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Retro Ride: The Journey Of August Wilson’s “Jitney”

The Nation’s Capital was transported to Pittsburgh in 1977 when August Wilson’s “Jitney” took audiences on a ride of emotions, laughter and thought-provoking dialogue during its run at the Arena Stage. This two hour and 15-minute production with a 15-minute ...
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Remembering Royalty: The Kennedy Center Celebrates “Nat King Cole at ...

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented “Nat King Cole at 100,” a three-night musical commemoration of the trailblazing legend who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year. The National Symphony Orchestra featured BeBe Winans, Eric ...
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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 ...
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Staged: BeBe Winans’ “Born For This” Opens In DC

AlwaysAList.com was invited to opening night of “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. “Born for This” is an engaging musical that gives insight into the journey of Benjamin “BeBe” Winans and Priscilla “CeCe” ...
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Nine Lives: “Cats” Returning To Broadway Starring “X Factor” Winner

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famed musical “Cats” is returning to the Great White Way in July and pop superstar Leona Lewis has been tapped to play the lead role. Lewis will star as the withered and worn lonely cat Grizabella in ...
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Deborah Cox: Makes Her Debut As Josephine Baker

Deborah Cox has started her run as the legendary Josephine Baker in the new musical “Josephine,” which opened at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Flor. on May 6 and will play through May 29. The long-in-the-works show about Baker ...
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Audra McDonald: Pregnant With Second Child At 45

Actress Audra McDonald may not win a Tony this year, but she may give birth to one. The six-time Tony Award winner is pregnant with her second child at age 45. This will be the first child for McDonald and ...
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BeBe Winans: Celebrity Friends Come See Musical About His Life

BeBe Winans has premiered his debut musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” at Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The production, which BeBe is producing alongside “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph-Wright, is a “hilarious and heart-warming journey toward self-discovery.” ...
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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 ...
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Back For More: “Motown The Musical” Returning To Broadway

If you missed “Motown The Musical” during its first run on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre for nearly two years from March 2013 until January 2015, you can catch the popular show again in New York City starting in July. ...