Friday, June 5, 2020

Tag: Broadway

Audra McDonald Heading Back to Broadway to...

NEW YORK (AP) — Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald is heading back to Broadway to be a waitress — but not in "Waitress." McDonald, along...

Jennifer Hudson Leads Cast of ‘The Color...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6KUTL0PXl0 Jennifer Hudson thanked the crowd for attending Thursday night's performance of "The Color Purple" on Broadway. She told the audience she wanted to pay tribute...

Deborah Cox Set to Play Black Music...

To a younger audience she is known mostly for her 90s R&B ballad "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here," but artist Deborah Cox has long...

KeKe Palmer to Play Broadway’s First African-American...

Actress KeKe Palmer will be taking over the lead role in the stage musical Cinderella next month, making her the first African-American to play the...

Tupac is Taking Hip-Hop to Broadway

As uncanny it may be, a Tupac musical is headed for Broadway. The musical which is slated to be called "Holler If You Hear Me" is...

Cicely Tyson Wins Best Actress Tony Award...

Actress Cicely Tyson, who returned to Broadway this season for the first time in 30 years, took home the Tony Award for best leading...

Motown Icons Join Berry Gordy Jr. at...

Some of classic R&B's biggest acts were on the Broadway red carpet Sunday for the opening night premiere of "Motown: The Musical." The new show...

Berry Gordy’s ‘Motown: The Musical’ Does Well...

Berry Gordy must be ecstatic. His Motown: The Musical grossed more than $1 million ($1.03 million) after its first week of previews on Broadway,...

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Play ‘Lady Day’...

Tony and multiple Grammy Award-winner Dee Dee Bridgewater will star as one of the world's incomparable and legendary jazz artists --- Billie Holiday, in...

Video: Berry Gordy Bringing ‘Motown: The Musical’...

Bit by bit, Berry Gordy’s Broadway vision is being revealed to the world. The Motown Records founder and about 40 cast members welcomed media to...

Aladdin Rides His Magic Carpet All The...

A musical adaptation of the beloved 1992 Disney film, Aladdin, is set to become a Broadway production. The new musical promises some of our favorite...

James Earl Jones is ‘Driving Miss’ Angela...

James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury will be touring Australia as a part of the Pulitzer-Prize winning play “Driving Miss Daisy” as they joyfully...

Cicely Tyson Returning to Broadway After 30...

Cicely Tyson will return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years, in a revival of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” the...

R. Kelly’s ‘Trapped In The Closet’ Might...

R. Kelly attends a “Trapped In The Closet” screening on November 19, 2012 in New York City. R. Kelly may bring his hip-hop opera “Trapped...

R.Kelly Says “Trapped in the Closet” Broadway...

After seven years, R.Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” may be headed to Broadway, according to the R&B singer. Kelly revealed on Monday that he...

R. Kelly's 'Trapped In The Closet' Heads...

  Say WHAT!? The Hollywood Reporter released news that R&B singer, R. Kelly, is adapting his infamous "hip hopera," Trapped In The Closet, for Broadway. The singer/ songwriter...

Tom Hanks To Star In Nora Ephron's...

Rumors had been swirling that Tom Hanks would star in critically acclaimed screenwriter and playwright, Nora Ephron's, final piece. Today those rumors were confirmed by...

Berry Gordy, Diana Ross on Broadway with...

The story of "Hitsville, USA" is legendary and has been the inspiration for musicals and movies "loosely" based on Berry Gordy's Motown music factory,...

Mike Tyson Gets Much Praise in Broadway...

Mike Tyson's Broadway play, "Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth," opened on Brooadway Thursday night and, while it didn't exactly get rave reviews, the critics...

Audra McDonald From 'Porgy And Bess' Ordered...

Audra McDonald, who won her fifth Tony Award earlier this month for her performance in "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, will be...

Spike Lee and Mike Tyson Collaborate for...

Most people wouldn’t expect Spike Lee and Mike Tyson to become a production team, but the unlikely pair are collaborating for the heavyweight champ’s...