Queen of the Night at the Diamond Horseshoe, Paramount Hotel NYC
Queen of the Night: The Show That Will Make You Want to Quit Your Job & Join the Circus
By Dan Koday | 03/05/2014 - 13:00

On Sunday night, while most people were watching the Oscars, I was taking in the new circus dance performance Queen of the Night. Why, might you ask, would I give up all the fun that goes along with critquing red carpet dresses and watching live as John Travolta flubbed Idina Menzel's name? Because (as I can now officially confirm), Queen of the Night is truly the hottest ticket in town! 


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Pulitzer Prize winning writer Quiara Alegria Hudes
Quiara Alegria Hudes Wins Pulitzer Prize
By Sally Mercedes | 04/17/2012 - 17:00

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2012 were announced and the list of winners includes a Latina: Quiara Alegría Hudes! The writer won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Water By the Spoonful


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EXCLUSIVE: Lin-Manuel Miranda on the End of his Broadway Show 'In the Heights'
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).


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In the Heights Coming to an End
Latino Broadway Musical 'In the Heights' Coming to an End
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.


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Ricky Martin Returns to Broadway in 'Evita'!
By Angie Romero | 06/15/2010 - 14:00

This isn’t happening for another two years, but the news is too exciting to keep under wraps! Broadway producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have announced that the first new production of Evita in more than 30 years will launch in a Nederlander Theater in the Spring of 2012 with Latin superstar Ricky Martin, who has finally accepted the role, playing Che.


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Ricky Martin Offered Role in Broadway Revival of 'Evita'
By Mariela Rosario | 03/04/2010 - 12:30

When the new Broadway revival of Evita debuts next year at the Nederlander theater, creators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice are hoping to up the production's star power by bringing Ricky Martin on board to play the role of Che Guevara. The revival, budgeted at $10 million, will be directed by Michael Grandage and choreographed by Rob Ashford.


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If Lin-Manuel Miranda Doesn't Star In the Movie Version of "In The Heights", Who Should?
By Monica Herrera | 11/11/2008 - 17:51

By now, you might have heard the truly awesome news that In The Heights, the Tony Award-sweeping musical that propelled its creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to instant success, is headed for the multiplex. Universal Pictures picked up the rights to the Broadway show just last week, and we're giddy at the idea of seeing our favorite Washington Heights homeboy and his lotto-winning abuelita on the big screen.


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