Category Archives: Theater

  • Tony Award Winning ‘Cinderella’ Opens at the Ahmanson in LA

    Mar 25, 15 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment


    *Paige Faure, Fran Drescher, Andy Huntington Jones and Kecia Lewis  are among the spirited, multi-talented and multi-cultural cast of Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles through April 26. From the creators of “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music,” this Tony Award Winning musical and romantic classic […]

  • Brandy to Make Her Broadway Debut in ‘Chicago’

    Mar 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Grammy Award winner Brandy will look to make her mark on Broadway for the first time in the long-running musical, “Chicago.” Producers announced Tuesday the singer and actress will play Roxie Hart starting April 28 at the Ambassador Theatre. Set in the 1920s, “Chicago” is a scathing satire of how show business and the media […]

  • Celebs & LA VIP’s Turn Out to See ‘Love Soul Deep’ (Photos)

    Mar 21, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Who said, “Black don’t go to theatre?” Think again! Celebs were out and about Thursday night in full support of the theatre in L.A. for the stageplay play “Love Soul Deep” Executive Produced by Grammy nominated artist, Kenny Lattimore and Director Patricia Cuffie-Jones. Out on the scene last night in support was actress & star of Hollywood Divas Elise Neal, […]

  • Before Motown, there was Dolphin’s of Hollywood

    Mar 19, 15 by (Posted by) Larry Buford 1 Comment


    World premiere of ‘Recorded in Hollywood’ tells fascinating true story of black businessman and music producer John Dolphin — a little-known slice of L.A. history HOLLYWOOD, Calif.  — In 1948, a decade before Motown, black businessman and entrepreneur John Dolphin opened his soon-to-be world famous Dolphin’s of Hollywood record store in South Los Angeles, just […]

  • Russell Simmons Developing Hip Hop Stage Musical ‘The Scenario’

    Mar 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons is developing a new stage musical called “The Scenario,” Simmons’ Def Pictures announced Thursday. The musical will feature the greatest hits from a two-decade span of hip-hop, from the “golden age” spanning the mid-80s to the mid-90s to the chart-topping artists of the turn of the Millennium. Simmons, who launched the […]

  • Cynthia Erivo to Join Jennifer Hudson in ‘Color Purple’ Return (Promo)

    Mar 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Cynthia Erivo will shake her shimmy with Jennifer Hudson this fall when the musical “The Color Purple” returns to Broadway. Erivo, who starred in the Menier Chocolate Factory production in London in 2013, will reprise her role of Celie in her Broadway debut. The production, which begins previews in November at the Bernard B. Jacobs […]