Tag: Great White Way

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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 ...
Theater

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 ...
Theater

Broadway Bound: Wendy Williams Joining “Chicago”

Talk show host Wendy Williams will make her Broadway stage debut this summer in the long-running, Tony Award-winning musical “Chicago.” Williams will take over the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in “Chicago” at the Ambassador Theatre for a seven week ...
TV

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Actress Talks Playing Jennifer Hudson’s Mother On ...

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is currently guest starring on the second season of NBC’s Broadway drama, “Smash.” Ralph plays a character named Cynthia – mother of Jennifer Hudson’s character Veronica Moore – on the musical-based drama. “I am thrilled to be ...
Theater

R. Kelly: Readying “Trapped In The Closet” For Broadway

R&B veteran R. Kelly is developing his “Trapped in the Closet” hip-hop opera parody for the Great White Way. While in New York City to promote the latest installment of his “Trapped” series premiering on the IFC channel on Friday, ...
News

Just Hitched: “Private Practice” Star Audra McDonald Gets Married

Former “Private Practice” star Audra McDonald got married this weekend to Broadway star Will Swenson. McDonald, a five-time Tony Award winner, wore an Esosa dress during the wedding ceremony that took play at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The ...