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'Hamilton' Broadway Replacements Announced!

Producers of the hit show Hamilton have announced the new cast that will take over for the departing leads after they leave the Tony winning musical in a few days.

Two time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will take over the role of Aaron Burr from Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr.

Phillipa Soo, who plays Eliza Hamilton, is also leaving on July 9. Her role will be taken over by Lexi Lawson. Lexi will be making her Broadway debut after appearing in the In the Heights tour!

It was previously announced that Javier Munoz would take over for Lin-Manuel Miranda. Michael Luwoye will take over for Javier as the alternate for Alexander Hamilton.

Aaron Tveit Makes Surprise Appearance at Hamilton's Ham4Ham

Aaron Tveit flashes his smile while leaving the Good Day New York studio on Monday (June 27) in New York City.

The 32-year-old actor, who is starring on the new CBS series BrainDead, made a surprise appearance at last week’s #Ham4Ham performance for the Broadway musical Hamilton.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Aaron Tveit

Aaron popped out and interrupted actor Rory O’Malley‘s performance and he sang the song “I’m Alive” from his breakout role in the musical Next to Normal.

Watch the video below!


Live #Ham4Ham 6/22/16 — #TveitForIt
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Broadway Stars Come Together For 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' On 'Maya & Marty' - Watch Here!

The stars of Broadway have come together to perform a live rendition of “What The World Needs Now Is Love” on Maya and Marty on Tuesday evening (June 21) following its official release in the wake of the tragic shooting that cost 49 people their lives and countless others injury at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub.

A majority of the original contributors – Roger Bart, Charles Busch, Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway, Len Cariou, Paul Castree, Michael Cerveris, Kevin Chamberlin, Josh Colley, Lilla Crawford, Carmen Cusack, Darius de Haas, Carole Demas, Fran Drescher, Cynthia Erivo, Brian G Gallagher, Victor Garber, Frankie Grande, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty, Christopher Scott Icenogle, Bill Irwin, Julie James, Judy Kuhn, Anika Larsen, Liz Larsen, Norm Lewis, Jose Llana, Lorna Luft, Beth Malone, Andrea Martin, Janet Metz, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debra Monk, Jessie Mueller, Lacretta Nicole, Rosie Perez, Billy Porter, BD Wong, Tony Yazbeck – reunited for the special live tribute performance.

100% of the proceeds from the digital download of “Broadway for Orlando” will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida – Watch the performance below!

Broadway for Orlando – Maya & Marty

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Hamilton's Phillipa Soo Gets Support from Schuyler Sisters at Elly Awards

Phillipa Soo is sandwiched in between her Hamilton co-stars Jasmine Cephas Jones and Renee Elise Goldsberry while attending the 2016 Elly Awards on Monday (June 20) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

The ladies play the Schuyler sisters in Broadway’s smash hit musical, which is sold out through next summer.

Phillipa, who was joined at the event by her fiance Steven Pasquale, was honored at the event for being an outstanding woman leader.

After leaving Hamilton on July 9, Phillipa will start work on the upcoming musical version of the movie Amelie. It arrives on Broadway next year, but will have a production in Los Angeles in December.

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Broadway Stars Record 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' For Orlando - Watch Now!

The stars of Broadway have come together to record a cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David‘s “What The World Needs Now Is Love” in the wake of the tragic shooting that cost 49 people their lives and countless others injury at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub.

The biggest names in theater – Sara Bareilles, Roger Bart, Kristen Bell, Wayne Brady, Matthew Broderick, Michael Cerveris, Gloria Estefan, Sutton Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Heather Headley, Megan Hilty, Bill Irwin, Carole King, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, Zachary Levi, Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O’Donnell, Kelli O’Hara, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rosie Perez, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Chita Rivera, Lillias White, Marissa Jaret Winokur, BD Wong, and more – raised their voices for the special tribute titled “Broadway for Orlando.”

100% of the proceeds from the digital download of “Broadway for Orlando” will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida – Watch the video below!


Broadway For Orlando

Hamilton's Phillipa Soo Will Star in Broadway's 'Amelie' Musical

Phillipa Soo, one of the breakout stars of the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton, has a new project coming to the Great White Way in 2017.

The 26-year-old Tony-nominated actress will play the title role in Amelie, A New Musical, based on the French romantic comedy that was nominated for five Academy Awards in 2001, according to the NY Daily News.

Phillipa currently plays the lead female role of Eliza Schuyler in Hamilton and she will play her final performance on July 9, the same night as creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Amelie will play a run in Los Angeles this winter before going to Broadway.

Phillipa‘s fiance, actor Steven Pasquale, tweeted about his excitement for the show.

'Wicked' Movie Finally Gets Official Release Date!

It’s official – the movie adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Wicked has been given a release date!

Universal Pictures will launch the highly anticipated movie on December 20, 2019. It is set to be directed by Stephen Daldry and the musical’s original producer Marc Platt will bring it to the big screen.

Winnie Holzman, who wrote the script for the musical, and the show’s composer Stephen Schwartz will work together on the screenplay, according to THR.

While we still have to wait three and a half years, we’re so excited that the news is finally official!

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