Latest Lin-Manuel Miranda News

Cheers greet the reopening of three mega-hit Broadway shows

Sep. 14, 2021 22:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Theater royalty — in the form of Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Taymor and Lin-Manuel Miranda — welcomed back boisterous audiences to “Wicked,” “The Lion King” and “Hamilton” for the first time since the start of the pandemic, marking Tuesday as the unofficial...

A fall movie season (like everything else) in flux

Sep. 07, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Cary Fukunaga has been waiting more than a year and a half for the biggest movie of his career, the James Bond film “No Time to Die,” to arrive in theaters. It has been a strange and surreal wait. Months before the much-delayed movie is even released on Oct. 8,...

Fall movie calendar, from 'Venom' to 'King Richard'

Sep. 07, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

A rundown of notable films coming out this fall: Sept. 9 “Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali” (Netflix): A documentary chronicling the friendship between the boxing legend and the civil rights leader. Sept. 10 ...

New this week: 'The Suicide Squad,' 'Vivo' and Streisand

Aug. 02, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The 2016 David Ayer-directed “Suicide Squad” may have been rock bottom for...

Emmy surprises: 'Pose,' 'I May Destroy You' and 'Hamilton'

Jul. 13, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Award nominations announced Tuesday included some snubs and surprises. STRIKE A POSE “Pose” left the ballroom with a clutch of Emmy nominations. The groundbreaking FX show about ballroom culture in the 1980s and ’90s...

Partial list of Emmy nominees in top categories

Jul. 13, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

Partial list of nominees for the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Comedy Series: “black-ish”; “Cobra Kai”; “Emily in Paris”; “The Flight Attendant”;...

Jackson of 'Hamilton' to sing national anthem at All-Stars

Jul. 10, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christopher Jackson, who played George Washington in Lin-Manuel Miranda's “Hamilton" on Broadway, will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Coors Field. Jackson was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award for Best...

Lin-Manuel Miranda sees art and philanthropy with same lens

Jul. 07, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, the inspirations for art and philanthropy are inextricably linked. On Wednesday, Miranda is announcing a series of donations to organizations that serve immigrants, whose experiences are central to the new...

H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series

Jul. 03, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In addition to making great music, H.E.R. wants to be an active citizen who empowers young people with information. The Grammy- and Oscar-winning recording artist gets to do both in the new animated Netflix series, “We the People.” ...

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’ may be the best doc of the year

Jun. 29, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

In the summer of 1969, the same summer as Woodstock, some of the biggest musical acts of the time, like Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Mahalia Jackson and the Fifth Dimension all performed in New York’s Mount Morris Park. Woodstock...