God, I hope so.I just came back from seeing Newsies, the hit Disney musical, at the movies. Yes, on a screen. No, it wasn't a bootleg. At the end of last year, Disney gathered most of the original Newsies Broadway cast as well as some of the touring cast members, and they put on the show live, but it was also professionally filmed. And for a few days this month, it was distributed across the nation thanks to Fandan... Read More
In these troubled times, it’s hard to imagine there being a better time to celebrate and honor the 20th Anniversary of Jonathan Larson’s epic musical, RENT. And that’s just what I had the chance to do this past week in San Francisco when I attended the opening night of its month long engagement at SHN’s Golden Gate theater.
Everyone loves Broadway musicals. Many musicals reach great milestone performances like The Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King, among many others. Other musicals, however, don’t get those types of chances. We here at PopWrapped are counting down the Top 10 musicals that left Broadway too soon.
I can’t imagine there being a better time to capture a little magic on the stage than right now. And I can't imagine a better type of magic than the special kind that only comes from Neverland. So I was ecstatic to go see Finding Neverland at SHN San Francisco’s legendary Orpheum Theater.
Hamilton is getting a new Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. Who better to play the dual role than one magical Genie? Original Aladdin cast member James Monroe Iglehart will retire his Genie lamp and move into the room where it all began. Iglehart will play his final performance as the Genie on February 19 of this year. His Understudy, Deonte L. Warren, will be m... Read More
The Twentieth Century Fox classic Anastasia is making its way to Broadway! Finally, the complete casting has been announced for the musical adaptation.
News broke out the other day that there will be a new Aladdin coming to Agrabah -- as well as getting a magic carpet ride all around North America.Telly Leung, who is returning to Broadway in the show In Transit at the end of the month after a leave of absence, will be joining the magic carpet ride as the new lead.
Hamilton has proved once again that it's truly the hottest ticket in town. While many fans of the hit Broadway show still haven't been in ... Read More
Silence! A message from the King -- and it’s one that Hamilton fans will be thrilled about! Early this morning, composer and lyricist of the Tony award-winning musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, tweeted his followers about a big announcement to come later in the day. Just a few hours later, the great LMM dropped a bomb ... or, in this case, a Hamilton mixtape.