Tag: The Color Purple

Theater

Todrick Hall: YouTube Superstar Takes Turn In “Kinky Boots”

Internet sensation and theater star Todrick Hall is headed back to the Great White Way. The 31-year-old entertainer, who became a breakout star in the entertainment industry with his flash mob pop-ups and viral music videos, will take over as ...
Theater

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 ...
Theater

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 ...
TV

Angela Robinson: “The Have & Have Nots” Star Assaulted By ...

Fans of Tyler Perry’s “The Have and Have Nots” on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network are so passionate about the series that one literally assaulted the show’s star Angela Robinson. The prime-time soap opera, set in Savannah, Georgia, depicts the lives ...
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Party Pictures: “The Color Purple” Cast Celebrates New Soundtrack Release

The cast of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival “The Color Purple” came together to celebrate the release of their anticipated cast soundtrack at a private listening party at The W Hotel Times Square in New York City. While eating on ...
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The Color Purple: Celebrities Flock To See The Broadway Revival

[quote]”‘The Color Purple’ has been born again, and its conversion is a glory to behold,” wrote The New York Times.[/quote] It’s those types of reviews that have celebrities and theatergoers coming in masses to the Great White Way to see ...
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Lakisha Jones: “American Idol” Finalist Ordered To Jail Over Unpaid ...

Season six “American Idol” Lakisha Jones has been ordered to serve 45 days in jail by a Michigan judge found her in civil contempt for failing to pay for her father’s nursing home bills. The ruling came down by Genesee ...
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Andraé Crouch: Music Legend Dead At Age 72

Gospel music legend Andraé Crouch has died at age 72. The Grammy-winning artist was an accomplished singer, songwriter and arranger passed after being hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, Calif. on Thursday evening. He had been hospitalized since ...
Gospel

Andraé Crouch: Gospel Great Facing Serious Health Challenges

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andraé Crouch is facing some “serious health challenges.” The 71-year-old’s twin sister Sandra Crouch has reached out to family, friends and fans of the iconic singer/songwriter soliciting prayers for her brother. Andraé, who is the Senior Pastor ...
TV

Madea Meets Sophia: Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Spoof Iconic ...

They say friends shouldn’t work together, but that’s not stopping Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry. As previously reported by AlwaysAList.com, the two close friends have joined forces to create programming for Winfrey’s OWN Network. OWN has now announced a premiere ...