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Aaron Sorkin and Bartlett Sher Adapt 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to the Stage

Aaron Sorkin Walking and Talking His Way Back to NBC >>

Aaron Sorkin is coming back to NBC. The 'West Wing' creator and writer’s play 'A Few Good Men' will live broadcast in 2017.

The Passion

Fox’s ‘Passion’ Gets Kissed By A Rose >>

The main cast for Fox’s The Passion is almost complete. Grammy Award winning singer, Seal, is joining the upcoming live Palm Sunday production of the musical retelling of the story of Christ. Seal will be playing Pontius Pilate.

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain Call

'Hamilton' Goes Coast to Coast for Live Grammys Broadcast From Richard Rodgers Theatre in NYC >>

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 'Hamilton' is not just retelling history but it is making it as well. It was announced on Wednesday that the cast of 'Hamilton' will be performing live at the 2016 Grammy Awards. This makes the eighth year in history that musical theater has been broadcast at the ceremonies. Even better, this is the first time that the Grammys will be making their way to Broadway. The Grammys take place in L.A. meaning that Hamilton will be performing via satellite from their own stage at the Richard Rodgers Theater in NYC.

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - After Party

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Grammy History: Ricky Martin, Elton John & Eminem Before ‘Hamilton’ Broadcast >>

It was recently announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical 'Hamilton' was going to perform at the Grammy Awards ceremonies on Feb 15. This will be the eighth musical theater performance at the Grammys. However, this time is a bit different. The cast will be performing from their theater in NYC, while the Grammy’s will be broadcasting from L.A. Now Lin-Manuel Miranda is opening up about making Grammy history. Miranda is also discussing some the most memorable moments from Grammys past including Ricky Martin's “Cup of Life’ performance and Eminem and Elton John’s “Stan,” collaboration.

Grease

Musings on ‘Grease’ Before Fox’s Live Musical Broadcast >>

Fox’s broadcast of 'Grease Live', starring Julianne Hough & Aaron Tveit, is just around the corner. All the hype surrounding the show has me waxing nostalgic, musing about the movie that shaped my life.

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