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Disney's Tangled Sings as New Stage Musical
Composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater provide three brand new songs for the latest Disney screen-to-stage adaptation — Tangled premiered Nov. 11 aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship.

Hillary Clinton Quotes Hamilton in Jab at Republican Rivals Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a theatrical swipe at her Republican political rivals, quoting a line from the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Hamilton.

Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton

Watch "60 Minutes" Explore the Hamilton Phenomenon (Video)
The Nov. 8 episode of the CBS-TV magazine show "60 Minutes" featured a segment on the phenomenon of the Broadway musical Hamilton. Here's a look at the segment covering Broadway's historic musical.


Watch Two Generations of Dorothies Rehearse "Home" for The Wiz Live!
In preparation for the Dec. 3 NBC broadcast of The Wiz Live!, 18-year-old Shanice Williams has been rehearsing the lead role of Dorothy in a New York studio. She's had some special help: Stephanie Mills, the original 1975 Broadway Dorothy, who plays Aunt Em in this version.

"I'm Somewhere Over the Rainbow Right Now!" — The First Interview With The Wiz's Dorothy Tony Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for Hamilton and 9 Other Broadway Shows
The Tony Awards Administration Committee assembled for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of ten Broadway productions for the 2016 Tony Awards. Show's discussed include An Act of God, Amazing Grace, Hamilton, Spring Awakening, Old Times, Fool for Love, The Gin Game, Sylvia, Dames at Sea and Thérèse Raquin.

Leslie Odom, Jr. will be considered eligible for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Leslie Odom, Jr. will be considered eligible for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Photo by Joan Marcus

Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison to Host "Broadway at the White House" TV Special
Stage, film and TV stars Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison will join First Lady Michelle Obama in hosting "Broadway at the White House," a Thanksgiving TV special on the TLC network designed to encourage teens seeking a career in theatre, Variety reported.

Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth

CBS Taps Hit Broadway Musicals and Hamilton Actress for Thanksgiving Day Parade
The hit Broadway productions of Jersey Boys and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will be featured as part of CBS' Thanksgiving Day Parade, which features additional programming and highlights from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City.

Renee Elise Goldsberry
Renee Elise Goldsberry Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Julie Andrews Discusses Directing Forthcoming My Fair Lady Revival
Julie Andrews, who created the role of Eliza Doolittle in the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady, will direct a production of the classic musical at Australia's Joan Sutherland Theatre in the Sydney Opera House in 2016, to celebrate the show's 60th anniversary. She talks about the upcoming revival in this new video.

Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews

Must See! Lin-Manuel Miranda Duets With Lea Salonga in Latest Ham4Ham Video!
The Nov. 11 edition of Ham4Ham, the impromptu performances that happen periodically on the front steps of the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where Hamilton is playing, featured two Tony Award winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Lea Salonga in a duet from Aladdin to entertain people standing on line for the show's discount ticket lottery.

Hamilton Confirms Whopping $57 Million Advance Sale
The Broadway hit Hamilton hit a major box office milestone, amassing a $57 million advance sale.

Daveed Diggs
Daveed Diggs Photo by Joan Marcus
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