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  • Motown The Musical to Take a Pause on Broadway

    Aug 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *In an unconventional move, Motown The Musical has announced that after its Jan. 18, 2015 performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, it will shut down for more than a year, then, return in July 2016 with a more cost-effective production. “We are only saying farewell to Broadway for now,” said co-producer Kevin McCollum in a statement. […]

  • Sherri Shepherd’s Surrogate Gives Birth to a Boy

    Aug 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *Sherri Shepherd may or may not be a mom for the 2nd time. What was supposed to be the happy culmination of a long fertility battle may be the source of fresh limbo for the outgoing co-host of “The View,” following reports that her surrogate has given birth. According to TMZ, it’s a boy – […]

  • Sherri Shepherd Joins KeKe Palmer in Broadway’s Cinderella

    Aug 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Yesterday, news broke that KeKe Palmer will become Broadway’s first black Cinderella this fall in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” Today, Sherri Shepherd announced that she has been cast as Cinderella’s wicked stepmother in the production. “The View” co-host said on the talk show this morning that she’ll make her Broadway debut in the musical opposite Palmer in the […]

  • KeKe Palmer to Make History as Broadway’s 1st Black Cinderella

    Aug 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *It’s a fairy tale come true for Keke Palmer…literally. The actress and BET talk show host said she’ll play the title role in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at the Broadway Theatre, beginning Sept. 9, reports the Associated Press. She will become the first African-American to play the part on the Great White Way. “It’s honestly […]

  • Audra McDonald’s ‘Lady Day’ Finally Making a Profit

    Jul 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Producers of the Broadway play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” which stars Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, said Tuesday that they have recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen of Holiday’s best-known songs, including “God […]

  • Broadway’s Tupac Musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ to Close Sunday

    Jul 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” which uses songs from the late Tupac Shakur, is closing after less than two months, producers announced late Monday. The show will close Sunday at the Palace Theatre after playing just 17 previews and 38 regular performances. Producer Eric L. Gold in a statement cited “the financial […]