Tag Archives: broadway

  • ‘The Wiz’ is NBC’s Next Live TV Musical Event; Broadway to Follow

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Slide some oil to the Peacock…NBC has announced that its next live musical television event will be “The Wiz,” to air Thursday, Dec. 3, reports Variety. “The Wiz” marks NBC’s third production, after “The Sound of Music Live!” starring Carrie Underwood and “Peter Pan Live!” in which Brian Williams’ daughter Allison Williams played the title […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cynthia Erivo to Join Jennifer Hudson in ‘Color Purple’ Return (Promo)

    Mar 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Cynthia Erivo will shake her shimmy with Jennifer Hudson this fall when the musical “The Color Purple” returns to Broadway. Erivo, who starred in the Menier Chocolate Factory production in London in 2013, will reprise her role of Celie in her Broadway debut. The production, which begins previews in November at the Bernard B. Jacobs […]

  • Deborah Cox Set to Star as Josephine Baker in Broadway Musical

    Mar 12, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Deborah Cox is set to star as Josephine Baker in a Broadway musical, which is inspired by Stephen Papich’s book “Remembering Josephine.” According to a press release, the musical “will revolve around Baker’s stint as the star of the Folies Bergere in Paris between 1939-45, her scandalous affair with Swedish Crown Prince Gustav VI, and her heroic […]

  • Oprah Winfrey to Shut Down Harpo Studios in Chicago

    Mar 3, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The last tie linking Oprah Winfrey to her adopted home of Chicago is about to be severed. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter today, Winfrey revealed Harpo Studios in Chicago will be shut down by year’s end in favor of a transition to OWN headquarters in L.A. This move will bring Harpo’s 26-year run […]