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Date of Birth: February 01, 1937 (79)
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Photo Flash: Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Gala Honors Novella Nelson & Melvin Van PeeblesPhoto Flash: Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Gala Honors Novella Nelson & Melvin Van Peebles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) held a festive Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history. Mr. Van Peebles was introduced by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons. Ms. Nelson was introduced by former Mayor David Dinkins. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Michael Strahan & More Set for ABC's CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUDAlec Baldwin, Michael Strahan & More Set for ABC's CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

The primetime summer hit CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, produced by FremantleMedia North America, returns for a second season on SUNDAY, JUNE 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 GalaWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van PeeblesWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van Peebles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history. Mr. Van Peebles will be introduced by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons. Ms. Nelson will be introduced by former Mayor David Dinkins. (more...)

VIDEOS: Broadway's Road To THE WIZ; Five Early-70s Musicals About Black Urban LifeVIDEOS: Broadway's Road To THE WIZ; Five Early-70s Musicals About Black Urban Life
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015

THE WIZ was part of a growing trend of the 1970s when urban black stories and music were making their way to Broadway. (more...)

Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

A MADCatfish has wiggled off his hook to leave his birthplace deep in the Mississippi Delta and is heading west to kick-off the Inaugural 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, a two-day fun-filled, power packed, foot-stomping, all-star musical extravaganza to be held at Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007 on Labor Day Weekend, Today and Sunday, September 5 and 6, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6Barbara Morrison & More Set for 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, 9/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

A MADCatfish has wiggled off his hook to leave his birthplace deep in the Mississippi Delta and is heading west to kick-off the Inaugural 1st Annual Southern California MADCatfish Blues Festival, a two-day fun-filled, power packed, foot-stomping, all-star musical extravaganza to be held at Santa Anita Park, 285 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007 on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Future Broadway Babies to Perform Revue of Songs of Scott Evan Davis at Davenport Theatre, 6/15 at 7 pmFuture Broadway Babies to Perform Revue of Songs of Scott Evan Davis at Davenport Theatre, 6/15 at 7 pm
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 11, 2015

Take the songs of young composer Scott Evan Davis and expose them to a bunch of Broadway babies from Houston making an eight-day trip to Manhattan and you've got the perfect ingredients for a revue that will hit the Davenport Theatre Mainstage on Monday, June 15 at 7 pm. (The Davenport Theatre is on 354 West 45th Street.) Called Perspectives, the revue was conceived by Houston-based Jeannine Rowden and her Rowden Music Studio, and will star 12 up-and-coming performers between ages eight and 18, most of whom are from the Houston area and all of whom are Rowden's musical theater and vocal students. (more...)

Soap Star Chrystee Pharris is the Queen of Drama with New Faith-Based Indie Film, Film Fest Tour and POP-TV Docu-Series ShowSoap Star Chrystee Pharris is the Queen of Drama with New Faith-Based Indie Film, Film Fest Tour and POP-TV Docu-Series Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

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CBS Renews MOM, MIKE & MOLLY & 2 BROKE GIRLS for Next SeasonCBS Renews MOM, MIKE & MOLLY & 2 BROKE GIRLS for Next Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

CBS announced today that MOM, MIKE & MOLLY and 2 BROKE GIRLS have been renewed for the 2015-2016 broadcast season. (more...)

Taylor Swift, Jim Carrey, Eddie Murphy, and MANY More Stars to Take the Stage in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's 40th Anniversary SpecialTaylor Swift, Jim Carrey, Eddie Murphy, and MANY More Stars to Take the Stage in SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's 40th Anniversary Special
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

NBC will air a star-studded, three-hour live special today, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the iconic franchise 'Saturday Night Live.' It appears that just about every single comic actor who has performed in America will take the stage for the event, and BroadwayWorld brings you a list of confirmed stars below! (more...)

NBC Airs First-Ever Episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE TonightNBC Airs First-Ever Episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

NBC announced that it will air the inaugural episode of its long-running sketch comedy SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE tonight, Feb. 14 (11:30 p.m. ET/PT), one day before the primetime SNL 40th Anniversary Special (Feb. 15, 8 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

NBC to Air First-Ever Episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, 2/14NBC to Air First-Ever Episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

NBC announced that it will air the inaugural episode of its long-running sketch comedy SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Feb. 14 (11:30 p.m. ET/PT), one day before the primetime SNL 40th Anniversary Special (Feb. 15, 8 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks, Amy Poehler Among Lineup Revealed for SNL's 40th Anniversary SpecialVIDEO: Tom Hanks, Amy Poehler Among Lineup Revealed for SNL's 40th Anniversary Special
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE announced the ultimate 40th anniversary line up during a 30-second spot which aired during last night's Super Bowl on NBC. Check it out below! (more...)

Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary will culminate with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) on Sunday evening March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. Honorary Chairmen are Harry Belafonte and Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins. The celebration will kick off at 4pm, and feature performances from Daniel Beaty, Impact Repertory Theater (Academy Award Nominee, 'Raise It Up' from the film August Rush), Chuck Jackson, and Valerie Simpson. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Andre De Shields and More Offer Personalized Valentine's Day Messages to Support New Federal TheatrePhylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Andre De Shields and More Offer Personalized Valentine's Day Messages to Support New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will celebrate its 44th anniversary with a special fundraising campaign, 'Love For New Federal Theatre.' Celebrity participants and supporters of NFT themselves, including Phylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Alicia Keys, Melba Moore, Marla Gibbs, Robert Hooks, Roscoe Orman, Ruby Dee, Avery Brooks, Glynn Turman, Kene Holiday, Chadwick Boseman, Petri Hawkins Byrd, Impotep Gary Byrd, Debbie Allen, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, John Amos, Robert Townsend, Leslie Uggams, Ted Lange, Andre DeShields, Mike Tyson and Danny Glover, among others, will fans will have the opportunity to order a limited number of personalized Valentine's Day messages. These celebrity messages will be available for purchase on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Tonight, January 19, 2014Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Tonight, January 19, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2014

Get all the scoop on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, airing on CBS tonight, January 19, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Today, January 18, 2014Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Today, January 18, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on 2 BROKE GIRLS, airing on CBS tonight, January 18, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Sunday, January 19, 2014Scoop: NCIS: LOS ANGELES on CBS - Sunday, January 19, 2014
by - Jan 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, airing on CBS on Sunday, January 19, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Saturday, January 18, 2014Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Saturday, January 18, 2014
by - Jan 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on 2 BROKE GIRLS, airing on CBS on Saturday, January 18, 2014! (more...)

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