Tag: Theater

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

“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 ...
Movies

Sexual Healing: Jesse L. Martin To Play Marvin Gaye

Lenny Kravitz is out and “Law & Order” alum Jesse L. Martin is officially in as Marvin Gaye in the biopic about the late singer’s life. Martin is now confirmed to play the Motown legend in the Julien Temple-helmed “Sexual ...
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

In Marvin’s Memory: Lynn Whitfield & Clifton Powell Star In ...

Emmy Award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield and NAACP Image Award-winning actor Clifton Powell star in the theatrical production about the late soul icon Marvin Gaye. The play, “My Brother Marvin,” is the “uncut” and “untold story” of the R&B icon who ...
Theater

“Jekyll & Hyde:” Deborah Cox & Constantine Maroulis Marvel In ...

It is the classic tale of good and evil, but the touring musical “Jekyll & Hyde” is more progressive then its predecessors! The show, which recently played six shows at the acclaimed Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, offers ...
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 ...
MusicTheater

Heather Headley: Gearing Up For New CD & Return To ...

Grammy award winner Heather Headley will release her new CD, “Only One In The World,” on Sept. 25. “In addition to the well-known songs I recorded, the CD also features a few new songs, which I’m excited to share,” said ...