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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 ...
Theater

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.” ...
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

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. ...
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 ...
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Being Belafonte: Actor Austin Jaye Brings Hollywood Legend’s Story To ...

Almost two years ago, actor Austen Jaye was scrolling through his Twitter timeline and his friend, writer and digital content creator Issa Rae, posted an article that posed the question: “Will Hollywood Allow Blacks To Make Love On The Big ...
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 ...
Theater

Born Again: Michael Jackson ONE Births New Life Into The ...

Michael Jackson is alive and well and the he’s still dancing in Las Vegas. Don’t believe me? Just see “Michael Jackson ONE” by Cirque du Soleil at the Mandalay Bay Resort and you’ll be convinced! This magical production by the Canadian ...
Theater

Wildest Dreams: Tina Turner’s Life Story Becoming A Musical

Iconic rock and soul superstar Tina Turner has signed off on her life story being turned into a theatrical production. The 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has partnered with Dutch producer/businessman Joop van den Ende for “Tina: ...
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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 ...