Hamilton alum Daveed Diggs and frequent collaborator Rafael Casal have fun the digital launch of their new album Seven Nights in Chicago August 9.
Because the title suggests, the recording was made when the 2 discovered themselves collectively for every week in Chicago after not having seen one another for the reason that launch of their indie movie Blindspotting, which they co-wrote and co-starred in. Collectively, they wrote the seven tracks on the recording, which additionally options Matthew Santos, Adrienne Warren (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton), Eryn Allen Kane, and extra.
Diggs and Casal lately wrapped their fifth BARS Workshop on the Public Theater, devoted to artists investigating and creating their craft on the intersection of up to date verse and theatre. Accepted members use the workshop to put in writing, develop, and discover work that makes use of verse together with music, poetry, rap, and heightened language.
Diggs is a Tony Award winner for his twin efficiency as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in Broadway’s Hamilton. He’s an authentic member of Freestyle Love Supreme, a hip-hop improv group, which makes its Broadway debut this fall. Diggs is ready to be a particular “and spontaneous” visitor performer. Directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton), the present encompasses a common forged that features Anthony Veneziale, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Andrew Bancroft, Chris Sullivan, and Arthur Lewis, and different spontaneous friends and FLS members Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, and Invoice Sherman.