Tag Archives: musical

  • ‘Black Nativity’ Cast Tells EURweb Why We Need Faith Based Films (Watch)

    Nov 12, 13 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *It takes you on a journey through the eyes of a street-wise teen. “Black Nativity” follows Langston (Jacob Latimore) as he embarks on a inspirational voyage after his mother (Jennifer Hudson) sends him to spend Christmas with his estranged grandparents. EURweb associate Fahnia Thomas talked with some of the cast about the true meaning of […]

  • Gabourey Sidibe Wants to Sing in a Musical

    May 18, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Gabourey Sidibe is showing off her range as an actress. She’s playing a bully in a recently released independent film, “Yelling to the Sky.” The chocolate-kissed actress told Essence that she’s all about changing it up and showing the world that she can transform herself into various characters and try new things. Her newest dream […]

  • Wendy Williams is Headed to Broadway!

    May 7, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Wendy Williams is taking over y’all! The talk show diva is about to rock your socks off in her Broadway debut. She’s set to play the role of “Matron Mama Morton” in Broadway’s “Chicago” musical. In an interview with Essence.com, the gossip queen dished about her experience and upcoming performances. ESSENCE.com: You hosted Broadway.com’s Audience […]

  • New Stage Play (‘My Brother Marvin’) Captures Family Life of Marvin Gaye

    Feb 14, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *One of R&B’s greatest singers is being remembered in a new theatrical drama, “My Brother Marvin,” based on the book by the same name. It’s the untold story of Marvin Gaye’s relationship with his family, as told by sister Zeola “Sweetsie” Gaye. “Through the years, I became taken aback and disappointed with everything that had […]

  • Motown Musical in the Making for Broadway

    Jul 21, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Berry Gordy is gearing up for something totally new. He’s writing a Broadway musical about his life. But don’t expect a whole lot of the real Motown in there. It could be void of many themes most are familiar with. Like EURweb on Facebook One critic is on the fence about how this actually might […]

  • Jennifer Hudson Recruited by NBC for ‘Smash’ Role

    Jul 14, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Jennifer Hudson is again getting her acting and singing on. The singer just landed a gig with NBC’s “Smash” musical series as “Veronica Moore.” An award winning Broadway star, Moore influences Karen, played by Hudson’s fellow “American Idol” contestant Katharine McPhee, and Ivy, played by Megan Hilty. “This series is a showcase for some of […]