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  • 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 […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • Jackson Estate Invites Teen Who Danced ‘Billie Jean’ to Vegas (Watch)

    May 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *The teen who went viral this week for nailing Michael Jackson’s now-iconic “Billie Jean” choreography from the “Motown 25” special has caught the attention of the late singer’s estate. The executors were so impressed by 17-year-old Brett Nichols, who performed the dance at his high school talent show in Turlock, Calif., that they invited him […]

  • Jackson Kids to Cement Dad’s Shoe, Glove Prints at Grauman’s

    Jan 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Justin Bieber and other celebrities will gather Thursday in Hollywood as Michael Jackson’s three children use their father’s shoes and a sequined glove to make handprint and footprint impressions in the concrete in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. As previously reported, it’s part of the promotion for Cirque du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson The Immortal World […]

  • Michael Jackson Biopic in the Works

    Nov 16, 11 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Michael Jackson’s estate is in talks with Hollywood producers about bringing the late singer’s life to the big screen, reports Variety. The project is likely to cover only certain periods of Jackson’s life, though these have not been specified. Tom Pollock of the Montecito Picture Company has confirmed he and partner Ivan Reitman, director of […]

  • Cirque du Soleil to Celebrate Michael Jackson on the Tight Ropes

    Oct 30, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Michael Jackson was a legend before his untimely death. But his name and collection of work is being honored in a new way, along with classic artists Elvis Presley and the Beatles. The late King of Pop is going to be celebrated with a Cirque du Soleil show. “Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour” made […]