#411: $10 Hamilton Tickets, "The Shining" Sequel, Taylor Swift New Album

Hamilton Digital Lottery

  • 40 tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. The lottery will open at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 23 to the Tuesday, June 25 performance
  • Use the official app for ‘Hamilton’, or visit http://hamiltonmusical.com/lottery to register. It costs no money to enter or participate, and each winning entrant can buy up to two tickets.
  • Digital lotteries will begin two days before each performance.
  • But make sure you’re checking the lottery regularly! Tickets not claimed by 4 p.m. the day before the performance will be forfeited.


So Apparently There’s A Shining Sequel Coming Out?

  • Ewan McGregor stars as an adult Danny Torrance in the upcoming sequel of “The Shining.”
  • The trailer for the sequel, Doctor Sleep, just dropped yesterday and it looks creepy AF
  • The movie based on Stephen King’s original novel hits theaters on November 8th
  • Here’s the synopsis: “Struggling with alcoholism, Danny Torrance remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child. He soon finds a new purpose when he forms a psychic connection with a girl who shares his shining ability.”


Taylor Swift Announces New Album

  • Taylor Swift's new album is called Lover and it will be out August 23rd.
  • She made the announcement during a live Instagram story Thursday afternoon. A new single, “You Need to Calm Down,” was released at midnight with a music video to follow Monday that will debut on Good Morning America.


Nike & Burger King Are The Latest Brands To Partner For “Stranger Things” Promo

  • Nike is launching limited edition “Stranger Things”-themed, 80s-inspired sneakers
  • The collection includes shirts and shoes printed with the logo of the show’s fictional school Hawkins High and will be available for purchase starting June 27th
  • BK has also jumped on the Stranger Things bandwagon & they’ll be serving “upside-down” whoppers (if you don’t know the “upside down” is the alternative universe in then show)
  • The “upside down whopper” is literally just a regular whopper with the bottom of the bun on top, and the top of the bun on the bottom, so if that isn’t cool enough maybe the vintage 1980’s packaging from BK will be more of a draw


Cuba Gooding Jr. Surrenders to NYPD

  • A woman accused an intoxicated Gooding of groping her at a Midtown Manhattan bar on Sunday. He denies the allegation, and attorney Mark Heller says security footage will exonerate him. 
  • Gooding has made good on his promise to turn himself in to police today (Thursday) -- even though his lawyer had cast some doubt on that this morning. He's been charged with one count of misdemeanor criminal touching.
  • Meanwhile, a second woman has come forward with a groping allegation, but it dates back to 2008, beyond the statute of limitations in New York. 

Celebrity Sightings In New York City - June 13, 2019


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