Category Archives: Theater

  • Patti LaBelle Reveals Influence on Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child

    Mar 28, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *There’s no question that Patti LaBelle has influenced many singers. As for who she directly influenced, just ask the legendary diva herself. LaBelle reflected on her influence regarding the careers of Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child, Rihanna and Toni Braxton during an interview with theGrio.com. “Beyoncé used to talk to me for advice. All these young […]

  • 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 […]