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Leslie Odom, Jr. Reflects On Leaving 'Hamilton' And His New Self-Titled CD

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.18.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

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.

What Broadway Can Teach Hollywood About Diversity

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

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.

$42,500 for HAMILTON TICKETS on Broadway?

David Rae | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Show Me the Hamilton's- How much would you pay for Hamilton Tickets? By David Rae Certified Financial Planner™ Accredited Investment Fiducia...

Aisle View: Smiling Man on the $10 Bill

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

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."

Aisle View: Lin-Manuel Miranda's Alexander The Great

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

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.

'Smash' Beefs Up Season 2 Cast

Posted 07.07.2012 | TV

The "Smash" Season 2 cast continues to change. According to EW, Krysta Rodriguez has joined "Smash" as Ana, Karen's (Katharine McPhee) roommate. The c...