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All That Jazz: Fantasia & Dulé Hill Dazzle In “After ...

“After Midnight” is an alluring new Broadway production that shines bright like the mid-day sun! Set in the 1930’s in Harlem, this finger-snapping, foot-tapping trip through the Renaissance era is a seductively joyous jazz journey. Repackaged from the 2011 and ...
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New York City: An A-List Itinerary In The Big Apple

[quote]“New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of…”[/quote] WHAT TO SEE: We kicked off our trip checking out the hot-like-fire Broadway production, “Motown: The Musical.” Joined by friends Sherri Shepherd of “The View” and Carla Hall from “The Chew,” ...
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Kandi Burruss: Partners With Fiancé Todd To Produce First Play

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is getting her Tyler Perry on. Burruss has created a musical called “A Mother’s Love” with original songs that is loosely based on her life with fiancé, television producer Todd Tucker. The 37-year-old ...
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Center Stage: La Toya Jackson Heading Off-Broadway

Reality TV star La Toya Jackson is headed to the Great White Way to star in the off-Broadway show, “Newsical the Musical.” The 56-year-old entertainer will begin in the production on Sept. 3, taking over for Emmy-winning “227” star Jackée ...
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Wendy Williams: Lands New TV Special About Broadway Debut

Wendy Williams’ hot streak continues as the daytime talk show host has landed a new TV special on the recently rebranded TVGN, formerly the TV Guide Channel. The network has ordered an hour-long special that will chronicle the chat host’s ...
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Life Goes On: Tupac Shakur To Live On Broadway

A production called “Holler If Ya Hear Me” featuring music by the late rapper Tupac Shakur is currently being workshopped with plans to make a Broadway debut later this year to run during the 2013-2014 stage season. A developmental workshop ...
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Whitney Houston: Broadway-Bound In “The Bodyguard”

Heather Headley is currently the ‘Queen of the Night,’ starring as Whitney Houston in the U.K. musical production, “The Bodyguard.” Launched last fall on London’s West End, the big-budget show is gearing up to launch on Broadway in 2014. Headley ...
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Tony Awards: Black Is Back On The Great White Way

It was the second-most diverse night in Tony Awards history, as four African-American actors won statues in major categories from the American Theatre Wing.  Not since 1982 – the year that “Dreamgirls” reigned supreme – have four Black thespians won ...
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“Kinky Boots” On Broadway: Far From A Drag

If I had Cyndi Lauper pen a bonus track for the hit Broadway production “Kinky Boots,” it would be called, “Everyone Has Their Moment!” The tune would embody the story of stage veteran Billy Porter, who is certainly having his ...
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“Jekyll & Hyde:” Deborah Cox’s Broadway Musical Ending

After being snubbed by the Tony Awards this year for its return to Broadway, “Jekyll & Hyde” is closing early. The show was slated to perform 16 weeks in a limited engagement on the Great White Way. The musical starring ...