Category Archives: Theater

  • 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Nominees; Kym Whitley to Host

    Sep 12, 14 by Image Is Everything PR Leave a comment

    *Beverly Hills, California  – The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announced nominations in 32 competitive categories for the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year’s show will be hosted by Kym Whitley, star of the humorous and poignant docu-series “Raising Whitley” on Oprah Winfrey’s The OWN Network. The awards show will take place […]

  • KeKe Palmer, Sherri Shepherd Make Broadway Debuts in Cinderella

    Sep 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *There were lots of cheers and happy tears last night as Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd each made their Broadway debut in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre. The bow was also one for the history books, as Palmer became the show’s first African American to play the title role. As previously reported, […]

  • Sheryl Lee Ralph Partners with Sylvester Off Broadway Production ‘Mighty Real’

    Sep 7, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *The legacy of 1970’s disco singer Sylvester has received a notable co-sign from Sheryl Lee Ralph. Media sources report the former “Dreamgirls” star, along with her The D.I.V.A. Foundation, has joined the off-Broadway production, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical” as a producer. The company will partner with AnthonyKen, LLC for the project. For Ralph, […]

  • 2014 NAACP Theatre Festival Sets the Stage for 10 Minute Plays

    Sep 5, 14 by TiaMichelle Gray & Ms. JGray Leave a comment

    *Los  Angeles,  CA  -­  The  2014  NAACP  Theatre  Festival  will  take  place  September  12th-­14th,  at  the   Nate  Holden  Performing  Arts  Center  located  at  4718  West  Washington  Blvd  in  Los  Angeles  California.   The  week  long  festival  consists  of  10-­Minute  Plays,  acting  and  dancing  workshops,  as  well  as   networking  opportunities  with  some  of  the […]

  • Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald to Sing at Ruby Dee Memorial

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former Mayor David Dinkins and poet Sonia Sanchez, and a eulogy by Harry Belafonte, reports the AP. The celebration of Lee’s life will be held at the Riverside Church in New York on Sept. […]

  • ‘RHOA’s’ NeNe Leakes to Join Broadway’s Cinderella

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Before Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella ends its Broadway run in January, the role of wicked stepmother Madame will be played by both Sherri Shepherd, beginning Sept. 9; and the newly-cast NeNe Leakes of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” who will take over the part on Nov. 25, producers announced Wednesday. Cinderella opened at the Broadway […]