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Theater: Concert to Celebrate Original Broadway Production of “The Wiz”

It’s time to ease on down, ease on down the road. And thanks to George Faison, the Tony Award-winning choreographer behind the original Broadway musical of “The Wiz,” audiences will … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Theater: New Jersey Teen Named NBC’s Dorothy for “The Wiz”

Rahway, NJ native Shanice Williams is NBC’s new Dorothy. She’ll ease on down the road when NBC airs an all-new, live production of the musical “The Wiz” on Dec. 3. … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Theater: Black Actors Win Big at 2014 Tony Awards

Black actors and theater professionals enjoyed a big night at the 2014 Tony Awards.  The Tony Awards recognize the best performances and productions on Broadway. Topping the list was Audra … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Theater: Diahann Carroll Pulls Out of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ Broadway Revival

Diahann Carroll has abruptly pulled out of the eagerly anticipated Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin In The Sun.” Previews are to begin March 8 at the Barrymore Theatre. … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Theater: “Motown The Musical” Casting News and Other Updates

On Thursday, Jan. 23, actress Krystal Joy Brown will join the Broadway cast of “Motown The Musical” to play the lead role of Diana Ross. She replaces Tony Award nominee … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Theater: “Motown” Star Valisia LeKae Leaving Show for Health Reasons; Actress Announces She Has Ovarian Cancer

Actress Valisia LeKae, who earned a Tony Award nomination for her sparkling portrayal of singer Diana Ross in Broadway’s “Motown: The Musical,” announced today that she was leaving the show … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Theater: Jasmin Richardson stars in “Memphis” Tour

The Huffington Post has published a nice profile of actress Jasmin Richardson who is currently starring in the lead role in the national tour of “Memphis: The Musical.” Here’s the … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Theater: Condola Rashad Talks About ‘Romeo and Juliet’

“Shakespeare was on my dream list,” Condola Rashad tells the New York Daily News. More “Romeo and Juliet” stories are coming out like this Sept. 15 piece from The New … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment
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