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  • Audra McDonald’s ‘Lady Day’ Finally Making a Profit

    Jul 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Producers of the Broadway play “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” which stars Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, said Tuesday that they have recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen of Holiday’s best-known songs, including “God […]

  • June 13th, 2014 – Black Hollywood Live’s This Week (Watch)

    Jun 14, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live Leave a comment

    BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart and Dj Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of June 13th, 2014. Jesse opens up with The Whitney Biopic Cast, Essence Magazine Racist For Dropping The White Guy?, and Audra McDonald Breaks Tony Award Records. Courtney switches to talk […]

  • Gladys, Fantasia and Patti’s Tony Awards Performance was Incredible (Watch)

    Jun 9, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Whooooweeee! You gon’ love this. If you didn’t catch or if you did catch the opening of Sunday’s Tony Awards show on CBS, you are in for a treat. Fantasia Barrino, Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight, who all star in “After Midnight,” brought the house down as they sang the classic tune “On the Sunny […]

  • Berry Gordy Memoir that Spawned Musical Goes Digital

    Jun 7, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Berry Gordy memoir which inspired the Broadway hit “Motown: The Musical” is being reissued as an e-book, reports Billboard. Gordy’s “To Be Loved,” first published in 1994, had been out of print. The e-edition is scheduled for release Thursday by Rosetta Books, a digital publisher. The book covers Gordy’s rise from high school dropout […]

  • ‘Trip to Bountiful’ Extends Broadway Run Through Summer

    May 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The new Broadway production of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, featuring Emmy-winning stage and screen star Cicely Tyson, has extended its run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The production, which officially opened April 23, had been scheduled for a 14-week limited engagement through July 7. It has now extended an additional eight weeks and […]

  • Audra McDonald Used ‘Private Practice’ to Conquer TV Fear

    Apr 17, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Audra McDonald has been hosting this season’s “Live From Lincoln Center” series on PBS, but she’s set to command center stage next month for the show’s season finale. The special, titled “Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home,” will see the “Private Practice” star and five-time Tony Award winner performing a gala concert at Lincoln […]