Alfre Woodard News

Date of Birth: November 08, 1953 (62)
Birth Place: Tulsa, OK, USA
Gender: Female
Sharon Stone, Alfre Woodard &Jane Fonda Featured in June/July AARP The MagazineSharon Stone, Alfre Woodard &Jane Fonda Featured in June/July AARP The Magazine
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Sharon Stone, Alfre Woodard, and Jane Fonda are living proof that your post-50 years are what you make of them. From Fonda's 15 th Golden Globe nomination last year and Woodard and Stone's leap into the world of Marvel, these women have been working hard to break through the age barriers in Hollywood by changing the game. (more...)

Students Across U.S. to Join Paula Abdul and More in Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White HouseStudents Across U.S. to Join Paula Abdul and More in Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

As part of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, the First Lady will welcome students and artists from across the country to perform at the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show on Wednesday, May 25th. (more...)

Unusual Suspects Theatre Company to Honor MY CRAZY EX-GIRLFIEND's Rachel Bloom & Former Executive DirectorUnusual Suspects Theatre Company to Honor MY CRAZY EX-GIRLFIEND's Rachel Bloom & Former Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company (US) will hold its eighth annual gala on Thursday, May 19, at 6:30 pm at the Line Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. in the heart of Koreatown, with evening performances of original works, created entirely by the company's student participants as part of Unusual Suspects' flagship theater-arts education and mentorship program. The evening's theme is 'Raising the Stakes:' raising expectations, elevating young voices and expanding the organization's commitment to families throughout Los Angeles. (more...)

New CENTRIC Series CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL to Premiere 4/30New CENTRIC Series CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL to Premiere 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Who do the stars turn to when they want to keep their curves in check? Enter Timothy Snell to the rescue! CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL is a half hour docu-series following Timothy Snell, one of Hollywood's hottest celebrity stylists, as he works with superstar clients and everyday women revealing some of the industry's best kept secrets to help curvy women look and feel their best. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stevie Wonder Attends ECLIPSED on BroadwayPhoto Flash: Stevie Wonder Attends ECLIPSED on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Stevie Wonder attended the Sunday, March 13th matinee performance of  Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED on Broadway, starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o. Check out a look back at his visit below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danai Gurira & More Arrive on the Opening Night Red Carpet for ECLIPSED!Photo Coverage: Danai Gurira & More Arrive on the Opening Night Red Carpet for ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & More Celebrate Opening Night of ECLIPSED!Photo Coverage: Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & More Celebrate Opening Night of ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah andSaycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ECLIPSED Arrives on Broadway! Inside the Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: ECLIPSED Arrives on Broadway! Inside the Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah andSaycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Lupita Nyong'o-Led ECLIPSED Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: Lupita Nyong'o-Led ECLIPSED Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 6, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, opens tonight, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

ECLIPSED Starring Lupita Nyong'o Opens TonightECLIPSED Starring Lupita Nyong'o Opens Tonight
by Louisa Brady - Mar 6, 2016

The new American play ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opens tonight, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. Check back later tonight for reviews! (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert & Playwright Danai Gurira Offer Casting Ideas for Hollywood Adaptation of ECLIPSEDVIDEO: Stephen Colbert & Playwright Danai Gurira Offer Casting Ideas for Hollywood Adaptation of ECLIPSED
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Playwright and actress Danai Gurira, who portrays Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead' stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about her new Broadway play ECLIPSED (more...)

Photo Coverage: Trailblazing Women Gather at the Golden Theatre for the First Broadway Preview of ECLIPSED!Photo Coverage: Trailblazing Women Gather at the Golden Theatre for the First Broadway Preview of ECLIPSED!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 24, 2016

The new American play ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira just began Broadway previews last night, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh. ECLIPSED, directed by Liesl Tommy, will open on March 6, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). ECLIPSED marks a historic moment on Broadway: the first time the cast, director, and playwright are composed entirely of female artists, fitting for a production that so stunningly chronicles the experiences of a group of very resilient women. To celebrate, the show hosted some of the industry's other trailblazing and history-making women for the first preview. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira On Writing Stories For Women And Girls of African DescentVIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira On Writing Stories For Women And Girls of African Descent
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2016

ECLIPSED is a Broadway rarity; a story about African women written by an African woman. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o Makes Broadway Debut in ECLIPSED TonightLupita Nyong'o Makes Broadway Debut in ECLIPSED Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The complete original cast from The Public Theater's acclaimed, sold-out production of the new American play ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira are reprising their roles on Broadway this spring. ECLIPSED, directed by Liesl Tommy, begins previews tonight, February 23, 2016, with opening night set for March 6, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). (more...)

Vanessa Williams & Alfre Woodard Among Women of Power Legacy Award HonoreesVanessa Williams & Alfre Woodard Among Women of Power Legacy Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Black Enterprise will present its highest honor in recognition of the achievements of black women when it presents the Women of Power Legacy Awards at the 2016 Women of Power Summit on March 10, 2016, in Hollywood, Florida. The Women of Power Summit is the nation's No. 1 executive development and leadership conference for women of color, annually attracting more than 1,000 corporate executives, professionals, and businesswomen from across the country. The Women of Power Summit, hosted by ADP, will take place March 9-12, 2016, at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood. (more...)

AAFCA and OneUnited Bank to Host 2nd Annual MONEY ON MY MIND PanelAAFCA and OneUnited Bank to Host 2nd Annual MONEY ON MY MIND Panel
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

OneUnited Bank, the nation's largest black-owned bank and the esteemed African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) are proud to present the Second Annual 'MONEY ON MY MIND: The Film & TV Industry,' on Saturday, February 6, 2016, 5 p.m.-8p.m., at OneUnited Bank (3683 Crenshaw Blvd, L.A., 90016). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o React To Seeing Not Just Her Name, But Her Face On A Broadway MarqueeVIDEO: Watch ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o React To Seeing Not Just Her Name, But Her Face On A Broadway Marquee
by Michael Dale - Jan 21, 2016

The Academy Award winner makes her Broadway debut in Danai Gurira's tense and gripping drama. (more...)

TV Personality La La Anthony Boards Producing Team of ECLIPSED on BroadwayTV Personality La La Anthony Boards Producing Team of ECLIPSED on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Actress, television personality and best-selling author Alani 'LaLa' Anthony - in her highly anticipated Broadway producing debut - has joined the producing team of the new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. (more...)

Centric to Premiere New Centric Docu-Series FROM THE BOTTOM UP, 1/16Centric to Premiere New Centric Docu-Series FROM THE BOTTOM UP, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Centric, the first network designed for Black women, launches “FROM THE BOTTOM UP,” a provocative docuseries following five high profile women after a publicized fall from grace. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o & Original Off-Broadway Cast to Reunite for Broadway Run of ECLIPSEDLupita Nyong'o & Original Off-Broadway Cast to Reunite for Broadway Run of ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

It was announced today that the complete original cast from The Public Theater's acclaimed, sold-out production of the new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira will reprise their roles on Broadway this Spring, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.  Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o will be once again joined by Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh.  Eclipsed, directed by Liesl Tommy, will begin previews on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, with opening night set for March 6, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street).  For tickets and information, please visit www.EclipsedBroadway.com. (more...)

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