Review: Hamilton

“There are moments that the words don’t reach…”

These words, taken from the emotional song “It’s Quiet Uptown” could easily be applied to any review of HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL. What can be said that hasn’t already been written about this juggernaut? This review will take a bit of a different form since there’s not much to quibble with regarding the show itself.

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Theatre in Houston: 2018 Predictions

January is traditionally the time that both Broadway Across America and Theatre Under the Stars announce their new seasons. TUTS is already teasing that an announcement is 5 days away and the Broadway Series can’t be far behind. So what are my predictions?

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Theatre in Houston: 2017 Predictions

As 2017 approaches, both Broadway Across America and Theatre Under the Stars are set to announce their 2017-2018 seasons. Which shows will grace the stage at Sarofim Hall at The Hobby Center? I’ve got some educated guesses to share.

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Review: Hamilton’s America

In “Hamilton’s America,” a documentary about the creation of the musical juggernaut premiering on PBS last night, the show’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda says, “Musicals rarely get off the arts page.” Even more rare is a 90-minute film chronicling a show’s history. But this is no regular musical — and “Hamilton’s America” is quite possibly the best documentary made about musical theatre.

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