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BWW Review: Ebony Rep's  FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to MissBWW Review: Ebony Rep's FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to Miss
by Ellen Dostal - May 24, 2017

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its successful Broadway run in an out-and-out stellar revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the summer party you don't want to miss! (more...)

BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A "Theatre City"BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A "Theatre City"
by Ilana Lifshitz - May 22, 2017

Actor/singer/writer/director Clarke Peters first debuted FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE in the United Kingdom in 1990. Two years later it premiered on Broadway and ran for 445 performances. Over the last several years, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE has been produced across the United States and the United Kingdom. On May 19, a refreshed version of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE premiered at the Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. I caught up with Peters to talk about the production, Louis Jordan and whether LA will ever become a "theatre city." (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Producing Artistic Director, Wren T. Brown) presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE starring Emmy Award-winner Obba Babatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.' (more...)

Ebony Rep Finds Full Cast for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Starring Reginald VelJohnsonEbony Rep Finds Full Cast for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Starring Reginald VelJohnson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today the full casting and the creative team of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE. Acclaimed veteran actor Reginald VelJohnson (ABC/CBS's Family Matters, Die Hard, Die Hard 2) will co-star as 'Big Moe' with the previously announced Emmy Award-winner Obba Babbatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.' (more...)

Special Guest Stars Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly will sing in AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at RockwellSpecial Guest Stars Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly will sing in AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly join the cast of An Evening of Classic Broadway at L.A.'s live music venue, Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz, on Monday, March 20th at 8PM. The critically-acclaimed concert series from Fraser Entertainment Group showcases a new line-up with each show. Headlined by Master of Ceremonies/Music Director Brad Ellis, of Glee and Forbidden Broadway fame, and featuring cabaret artist Dianne Fraser (Part Time Diva), broadwayworld.com calls the show, "… guaranteed fun, extra high on entertainment… Broadway standards both classic and contemporary, with a bevy of great singers on board." (more...)

Photo Flash: HALLELUJAH, BABY! Celebrates Black History Month at Musical Theatre GuildPhoto Flash: HALLELUJAH, BABY! Celebrates Black History Month at Musical Theatre Guild
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!. The one-night-only concert event took place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre yesterday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM with original cast members Frieda Payne and Robert Hooks in attendance. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Rarely Seen HALLELUJAH, BABY! Revives Next Week at MTGRarely Seen HALLELUJAH, BABY! Revives Next Week at MTG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!. The one-night-only concert event will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM with original cast members Frieda Payne and Robert Hooks scheduled to be in attendance. (more...)

VIDEO: RENT Meets Lady Gaga in New #GAGA4RENT MashupVIDEO: RENT Meets Lady Gaga in New #GAGA4RENT Mashup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Get ready to jump over the moon, because Michael Korte is back with his latest mashup! #GAGA4RENT is the follow-up video to the massively successful #HAM4BEY mashup. It's (of course) RENT mashed with Lady Gaga! (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild to Celebrate Black History Month with Rare HALLELUJAH, BABY!Musical Theatre Guild to Celebrate Black History Month with Rare HALLELUJAH, BABY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!  (more...)

Devilish Theatrical Presents THE DEVIL YOU KNOWDevilish Theatrical Presents THE DEVIL YOU KNOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Devilish Theatrical in association with Theatre of Arts has announced the world premiere of The Devil You Know-A Rhythm & Blues Story, a new musical with book by David Carey Foster & Larry Poindexter, and music & lyrics by Poindexter. Directed by Darin Anthony with musical direction by Brad Ellis, the cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Trevon Davis, Julia Harriman, Gildart Jackson, Harrison Killian-White, Alexis Krause, Braxton Molinaro, Larry Poindexter, Niles Rivers, Sasha Sloan, James Patrick Stuart, and Bill Watterson. Opening is set for Sunday, October 2 at 4pm and the strictly limited engagement will run through October 23 only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Under the Stars Celebrates DREAMGIRLS 35th AnniversaryPhoto Flash: Broadway Under the Stars Celebrates DREAMGIRLS 35th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

On Sun, July 10, 2016, Chris Isaacson Presents the 4th annual Broadway Under the Stars celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Tony Award-winning musical, Dreamgirls --- a complete sellout at the newly remodeled Ford Theatres in Hollywood, CA.  (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 through July 13, 2014. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 through July 13, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Davila's 52 SONGS: MAKE IT HAPPEN! at Stage 72Photo Flash: David Davila's 52 SONGS: MAKE IT HAPPEN! at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

After a successful sold-out show at the Laurie Beechman Theater, playwright/songwriter, David Davila and friends came back to rock Stage 72 at the Triad with more fun songs about love, sex, strippers, and following your dreams. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Brandon Ellis, Jaime Cepero and More Sing David Davila's 52 SONGS Tonight at Stage 72Brandon Ellis, Jaime Cepero and More Sing David Davila's 52 SONGS Tonight at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2013

Lone Star Theatre Company presents a night of original music by playwright/songwriter, David Davila, tonight, Feb 17th at Stage 72 at the Triad Theatre. (more...)

Brandon Ellis, Jaime Cepero and More to Sing David Davila's 52 SONGS 2/17 at Stage 72Brandon Ellis, Jaime Cepero and More to Sing David Davila's 52 SONGS 2/17 at Stage 72
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Lone Star Theatre Company presents a night of original music by playwright/songwriter, David Davila, on Feb 17th at Stage 72 at the Triad Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside ONLY MAKE BELIEVE Benefit with Kerry Butler, Ashley Brown, and More!Photo Coverage: Inside ONLY MAKE BELIEVE Benefit with Kerry Butler, Ashley Brown, and More!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 6, 2012

On November 5, host Christopher Meloni welcomed celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate Make Believe on Broadway. The evening showcased Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they unite in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. Limited tickets are available for purchase here: http://onlymakebelievegala.com BroadwayWorld was there for last night's event and we bring you full coverage below! (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Norm Lewis, Ashley Brown and More Set for MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY Benefit Tonight, 11/5Matthew Broderick, Norm Lewis, Ashley Brown and More Set for MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY Benefit Tonight, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

Tonight, November 5, host Christopher Meloni will welcome celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate Make Believe on Broadway. The evening will showcase Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they unite in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. Limited tickets are available for purchase here: http://onlymakebelievegala.com (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Norm Lewis, Ashley Brown and More Set for MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY Benefit, 11/5Matthew Broderick, Norm Lewis, Ashley Brown and More Set for MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY Benefit, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

On November 5, host Christopher Meloni will welcome celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate Make Believe on Broadway. The evening will showcase Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they unite in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. Limited tickets are available for purchase here: http://onlymakebelievegala.com (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Presents AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Broadway Stand-by/Understudy Concert Tonight, 10/8Musicals Tonight! Presents AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Broadway Stand-by/Understudy Concert Tonight, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held tonight, October 8th at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

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