By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 09:30
Sofia Vergara just accepted a new role as the spokesperson for Xfinity TV, and now the Colombian actress tells TV Guide that she's close to winning another great part: the role of beauty salon owner Daniela in the movie version of Broadway's Tony-winning musical, In the Heights.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/10/2011 - 12:00
— On Saturday, proud mama Nicole Richie threw a star-studded birthday bash for her daughter Harlow Madden (who turns 3 on Tuesday) at the Treehouse Social Club in Beverly Hills.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2010 - 08:00
We recently caught up with composer/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, who rocked the world of Broadway with his amazing show In the Heights—a musical about the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York that incorporated hip-hop and salsa rhythms, featured an almost entirely Latino cast and wracked up four TONY Awards in 2008 (including Best Musical).
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2010 - 10:00
We sat down with actor, composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about everything from the end of his Broadway musical In the Heights to when we can expect the film adaptation to hit theaters.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/28/2010 - 15:20
Three years, four Tonys and one movie deal later, Lin-Manuel Miranda's wildly successful musical masterpiece In the Heights is ending it's run on Broadway.
It was just announced that the show would no longer run on the Great White Way and that the show's creator and original star, Lin-Manuel Miranda return for the last two weeks of the run. The last show will be on Jan. 9, 2011.
The show won the 2008 Tony award for Best Musical and will have played 29 previews and 1,185 performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre when it ends.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/21/2010 - 12:00
Are you ready for the big-screen adaptation of the Tony Award winning musical In the Heights to hit theaters near you soon? Yeah, so are we!
By Mariela Rosario | 12/15/2009 - 17:00
Could we be any more psyched about this?!? I think not! Word on the street is that Kenny Ortega (of High School Musical and This Is It fame) has been hired by Universal Pictures to helm the big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's ground breaking musical, In the Heights.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/09/2009 - 11:55
As one of the biggest In the Heights fans on the planet, I had to share this brilliant video with all of you. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo star in this hilarious parody of Jay-Z's "Run This Town," featuring Rihanna and Kanye West. "Run This Tour" was made to promote the upcoming (and highly anticipated) National Tour of Broadway’s Tony-winning smash In the Heights—which will launch on Oct. 27 at Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.
Check it out and let us know what you think!
By Lee Hernandez | 05/27/2009 - 17:43
If you’re a fan of Broadway's In the Heights and Lin Manuel Miranda (and who isn’t these days, except maybe Rush Limbaugh?), then you do not want to miss tonight’s smart and touching PBS special In the Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams. The documentary (which airs tonight at 8 p.m. as part of PBS’ Great Performances,) offers viewers an intimate look at the making of the groundbreaking hit musical by Tony award-winning composer-lyricist Miranda, and exclusive interviews with the cast and crew.
By Monica Herrera | 03/03/2009 - 13:20
The good news keeps pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda. On the heels of leaving his Tony-winning hit, In the Heights, to focus on new projects, the musical theater savant has inked a development deal with Dreamworks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda) to help create animated musical films.