically acclaimed production of his musical ‘Bring It On’ by watching the final show of their sold-out London summer season at Southwark Playhouse. Talking to the cast after the show, he told them: “You did an amazing job, it’s a very challenging show. I’m so proud and this was so wonderful. You made my wife cry! I came all the way from Cardiff, I wouldn’t have missed it! It was awesome. It was the first time i’ve seen it since 2013 and it just all came flooding back to me.” The British Theatre Academy’s youth production, directed and choreographed by Ewan Jones in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from 2 August – 1 September, has beeen one of London Theatre’s summer sensations, earning 4 star rave reviews from many of the national critics. Nominated for a Tony Award for … Read more

Is Hamilton Headed To A Movie Screen Or A TV Near You?

Hamilton musical

A bidding war is currently underway for a specially recorded presentation of Broadway’s mega-hit musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The Wall Street Journal has reported that rather than making a new movie musical at this stage, a recording of the original Broadway production Hamilton made over two nights may well be the first wer see of the musical on screen. The recording features the Original Broadway cast with Miranda in the title role and according to reports even includes an interval. The interesting question at the moment is whether we will see the special recording on the big screen or through an online streaming service like Netflix on our own screens at home. Hamilton, a musical about American founding father Alexander Hamilton, which melds traditional musical theatre with hip hop tapped the cultural zeitgiest from the moment it opened in 2015. The show has already grossed more than $USD400,000,000 on … Read more

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