Taye Diggs News

 

Taye Diggs News

Date Of Birth:
January 02, 1972 (43)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs on Crossing the Line with Jokes: 'No One Likes to Offend Anyone'VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs on Crossing the Line with Jokes: 'No One Likes to Offend Anyone'
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The actor spoke with ET this week about recent controversial remarks made in character by current HEDWIG, Darren Criss about Caitlyn Jenner. (more...)

Photo Coverage: There's a New Hedwig in Town! Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway!Photo Coverage: There's a New Hedwig in Town! Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jul 1, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limited 12-week engagement starting Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Hedwig will mark Diggs' first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. Diggs met the press today and you can go inside the special day below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Taye Diggs Chats Son's Reaction to HEDWIG Makeup and More!STAGE TUBE: Taye Diggs Chats Son's Reaction to HEDWIG Makeup and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs recently spoke with ET about playing 'Hedwig', his son's reaction to his glittery makeup and more - click below to watch the interview! (more...)

BWW TV: Taye Diggs Preps for His Turn in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!BWW TV: Taye Diggs Preps for His Turn in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limited 12-week engagement starting Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Hedwig will mark Diggs' first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. Diggs met the press today and you can go inside the special day below! (more...)

Audra McDonald Talks Favorite Songs, Being Star-Struck & More In Extensive Twitter Q&AAudra McDonald Talks Favorite Songs, Being Star-Struck & More In Extensive Twitter Q&A
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

Audra McDonald reveals all in an all-encompassing impromptu Twitter Q&A! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!FREEZE FRAME: Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by Walter McBride - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limited 12-week engagement starting Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Hedwig will mark Diggs' first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. Diggs met the press today and you can check out a photo preview from the special day below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 20-26THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 20-26
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 26, 2015

Still reeling from the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announcement? Getting ready for Broadway in Bryant Park? Didn't have time check in on all of the latest Broadway news? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Twitter Watch: Lea Salonga Visits Darren Criss & Rebecca Naomi Jones at HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCHTwitter Watch: Lea Salonga Visits Darren Criss & Rebecca Naomi Jones at HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW Staff - Jun 25, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Lea Salonga wrote 'Post-show. These two are incredible. #HedwigOnBway (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/2015 - AMAZING GRACE, RUTHLESS! and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/2015 - AMAZING GRACE, RUTHLESS! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 25, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: AMAZING GRACE arrives on Broadway, RUTHLESS! returns to NYC and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Nicholas Rodriguez Discusses His New Album THE FIRST TIME, Performing at Birdland and Much MoreBWW Interview: Nicholas Rodriguez Discusses His New Album THE FIRST TIME, Performing at Birdland and Much More
by Nora Dominick - Jun 24, 2015

Stage and TV veteran Nicholas Rodriguez sat down with BroadwayWorld this week to chat about his debut album THE FIRST TIME, his upcoming solo-cabaret debut at BIRDLAND and his work with the BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Taye Diggs Gets Glam for Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCHPhoto Flash: Taye Diggs Gets Glam for Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Taye Diggs will make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch next month - and PEOPLE has debuted the first, exclusive shot of the stage and screen vet all glammed up for the highly-coveted role. Check it out below! (more...)

Taye Diggs, Spencer Liff & More to Work with LA Students Through Broadway Dreams FoundationTaye Diggs, Spencer Liff & More to Work with LA Students Through Broadway Dreams Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Los Angeles-area students will have the opportunity to work with an incredible roster of Broadway professionals, including star of stage and screen Taye Diggs ('Private Practice,' Rent, upcoming: Hedwig and the Angry Inch), choreographer Spencer Liff (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 'So You Think You Can Dance'), Olivier Award-nominated director Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Carrie), Nick Adams (La Cage aux Folles), Kyle Brown (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Broadway Dreams Education Director, Craig D'Amico (Annie Get Your Gun), Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance), Telsey + Company casting director Rachel Hoffman, Broadway musician, Craig Johnson (Something Rotten), Iggy Azalea's choreographer Victor M. Jackson, III, Nicole Parker ('MadTV,' Wicked), Broadway Dreams Alum Ari Groover (Holler If Ya Hear Me) and more through The Broadway Dreams Foundation. Additional faculty to be announced. (more...)

TNT's Monday Night Lineup Propels Network to SuccessTNT's Monday Night Lineup Propels Network to Success
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

TNT's Monday night lineup – featuring the premieres of the ultra-popular Major Crimes and the critically acclaimed Murder in the First – propelled the network to success by nearly doubling their audiences from Live to Live + 3. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off Season with Gala; Announces Complete ScheduleAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off Season with Gala; Announces Complete Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 10th. The one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation and sponsored by FedEx featured supermodel and actor Tyson Beckford as Honorary Chair. Gala Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Ricki Lander, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, Pamela Zilly & John Schaefer and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and the Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, and Leslie & Tom Maheras. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. (more...)

Taye Diggs Primps for HEDWIG with Sparkly Black Nail PolishTaye Diggs Primps for HEDWIG with Sparkly Black Nail Polish
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2015

Taye Diggs will make his return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. According to the New York Post, the 'Rent' star is already getting into character for the gender-bending role. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit GalaPhoto Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 10th. The one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation and sponsored by FedEx featured supermodel and actor Tyson Beckford as Honorary Chair. Gala Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Ricki Lander, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, Pamela Zilly & John Schaefer and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and the Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, and Leslie & Tom Maheras. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Phone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony AwardsPhone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

FUN HOME or 'phone home'?! (more...)

2015 Tony Awards Now Available On iTunes In HD2015 Tony Awards Now Available On iTunes In HD
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

Own the 2015 Tonys forever! (more...)

VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs Finds Broadway 'A Lot Less Concerned With Race'VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs Finds Broadway 'A Lot Less Concerned With Race'
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Actor Taye Diggs stopped by HuffPost Live and talked about his new lead role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Taye Diggs Talks Return to Broadway in HEDWIG: 'I'm a Song & Dance Cat; This Role Has It All'VIDEO: Taye Diggs Talks Return to Broadway in HEDWIG: 'I'm a Song & Dance Cat; This Role Has It All'
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Taye Diggs stopped by TODAY this week to talk about his hit TV crime drama and returning to the stage to star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. (more...)

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