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B’WAY BUZZ: This Month’s #Hamildrop Is Fire…Check Out The Music Video For ‘Burn’ Here!

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It’s a stifling 96 degrees here in NYC so it’s only fitting that Lin-Manuel Miranda released the music video for Andra Day’s cover of “Burn” today.

From the Miranda’s genius mind comes the latest installment of his year-long endeavor #Hamildrops, where once each month fans are treated to new content from the hit Broadway show, Hamilton. The content this month is a music video for a cover that was released on The Hamilton Mixtape back in 2016. The black and white video depicts the gut wrenching tale of a woman coping with the infidelity of her husband. In the Broadway show, Eliza Schuyler discovers her husband, Alexander Hamilton, has had an affair after he publishes letters shared between he and his mistress. Eliza removes herself from Alexander’s narrative until they are pushed back together after suffering a great loss. In the music video, the female protagonists finds comfort and strength in strangers and ultimately decides to give the ring back to the man she once loved.

The passionate mood of the video coincides perfectly with Andra Day’s vocals and truly tugs at the heartstrings. There’s also a transformative moment for her in the video as well…and can I just say, she is such a stunner! She is gorgeous and I suddenly feel like I can do anything today!

If you need a burst of passion to get you through this hump day, click below and check out the lates #Hamildrop!

 

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B’WAY BUZZ: Ben Platt’s Diverse Music Video For ‘Temporary Love’ Will Bring You To Tears

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The tears streaming down my face certainly don’t feel temporary! Broadway and film star, Ben Platt, just released a music video for his latest single, “Temporary Love,” and it is the true definition of #feelgoodFriday. Not only is the song a beautiful one, the video has caused several coworkers of mine to ask if I’m alright because I have been staring at my computer teary eyed for what it is certainly too long for any workplace.

“Temporary Love” is the fourth single from the Dear Evan Hansen star’s debut album, Sing To Me Instead. The music video, directed by Nick Lieberman, features various, romantic couples of all ages, races and orientations. The powerful imagery and the song’s message combined with Platt’s velvety smooth voice is enough to tug at anyone’s heart strings.

Sing To Me Instead will be released on March 29th and will feature previous singles “Grow As We Go,” “Bad Habit” and “Ease My Mind.” Click below to watch the beautiful music video!

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B’WAY BUZZ: Jeremy Jordan And Laura Osnes Team Up In “The Next Ten Minutes Ago” To Create A Mashup That Will Restore Your Faith In Love

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Who could have thought pairing one of Broadway’s hottest heartthrob’s with a literal Princess would create the romantic mashup to end all romantic mashups? I could. It’s really kind of obvious, you guys.

The web series R&H Goes Pop! releases music videos featuring contemporary twists on classic Rodgers & Hammerstein songs. For this installment, Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes combined their beautiful talents to perform a mashup of “Ten Minutes Ago” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and “The Next Ten Minutes” from Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years. Jeremy starred in the film version of the Jason Robert Brown favorite and Laura Osnes was Cinder-freaking-ella on Broadway!

The mashup is beautiful and I suggest you warn your cubicle neighbor…they may hear sniffle halfway through. Click below to hear two of Broadway’s finest!

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B’WAY BUZZ: Ashley Parker Angel, Kyle Dean Massey And Other ‘Wicked’ Alum Give ‘What Is This Feeling?’ The Boy Band Treatment

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The hit musical Wicked could only be improved with the addition of one thing…a boy band. You thought I was going to say jazz hands didn’t you?

The #OutOfOz series offers new renditions of the music written by Stephen Schwartz for the hit Broadway musical. Since the inception of the series we have seen big names like Jennifer Nettles, Aaron Tveit and original witches, Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, add new twists to the popular songs. In the latest installment, several Wicked alum band together…pun definitely intended…to give “What Is This Feeling?” a boy-band-pop spin. Ashley Parker Angel dug deep into his O-Town past to nail the synched choreo and lead the boys through the charming music video. Kyle Dean Massey, Jeff Heimbrock, Daniel Quadrino and Jeremy Thompson round out the Broadway boy band and create an image for a poster I would so totally hang above my bed.

Check out the fun rendition of the Wicked hit below!

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