$10 ‘Hamilton’ tickets available for Grand Rapids performances in February through digital lottery
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Broadway Grand Rapids recently announced 40 tickets will be available for “Hamilton” at $10 each when the musical is performed from Feb. 8-20 at DeVos Performance Hall. Here is how the #HAM4HAM digital lottery works:To enter use the official app for Hamilton, available for all iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For the Feb. 8-13 performances in Grand Rapids, a limited number of the $10 tickets will be available. Lottery tickets can be picked up from the venue two hours before the performance, with a valid photo ID, Broadway Grand Rapids said. Tickets are non-refundable, with ticket limits and prices displayed at the sole discretion of the show are subject to change without notice, Broadway Grand Rapids said.mlive.com
tick, tick… BOOM! | Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes the Reins on a Love Letter to Artists | Netflix
Oscar®-nominated tick, tick… BOOM! actor Andrew Garfield, co-star Vanessa Hudgens, screenwriter Steven Levenson and producers Julie Oh and Julie Larson speak to first-time filmmaker Lin-Manuel Miranda's helming late theater legend Jonathan Larson's love letter to artists everywhere. Subscribe: https://bit.ly/36dnr0k Find Netflix Film Club on: ➡️INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/netflixfilm ➡️TWITTER: https://twitter.com/NetflixFilm About Netflix: Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 214 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments. tick, tick… BOOM! | Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes the Reins on a Love Letter to Artists | Netflix https://www.youtube.com/netflixfilmclub On the brink of turning 30, a promising theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressure to create something great before time runs out.news.yahoo.com
How to Watch Disney’s “Encanto” now streaming
Encanto is now available for streaming on Disney+. Encanto joins the Madrigals, an exceptional family wherein each member is graced with a unique superpower—that is, except Mirabel. A tale of family and a search for belonging, Encanto features all-new music, an extraordinary cast, and enough magic for the whole family. Where to watch:You can stream Encanto when you register for Disney+. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.mlive.com
'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office
Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney’s “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas.
New this week: Will Smith, 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' and Adele
This week’s new entertainment releases include a much-anticipated album from Adele, a documentary about Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show and Will Smith playing father and tennis guru to Venus and Serena Williams.
Hundreds gather for PEN America gala, hosted by Awkwafina
PEN America held one of New York’s first major indoor literary gatherings since the pandemic began last year, as hundreds met Tuesday night for the organization’s annual gala to honor writers, community servants, political dissidents and such prominent public figures as Walt Disney executive chair Robert A.
‘The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!’ Announce Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda And More To Take The Stage
CBS and the American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards announced today that some of Broadway’s biggest stars will take the stage on The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back!, live from the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, Sunday, September...detroit.cbslocal.com
Literati Bookstore hosting virtual launch of Lin-Manuel Miranda book
ANN ARBOR, MI -- Literati Bookstore will be hosting a virtual book launch of “In the Heights: Finding Home” on June 15, featuring co-authors Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes and Jeremy McCarter. The book looks at the creation of recently released “In the Heights,” a movie adaption of the musical by the same name created by Miranda. Miranda is most known for writing and starring in “Hamilton,” a musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton. The event will include a conversation with Miranda, Hudes and McCarter, with moderation by director and producer America Ferrera. John Ganiard, the event director for Literati, said virtual events like these, sprung up from pandemic restrictions, have opened doors for independent bookstores.mlive.com
"Rent" stars Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp reflect on the groundbreaking musical's 25th anniversary – and how it set the stage for "Hamilton"
The credit goes to director Michael Greif and Jonathan Larson, who wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical. "He was convinced he had the chance to change the face of musical theater," Rapp, who played the struggling filmmaker Mark, said of Larson's legacy. Millions of people around the world have fallen in love with the words and music that Jonathan Larson created. "Jonathan Larson changed my life by believing in me and seeing the talents in me," Menzel told CBS News. Later this year, the world will hear more about Jonathan Larson when "Tick, Tick...Boom!cbsnews.com
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman used writing to overcome a speech impediment she had as recently as college
To many, Amanda Gorman's delivery of the her inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb" was one of the highlights of Inauguration Day on Wednesday. But what makes Gorman's delivery all the more remarkable is that as recently as college, Gorman struggled with a speech impediment. "I am proud to be in the speech difficulty club with you and President Biden and also Maya Angelou," Gorman told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Wednesday. (Cooper told Gorman he had a slight stutter as a child. See also:Meet 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. historyRead the full text of Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem 'The Hill We Climb'What George Takei learned about resilience from his dad making art in Japanese internment campcnbc.com
Netflix is releasing a new movie every single week of 2021
Neflix says it's "kicking 2021 off with a bang" — and it appears that momentum will last all year. The streaming service is set to release a new movie every single week of 2021, the company announced on Tuesday. Not only is the 2021 movie slate star-studded, but many of the films are created by award-winning filmmakers, including Adam McKay, who is behind movies like "Vice" and "The Big Short." Plus, popular Netflix films like "To All the Boys" and "The Kissing Booth" will get the final installments in their trilogies. With some movie theaters starting to fail — even before the pandemic hit — and many people staying at home, streaming services like Netflix are receiving more and more content.cbsnews.com