Michelle Obama News

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of July 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of July 21, 2014! (more...)

SNL's Sasheer Zamata Set for Comedy Works Larimer Square, 8/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Sasheer is an actress, writer, improviser and stand-up comedian. She joined the cast of SNL during its 39th season and made a splash with memorable impressions of Solange Knowles and Michelle Obama. Most recently, Sasheer created the critically acclaimed webseries Pursuit of Sexiness. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Ready to Pack Up & Bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's Kids State Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The cast of Broadway's The Lion King will pack up and bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's annual Kids State Dinner this Friday. In excitement, the production has shared a new image on their official Twitter page, which First Lady Michelle Obama promptly retweeted in support. Check it out below! (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Makes GRAMMY Museum Speech - Give 'Every Child' Access to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the keynote address at The GRAMMY Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon today, July 16, 2014 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. The event honored Southern California-based educator Sunshine Cavalluzzi and six-time GRAMMY nominee Janelle Monáe. Read some of the First Lady's remarks below! (more...)

Disney Theatrical Productions Releases 'Get Up and Go' Tutorial Video Featuring Michelle Obama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions' new wellness and fitness program 'Get Up and Go' launches its first free tutorial video today, featuring a welcome message from Mrs. Obama in support of her 'Let's Move' initiative. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Give Keynote at GRAMMY Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at The GRAMMY Museum®'s Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon on July 16, 2014 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. (more...)

WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets Comes to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

WAT-AAH!, one of the fastest-growing bottled water brands, announces the continuation of its groundbreaking art campaign, WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets. The initiative launched February 20th in support of the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) “Drink Up” initiative, which encourages everyone to drink more water more often. (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN is 'Happy' About Return of Season 12 - Check Out Her All-New Promo!
by TV News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Season 12 of ELLEN premieres September 12th, and host Ellen DeGeneres knows just the song to get viewers in the mood for the show's return. (more...)

Music Mountain to Welcome Misha Dichter with Harlem String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

America's oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 26 (6:30PM) with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand (5PM) followed on Sunday, July 27 (3PM) by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem String Quartet. (more...)

Zac Posen Named Creative Director of Brooks Brothers' Womens Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Big news for your Friday morning: Brooks Brothers, America's longest established apparel brand announced that Zac Posen has been named Creative Director for its signature Women's collection and accessories. (more...)

BREAKING! Diane Sawyer to Exit as ABC WORLD NEWS Anchor; David Muir to Step In
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

ABC News today announced new roles for anchors Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos and David Muir. (more...)

Teen Lifeline to Honor GRAMMY Nominated Singer-Songwriter & Actress Jordin Sparks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Teen Lifeline will honor Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist Jordin Sparks with the Alfredo J. Molina Community Lifeline Award at Teen Lifeline's 2014 Connections of Hope event at the Montelucia Resort on November 7, 2014. (more...)

Vice President Biden, James Earl Jones, Scott Bakula, Debbie Allen, and More Come to Ford's Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, President pro tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy, House Majority Leader Elect Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, actress Debbie Allen, members of Congress and other distinguished guests attended the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala the evening of Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). The gala performance was followed by a seated dinner at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum (750 Ninth Street NW). The evening included the presentation of the Ford's Theatre Lincoln Medal to actor James Earl Jones and the U.S. House of Representatives' longest-serving member, The Honorable John D. Dingell. The award was given in recognition of their extraordinary character, service, accomplishments and work reflecting Lincoln's legacy of humanity, wisdom, eloquence and vision. (more...)

E! News to Air Exclusive Interview with Michelle Obama, 6/23
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

E! News is kicking off an exciting week of programming with an EXCLUSIVE interview with First Lady Michelle Obama. Airing this Monday, June 23rd at 7:00pm and 11:30pm ET/PT, E! News' co-anchor Terrence Jenkins Terrence interviewed the First Lady at The National Summer Learning Day Fair, co-hosted by the U.S Department of Education and National Summer Learning Association on National Summer Learning Day. The First Lady talks candidly with Terrence about his own success, how her kids watch E! and the importance of E! News' young viewership. (more...)

BOKS and Reebok To Host Third Annual Active Kids Day, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

CANTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today, BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school physical activity program, announces it will host its third annual Active Kids Day on June 14, 2014 at Reebok World Headquarters in Canton, MA. A free event, Active Kids Day will join together families, schools and businesses to celebrate the positive impacts of physical activity and living a healthy lifestyle. The day will offer a variety of activities to entertain the entire family, including live performances, fitness activities, healthy food samplings and other events that will engage attendees.Additionally, BOKS will recognize Champions of Change from around the country who have made a difference in their school. Disney actress and recording artist Coco Jones will headline at the event. She will be joined by other top performers, as well as Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman to create a dynamic experience for all ages. A full list of activities during Active Kids Day and registration information can be found at https://www.familyid.com/boks-active-kids-day-free-event. (more...)

President Obama Calls Ryan Murphy, Says He Was 'Moved' by THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

According to Deadline, President Barack Obama called Ryan Murphy today to congratulate him on his adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart for HBO. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Laura Benanti, Cheyenne Jackson & More Set for Ford's Theatre Gala, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Ford's Theatre Society will host its annual gala on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW) followed by a seated dinner at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum (750 Ninth Street NW). The evening includes the presentation of Lincoln Medals to actor James Earl Jones and the U.S. House of Representatives' longest-serving member, The Honorable John D. Dingell, whose extraordinary character, service, accomplishments and work reflect Lincoln's legacy of humanity, wisdom, eloquence and vision. (more...)

MTI and iTheatrics Celebrate Turnaround Arts Program at The White House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Music Theatre International (MTI) and iTheatrics recently joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to support The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities' (PCAH) successful Turnaround Arts initiative, a program designed to help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap, and increase student engagement through the arts. The program was celebrated at the White House with a special showcase of various schools from around the country who have benefitted from the initiative. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014


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