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Capathia Jenkins to Headline Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL BenefitCapathia Jenkins to Headline Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, Simply Sensational, celebrates the greatest songs written for women in the Broadway canon, with Broadway great Capathia Jenkins headlining. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Santino Fontana, Tony Yazbeck, Rachel York and More to Perform at 2nd Annual BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS for CCFAKerry Butler, Santino Fontana, Tony Yazbeck, Rachel York and More to Perform at 2nd Annual BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS for CCFA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The second annual spectacular evening of wonderful entertainment by Broadway's brightest singing the wonderful standards and hits sung by the late, great Nancy LaMott on the 21st anniversary of her death, to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America will take place on Monday, October 24, at 6 PM at the Copacabana, 268 West 47th Street, New York City. (more...)

Angela Robinson and Kenita Miller Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOAD This WeekAngela Robinson and Kenita Miller Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOAD This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Angela Robinson and Kenita Miller will appear on Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD radio show tomorrow, August 31. (more...)

Tony Award Winner LaChanze set for Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download 8/24Tony Award Winner LaChanze set for Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, better known by her stage name LaChanze (Creole: the charmed one), taken from her grandmother, was born in St Augustine, Florida. Grew up in Connecticut, her parents nurtured her love for performing by enrolling her in high schools for the performing arts. After high school, LaChanze studied Drama at Morgan State University, before transferring to the University of the Arts, she studied Theatre and Dance. Her first Summer job was as a tap dancer in the ensemble of out of town tryout of 'Uptown...It's Hot!.' She made her Broadway debut in the same show in 1986. (more...)

National Symphony Orchestra To Premiere THE SECOND CITYNational Symphony Orchestra To Premiere THE SECOND CITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The NSO Pops and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke welcome one of the world's premier comedy troupes, The Second City, with renowned improvisational comedian Colin Mochrie, to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall for three performances to open the 2016-17 NSO Pops season, September 15-17, 2016. The Second City Guide to the Symphony is a live performance featuring a blend of original sketch comedy, new music and songs by Matthew Reid, and orchestral works by Mozart, Mahler, Glinka, and more. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Laura Osnes, Stephanie J. Block, Rory O'Malley, Keala Settle Among Stars Sleeping In The Street at Covenant House's Broadway Sleep OutPHOTO FLASH: Laura Osnes, Stephanie J. Block, Rory O'Malley, Keala Settle Among Stars Sleeping In The Street at Covenant House's Broadway Sleep Out
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2016

Eighty members of the Broadway community spent the night sleeping on the street to raise funds for Covenant House. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway DownloadTony Yazbeck Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

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N'Kenge to Join Montego Glover in SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Saratoga Performing Arts CenterN'Kenge to Join Montego Glover in SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) makes her debut with the Sophisticated Ladies concert at the Sarasota Performing Arts Center with Tony Nominee Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins. (more...)

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Laura Osnes, Rory O'Malley Among Stars Supporting Covenant House at Broadway Sleep OutVIDEO: Audra McDonald, Laura Osnes, Rory O'Malley Among Stars Supporting Covenant House at Broadway Sleep Out
by Michael Dale - Aug 2, 2016

Over 50 theatre community members are participating in Covenant House's annual Broadway Sleep Out (more...)

Montego Glover & Harbor Lights Theater Directors Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOADMontego Glover & Harbor Lights Theater Directors Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOAD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 1, 2016

Broadway Download, the live, weekly digital radio show, is set to welcome Tony Award-nominee Montego Glover as well as the company directors of Staten Islands' Harbor Lights Theatre Company to its broadcast. (more...)

Lillias White Visits Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD Radio ShowLillias White Visits Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD Radio Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The world has loved the show-stopping Lillias White since she made her Broadway debut in Barnum in 1981. A Brooklyn native, White understudied the role of Effie in the original 1981 production of Dreamgirls and performed in the role in the 1987 revival. Since, Lillias White has taken television, film, and the stage by storm! (more...)

Nathan Lee Graham to Appear on Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOADNathan Lee Graham to Appear on Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download welcomes Nathan Lee Graham; the ubiquitous, unique, singular, multi-talented star of stage, screen, and film. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch The Finale!BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch The Finale!
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 6, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference? (more...)

Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 7/6Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2016

Nearly 20 years ago Broadway fell in love with the spellbinding Emily Skinner and Alice Ripley as Daisy and Violet Hilton; conjoined twins and unlikely starlets in the moody and romantic original 1997 production of SIDE SHOW by Bill Russell and Dreamgirls composer Henry Krieger, directed by Robert Longbottom.  Skinner and Ripley have enjoyed Broadway success and acclaim, each in their own right, as well as thriving concert and recording careers. The ladies will talk work, play, friendship, family and the phenomenon that led to their remarkable joint Tony Nomination. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 7BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 7
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 1, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference? (more...)

Photo Flash: Capathia Jenkins and Alton Fitzgerald White Celebrate Louis Rosen's 'DREAM SUITE' at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Capathia Jenkins and Alton Fitzgerald White Celebrate Louis Rosen's 'DREAM SUITE' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Capathia Jenkins and Alton Fitzgerald White were featured in the Broadway at Birdland concert series on Monday, June 27, celebrating the Di-tone Records release of the acclaimed song cycle, Dream Suite: Songs in Jazz and Blues, by award-winning composer Louis Rosen, on poems by Langston Hughes. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 6BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 6
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 29, 2016

Check out Episode 6 (Let's Do This), Micki learns the worst way to get an agent is through Craigslist. In an unexpected twist, his new agent is not what he bargained for and also has personal boundary issues. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016
by - Jun 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Sunday, June 26, 2016. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 6/29Capathia Jenkins Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Capathia Jenkins is a Brooklyn-born actress who most recently starred as 'Medda' in the hit Disney production of Newsies' on Broadway. She made her debut in The Civil War, where she created the role of Harriet Jackson. She starred in the Off-Broadway 2000 revival of Godspell, where she wowed audiences with her stirring rendition of 'Turn Back, O Man'. She returned to Broadway in The Look of Love and was critically acclaimed for her performances of the Bacharach/David hits. Ms. Jenkins then created the roles of 'The Washing Machine' in Caroline, Or Change and 'Frieda May' in Martin Short-Fame becomes me where she sang 'Stop the Show' and brought the house down every night. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 5 Guest Starring Capathia JenkinsBWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 5 Guest Starring Capathia Jenkins
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 24, 2016

Below, check out Episode 5, featuring Broadway's Capathia Jenkins! In the latest installment, Micki learns the best way to get an agent is through Craigslist. His agent has worked with Randy Jackson (she's very good). (more...)

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