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  • Taye Diggs, Spencer Liff and Other Professionals Join in to Make ‘Broadway Dreams’ Possible

    Jul 24, 15 by By DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    *There are many actors, young and not so young, who have aspirations of being on Broadway. “The Great White Way” is recognized as the epitome of success for thespians; and it has a lure beyond comparison for any serious actor of both musical theatre and straight-up dramatic works. And its no surprise that many actors […]

  • Misty Copeland to Make Broadway Debut in ‘On the Town’

    Jul 6, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, is about to make her Broadway debut. Producers of the revival of “On the Town” said Sunday that Copeland will join the show from Aug. 25 to Sept. 6, playing Miss Turnstiles, a love interest for […]

  • First Look: Taye Diggs as Broadway’s Hedwig

    Jun 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The folks at “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” have released a first look at Taye Diggs in the title role. The actor returns to Broadway this summer in the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival – replacing “Glee” star Darren Criss. The show opened last season with Neil Patrick Harris – winning a […]

  • Taye Diggs to Take Over Transsexual ‘Hedwig’ Role on Broadway

    May 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Taye Diggs has been tapped to play transsexual singer Hedwig on Broadway. Producers of the Tony-Winning show “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” said Monday that the actor will take over the title role on July 22. The show opened last season with Neil Patrick Harris starting off the Hedwigs — and winning a Tony Award […]

  • EURweb’s Visit with Motown Founder Berry Gordy (WATCH)

    May 15, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby Leave a comment

    *What would it be like to sit down with Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr., Smokey Robinson and “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph Wright?  Well the day finally came, and as a select pool of the media entered the palatial setting of Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre, there was an air of ecstasy in the building.  Press […]

  • Stephanie Mills Returning to ‘The Wiz’ for NBC’s Live Broadcast

    May 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Stephanie Mills will ease on down to NBC’s upcoming musical adaptation of “The Wiz,” itself an African American musical adaptation of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Mills played Dorothy in Broadway’s “The Wiz” in 1975 and in a 1984 revival, but will portray Aunti Em in NBC’s live broadcast of the play. The network is […]