Tag Archives: musicals

  • Review: ‘Motown The Musical’ Blows the Audience Away!

    May 2, 15 by DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    *For those who lived the emergence of Motown, this show has all the ingredients for an emotional return. For those who learned about Motown through their parents, or are just now beginning to experience it, you’re in for quite a history lesson. Fresh off its successful Broadway run, “Motown The Musical” is the highly anticipated […]

  • 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 […]

  • Russell Simmons Developing Hip Hop Stage Musical ‘The Scenario’

    Mar 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons is developing a new stage musical called “The Scenario,” Simmons’ Def Pictures announced Thursday. The musical will feature the greatest hits from a two-decade span of hip-hop, from the “golden age” spanning the mid-80s to the mid-90s to the chart-topping artists of the turn of the Millennium. Simmons, who launched the […]

  • Taye Diggs, Topher Grace to Topline Musical ‘One Shot’

    Nov 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Taye Diggs is going back to his musical roots for his next gig. The actor, currently starring in TNT’s “Murder in the First” and recurring on CBS’ “The Good Wife,” will join Topher Grace in the musical comedy “One Shot,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The script centers on a failed Broadway singer turned production […]

  • 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 […]