A new companion version to Van Morrison's stirring 1974 live album '..It’s Too Late to Stop Now... Volumes II, III, IV & DVD' is a must, a video taking you behind the curtain with 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' set designer Christine Jones is tantalizing, and more top picks.
Later this month, a Broadway production will be live-streamed for the first time. Live musicals have returned on network TV, while the Royal National Theatre in London has been bringing its productions to movie theaters and other venues for some time.
Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical 'Hamilton' stands as the most celebrated work of art ever inspired by the American Revolution. Unlike other American conflicts, the Revolution is not often depicted on film, TV, stage, or in literature.
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Charles Wright sings about faith and love in an uplifting and honest way on 'Something to Make You Feel Good,' acclaimed series 'Dancing On the Edge' stars major talents like Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jacqueline Bisset, and more top picks.
The 2016 Tony Awards included 'Hamilton' winning such awards as best musical. Many at the ceremony referenced the recent shootings in Orlando, with 'Hamilton' creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda reading a poem to the audience that discussed the event.
Blunt and Miranda are set to star in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' which will be released in December 2018. Blunt starred in the 2014 musical 'Into the Woods,' while Miranda wrote and stars in the Broadway smash hit 'Hamilton.'
Broadway's latest season achieved a record for both theater attendance and ticket grosses. The musical phenomenon 'Hamilton' no doubt helped, as did longtime strong performers like 'The Lion King' and 'Wicked.'