Tag: Broadway show

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Born Again: “The Color Purple” On Broadway Is Nostalgically New

“The Color Purple” is back on Broadway and this revival is a refashioned, minimalized interpretation of its predecessor. Starring British import Cynthia Erivo (Celie), Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson (Shug Avery), “Orange is the New Black” star Danielle Brooks (Sofia), Isaiah Johnson (Mister), Kyle Scatliffe ...
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Big Return: Heather Headley Replacing Jennifer Hudson In “The Color ...

Tony Award winner Heather Headley will take over the role of Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of “The Color Purple” when Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson departs the musical on May 8. In her big return to the Great White ...
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NeNe Leakes: Preparing To Make Her Broadway Debut

NeNe Leakes is headed to Broadway! The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star will make her debut on The Great White Way in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” The 46-year-old reality star will play Madame, the evil stepmother opposite KeKe Palmer.  When ...
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Patti LaBelle: Praying Angels Will Save Broadway’s “After Midnight”

Earlier this month news broke that “After Midnight” would close on June 29 after having played 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances. The Tony Award-nominated musical revue originally starred actor Dulé Hill and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino when ...
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Audra McDonald: Marvels As Billie Holliday In “Lady Day at ...

Want know why Audra McDonald is the most-celebrate performer in Tony Awards history? Well, just go see “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” and you will understand why! The six-time Tony Award winner is transfixing as Billie Holliday in ...
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Diva Delight: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight & Natalie Cole To ...

On the heels of garnering seven Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, the hit Broadway show “After Midnight” has announced three music veterans will join the impressive roster of all-star entertainers who have been featured in the musical. Grammy winners ...
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The Right Stuff: Vanessa L. Williams Joining “After Midnight”

Vanessa L. Williams is gearing up for her latest turn on the Great White Way. The 11-time Grammy nominee will perform a five week run in the hit Broadway musical, “After Midnight.” Williams will begin her stint in “After Midnight” ...