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  • Sam Pollard on Telling August Wilson’s Story for ‘American Masters’

    Feb 19, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *The life and work of Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson will be examined in the next “American Masters” special for PBS, with filmmaker Sam Pollard weaving biographical info with clips and readings from his 10-play cycle, chronicling each decade of the 20th-century African-American experience. “My approach was, first, to really revisit and re watch […]

  • Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City. The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to CBS. Among those paying their respects were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte […]

  • Patti LaBelle Prays for a ‘Big Angel’ to Save ‘After Midnight’

    Jun 27, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *After 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances,”After Midnight,” the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical starring Patti Labelle, is set to end its run on Sunday (June 29). And while the play, which starred actor Dulé Hill and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino, received accolades rom critics, it’s looking like it will leave the Great White Way […]

  • Babyface and Toni Braxton Prepare for Broadway Invasion

    Feb 18, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Fresh off of the success of their duet album, “Love, Marriage & Divorce,” Babyface and Toni Braxton are taking their act to Broadway next month. Media sources report the pair is gearing up to join the Broadway production of “After Midnight.”

  • THE (10-18-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Oct 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE You have a right to your thoughts and […]

  • Fantasia Back on Broadway in ‘After Midnight’ Stint

    Jul 19, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Fantasia Barrino, last seen on Broadway in The Color Purple, has been announced as the first headliner of Broadway’s After Midnight — the new production of Cotton Club Parade that was conceived by Tony Award winner Jack Viertel. In After Midnight, producers will reintroduce the Cotton Club tradition of “Celebrity Nights” by presenting stars of […]