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  • Vanessa L. Williams

  • Date Of Birth:
    March 18, 1963 (51)
    Birth Place:
    Bronx, NY, USA
    Gender:
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    Sneak Peek - Sharon Stone Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS on OWN
    by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

    An all-new episode of the Emmy nominated series “Oprah's Master Class” with award-winning actress Sharon Stone airs Sunday, July 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

    Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

    The "Alley Theatre @ UH" season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

    The New York Philharmonic Adds Changes and Updates to It's 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

    Following is an updated chronological listing incorporating changes to the New York Philharmonic's 2014–15 season since the artists and programs for the season were announced on January 22, 2014. Highlights include: (more...)

    N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES Concert Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

    N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunites with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES. The Orchestra will take audiences on a musical journey through four decades of hits up and down the FM dial - from Elton John and Billy Joel to Aretha Franklin, Chicago and more! The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra presents its 33rd annual Marsh Symphony on the Prairie summer season at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. (more...)

    Sneak Peek - Vanessa Williams Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS, 7/13
    by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

    An all-new episode of the Emmy nominated series "Oprah's Master Class" with multiple award-winning singer and actress Vanessa Williams airs Sunday, July 13 at 10:00pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

    Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of July 14, 2014
    by TV Scoop - Jul 09, 2014

    Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of July 14, 2014! (more...)

    THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Christopher Jackson
    by BWW Staff - Jul 04, 2014

    In this week's edition, we caught up with Christopher Jackson, who is starring as 'Vertus' in Holler If Ya Hear Me- currently playing at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 7/3/14 - FROM HERE TO ETERNITY on the Big Screen, 54 BELOW SINGS 1776 and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jul 03, 2014

    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: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY goes from stage to screen in the UK, and 54 Below hosts some 'BITCHING & BELTING' and revives 1776 tonight! (more...)

    Breaking News: Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden and More to Lead New York Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT This November!
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    The New York Philharmonic will present a semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning musical Show Boat, November 5 - 8, 2014. Vanessa Williams will star as Julie, Julian Ovenden will star as Gaylord Ravenal, and Lauren Worsham will star as Magnolia, all in their Philharmonic debuts. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

    BWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway Today
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

    Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis brought us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. After 273 performances, After Midnight is closing today. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through After Midnight's beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

    VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Legendary Journalist Barbara Walters on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS
    by - Jun 27, 2014

    On the next episode of OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS, Legendary journalist Barbara Walters career is unrivaled. In this rare glimpse into her personal journey (more...)

    Photo Coverage: The Red Carpet Fashions of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME!
    by Walter McBride - Jun 25, 2014

    HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, blazes to life in a non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change and hope. Inner city lives struggle for peace against the daily challenges they face in this entertaining and original musical. Through the poetry of one of the 20th century's most influential and culturally prominent voices, we are given a window into realities of the streets still relevant today. The show opened just last week, June 19 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street), and BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to capture all of the opening night fashions! Check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: BUYER & CELLAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company Stars Michael Urie
    by Charles Shubow - Jun 23, 2014

    New play by Jonathan Tolins is a big bundle of joy. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
    by Jennifer Broski - Jun 20, 2014

    HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, blazes to life in a non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change and hope. Inner city lives struggle for peace against the daily challenges they face in this entertaining and original musical. Through the poetry of one of the 20th century's most influential and culturally prominent voices, we are given a window into realities of the streets still relevant today. The show opened last night, June 19 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street), and BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities. Check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)

    THE HAUNTING OF Season 3 to Premiere 6/21 on LMN
    by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

    LMN's original series, 'The Haunting Of,' returns for a third season on Saturday, June 21 at 10pm ET. The 13 episode series follows world-renowned psychic-medium, Kim Russo, as she shares the experiences of celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. (more...)

    The National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

    The National YoungArts Foundation, with the generous support of The Related Group, announces the inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts, the first of several residency programs in the visual, literary, design and performing arts the organization is developing as it expands its support of the next generation of artists in the United States and strengthens its place as a creative-catalyst for Miami's growing cultural landscape. The YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts will be extended to at least three outstanding visual artists a year, offering them the opportunity to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. The program will welcome the accomplished painter Suzanne McClelland as the inaugural artist in residence starting in June 2014. (more...)

    Tony Award-Winning AFTER MIDNIGHT to Play its Final Performance on Sunday, June 29
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

    Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced today that After Midnight, the seven-time 2014 Tony® Award-nominee, and winner of the Tony® Award for Best Choreography (Warren Carlyle), will play its final performance on Sunday, June 29 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). At the time of its closing, After Midnight will have run 8 months, with 19 preview performances and 272 regular performances. Conceived by Jack Viertel, and directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to the best reviews of any new musical this season on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

    Breaking News: AFTER MIDNIGHT to Close on Broadway in Late June
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

    This just in - as per the NY Times, a spokesman for the Broadway production of AFTER MIDNIGHT has confirmed that the show will close on June 29, 2014, 8 months into the show's run. The show, a $7 million dollar production will close at a loss, at the conclusion of current guest star Patti LaBelle's final performance. The production was hoping to shut down temporarily over the July 4th holiday, before the next star Gladys Knight was due to begin performances, but not all of the unions agreed to the proposal, making it impossible to continue running. (more...)

    This WEEK IN PICTURES: June 7-13
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 13, 2014

    Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the winners room and red carpet of the 68th annual Tony Awards, Patti LaBelle joining 'After Midnight,' 'Rocky's' 100th performance, and more! (more...)

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Spirit Gala Raises $1 Million
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

    Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicked off in an exceptional way on Wednesday, June 11th with Revelations Celebration on the Plaza - a free grand dance workshop, where hundreds of people learned excerpts of Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece Revelations; followed by The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party with Honorary Chair Vanessa Williams and sponsored by FedEx Corporation. (more...)

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