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Daveed Diggs Admits He’s Uncomfortable Singing In Hamilton And What Helped Him Get Through

One Hamilton fan-favorite talked about how he overcame his fear.
Tags: Religion, Hamilton, Daveed Diggs


Hamilton Effect: Disney+ App Downloads Up 72% Over the Weekend

Hamilton Effect: Disney+ App Downloads Up 72% Over the Weekend According to , Hamilton drove up downloads for the Disney+ app 72.4% percent over the weekend in the U.S. after the musical movie premiered on the service last Friday, July 3. The app was reportedly downloaded 513,323 globally, including 266,084 times in the U.S. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlo...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Streaming, Hamilton, George Washington, George, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr


Daveed Diggs: "What to my people is the Fourth of July?"

In this sobering video made for the Movement For Black Lives, Hamilton actor Daveed Diggs asks that we look at what Independence Day really means for Black people right now. It was inspired by Frederick Douglass’ 1852 speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" and was written by Safia Elhillo, Danez Smith, Lauren Whitehead, W. Kamau Bell, Angel Nafis, Idris Goodwin, Pharoahe Monch, Camonghne Felix, and Nate Marshall. What, to my people, is the Fourth of July? My people, who are failed ...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Black Lives Matter, Blacklivesmatter, Independence Day, Daveed Diggs, Frederick Douglass, Fourth of July, Black History, Nate Marshall, Movement For Black Lives Hamilton


“What, to My People, is the Fourth of July?”

In a powerful video for the Movement For Black Lives, Daveed Diggs asks: “What, to My People, is the Fourth of July?” What, to my people, is the Fourth of July? My people, who are failed every day by every country, sleepless in the long night, terrorized by fireworks, we who have cried salt baths for our kin. Look at all we have borne for you: arms, armistice, the sweetest fruits, flesh of children hidden away from the ugly summer of their own blood — we are on the front lines. Help me, te...
Tags: Usa, Jason Kottke, Daveed Diggs, Diggs, Frederick Douglass, Movement for Black Lives, Nate Marshall, Daveed Diggs Frederick Douglass


Daveed Diggs on what Fourth of July means to Black Americans

"What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim."
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VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Asks: “What to My People is the Fourth of July?”

In a powerful new video, and amidst the national uprising against racist violence, Daveed Diggs demands we ask what the Fourth of July means to Black people in America right now. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, America, Daveed Diggs, Stage Tube


‘Hamilton’ Review: Filmed Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Musical is Somehow Both Miraculous and Slightly Underwhelming

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hip-hop musical Hamilton is an unqualified masterpiece: a once-in-a-generation combination of brilliant writing, indelible performances, and spectacular music that became a genuine pop culture phenomenon and crossed over into the mainstream. So it feels strange to say that director Thomas Kail‘s filmed version of Hamilton, which was shot with the original cast at the height of the show’s fame in 2016 and which debuts on Disney+ this Friday, left me slightly underwhelmed. As...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Features, Movie Reviews, Musical, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Jefferson, Don, George, Soo, Alexander Hamilton, Andy Blankenbuehler, Eliza, Burr


VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Shares What He Hopes Audiences Take From HAMILTON on Disney+

Daveed Diggs was a guest on Good Morning America Monday to talk with Robin Roberts about the upcoming release of Hamilton on Disney Plus [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Hamilton, Robin Roberts, Daveed Diggs, TV News Desk


Disney Debuts Special New Look at Hamilton!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney debuts special new look at Hamilton! Ahead of its highly-anticipated premiere on Disney+, the House of Mouse has debuted a special new look at the filmed production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, which is set to debut on its new streaming service this Friday! The special clip can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Disney Unveils New Clip from Opening Number of Hamilton PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone |...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Disney, America, Broadway, Warner Bros, Hamilton, George Washington, George, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff


Anthony Mackie Rightfully Calls Marvel Out for Its Lack of Diversity Behind the Camera

Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson is set to become one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s key power players in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Disney+’s upcoming series that follows its titular Avengers as they keep fighting the good superhero fight. Sam’s newfound prominence tracks closely with the character’s path to …Read more...
Tags: Science, Race, Marvel, Disney, Racism, Discrimination, Marvel Comics, Sam, Captain America, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Daveed Diggs, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier


Anthony Mackie says Marvel Cinematic Universe – and Hollywood – need to improve on diversity

"The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" star Anthony Mackie got real talking Marvel diversity in an interview with "Snowpiercer" star Daveed Diggs.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, Religion, Usa Today, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Mackie


New ‘Hamilton’ Trailer and Clip: Disney+ Brings You into The Room Where It Happens

Before the Independence Day holiday weekend begins, Disney+ will kick off the patriotic celebrations with the debut of their live recording of the Broadway hit Hamilton. Created by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, the hip-hop musical tells the story of historical figure Alexander Hamilton, including his interactions with the likes of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and of course, Aaron Burr. A new Hamilton trailer and clip have arrived to tease the musical’s arrival on Disney+ this week, i...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Stage, Broadway, Movie Trailers, Musical, Hamilton, Video Clips, Lin Manuel Miranda, Alexander Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Leslie Odom Jr, George Washington Thomas Jefferson, Disney/Pixar


What It’s Like For Anthony Mackie And Daveed Diggs As They Take On Leading Roles

The actors explain how being part of major TV series set in science fictional universes doesn’t relieve the pressure of being Black men in a racist society. Mackie: “We have the power and the ability to ask those questions. It really bothered me that I’ve done seven Marvel movies where every producer, every director, every stunt person, every costume designer, every PA, every single person has been white.” – Variety
Tags: Art, People, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, 06.28.20


VIDEO: Daveed Diggs and Anthony Mackie Talk HAMILTON, Marvel, Black Lives Matter, and More!

Daveed Diggs and Anthony Mackie recently chatted for Variety's Actors on Actors Home series. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Mackie, BWW News Desk


Anthony Mackie Says Marvel Movies Need to Do Better About Diversity

Anthony Mackie has played Falcon seven times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with 2014’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” In an interview for Variety‘s Actors on Actors issue, Mackie talked to Daveed Diggs about the need for more diversity in Disney’s Marvel movies. The conversation started out with both actors talking about their most […]
Tags: News, Disney, America, Falcon, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Better About Diversity


Anthony Mackie and Daveed Diggs on Black Lives Matter, Marvel and ‘Hamilton’

“Hamilton” alum Daveed Diggs stepped into a familiar sci-fi franchise with “Snowpiercer,” a drama set in the universe of the post-apocalyptic Bong Joon Ho thriller led by Chris Evans. Anthony Mackie pulled off a similar maneuver, lending new context and consequence to the second season of “Altered Carbon” by taking over a character played by […]
Tags: Actors, Features, Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Mackie, Actors on Actors, Chris Evans Anthony Mackie


Spotlight on HAMILTON: Catching Up with Daveed Diggs

History may have its eyes on Hamilton, but today, we have our eyes on the history of its stars. Below take a deep dive into the career of Daveed Diggs, both before and after his Tony-winning turn in as Marquis de LafayetteThomas Jeffersonaaaaaaa [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Hamilton, Tony, Daveed Diggs, BWW News Desk, Marquis de LafayetteThomas Jeffersonaaaaaaa


Face Masks, Temperature Checks and More at First Red Carpet Premiere in Pandemic

What pandemic? Despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and reports that cases were on the rise once again in California, a red carpet movie premiere took place in Hollywood on Wednesday night. A screening and party for indie comedy “aTypical Wednesday” at The Montalban Theater Rooftop Cinema was the first red carpet premiere to take place […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, California, Daveed Diggs, J Lee, Coronavirus, Atypical Wednesday, First Red Carpet Premiere, Montalban Theater Rooftop Cinema


‘Hamilton’ Clip: Disney+ Ensures The World’s Gonna Know His Name

Hamilton arrives on Disney+ next week, just in time to give you something patriotic to watch for the July 4th holiday weekend. The first trailer for the recorded presentation of the Broadway sensation just arrived last weekend, and now a new Hamilton clip has debuted online that further shows how the Broadway production was recorded, complete with the original cast, to give viewers the ultimate immersive experience. Hamilton Clip The Hamilton clip comes from early in the show when Lin-Ma...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Stage, Broadway, Movie Trailers, Musical, Miranda, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Alexander Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Leslie Odom Jr, Phillipa Soo, Eliza Hamilton


Disney Unveils New Clip from Opening Number of Hamilton

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney unveils new clip from opening number of Hamilton Ahead of the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning Broadway musical hitting the streaming service in July, Disney has taken to Twitter to share an exclusive clip from the opening number of Hamilton, “Alexander Hamilton.” The exclusive clip can be viewed below! Originally set for a theatrical release on October 15, 2021, the filmed version of the original Broadway production will now be available for streaming on Friday, ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Streaming, Warner Bros, Hamilton, George Washington, George, Tony, Alexander Hamilton, Walt Disney Studios, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow, Daveed Diggs


Hamilton Trailer: The Broadway Phenomenon Comes to Disney+

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Hamilton Trailer: The Broadway Phenomenon Comes to Disney+ Disney+ has unveiled a first Hamilton trailer for its feature adaptation fhe hit musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check it out below! Originally set for a theatrical release on October 15, 2021, the filmed version of the original Broadway production will now be available for streaming on Friday, July 3. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefr...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, America, Broadway, Warner Bros, Hamilton, George Washington, George, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Ron Chernow, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff


‘Hamilton’ Trailer: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway Sensation Comes to Disney+ in July

Hamilton has been a Broadway hit ever since it debuted at the beginning of 2015. Unfortunately, that has made it difficult for curious audiences to get a glimpse at the hip-hop fueled historical musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda, even as the show travels around the United States. But soon, everyone will be able to see the Broadway show from the comfort of their own home. A recorded version of Hamilton will be available on Disney+ staring next month, and the first trailer has arrived. Hamilton ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, United States, Broadway, Mpaa, Movie Trailers, Musical, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Alexander Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, Aaron Burr, Leslie Odom Jr, Disney/Pixar, Phillipa Soo


Clipping. – “Chapter 319″

Towards the end of last year, the experimental rap group Clipping. released their great new album There Existed An Addiction To Blood. At the same time, Daveed Diggs was still busy with his acting career as well, and this year he's been starring in the Snowpiercer TV adaptation. But today Clipping. is back … More »
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Daveed Diggs and C.A. Johnson Join THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT; Returning June 24-28

The Homebound Projectwill return on June 24a28 with its Third Edition performance. Tony Winner Daveed Diggs and playwright C.A. Johnson join the previously announced team of 12 actors and 11 playwrights in this independent theater initiative benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Johnson, Daveed Diggs, BWW News Desk


Broadway's Freestyle Love Supreme to Announce Special Awards for The One Show 2020

The highest honors at The One Show 2020, including Best of Show, all Best of Discipline winners and Agency of the Year, will be announced on June 18 in original streaming video content by improv hip-hop group and Broadway stars Freestyle Love Supreme.Under the theme “The One Show For All”, the video will premiere on The One Club website and social media channels on June 18 at 12:00 pm EDT. The group have been given free rein to develop entertaining and uplifting original content in their uniqu...
Tags: New York, Featured, Advertising, Art and design, Broadway, Hulu, Miranda, Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, James Monroe Iglehart, Kevin Swanepoel, One Club, Freestyle Love Supreme, Anthony Veneziale, Gloria J, One Club for Creativity


Layton Confronts the First Class Passengers in Delightful Snowpiercer Clip

There’s something really satisfying about seeing rich people getting nervous. Read more...
Tags: Science, TNT, Snowpiercer, LAYTON, Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Mickey Summer


Daveed Diggs Hopes CENTRAL PARK Will Bring Audiences Joy

Apple TV is set to debut Central Park,a brand new musical animated series from Josh Gad, Loren Bouchard, and Nora Smith [Author: Kaitlin Milligan]
Tags: Theatre, Daveed Diggs, Kaitlin Milligan, Nora Smith, Josh Gad Loren Bouchard


Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Lena Hall!

Right after high school Lena Hall had her first professional audition and it was for the national tour of Cats. She got the job and quickly was moved into the Broadway production and that was the beginning of what became an extraordinary career, which includes a Tony Award for her role as Yitzhak in the Broadway revival of Hedwig and The Angry Inch. She then went on to make history as the first female Hedwig when she and Darren Criss went on tour with the show. She currently stars on the TNT ser...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, TNT, Hamilton, Darren Criss, Daveed Diggs, Hedwig, Lena Hall, Yitzhak, Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine, Ilana Levine


BWW Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall Perform 'Say It Ain't So, Joe' on SNOWPIERCER

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Lena Hall's first scene on TNT's Snowpiercer In the exclusiveclip Daveed Diggs' character Layton is introducedtothe mysterious night car and he watchesa stunning singing performance by Hall's character Miss Audrey. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, TNT, Hall, BroadwayWorld, LAYTON, Audrey, Daveed Diggs, Lena Hall, BroadwayWorld TV