BREAKING NEWS: Announcing this year’s honorees for the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. The lineup being honored, some of them are no strangers to the world of doing Broadway. The 2018 honorees will include…
Oscar and Grammy winning singer and actress Cher, (The IF I CAN TURN BACK TIME and BELIEVE songstress made her Broadway Debut back in 1982 in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. In addition, her life story is about to be told on the Great White Way this Fall in the upcoming The Cher Show),
Grammy winning Country singer-songwriter and actress Reba McEntire (who made her Debut back in 2001 replacing Bernadette Peters as the title role in the most recent Tony winning Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun and also appeared in the acclaimed 2005 concert production of South Pacific as Carnegie Hall),
Golden Globe winning composer Phillip Glass (who had his music heard on Broadway in the most recent 2016 revival of The Crucible),
and acclaimed Jazz Saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter.
In addition, a special Unique honor will be presented to the Award winning creators of Broadway’s still hottest ticket… Hamilton: An American Musical. The show receives this special honor for telling it’s genius vision on how it tells America’s story in a unique contemporary way. The recipients of the special honor for HAMILTON will consist of…
the show’s creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda,
director Thomas Kail,
choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler,
and orchestrator and the show’s original musical director Alex Lacamoire
The 2018 Kennedy Center Honors is set for December 2nd, 2018 live from the Opera House of the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Congrats to all the recipients and honorees.
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