Tag Archives: tony awards

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Audra McDonald Sidelined from Broadway’s Porgy and Bess

    Jun 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *If you had tickets to specifically see Audra McDonald in Broadway’s “The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess,” you’re out of luck – at least for the next two weeks. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The actress, who won a Tony Award this month for her role as Bess, is temporarily stepping down from the show while […]

  • 5 Things you Didn’t Know About Audra McDonald

    Jun 12, 12 by EURpublisher03 2 Comments

      *Sunday night, Audra McDonald made history after winning her 5th Tony Award. That ranks the amazing actress as the first black woman with that many Tony’s. Aside from that, she won the Best Actress award for her performance as “Bess” in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.” [LIKE US ON FACEBOOK] While many don’t know […]