Queen Latifah News

A+E Networks Latin America and Sony Pictures Television to Launch Lifetime in Latin America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

NEW YORK and MIAMI, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A+E Networks Latin America, a joint venture between A+E Networks and Ole Communications, and Sony Pictures Television today announced that they will launch Lifetime in Latin America and Brazil.  The channel will debut in July 2014. The announcement was made today by Eduardo (Eddy) Ruiz, President and General Manager of A+E Networks Latin America, who will serve as General Manager for the new channel. (more...)

BET Networks Announce New Daily Talk Show THE KEKE PALMER PROJECT [Working Title]
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

BET Networks and Telepictures announced today that they are partnering on a new daily talk show, THE KEKE PALMER PROJECT (more...)

Cast of Las Vegas' ROCK OF AGES to Perform on THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Cast members from the Las Vegas company of the high-octane musical ROCK OF AGES will perform on 'The Queen Latifah Show' Monday, April 21. The show airs in the Las Vegas area at 2 p.m. on KTNV-TV. Check local listings for other locations. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong Cast
by Jacques Lamarre - Apr 14, 2014

Well, you know what they say: if you don't have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me! (more...)

Piedmont Player Theatre to Present Final 4 Performances of CHICAGO, 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre will present the final 4 performances of Chicago April 9-12 at 7:30m at the Meroney Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Wednesday is value night, in which all tickets are only $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling 704-633-5471 or online at piedmontplayers.com. (more...)

Donna Vivino, Karen Oberlin & More to Perform at Birdland, 4/21 - 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for April 21 - April 27, featuring James Carter Organ Trio, Donna Vivino in 'Beautiful Dreamer,' David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Karen Oberlin in Secret Love: A Tribute to Doris Day, and more. (more...)

Kate del Castillo, Miriam Colon & Angelica Vale Among First Stars of Off-Broadway's LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The producers of Los Monologos de la Vagina, Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, have announced the stars joining the show for the first four weeks at New York's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Piedmont Player Theatre to Present Final 4 Performances of CHICAGO, 4/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre will present the final 4 performances of Chicago April 9-12 at 7:30m at the Meroney Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Wednesday is value night, in which all tickets are only $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling 704-633-5471 or online at piedmontplayers.com. (more...)

Pat Martino, Amanda Green and More to Play Birdland, 4/14-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its great line-up of talent for April 14 - April 20, including: Pat Martino Organ Quartet, Amanda Green's Spring Trunk Show With Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Greg Naughton, Kathleen Monteleone, Ryann Redmond & Janet Krupin, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more. Details below! (more...)

DB Woodside, Brendan Hines Join 4th Season of USA's SUITS
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

DB Woodside (“Parenthood”) and Brendan Hines (“Betrayal”) will join USA's top rated and critically-acclaimed original drama SUITS in a major multi-episode arc when the series returns this summer for its fourth season. (more...)

Isle of Klezbos to Release New Album, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

ISLE of KLEZBOS will introduce their new album Live from Brooklyn - scheduled to be released Tuesday, April 8 - with a special concert event, a major radio appearance and glowing advance reviews. According to the New York Daily News, 'six sexy women give a creative kick to classic klezmer music. The Klezbos ladies have made Yiddish hits hip again.' They were praised for 'lively and melodic jazz and tango-laced pieces' from The Jewish Week and the album was hailed as 'a brilliant, intense, eclectic live album, brilliant and virtuosic' by the New York Music Daily. ISLE of KLEZBOS was a 'Critics Pick' in this week's Time Out New York. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre to Close 205th Season With HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 5/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 205th season with an all-new production of Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Directed by Casey Hushion, with choreography by Michele Lynch, this musical extravaganza begins previews on May 13th, opens on May 21st and runs through July 13th on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

VIDEO: GLEE's Amber Riley Performs Original Song 'Colorblind'
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Amber Riley is known for being the proud diva Mercedes Jones on the mega-hit show Glee. Now she is back for a second appearance on The Queen Latifah Show to perform her original song "Colorblind". (more...)

CHICAGO Comes to the Meroney Theater, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre along with Ed Brown & Fibrant present CHICAGO, with Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. The show runs today, April 3-5 and 9-12 at 7:30pm and April 6 at 2:30pm. (more...)

Piedmont Players Theatre Announces CHICAGO Cast; Show Runs 4/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces the cast of CHICAGO, featuring Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander and Lyrics by Fred Ebb, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Celebrate First Anniversary Throughout May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the one-year anniversary of Feinstein's at the Nikko with a lineup of stars from stage and screen, along with local luminaries, during the month of May. Since opening its doors in May 2013, Feinstein's at the Nikko has quickly been embraced by locals and tourists alike and was recently named one of the 'Top 10 Best Music Venues in San Francisco' (SFist). Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko has played host to a wide variety of entertainers, including Sutton Foster, Tommy Tune, Paula West, Linda Eder, Steve Tyrell, Mitzi Gaynor, and Cheyenne Jackson to name a few! Tickets for all upcoming performers are available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

New York Women in Communications Announces the 2014 Matrix Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ New York Women in Communications will present the 2014 Matrix Awards on Monday April 28 to honor seven extraordinary women who have made significant contributions within the communications industry. The award ceremony will be hosted by Interpublic Group at a luncheon in the Waldorf Astoria, New York. The dynamic duo Koda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford will emcee the big event. (more...)

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES to Make Off-Broadway Return in Spanish, Begin. May 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, The Vagina Monologues, will return in a new form when the first New York City revival opens for a Spanish language engagement at its original off-Broadway home. Los Monologos de la Vagina will begin performances at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on May 6 . Opening night will be announced. Mexican director Jaime Matarredona helms the production. It is produced by Morris Gilbert and Federico Gonzalez Compean. This will mark the first time that a mainstream off-Broadway theatre has hosted a commercial Spanish language play for an ongoing run. (more...)

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