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  • 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 […]

  • Mixed Reviews for Broadway’s Tupac Musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ (Clips)

    Jun 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The Broadway musical based on songs of late rap icon Tupac Shakur has drawn mixed reviews following its official opening on Thursday (June 19). Director Kenny Leon, who just won a Tony for his revival of A Raisin In the Sun, put staged the non-biographical Holler If Ya Hear Me with the blessing of Tupac’s […]

  • Off-Broadway Musical ‘Sistas’ To Air on BET (Trailer)

    Oct 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

      *Television audiences nationwide (who have cable) will get a chance to see the long-running off-Broadway musical, Sistas. A live performance of the show was adapted to film and will be broadcast on BET on October 27. Check your local listings for air times. A celebration of African American women’s history, Sistas centers on a […]

  • Apollo Creed Broadway Bound in ‘Rocky’ Musical (Promo)

    Apr 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Rocky the Musical, a stage adaptation of Sylvester Stallone’s 1976 Oscar-winning classic about a Philadelphia fighter, will open on Broadway next spring, it was announced Sunday. Sly and his fellow producers confirmed the musical will begin previews at the historic Winter Garden Theatre in February 2014 before curtains rise officially in March. Rocky the Musical […]

  • ‘Pippin’ to Make Broadway Return this Spring

    Jan 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Pippin is headed back to Broadway. The original Broadway version starred Ben Vereen as the Leading Player, an emcee-like role that won him a best-actor Tony. It was directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse and starred John Rubinstein in the title role. Producers of the revival that is currently playing at the American Repertory Theater […]

  • Musical ‘Memphis’ to Close on Broadway in August

    Jun 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Tony Award-winning musical Memphis is saying farewell to Broadway. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The show – inspired by late radio legend Dewey Phillips, one of the first white disc jockeys to broadcast soul music in the 1950s – will have its final curtain call on Aug. 5, following 30 preview performances and 1,166 regular […]