Category Archives: Theater

  • Billy Porter Plays Lincoln Center Tonight for PBS Special

    Jan 28, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Tony Award winning theater star Billy Porter, whose profession has taken him all around the world, is making it clear that he will always and forever rep the black and yellow. “I’m a Pittsburgh person all the way. I love my hometown, you know, Steelers. I’m Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,” he told TCA reporters recently. The […]

  • ‘After Midnight’ Set to Sail with the Norwegian Escape this Fall

    Jan 25, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *The acclaimed Broadway musical, “After Midnight,” signed a deal with Norwegian Cruise Line. The show is coming abroad the Norwegian Escape starting in November, according to AlwaysAList. The musical, which originally starred Dule Hill and Fantasia, will be showcased on the newest and largest cruise line this fall. This make sense since the show was a hit.

  • Misty Copeland’s Mom Denies Being Unable to Afford her Ballet Lessons

    Jan 23, 15 by Cherie Saunders 4 Comments

    *A lawyer for the mother of ballerina Misty Copeland is contesting part of a story posted to EURweb earlier this week regarding their family’s finances back in the day. Copeland, a soloist at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, was part of a recent Television Critics Association Press Tour panel for “American Ballet Theatre at 75,” […]

  • NeNe Leakes’ Son Gets Jail and Rehab After Legal Missteps

    Jan 21, 15 by Qwest7 7 Comments

    *Despite professional highs in 2014, NeNe Leakes is experiencing a major low in her personal life with her son, Bryson Bryant, serving time and undergoing rehab. Court documents obtained by reveal that in the fall of last year, Bryant was ordered to spend time in jail time followed by rehab after violating his probation […]

  • Ballerina Misty Copeland: ‘I Will Push Diversity For as Long as I Live’

    Jan 20, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *Ballerina rock star Misty Copeland appears in the upcoming Ric Burns documentary, “American Ballet Theatre at 75,” in honor of the prestigious classical ballet company’s 75th anniversary year. Copeland, a soloist in the company, joined in 2007 as just the third African American female soloist in its 75-year history. It was a lifelong dream realized for the […]

  • Cast of ‘Three Times a Lady’ Evokes Healing in Urban Relationships (Watch)

    Jan 20, 15 by Billie Jordan Leave a comment

    *“Three Times a Lady,” written by Dr. Gloria Morrow opened last week at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood. The all black cast had a message of hope and healing for urban relationships. The stage play directed by Zadia Ife starred Denise Dowse, Alex Morris, Karen Bankhead, Derek Shaun and Kellita Smith of “The Bernie […]