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.'
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.
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.
The musical about the Founding Father has now received the most Tony nominations of any show in history. The production has become a phenomenon, with critics praising the show and tickets extremely difficult to obtain.
The Irish-American supergroup The Gloaming releases a new album, the Smithsonian Channel series 'Sports Detectives' explores the whereabouts of sports artifacts and what they mean to the American public, and more top picks.
Michael Pollan's four-part documentary on Netflix masterly narration reveals the crossroads where science, cooking, and dinner parties meet, Fathom Events' 'Renoir: Revered and Reviled' explores Pierre-Auguste Renoir's life and influence over artistic movements, and more top picks.
Michelle Obama helps bring musicians together for the fundraising song 'This Is for My Girls,' National Geographic's series 'The Story of God' explores unifying and differing beliefs across religion and science, and more top picks.
Ferdinand von Schirach's play 'Terror' tells the story of an Air Force major who decides to shoot down a plane that has been hijacked by terrorists, killing its passengers, then asks the audience to decide the major's fate.