For students from more than 30 high schools in Minnesota and beyond, the best part about spending a day at the historic Orpheum Theatre to see HAMILTON was actually performing on the stage where it happens themselves. Through rap, monologue and even folk guitar, students participating in a program known as EduHam seized opportunities to do what HAMILTON actors do: tell stories about history through musical theatre.
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
With over 700 sold out shows across the US, six albums that have gone platinum and gold, appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show and PBS, and performances alongside greats like Christina Aguilera, Andrea Bocelli and Keith Urban, Australia’s “vocal wonder from down under” has won over audiences worldwide with their stratospheric voices and undeniable Aussie charm.
Lisa Stansfield’s career began in 1980 when she won the singing competition Search for a Star. She is best known for her worldwide chart-topping single “All Around the World” and has released 10 albums. She took a break from music in 2004 and focused on her film career, but is back touring the UK and will begin her tour of the US in the fall. She has sold over twenty million albums worldwide, won many awards including Brit Awards and Billboard Music Awards and in December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 46th most successful dance artist of all-time.
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