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Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
The Tony winner also reveals the No. 1 reason he's grateful for the hit musical.
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Over the last year, Broadway's hit sensation Hamilton has redefined the ticketing experience for The Great White Way, conjuring
Nurturing another great love, last month Odom released his self titled debut album of jazz and Broadway classics on S-Curve Records. The CD includes soulful and textured new interpretations of songs like "Look for the Silver Lining," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Autumn Leaves," "the Party's Over" and more. The CD debuted at number 1 on Soundscan's Current Jazz and Traditional Jazz charts.
Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.
Alexander Hamilton was heretofore best known as the fellow etched in green on the ten-dollar bill; one of two major Founding Fathers. Now a play fills in the blanks, showing us an orphan bastard immigrant from the West Indies who became General Washington's "right-hand man."
The show has been impeccably staged by Thomas Kail, Miranda's colleague from In the Heights, with choreography from that show's Andy Blankenbuehler. For theatergoers who admired but didn't love In the Heights, be advised that Hamilton is nothing like it.
The "Smash" Season 2 cast continues to change. According to EW, Krysta Rodriguez has joined "Smash" as Ana, Karen's (Katharine