Jimmy Buffett Tells Lin-Manuel Miranda He Wants to Play King George in ‘Hamilton’ (Video)

Jimmy Buffett, the singer-songwriter behind the new Broadway musical “Escape to Margaritaville,” seems to have caught the theater bug — and he’s not throwing away his shot. In a joint interview with Tony-winning “Hamilton” composer-star Lin-Manuel Miranda that aired on Sirius XM Friday, Buffett said that he really would like to play King George in … Read more

‘Hamilton’ Star Cast as Judas in NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’

NBC NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” production has found its Judas. “Hamilton” star and two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will play Jesus’ betrayer in the Easter Sunday live musical, the network said on Thursday. Dixon portrayed Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s star-making play. Dixon joins John Legend as Jesus, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Alice … Read more