Cast of Hamilton reunite on Zoom for birthday singalong

Lin-Manuel Miranda and company sing opening count from the establish to a nine-year-old superfan of the musical For her one-ninth birthday, all Aubrey missed was to see the smash-hit musical Hamilton placed in Jacksonville, Florida. But the coronavirus shutdown represented…

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Shakespeare in a Divided America by James Shapiro review the Bard and the culture wars

Interracial marriage, cross-dressing and Trump as Caesar the culture politics of Shakespeare in the U It is perhaps unsurprising that Shakespeare, the most canonical of dead white males, should feature in America’s culture fights. But why so prominently, both now…

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‘It’s really special’: the ballet company shaking up the world of dance

By hiring a diverse series of dancers, the directors of Complexions Contemporary Ballet are working to change tired stereotypes When Jillian Davis is on stage, it’s hard to watch anyone else. In a blink of the eye, her body moves…

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Broadway in 2020: big stars, big revivals and that Michael Jackson musical

After another smash hit year at the box office, the next 12 months predicts more of the same … with added controversy The light-headeds are bright on Broadway. Blinding even. With 35 continues and musicals now guiding, Broadway looks likely…

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Parkland father takes on grief and gun violence with one-man play

Manuel Oliver, who lost his son, Joaquin, in the 2018 institution shooting, is raising awareness and building on his art activism with Guac: My Son, My Hero There is a single, strong minute in Manuel Oliver’s 100 people die every…

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‘This tape rewrites everything we knew about the Beatles’

Mark Lewisohn knows the Fab Four better than they knew themselves. The experts videotapes of their tense final fits removed new light on Abbey Road and provoked a new stage show TRingo Starr is in infirmary, experiencing research for an…

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James Acaster: Adulthood is still a bit daunting

When the comics life came apart, he sought solace in the music of 2016. He discusses the lyrics that saved his life Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, and a stream of acclaimed Netflix specials, Acaster had an annus horribilis in…

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Hal Prince, Broadway legend and 21-time Tony winner, dies aged 91

Prince oversaw such landmark melodics as Cabaret, Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Evita and The Phantom of the Opera musical theater with such groundbreaking demonstrates as Tony bestows, just died. He was 91. Prince’s publicist, Rick Miramontez, said the theater legend…

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What Seinfeld can teach us about science

From micro animals to the doping chances of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcom When Jerry Seinfeld UK1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts:” And then my beloved percentage, the spacecraft photo. This is…

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‘It’s ghost slavery’: the troubling world of pop holograms

Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the questions in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest name crisis in music today In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hannah…

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