Odds & Ends: Extra Info on The Hamilton Mixtape: Volume 2 & More

first_img from $149.00 Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Extra Info on The Hamilton Mixtape: Volume 2Will we ever be satisfied? Only a few days after the release of The Hamilton Mixtape, Hamilfans are already eagerly anticipating the second volume and fortunately for us, Lin-Manuel Miranda has been dropping more clues. We can expect “Right Hand Man” and “The Reynolds Pamphlet,” in addition to his previous hints that “The Schuyler Sisters,” “The Room Where It Happens” and “One Last Time” would make the cut. In the meantime, here’s the certified genius’ “We Know The Way” from Moana and below Kelly Clarkson performing “It’s Quiet Uptown” from Volume 1 on Today. Maxwell Caulfield Set for Death Takes a HolidayBroadway alum Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso will lead the cast of the previously reported European premiere of Death Takes A Holiday at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. Featuring a score by Tony winner Maury Yeston (Titanic, Nine) and a book by Tony winners Thomas Meehan (Hairspray) and Peter Stone (Titanic), it is based on the 1928 Italian play of the same name, which also inspired the Brad Pitt movie, Meet Joe Black. Directed by Thom Southerland, the production is scheduled to play a limited engagement January 16, 2017 through March 4 and officially open on January 23.Norm Lewis Tapped for Kiss Me, KateTony nominee Norm Lewis will complete the cast as Harrison Howell in Roundabout’s upcoming one-night only benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate on December 12 at Studio 54. Also starring Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Robert Fairchild, Heléne Yorke and more, the Cole Porter classic is set to be helmed by Scott Ellis, with choreography by Warren Carlyle. Oh, how we wish we could be a fly on that wall!Cynthia Erivo’s Impossible DreamTony winner Cynthia Erivo sang “The Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha at the 39th annual Kennedy Center honors over the weekend, which were awarded to Tony and Oscar winner Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, Martha Argerich and James Taylor. Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell performed the Star Spangled Banner, while Tony nominees Bobby Cannavale and Lily Rabe were also enlisted for the lineup. You’ll be able to watch the event on CBS on December 27.Tarell Alvin McCraney Tapped by YaleTarell Alvin McCraney, whose play Head of Passes ran at the Public off-Broadway earlier this year, has been announced as Yale School of Drama’s new chairman. According to the New York Times, the three-year appointment will officially begin on July 1 and McCraney is also set to take over for Paula Vogel (Indecent) as Yale Repertory Theater’s playwright in residence.P.S. As we all know by now, Hairspray Live! will air on NBC on December 7; check out the latest promo! Hamilton View Comments ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Related Showslast_img read more

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