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Date of Birth: February 07, 1965 (51)
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VIDEO: Tyler Perry Recalls Playing That Funky Music with PrinceVIDEO: Tyler Perry Recalls Playing That Funky Music with Prince
by - May 25, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Tyler Perry talks about receiving his first honorary degree from Tuskegee University and explains how Chris Rock is responsible for his next Madea film. (more...)

Michael Rapaport & More Join Cast of BET's NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE MiniseriesMichael Rapaport & More Join Cast of BET's NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE Miniseries
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Written by Abdul Williams (Lottery Ticket) and executive produced by Jesse Collins (Real Husbands of Hollywood) for JCE Films, a division of Jesse Collins Entertainment, the three-night miniseries event is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: John Legend Talks New Off-Broadway Play TURN ME LOOSEVIDEO: John Legend Talks New Off-Broadway Play TURN ME LOOSE
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Music superstar John Legend stopped by NBC's TODAY to talk about his new off-Broadway show TURN ME LOOSE, based on the life of 1960s comic Dick Gregory. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy ClubJulie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Jay Pharoah Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 6/9-11Jay Pharoah Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 6/9-11
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian. Currently rounding up his sixth season as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, Pharoah is best known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions, including President Barack Obama, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Stephen A. Smith, Kanye West and Chris Tucker, as well as his recurring character of school principal Daniel Frye. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SCANDAL's Joe Morton Talks Off-Broadway's TURN ME LOOSE on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAELSTAGE TUBE: SCANDAL's Joe Morton Talks Off-Broadway's TURN ME LOOSE on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2016

John Legend and Mike Jackson present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory - starring SCANDAL's Joe Morton - that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Morton stopped by LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL earlier this week where he opened up about the production - check out a clip below! (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: GAME NIGHT Primetime Specials to Return During NBA Finals, 6/2JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: GAME NIGHT Primetime Specials to Return During NBA Finals, 6/2
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

For the ninth consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC presents JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE: GAME NIGHT. (more...)

TV One to Present All-Day EMPIRE Binge-a-Thon, 5/14TV One to Present All-Day EMPIRE Binge-a-Thon, 5/14
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

TV ONE is celebrating the blockbuster drama EMPIRE with a second season binge-a-thon on Saturday, May 14, giving viewers a chance to catch up with Cookie, Lucious and the rest of the conniving clan (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 24, 2016Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, May 24, 2016
by - May 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 24, 2016! (more...)

TV One Celebrates Mothers with 'Love My Momma Month of May' ProgrammingTV One Celebrates Mothers with 'Love My Momma Month of May' Programming
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

TV One is celebrating mothers all month long with 'Love My Momma Month of May,' a specially-themed programming slate devoted to Represent Real Moms who are the heart and soul of life itself. (more...)

La La Anthony & More Join Cast of BET's  NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE MiniseriesLa La Anthony & More Join Cast of BET's NEW EDITION: THE MOVIE Miniseries
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

La La Anthony (Power), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Office; The New Odd Couple), Monica Calhoun (The Best Man), Lisa Nicole Carson (Ally McBeal) and Sandi McCree (The Wire) have joined the cast to play the mothers of the iconic music group New Edition (more...)

Silicon Valley, Funny Or Die Veterans Team for First Stand-up Comedy Streaming AppSilicon Valley, Funny Or Die Veterans Team for First Stand-up Comedy Streaming App
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

With a growing demand for online comedic content, Silicon Valley veteran David T. Scott today announced plans for a mid-summer launch of Laugh.ly, the first and only streaming app built from the ground up for stand-up comedy. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mother's Day Weekend at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works as well as classics like Revelations, Alvin Ailey's undisputed masterpiece. Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00 PM, Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00 PM and Sunday, May 8, 2016 1:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

Tony Rock to Perform at Flappers Comedy Club, 5/13-14Tony Rock to Perform at Flappers Comedy Club, 5/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Actor, standup comedian, and younger brother to Chris Rock, the hilarious Tony Rock will bring his high energy wit and charm to Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant in Burbank on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Tickets are $20.00 and are available at www.flapperscomedy.com. (more...)

UniverSoul Circus Coming to Southgate USA, 5/17-30UniverSoul Circus Coming to Southgate USA, 5/17-30
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2016 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending contortionists, freshly-painted clowns, free-flying aerial acts and much much more. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus plays the Cleveland metropolitan area at Southgate Gate USA between Warrensville and Northfield Road in Maple Heights, May 17-30. Tickets ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster.com and range in price from $16-$30 each! (more...)

Tony Winner Ben Vereen Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in JuneTony Winner Ben Vereen Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Tony and Drama Desk Award winner, Ben Vereen, will bring his critically-acclaimed one-man show, Steppin' Out, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, June 17 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 18 (7 p.m.).Highlighting Mr. Vereen's unique blend of artistry, Steppin' Out combines a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. in an evening of unforgettable song and stories. Featuring songs from his immense repertoire - such as 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries' and 'Mr. Bojangles' - Mr. Vereen will also perform other hit songs including 'Defying Gravity,' 'Stand By Me,' and 'My Way.' Tickets range in price from $65 - $85 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

Alicia Keys Joins Lineup for VH1's Mother's Day Honors Event DEAR MAMA, 5/8Alicia Keys Joins Lineup for VH1's Mother's Day Honors Event DEAR MAMA, 5/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

VH1, Flavor Unit and Jesse Collins Entertainment add Grammy Award winning artist Alicia Keys to the lineup of heavyweight talent that will be honoring their mothers at VH1's special one-hour event 'Dear Mama,' premiering Sunday, May 8 at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

THE JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW Season One to Debut on DVD This MayTHE JIM GAFFIGAN SHOW Season One to Debut on DVD This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

From the mind of stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan comes the hysterically funny new series “The Jim Gaffigan Show” Season One, debuting on DVD May 10, 2016.  Inspired by Gaffigan's real life, “The Jim Gaffigan Show” explores one man's struggle to find balance between fatherhood, stand up comedy and an insatiable appetite. (more...)

Alvin Ailey, Cyrille Aimee, Brian Regan Set for Mother's Day Weekend at NJPACAlvin Ailey, Cyrille Aimee, Brian Regan Set for Mother's Day Weekend at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Mother's Day Weekend at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works as well as classics like Revelations, Alvin Ailey's undisputed masterpiece. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

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