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Love Season: Broadway To Big Screen For Valentine’s Day

Broadway goes to the big screen in time for Valentine’s Day when the production “Romeo and Juliet” hits movie theaters nationwide for a limited run from February 13 – 19. The critically acclaimed play, starring Orlando Bloom as Romeo and ...
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Sick Leave: “Motown” Star Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

Tony Award-nominated performer Valisia LeKae has departed “Motown: The Musical” on Broadway after learning she has ovarian cancer. LeKae was six months into her run in one of the Great White Way’s biggest box-office hits upon learning of her diagnosis. ...
Theater

Kandi Burruss: Big Apple Bound In Off-Broadway Show

Fresh on the heals of producing her own production in Atlanta called “A Mother’s Love” in November to rave reviews, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is readying a run in the off-Broadway show, “Newsical the Musical.” Burruss will ...
Theater

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 ...
Theater

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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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

“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 ...