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HAMILTON's Nicholas Christopher, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More to Headline BROADWAY AT W This WeekendHAMILTON's Nicholas Christopher, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More to Headline BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

This Sunday, December 4th, 42 Seven Productions in conjunction with IndieFork and W Times Square will welcome cast members from the revolutionary show HAMILTON for the ninth installment of the hit Sunday night experience, 'Broadway at W.'  (more...)

HAMILTON Cast to Perform Songs from the Show for Free at BROADWAY AT WHAMILTON Cast to Perform Songs from the Show for Free at BROADWAY AT W
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Can't get into Hamilton on Broadway? No problem. You can see the cast perform for free on Sunday, December 4 at 7PM in The Living Room at W New York - Times Square as part of the BROADWAY AT W series. Get ready for a raw, acoustic, up-close-and-personal evening with Broadway's brightest talents. (more...)

Mark Ballas and JERSEY BOYS Co-Stars to Headline BROADWAY AT W in Times SquareMark Ballas and JERSEY BOYS Co-Stars to Headline BROADWAY AT W in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

This Sunday, November 20th, 42 Seven Productions in conjunction with IndieFork and W Times Square welcome Mark Ballas and other cast members of Jersey Boys for the eighth installment of the hit Sunday night experience, 'Broadway at W.' (more...)

BWW Review: Signature Revives Suzan-Lori Parks Free-Form Dramatic Riff, THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLDBWW Review: Signature Revives Suzan-Lori Parks Free-Form Dramatic Riff, THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD
by Michael Dale - Nov 15, 2016

The symbolic nature of Suzan-Lori Parks' 1990 free-form dramatic riff, THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD AKA THE NEGRO BOOK OF THE DEAD is made apparent to viewers as soon as they open their programs and see the characters have names like 'Black Woman With Fried Drumstick,' 'Before Columbus' and 'Lots of Grease and Lots of Pork.' (more...)


by Jennifer Broski - Nov 14, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, has been extended an additional week. The production will now run through December 18, 2016 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  (more...)

Photo Flash: Charl Brown, Lilli Cooper, Lesli Margherita and More Belt in BROADWAY SINGS BEYONCEPhoto Flash: Charl Brown, Lilli Cooper, Lesli Margherita and More Belt in BROADWAY SINGS BEYONCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings Beyonce, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)


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Signature's 'DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Extends Off-BroadwaySignature's 'DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, has been extended an additional week. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 11/1/2016 - THE TRUMP CARD, Todrick Hall and More!Broadway AM Report, 11/1/2016 - THE TRUMP CARD, Todrick Hall and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 1, 2016

Today's big news: Mike Daisey's THE TRUMP CARD streams live from Town Hall this evening, Todrick Hall struts into KINKY BOOTS, and Sheryl Lee Ralph lands in WICKED tonight! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Daniel J. Watts and More in 'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Daniel J. Watts and More in 'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Signature Theatre presents The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA The Negro Book of the Dead, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. The production runs now through Sunday, December 11, with an official opening slated for Sunday, November 13, 2016 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Starts Tonight at Signature Theatre'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Starts Tonight at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Signature Theatre's production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, begins tonight, October 25, and runs through December 4, 2016 with a Sunday, November 13 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  (more...)

Broadway Vets Bring FRIGHT NIGHT: A ROCK HORROR HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE to Times Square This HalloweenBroadway Vets Bring FRIGHT NIGHT: A ROCK HORROR HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE to Times Square This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

This Halloween, Monday October 31st, 42 Seven Productions in conjunction with IndieFork, and W NY Times Square bring a new Halloween experience to life. FRIGHT NIGHT is a Halloween experience that will bring you thrilling Halloween tunes, some Rocky Horror classics, complete with a costume contest, and some trick or treat trivia, everything you need for a Broadway Halloween. Ben Cameron from the Broadway smash Wicked, and host of the long running hit 'Broadway Sessions,' will emcee the experience. The show will feature some of Broadway's best including Betsy Struxness (Hamilton), Colin Cunliffe (Pippin), Matt DeAngelis (Once), Eric LaJuan Summers (Motown), Chadae Nichol McAlister (Motown), David Larsen (The Book of Mormon), Mary Page Nance (Finding Neverland), Megan Lewis (If/Then), recording artist Molly Roth, and Nik Walker (Hamilton). FRIGHT NIGHT: A ROCK HORROR HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE is not just a concert, Ben Cameron and Company bring you a truly interactive Halloween Experience. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Broadway Sings Beyonce - Featuring Lesli Margherita, Lilli Cooper, and More!Full Cast Announced for Broadway Sings Beyonce - Featuring Lesli Margherita, Lilli Cooper, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The full lineup is set for the 13th installment of the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, Broadway Sings Beyonce, which will feature completely new arrangements of her record-breaking hits, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations. Newly announced performers for the concert include Tony Nominee Charl Brown (Motown), Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening), Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical), and Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots). (more...)

Casting Announced For Signature Theatre's Production of  THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD - Now Extended Through 12/11!Casting Announced For Signature Theatre's Production of THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD - Now Extended Through 12/11!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winnerSuzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. Parks is Signature's current Residency One playwright; her plays Venus, directed by Lear deBessonet, and The Red Letter Plays: In the Bloodand Fucking A, directed by Jo Bonney, will be presented in 2017. (more...)

HAMILTON's Daniel J. Watts and More Join 'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' at Signature Theatre; Cast Set!HAMILTON's Daniel J. Watts and More Join 'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' at Signature Theatre; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo, Christopher Jackson, & More Circle Up for JusticeSTAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo, Christopher Jackson, & More Circle Up for Justice
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

This week, 'Hamilton' actor, Daniel J. Watts, 'Shuffle Along' Tony- nominee, Brandon Victor Dixon, and 'Motown' actor, Warren Adams, partnered up to organize 'Broadway Circle Up- This Is How We Shoot Back' a video project that saw more than 100 members of the Broadway community meeting under the lights of the Minskoff Theatre to raise their voices in protest of the continuous cycle of prejudice and violence toward black citizens. (more...)

BWW Interview: Daniel J. Watts' THE JAM Will Terrorize With LoveBWW Interview: Daniel J. Watts' THE JAM Will Terrorize With Love
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 26, 2016

The poet/performer/activist, currently in HAMILTON, brings a powerful lineup to Webster Hall on July 31 for a benefit dedicated to the gay community in Orlando, scene of the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, Danielle Brooks & More Join BROADWAY FOR BLACK LIVES MATTERAudra McDonald, Joshua Henry, Danielle Brooks & More Join BROADWAY FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The event will take place August 1st at Columbia University's Lerner Hall. The event The show will begin at 8:30. Admission is free and open to the public. (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...)

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