Weekly Reprise: In case you missed it earlier in the week, 'Hamilton' creator and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda may have saved Alexander Hamilton’s legacy. Miranda met with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew where they discussed Alexander Hamilton’s fate on the $10 bill.
'RENT' composer and playwright Jonathan Larson passed away on Jan. 25, 1996, the very same morning that his Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning work opened for previews. Even though he unfortunately didn’t live long enough to see, 'RENT' has had a profound impact on millions and millions of fans all around the world. Now Larson’s sister and father are opening up about his legacy ahead of the 20th Anniversary tour of the Broadway classic.
On Thursday, Columbia/Legacy Recordings announced that it is to release a most iconic four-disc box set, 'Miles Davis at Newport 1955-75: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4,' on July 17. And no, this is not another Dylan reissue, for once.
Film director Bernard Rose, of 'Immortal Beloved' fame, has made another movie about the life of a great 19th century musician: Niccoló Paganini, the famous violin virtuoso.