Odds & Ends: Kids Have a Shot to See Hamilton & More

first_img Star Files Related Shows View Comments Hamilton from $149.00 Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kids Have a Shot to See Hamilton20,000 NYC public school students will be in the room where it happens! The Rockefeller Foundation has donated $1.46 million to allow kids to see Wednesday matinees at Broadway hit Hamilton for just $10. Those attending through the scheme will even have a chance to interact with members of the cast! “It is a dream come true to have a program like this exist in connection to Hamilton,” said creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda in a statement. “I’m hopeful that the stories it will inspire in them will change our lives in ways we can’t even anticipate.”Boublil & Schönberg to Be Honored at Carnegie HallLegendary Les Miz and Miss Saigon scribes Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg will be celebrated on May 2, 2016 at a Carnegie Hall gala evening. A concert with the New York Pops is set to be followed by a dinner dance at the swanky Mandarin Oriental New York. No word yet on the event’s guest artists, but music director Steven Reineke assures us that they will be “incredible.”A Christmas Carol Heads Off-BroadwayChristmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a bah humbug or two! A new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will play a limited holiday engagement December 16 through December 23 at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. Co-directed by Adam (who will also play Scrooge) and Andrea Daveline, seven performers will bring 57 classic characters to life (or death) in the off-Broadway production.Laura Benanti Turns Evil in Supergirl’s Super StartSupergirl debuted to sky high ratings on October 26! The new CBS series, which stars Melissa Benoist in the title role, alongside Broadway faves Laura Benanti and Jeremy Jordan, landed a massive 12.94 million total viewers. It was this fall’s biggest premiere audience, both overall and in the all-important 18-49 demo. Check out a brand new trailer for the season below and—spoiler alert—turns out that Benanti will be tapping her dark side in future episodes… Laura Benantilast_img read more

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