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Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards NominationsChristine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: DYNAMITE DIVAS, A Tribute to Women of Soul at Black EnsemblePhoto Flash: DYNAMITE DIVAS, A Tribute to Women of Soul at Black Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2015

What happens when you put Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson and Gladys Knight together in the same room for a day? Well you certainly get some great nostalgic music that's for sure. Originally presented in 2001, Dynamite Divas will also feature Divas from the past such as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Nina Simone, December 12, 2015 - January 24, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at E. Faye Butler et al. in Goodman Theatre's CROWNSPhoto Flash: First Look at E. Faye Butler et al. in Goodman Theatre's CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

Goodman Theatre Artistic Associate and "triple threat" Playwright/Director/Actor Regina Taylor brings her musical Crowns, based on the book by Craig Marberry with photographs by Michael Cunningham, back to the Goodman stage. For her all-new 10th anniversary production, Taylor has engaged community partners and used workshops to explore and deepen the spoken word, dance and music elements in Crowns. Crowns runs now through August 5, 2012 (Opening Night is July 9) in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Get a first look at the cast on stage in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: E. Faye Butler, Felicia Fields et al. in CROWNS' Rehearsal at Goodman TheatrePhoto Flash: E. Faye Butler, Felicia Fields et al. in CROWNS' Rehearsal at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

Goodman Theatre Artistic Associate and "triple threat" Playwright/Director/Actor Regina Taylor brings her musical Crowns, based on the book by Craig Marberry with photographs by Michael Cunningham, back to the Goodman stage. For her all-new 10th anniversary production, Taylor has engaged community partners and used workshops to explore and deepen the spoken word, dance and music elements in Crowns. Crowns runs June 30 - August 5, 2012 (Opening Night is July 9) in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Check out photos of the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

E. Faye Butler, Felicia Fields and More Set for CROWNS at the Goodman TheatreE. Faye Butler, Felicia Fields and More Set for CROWNS at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

Regina Taylor brings her musical Crowns - based on the book by Craig Marberry with photographs by Michael Cunningham-back to the Goodman stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BET HONORS - The ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: BET HONORS - The Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Jan 22, 2009

The BET Honors took place at the Warner Theater in Washington DC on January 17th. The star of the big version of CHICAGO and HAIRSPRAY Queen Latifah was among the many stars that showed up to pay tribute to the lives and accomplishments of 'African American luminaries'. The event hosted by Gabrielle Union honored the likes of Mary J. Blige, Tyler Perry and Magic Johnson. Anita Baker performed thrilling versions of 'One' and 'Caught Up In The Rapture' while Monica sang 'Not Gon Cry' during a tribute to Mary J. Blige. (more...)

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