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Date Of Birth:
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Date of Birth: May 06, 1953 (64)
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Gender: Female
Popstar Rachel Platten to Receive Inaugural Gracies Impact AwardPopstar Rachel Platten to Receive Inaugural Gracies Impact Award
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

International popstar Rachel Platten will be honored with the first-ever Gracies Impact Award, which is presented to an artist who has made a positive impact on society through their music, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced today. (more...)

Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad StageAnnouncing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans, and is directed by Randolph-Wright (director of the Broadway and West End runaway hit Motown: The Musical).    (more...)

Scoop: OWN May 2017 HighlightsScoop: OWN May 2017 Highlights
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on OWN May 2017 (more...)

Theater for the New City to Stage JOSH: THE BLACK BABE RUTHTheater for the New City to Stage JOSH: THE BLACK BABE RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting 'Josh: The Black Babe Ruth,' a critically acclaimed play by Michael A. Jones about one of the greatest players in the Negro Leagues. (more...)

Alliance For Women In Media Foundation Announce The 2017 Gracie Awards WinnersAlliance For Women In Media Foundation Announce The 2017 Gracie Awards Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Season Finale & Premiere of OWN's Popular Series Deliver Strong RatingsSeason Finale & Premiere of OWN's Popular Series Deliver Strong Ratings
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

OWN's popular drama series delivered strong ratings last week with the season finale of Tyler Perry's “The Haves and the Have Nots” and the season two premiere of the Lionsgate TV megachurch drama “Greenleaf.” (more...)

OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the season two premiere date for its acclaimed original drama series GREENLEAF from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (more...)

Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image AwardsBeyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCAD's aTVFest Presents Christina Ricci with Vanguard AwardPhoto Flash: SCAD's aTVFest Presents Christina Ricci with Vanguard Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Actress Christina Ricci was presented with the Vanguard Award following the screening and Q&A for Amazon's 'Z' The Beginning of Everything,' with actor David Holfin, and executive producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin. The cast of FOX's 'Star' also received the Rising Star Award on Saturday night. Actors Jude Demorest, Brittany O'Grady and Ryan Destiny accepted the honor on behalf of the cast. (more...)

OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer for Popular Drama Series GREENLEAFOWN Unveils Season Two Trailer for Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series GREENLEAF from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. (more...)

Paley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In HollywoodPaley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In Hollywood
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, and the Paley Center for Media are excited to announce “The Power of Our Presence – An Exhibition Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards.” (more...)

OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the season two premiere date for its acclaimed original drama series GREENLEAF from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (more...)

Award-Winning Actress April Woodall Premieres John Denver CabaretAward-Winning Actress April Woodall Premieres John Denver Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Award-winning singer and actress April Woodall (Souvenir, Reading Under the Influence, Gray Matters) is realizing a dream this March in Philadelphia. Woodall will star in the world premiere of Hearing John Denver's Voice, a cabaret exploring her multifaceted relationship with the music of John Denver, at L'Etage (624 S. 6th Street). The unique show will run March 20 and March 21, 2017 at 7:30PM each evening. (more...)

Cheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas EveCheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

Emmy-nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing with the Stars) and actor Brian White (Scandal. Mistresses, Chicago Fire) are set to host the 57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, the largest multicultural holiday celebration in the county. (more...)

Cheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas EveCheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Emmy-nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing with the Stars) and actor Brian White (Scandal. Mistresses, Chicago Fire) are set to host the 57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, the largest multicultural holiday celebration in the county. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony Today Theatre 80 St. MarksDouglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony Today Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Today, November 16 at 4:30 PM, a Sidewalk Signing and Honors Ceremony will be held onstage at Theater 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. MarksDouglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16 at 4:30 PM, a Sidewalk Signing and Honors Ceremony will be held onstage at Theater 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place.  (more...)

Historic New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Move Uptown to Dwyer Cultural CenterHistoric New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Move Uptown to Dwyer Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The historic Theatre Training Workshops of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will move uptown next month to Dwyer Cultural Center at 258 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 123rd Street).  They were previously held in spaces adjoining the theater's offices at 292 Henry Street.  The workshops have been a fertile training ground for leading African-American playwrights and actors. (more...)

OWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the SummerOWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the Summer
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

OWN's hit drama series GREENLEAF is the most watched new cable show of the summer, and year to date is the #1 original cable series on Wednesday nights for women. (more...)

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