Brandon Victor Dixon News

MOTOWN's Ryan Shaw to Bring SOUL OUT LOUD with Brandon Victor Dixon & Morgan James to The Cutting Room, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Cutting Room will once again host MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's three-time Grammy Award nominated Ryan Shaw on Monday, April 21 at 8:30pm. Doors open at 8:00pm. The Tony Award nominated Brandon Victor Dixon and Epic Recording Artist Morgan James will join Ryan as special guests. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside OF MICE AND MEN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Apr 17, 2014

The red carpet was filled with Broadway stars last night, as they gathered for opening night of Of Mice and Men, featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet at the Longacre Theatre and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brandon Victor Dixon Talks Legacy of MOTOWN on LIVE FROM THE COUCH
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2014

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL star Brandon Victor Dixon appeared this week on WLNY-TV's 'Live From The Couch' to speak with host John Elliott about working with Berry Gordy on the smash hit musical from the very beginning, the historical significance of Motown's legacy, and bringing that story to Broadway. Check out the interview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Take a Look at 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists' Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration, Including Groff, Gonzalez & More
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 06, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Brandon Victor Dixon, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. BroadwayWorld was there for the first performance- check below for photos from the night! (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists' Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle—Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Brandon Victor Dixon, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Martin, Victor Garber & More Help Debra Monk Celebrate Birthday for BC/EFA!
by Jessica Gordon - Feb 25, 2014

Just last night, beloved stage and screen star Debra Monk celebrated her 65th birthday in a free-wheeling rock 'n' roll concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Debra Monk Birthday Bash (#debrabday) featured the Tony Award winner and some of her most talented friends rollicking through a collection of their favorite rock and pop hits. Among those were two-time Tony nominee Charlotte D'Amboise, Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis, four-time Tony nominee and six-time Emmy nominee Victor Garber, two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Andrea Martin and Tony and Emmy nominee Ron Rifkin. BroadwayWorld bring you photos from the concert below! (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon, Natasha Yvette Williams & More to Honor Linda Twine at Stage 72, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Some of Broadway's brightest stars will join host Colman Domingo (Tony nominee THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, PASSING STRANGE) in a tribute to the beloved Broadway music director Linda Twine - who has served as music director for numerous shows including THE COLOR PURPLE, CAROLINE OR CHANGE, BIG RIVER and A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD - at the first-ever SINGERS ALWAYS DELIVER concert on Monday, March 10 at 7 pm at Stage 72 (158 W. 72 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

MOTOWN's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs on IMUS IN THE MORNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL star Brandon Victor Dixon performed live on national television yesterday morning on Fox Business News Network's "Imus in the Morning," hosted by legendary radio personality and Motown fan Don Imus himself. (more...)

MOTOWN's Brandon Victor Dixon Set for Debra Monk's Birthday BC/EFA Benefit, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, who's currently starring in the Broadway hit Motown The Musical, will join stage and screen star Debra Monk and several of her other superbly talented friends to celebrate Monk's 65th birthday at a February 24, 2014, rock 'n' roll concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Billy Porter & More Set for Vineyard Theatre Gala on 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Vineyard Theatre will celebrate the songs of Dory Previn - the late pop/folk singer-songwriter whose numerous hits include "Come SaturdayMorning" and the theme from "Valley of the Dolls" - at its annual Gala Fundraiser on Monday, February 24th beginning at 6:30pm at the Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47 St in Manhattan), it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Director and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director. The Vineyard Gala will not only celebrate Ms. Previn's witty, heartbreaking and provocative songs, but will feature selections from her poems, plays and memoirs, as well. (more...)

Krystal Joy Brown to Join Cast of MOTOWN as 'Diana Ross' on 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The producers of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL just announced that Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith) will assume the role of “Diana Ross” beginning Thursday, January 23 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

MOTOWN's Brandon Victor Dixon Set for ONE ON ONE WITH STEVE ADUBATO, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Tune in to watch Brandon Victor Dixon, Tony Award-nominated Broadway star of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, sit down with Steve Adubato, host of PBS' nationally syndicated program "One-On-One with Steve Adubato" and discuss performing in the smash hit musical on Broadway. (more...)

A Stage of Their Own: This Season's Leading Men Light Up Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 22, 2013

From newcomer Zachary Levi on his FIRST DATE with Broadway to veteran, half-masked opera instructor Hugh Panaro as the 'PHANTOM', this season on the Great White Way is filled with men who know how to reign onstage. Below, BWW brings you the cream of the crop currently on Broadway -- and be sure to let us know your favorite in this week's poll! (more...)

GYPSY OF THE YEAR Raises Over 4.3 Million for BC/EFA; KINKY BOOTS Leads in Fundraising
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The 25th anniversary celebration of GYPSY OF THE YEAR, the culmination of six weeks of extraordinary fundraising by 56 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and national touring companies, raised an amazing $4,343,234 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'MOTOWN Serves Mapplethorpe' Supports Broadway Serves for World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

On Thursday, December 5th, BROADWAY SERVES presented 'MOTOWN Serves Mapplethorpe,' a brief review of the currently running show, Motown the Musical, in honor of World AIDS Day (December 1st). Narrated by Motown consultant, Dick Scanlan, members of the cast performed at Beth Israel Medical Center's Podell Auditorium for patients at the Robert Mapplethorpe Residential Treatment Facility, Peter Krueger Center for Immunological Disorders, and VillageCare. All three organizations provide health and social services for people living with HIV/AIDS. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brandon Victor Dixon, Katie Thompson and More Rehearse for Lyons & Pakchar's #LOVE Concert at Rockwood
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

On December 9th at 9pm contemporary composers Lyons and Pakchar will celebrate the release of their debut album #Love (Live) in concert at Rockwood Music Hall. Check out footage of some of the performers in rehearsal below! (more...)

Tyne Daly, Cherry Jones, Ian McKellen, Mark Rylance, Patrick Stewart & More To Take Part in GYPSY OF THE YEAR, 12/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

The 25th anniversary edition of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Gypsy of the Year Competition will be presented Monday, December 9 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, December 10 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway). The show will feature performances by New York's best actors, singers, dancers, and musicians with several guest appearances, including Tyne Daly, Cherry Jones, Ian McKellen, Mark Rylance, and Patrick Stewart. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brandon Victor Dixon, Katie Thompson and More Rehearse for Lyons & Pakchar's #LOVE Concert at Rockwood
by Stage Tube - Dec 03, 2013

On December 9th at 9pm contemporary composers Lyons and Pakchar will celebrate the release of their debut album #Love (Live) in concert at Rockwood Music Hall. Check out footage of some of the performers in rehearsal below! (more...)

LYONS & PAKCHAR Release Debut Album #Love (Live)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Today Contemporary musical theatre songwriters Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar have digitally released their debut album, '#Love (Live). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Marian Anderson Awards Concert for Berry Gordy Kimmel Center
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 02, 2013

The sounds of Philadelphia, the Motor City, and the Great White Way combined to honor the founder of Motown Records at the 2013 Marian Anderson Awards (more...)

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