Stories tagged: hamilton
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
Four hours from Spokane, Montana’s Blodgett Canyon offers the magic and adventure of the Cascades. All without the crowds. On Labor Day a friend and I canceled our Cascade plans, …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
“Hamilton” will make its way to Spokane in 2020-21, after visits from “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Miss Saigon,” “Jersey Boys,” “Escape from Margaritaville” and “Mean Girls.”
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Ever since the historical musical “Hamilton” began its march to near-universal infatuation, one group has noticeably withheld its applause – historians. Many academics argue the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, the …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical “Hamilton” on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
Barack Obama, or Barap Obama?
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Prince Harry sang and joked with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the stage of “Hamilton,” after he and his wife Meghan joined audiences for a gala charity performance of the smash-hit musical …
UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the …
Fri., April 6, 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda thought he had a migraine. It turned out the Broadway star really had shingles.
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018
Miranda has been releasing “Hamilton”-related content each month in a series called Hamildrop. Previous releases have included a track cut from “Hamilton,” “Ben Franklin’s Song,” recorded by the Portland band …
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018
Forty students from MEAD Alternative High School were selected for a daylong workshop in Seattle, where they’ll work with the musical’s cast, perform original numbers and, finally, attend the show …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018
When it comes to “Hamilton,” it’s magical to be in the room where it happens. Since it opened in New York three years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sung-through musical about America’s …
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
Yes, a lot of people like “Hamilton,” even if they’ve not seen it. Which is why when producers announced a second U.S. tour that would launch in Seattle before heading …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
Sure, ‘Hamilton’ is the coveted ticket. But you’re making the drive, so why not spend and extra day or two experiencing more of what the Emerald City has to offer.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
The year on Broadway has come to a very sparkly end for theater producers as many shows recorded their most profitable weeks ever despite theater-goers facing bitter cold and some …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Officials say that flooding was worse than expected on the Skagit River north of Seattle.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Meanwhile, tickets sales for the “Hamilton” run in Seattle were brisk.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made sandwiches, took selfies and announced a partnership with a nonprofit group for a $2.5 million hurricane recovery fund during a trip Tuesday to Puerto Rico.
Thu., June 29, 2017
Depictions of immigrants picking fruit and stitching American flags are interspersed with “America’s ghostwriters” being hunted down by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The video, directed by Tomas Whitmore, runs …
Fri., March 31, 2017
The bar that earned national recognition for its ties to Gonzaga University and local sports legends opens its doors at 10 a.m. Satuday, and you can’t reserve a seat. Be …
Thu., March 9, 2017
The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.
Wed., March 8, 2017
Disney CEO Bob Iger quoted the Broadway smash “Hamilton” to defend his involvement in President Trump’s business advisory council, saying he wants to be “in the room where it happens.”
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017
James Monroe Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson starting in mid-April.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
The hottest Broadway show is shining its spotlight on a collection of historic American documents: Alexander Hamilton’s letters, being auctioned at Sotheby’s.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of “Hamilton,” will take his character on the road in the show’s first national tour.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Former “Saturday Night Live” star Taran Killam will be getting plenty of live performances next year – he’s joining the Broadway company of “Hamilton.”
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
If Donald Trump is waiting for an apology from the cast of “Hamilton,” he will have to continue to wait.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
An audience disruption took place at the Saturday evening production of “Hamilton” at the PrivateBank Theatre in downtown Chicago.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
Three 18-year-old Hamilton men have pleaded not guilty to negligent arson. Prosecutors alleged they failed to fully extinguish a campfire in the Bitterroot National Forest in late July that days …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
A campfire that wasn’t completely extinguished caused a wildfire near Hamilton that burned over 13 square miles of forest land, destroyed 16 homes and 49 outbuildings and cost $11 million …