Category Archives: Theater

  • Audra McDonald’s ‘Lady Day’ Show Goes from Broadway to HBO

    Dec 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Six-time Tony-award winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the hit Broadway show “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” in a special for HBO, the cable network announced Wednesday. McDonald will begin filming the play before a live audience in New Orleans this month. […]

  • Poor NeNe: Not One ‘RHOA’ Castmate Has Shown Her Any ‘Cinderella’ Support

    Dec 18, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *NeNe Leakes can go on and on about how she’s “killin’” her character while performing on Broadway in “Cinderella,” but to date, she hasn’t gotten a bit of support from her fellow “Real Housewives of Atlanta” castmates Chatting with HuffPost Live on Tuesday, Leakes admitted that “as of today, no housewife of Atlanta has been […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Chris Rock Rocks You with Laughter in ‘Top Five’

    Dec 11, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Chris Rock brings the funny in Paramount Picture’s Top Five, in theaters now. *Paramount Pictures has released Top Five starring Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson. Rock wrote and directed Top Five. I was expecting to laugh because Chris Rock is legendary for bringing the funny to what he does, but I did more “laughing out loud” than I […]

  • Audra McDonald Set for Stage Adaptation of ‘Corinna, Corinna’ (Report)

    Dec 11, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A new stage musical adaptation of the 1994 film “Corinna, Corinna,” about an African American housekeeper who helps a young girl cope with the loss of her mother, is in development as a vehicle for six-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald, reports Jessie Nelson, who wrote, directed and produced the film, is collaborating with […]

  • Kanye West, Usher, Phylicia Rashad, More to Receive BET Honors

    Dec 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *BET has revealed Kanye West, Usher and Phylicia Rashad among the five luminaries set to receive awards next month at the next 2015 BET Honors. West, who has referred to himself as a visionary, will receive the network’s Visionary Award at the eighth annual event hosted by Wayne Brady. Usher will receive the Musical Arts […]

  • Hadley Players Founder Turns 100

    Dec 4, 14 by Deardra Shuler Leave a comment

    *The founder of the H.A.D.L.E.Y Players, Gertrude Jeannette, who was born November 28, 1914, celebrated her 100th birthday at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem on Sunday, November 30th where theater people, friends, press and community folks came out to honor Gertrude and remember her birthday. A playwright, actress, director and producer in her own right, […]