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03 Jul
2019

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the UK premiere of On Your Feet! – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan – at the London Coliseum and what a night #StageFaves’ awesome vlogger had! After chatting to music legend Gloria Estefan herself on the Red Carpet before the show (as well as Beverley Knight and Christina Bennington) Perry also caught up with the show’s leading players Christie Prades and George Ioannides. Was Perry doing the conga all the way home? Read on to find out.

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!

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!

03 Jan
2019

A gala concert performance of award-winning composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange’s musical Thirteen Days will feature a yet-to-be-announced West End cast at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Sunday 17 March 2019, all in aid of The Make A Difference Trust.

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...

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?!

19 Sep
2018

He's become somewhat of an American icon, but now he's going Brit! The original HAMILTON, world-renowned Musical Theatre writer and StageFaves superstar Lin-manuel Miranda is breaking into Hollywood with his latest role as Jack in the new film Mary Poppins Returns! Watch it here...

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...

03 Sep
2018

Letitia Hector stars as Lewis Hamilton in racy new parody HAMILTON (LEWIS). Is she a fan of the Lin-Manuel Miranda blockbuster that it lovingly spoofs? How much did she know about F1 before she got the job? Find out in our interview here - and then get booking!

27 Aug
2018

As the real Lewis Hamilton competed this weekend in the Belgian Grand Prix, the musical parody inspired by him, and Lin-Manuel Miranda's (Alexander) Hamilton, completed its final lap at this year's Edinburgh Fringe. HAMILTON (LEWIS) now races to London for a limited season at the King's Head Theatre trailing a Musical Theatre Review Best Musical nomination and a slew of festival raves. We've rounded up some of the show's festival buzz on Twitter below... and don't forget to enter our competition to win tickets!

16 Aug
2018

Who are the four #StageFaves taking on Lewis Hamilton, Nicole Scherzinger and a whole heap of Lin-Manuel Miranda references in musical parody HAMILTON (LEWIS)? Meet the cast and enter our competition to see them at the King's Head Theatre after their Edinburgh Fringe triumph...

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...

27 Jun
2018

Another Hamilton will be hitting the London stage this September after a run at the Edinburgh Fringe. HAMILTON (LEWIS) is the musical parody that'll have you laughing in your (driver's) seat! It tells the story of Lewis Hamilton, the most successful British F1 driver ever and it sounds hilarious...

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...

31 May
2018

If there were ever any doubts that UK audiences wouldn’t embrace Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking, award-winning musical HAMILTON they are quickly disappearing as another new booking period for the London production goes on sale on 4 June 2018 and the run extends to 30 March 2019.

30 May
2018

It's #HamiltonHumpDay and this one is a beauty! Josh Castile is an actor best known for the recent Broadway production of SPRING AWAKENING with a cast of deaf actors. He's currently playing Quasimodo in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME in America and recently stopped by the ASL Cabaret to perform arguably the best song from HAMILTON - Satisfied...

23 May
2018

It is without a doubt one of the biggest shows ever written. HAMILTON feels like it's been around for decades but that's not actually the case. It all started in 2009, when writer Lin-Manuel Miranda took a risk and performed a version of what is now the opening of the show at the White House Poetry Jam. This #HamiltonHumpDay, take a look at the moment the worldwide phenomenon was born...

16 May
2018

Hamilton’s a scrappy young immigrant, who defies all expectations to become one of America’s most important political figures. However, we probably didn’t take in every single historical reference the show has to offer. Here are 5 Hamilton one-liners with a secret meaning.

16 May
2018

Hamilton’s a scrappy young immigrant, who defies all expectations to become one of America’s most important political figures. However, we probably didn’t take in every single historical reference the show has to offer. Here are 5 Hamilton one-liners with a secret meaning.

29 Jan
2018

Desperate to see the HOTTEST show around right now? Here, guest blogger Rochelle Bisson runs down the nine ways you can get yourself in the Room Where It Happens with the release this week of the next batch of HAMILTON tickets...