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Elizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 BelowElizabeth A. Davis to Sing WILD & FREE with Cast of INDIAN JOE Musical at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Elizabeth A. Davis in WILD & FREE, Wednesday, January 27th and Thursday, January 28th. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Sings a Christmas Classic for Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Sings a Christmas Classic for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2015

Throughout the holiday season, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you our exclusive photo coverage from inside the recording room. Below, go behind the scenes with the company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA as they record 'I Saw Three Ships.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Leading Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: The Leading Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Dec 11, 2015

The new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opened just last night, December 10, at theBernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner Jennifer Hudson makes her Broadway debut opposite Cynthia Erivo, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's Danielle Brooks, in the highly anticipated production of The Color Purple. All three women are make their Broadway debuts. BroadwayWorld was there for the unforgettable night and you can go inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks & More in THE COLOR PURPLE on BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks & More in THE COLOR PURPLE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

A first look at the new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, now in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street), has just been released. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform 'Push Da Button' on 'Colbert'VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform 'Push Da Button' on 'Colbert'
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE performed the number 'Push Da Button'. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Gets in the Holiday Spirit for Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Gets in the Holiday Spirit for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 5, 2015

Throughout the holiday season, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you our exclusive photo coverage from inside the recording room. Below, go behind the scenes with the company of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder as they record 'O Holy Night' (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle BrooksBWW Interview - Debut of the Month: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2015

Today, Brooks speaks exclusively with BWW and explains why making her Broadway debut in this musical revival is truly a 'full-circle moment.' (more...)

DVR Alert - THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson to Perform on CBS's 'Late Show', 12/7DVR Alert - THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson to Perform on CBS's 'Late Show', 12/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

CBS has announced that on Monday, Dec. 7th,  Jennifer Hudson will appear on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT for an interview and a performance from the Broadway production of THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo Perform Title Song on GMAVIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo Perform Title Song on GMA
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

On this morning's GMA, THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo took to the stage with a powerful performance of the title song. Later, the actors discuss the stage adaptation of the classsic novel. (more...)

The Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE FIRST NOEL, 12/11-31The Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present THE FIRST NOEL, 12/11-31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

This holiday season, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, in collaboration with the Apollo Theater, presents the world premiere of The First Noel. This Harlem- based holiday musical features music that crosses genres-from pop to jazz to gospel - to tell a universal story of love and belonging. Book, lyrics and music by Jason Michael Webb (Motown: The Musical, Violetand The Color Purple) and Lelund Durond Thompson (founder, YellaFella Entertainment and CTH Artistic Associate). Steve H. Broadnax III (Dominique Morisseau's Blood at the Root) serves as director and Brian Harlan Brooks (Motown: The Musical) as choreographer for this holiday presentation, which will take place in the Apollo's soundstage. The First Noel, commissioned by The Classical Theatre of Harlem and in association with Penn State Centre Stage, has been in development for three years and is intended to become a Harlem holiday classic.  (more...)

Miller Theatre to Launch New Family Holiday Tradition with CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 12/19Miller Theatre to Launch New Family Holiday Tradition with CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Miller Theatre inaugurates a new holiday tradition, a playful production that brings to life Saint-Saens' musical 'salute to feathers, fur, and fins' - CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS. A modern twist on Victorian toy theater, this imaginative staging combines music, scenic elements, puppetry, and movement, plus the clever verses of Ogden Nash. Curtain-raisers from the 16th Century to present-day set the stage and kindle the spirit of the holidays. Just about an hour in length, this family-friendly presentation is the perfect December treat to delight imaginative audiences of all ages. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews TonightTHE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Color Purple begins preview performances tonight, November 10, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON will make her Broadway debut opposite CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS, in this fall's highly anticipated production. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Broadway-Bound THE COLOR PURPLE; Previews Begin TodayFull Cast Announced for Broadway-Bound THE COLOR PURPLE; Previews Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Producers Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, and Tom Siracusa just announced complete casting for this fall's highly anticipated production of THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews Next WeekTHE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The Color Purple begins preview performances this coming Today, November 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON will make her Broadway debut opposite CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS, in this fall's highly anticipated production. All three women will be making their Broadway debuts. (more...)

Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE Sets Rush Policy; Previews Start Tomorrow!Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE Sets Rush Policy; Previews Start Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Just before its first preview tomorrow night, November 10, THE COLOR PURPLE has announced its rush ticket policy. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews Next WeekTHE COLOR PURPLE, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson and More, Begins Previews Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Color Purple begins preview performances this coming Tuesday, November 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON will make her Broadway debut opposite CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS, in this fall's highly anticipated production. All three women will be making their Broadway debuts. (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis and Gary Farmer Lead INDIAN JOE, Beginning Tonight at GoodspeedElizabeth A. Davis and Gary Farmer Lead INDIAN JOE, Beginning Tonight at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis and actor Gary Farmer lead the cast of Goodspeed's INDIAN JOE. Based on a true story, INDIAN JOE, a new musical about discovering the true meaning of family, will inspire Connecticut audiences this fall. An acoustic powerhouse cast of actor-musicians will weave a tuneful tale that beats with pure American heart and soul. Don't miss INDIAN JOE, tonight, October 22, through November 15 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Oprah Surprises THE COLOR PURPLE Cast, Sings in Rehearsal!STAGE TUBE: Oprah Surprises THE COLOR PURPLE Cast, Sings in Rehearsal!
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2015

THE COLOR PURPLE producer Oprah stopped by a recent rehearsal for the show's upcoming Broadway run and joined in on a song after hugging some of the cast members, among them Danille Brooks, Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo. Check out a clip from the surprise visit below! (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Sings Jason Robert Brown at Marie's CrisisVIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Sings Jason Robert Brown at Marie's Crisis
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2015

Broadway-bound Cynthia Erivo recently delighted fans and colleagues as she sat at a piano to give a performance of 'I Can do Better Than That' at Marie's Crisis. BroadwayWorld has footage of THE COLOR PURPLE actress's rendition of THE LAST FIVE YEARS song below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Singing a Jury Summons Still Sounds Amazing!VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Singing a Jury Summons Still Sounds Amazing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Glamour Magazine asked Jennifer Hudson to sing everything from jury summons to unpleasant side effects, and the results were amazing. Watch the video below! (more...)

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