When I was given the opportunity to speak to Lea Salonga about her upcoming concerts just days after the results of the American election were announced, I couldn’t help but link her wealth of roles to current political conversations. Below, Salonga discusses the parallels between the hate rhetoric that inspired the events of of the Japanese internment… Read more.
Earlier this week Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on Twitter that a new incarnation of the shows music, the Hamilton Mixtape is now available for preorder.
Here’s a bit of news you probably weren’t expecting at 9am on an as-yet unremarkable Wednesday morning: news broke overnight that Broadway’s Hamilton will open a production in Australia sometime after their London 2017 premiere. The news first came to light in an extensive profile of Jeffrey Seller, Hamilton’s lead producer, in the New York… Read more.
On the opening night of the UK’s Almeida production of King Charles III in Sydney, a uniquely Australian reaction rippled through the audience. “It’s Will and Kate,” said a character, and laughter erupted from the crowd, the laughter of anticipation. The very act of introducing the young royals on stage seemed to signal one thing… Read more.