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13 Feb
2019

After what seemed like forever, the world finally got to see Lin-Manuel Miranda onstage as HAMILTON again! Lin joined the Puerto Rico cast for a short run and everyone was feeling the love! Everyone including Jimmy Fallon, who joined the cast for a fab rendition of "The Story Of Tonight" - they looked like twins!

23 Jan
2019

If it was possible to love Lin-Manuel Miranda even more than we already do (we thought we were on full-love but now we're not sure) this video might be the thing that does it! In this video, the actor and writer of both HAMILTON and IN THE HEIGHTS teaches us all about Broadway slang...

20 Nov
2018

Actress Rosalie Craig and director Marianne Elliott celebrated their wins at the 64th Evening Standard Theatre Awards, while Best Musical went to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical and leading man Jamael Westman received the Emerging Talent Award

07 Nov
2018

With her co-hosting stint at this year's Tony Awards and the announcement of WAITRESS heading to the West End next year, Sara Bareilles is taking over the theatre world! Now she's joining the #HamilDrop crew with this latest song, "Theodosia Reprise". We warn you though, have a tissue or two at hand...

05 Nov
2018

If you're a musical theatre fan and you haven't yet discovered Amy Lovatt's brilliant vlogs about her love of musicals, catch up quick right here. We've chosen five of our favourite instalments for another watch as Amy prepares to take to the stage herself in the world premiere of FANATICAL... (And don't forget to enter our competition to win tickets!)

17 Oct
2018

As any true HAMILTON fan will know, the soundtrack is so good it's hard to choose a top track and our favourites can change with the day! So we reckon MsMojo must have had a tough time picking their Top 10. But choose they did and our #HamiltonHumpDay is this video countdown...

04 Oct
2018

Here at StageFaves, we could spend hours arguing over our favourite musicals, performers and performances. YouTube channel MsMojo has put together their Top 10 list of the best Tony Awards performances of all time and although contentious, we think it's pretty good!

28 Sep
2018

As HAMILTON goes into its second year at the Victoria Palace Theatre, some performers are staying put – including Jamael Westman in the lead role – while another original cast member, Sifiso Mazibuko, has won the vital part of Aaron Burr. New to the room where it happens are Allyson Ava-Brown as Angelica Schuyler, Dom Hartley-Harris as George Washington, Jon Robyns as King George & alternate Hamilton Karl Queensborough. Could all this swapping around give us the perfect excuse to see the show again?!

12 Sep
2018

We've found your new favourite #Hamildrop track! The ladies of Ibeyi have released "Rise Up Wise Up Eyes Up" inspired by HAMILTON, and those beats just make us want to get up and dance...

05 Sep
2018

We bet Lewis Hamilton had many a sleepless night after HAMILTON hit the American stage. After all, he was used to being the most famous Hamilton around. Well, he need cry no more because HAMILTON (LEWIS) has arrived, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, and it opens today at the Kings Head Theatre. If you're a big fan of either Hamilton's, this is definitely the show for you...

06 Aug
2018

While Hamilton looks likely to book forever in the West End, Off-West End, demand is also running high for Gerard Alessandrini's loving parody SPAMILTON at the Menier Chocolate Factory, where booking has now been extended until 15 September 2018...

01 Aug
2018

Another Wednesday, another of our favourite HAMILTON videos! A couple of #HamiltonHumpDay's ago we shared the "Hamilton Polka", put together by the inimitable Weird Al Yankovic. We knew Lin-Manuel Miranda was super-psyched by it, and now all of the casts of Hamilton have been jamming out to the tune and released a video of all the fun...

31 Jul
2018

With Club Tropicana the musical soon to tour the UK, and an ex-Dreamgirls cast member Samira Mighty starring on the ITV2 show, it seems that Love Island and the theatre world are being inescapably drawn together.

20 Jul
2018

The UK musical theatre scene is truly leading the pack at the moment. We have a thriving West End, wonderful UK tours, heightened interest in community and inclusive theatre, and now… a musical theatre cruise. Yes, you did hear that right. Later this year, Floating Festivals are premiering Stages At Sea, a 4 night immersive cruise experience with musical theatre appreciation at its’ core. WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE.

18 Jul
2018

There's no denying HAMILTON has excited audiences this side of the Atlantic just as much as back home on Broadway. Our original West End Hamilton and Burr Jamael Westman and Giles Terera sat down to chat about what makes the show so special, the buzz of excitement they get from the audience and little moments they're still discovering months into the run...

11 Jul
2018

It's #HamiltonHumpDay so it's time for your weekly slice of HAMILTON joy to get you through to the weekend. This week, we're going back to a legendary moment when composer (and original Hamilton) Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped by the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and dropped some utterly awesome improv rap with the "Wheel Of Freestyle"...

27 Jun
2018

It's Wednesday and you know what that means...it's #HamiltonHumpDay! This week, take 7 minutes out of your busy day and listen to the vocal tones of RANGE A Cappella in their HAMILTON mash-up...

20 Jun
2018

Another week has passed and another #HamilDrop has, well...dropped! This #HamiltonHumpDay, get down to the beats of Mobb Deep who have released "Boom goes the Cannon", inspired by HAMILTON and the song "Right Hand Man"...

12 Jun
2018

Can’t get a ticket for Hamilton, then why not pop along to the Menier for the UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini’s Spamilton: An American Parody, opening on 24 July 2018. Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee also join the cast.

06 Jun
2018

It's #HamiltonHumpDay! And this week we decided to choose one of our favourite ever #HamilDrop videos! Arianna Afsar, Shoba Narayan, Lexi Lawson, Rachelle Ann Go and Julia Harriman joined together to record the beautiful, spine-tingling "First Burn". Watch the video, here and rejoice in just how awesome HAMILTON truly is...