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The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

Comedienne Kym Whitley has been tapped to host the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The star of OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” and ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry” will oversee the ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17. The 24th Annual NAACP Theatre ...
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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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Blacks On Broadway: Keke Palmer & Sherri Shepherd Make History ...

Two big stars are headed to the Great White Way! Keke Palmer has signed on to play Cinderella in the Rodgers & Hammerstein production bearing the same name. The 22-year-old singer/actress will be the first African-American to portray the title ...
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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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Kandi Burruss: Preps Wedding Special & Releases Play DVD

Bravo is gearing up for the June 1 debut of Kandi Burruss’s latest spin-off series, “Kandi’s Wedding.” The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star will chronicle her road to the alter with fiancé Todd Tucker in a wedding series showcasing their ...
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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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Michelle Williams: Touring With Pop Powerhouses In “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Michelle Williams has been cast as Mary Magdalene in the long-running global musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The Grammy-winning member of Destiny’s Child will hit the road this summer for an arena tour of the acclaimed show. Williams will tour alongside ...
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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” ...
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Sheryl Lee Ralph: Joins Off-Broadway Production About Sylvester As Producer

TV actress and Broadway star Sheryl Lee Ralph has signed on to become a producer of the off-Broadway production, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Ralph, the original star of Broadway’s “Dreamgirls” and TV shows “Moesha” and “Instant Mom,” joins ...