Tag Archives: In the Heights

The Saturday List: Lights, Camera, Action! Ten Movie Musicals on the Way to the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love a great movie musical? OK, there are loads of people who don’t. But I do, and it’s devastating when one doesn’t live up to its potential. On this week’s Saturday List, I’m taking a look at ten upcoming movie musicals to which I’m looking forward. Some of these are nowhere near opening day, but here’s hoping! Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Lin-Manuel Miranda in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Pilot

Playbill is reporting that a pilot based on the Freestyle Love Supreme stage show (described as ‘a non-stop, hip hop improv ride, spinning cues from the audience into instantaneous riffs and fully realized musical number’) will be produced, starring Lin-Manuel … Continue reading

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Photos: Corbin Bleu IN THE HEIGHTS

As discussed here last month, Corbin Bleu has taken over the role of Usnavi in In the Heights. Playbill has a gallery of photos featuring the High School Musical alumnus in the role. Here’s just one of the energetic pics; … Continue reading

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Corbin Bleu in IN THE HEIGHTS

Playbill announced this week that High School Musical alumnus Corbin Bleu would play Usnavi in In the Heights from January through April next year. Some impassioned reactions to the casting on various musical theatre discussion forums around the Internet have … Continue reading

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