Keller Auditorium -- Portland
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary.
Setting a comedic standard of excellence that others continually try to follow, Brian Regan recently signed a two-special deal with Netflix, joining Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld as the only comedians in multi-special deals with the leader in worldwide streaming. Brian’s first Netflix special was taped June 23 & 24 at The Paramount Theater in Denver and will be released in November.
Musician and songwriter Annie Clark - aka St. Vincent - is one of the most distinctive artistic voices and arrestingly original guitarists of her generation. Her recent album, the self-titled St. Vincent , won her "album of the year" designations from the NME, the Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly. In 2014, St. Vincent performed on the season finale of Saturday Night Live and, in 2015, she won the Grammy for Best Alternative Album. She has been the recipient of the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award and the Q Maverick award, both given for outstanding innovation in the arts.
The only live music and variety radio show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion has been a staple for the 2.6 Million fans who have tuned in each Saturday evening over the past 43 seasons. On October 7, 2016 Chris Thile will begin his second--and first full season--of hosting the show, having been handed over the hosting duties from Garrison Keillor in the Fall of 2016.