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Former MISS AMERICA Vanessa Williams to Return to Pageant as JudgeFormer MISS AMERICA Vanessa Williams to Return to Pageant as Judge
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Vanessa Williams, who made history in 1983 as the first African-American woman ever to be crowned Miss America, but then was forced to surrender the crown 10 months later when nude Penthouse photos of her were revealed, will return to this year's pageant as a judge. (more...)

VIDEO: Take a Look at Vanessa Williams and Jim Skrip's Egyptian-Themed WeddingVIDEO: Take a Look at Vanessa Williams and Jim Skrip's Egyptian-Themed Wedding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Tony nominee Vanessa Williams tied the knot with longtime beau Jim Skrip in front of family and friends in a patriotic fourth of July ceremony this summer, and BroadwayWorld has footage from the big day below! Plus, check out close-ups of Vanessa and Jim's 14-carat gold-plated wedding invitations (designed by Adorn Wedding Invitations) and click below for a look at how they came about! (more...)

Music, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 SeasonMusic, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2015 | 2016 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on showcasing the globe's greatest talents in the areas of theatre, music, cabaret, dance, film and family entertainment.  (more...)

InDepth InterView Exclusive: Vanessa Williams Talks NY Philharmonic SHOW BOAT, Plus THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL NYC Vs. LA, INTO THE WOODS Memories & MoreInDepth InterView Exclusive: Vanessa Williams Talks NY Philharmonic SHOW BOAT, Plus THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL NYC Vs. LA, INTO THE WOODS Memories & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 29, 2014

Today we are talking to a world famous triple-threat star of stage and screen who first shot to fame in the 1980s as the first African American Miss America and found considerable success as a recording artist and actress thereafter, the divine Vanessa Williams. Sharing sage wisdom from her life and career as well as reflecting on many of her most popular properties to date, Williams reveals some of her many secrets to success while also looking ahead to next month's hotly anticipated all-star concert presentation of legendary Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein musical SHOW BOAT, co-starring Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander and many more along with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Ted Sperling. Also, Williams shares her enthusiasm for setting out to create new renditions of some of SHOW BOAT's most noted selections, including 'Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Of Mine'. Additionally, Williams opens up about her multiple musical theatre endeavors highlighting the work of Stephen Sondheim, including the Tony Award-winning 2002 Best Revival production of INTO THE WOODS and the recent original revue SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM. Plus, Williams details her ongoing participation in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, after having starred in the well-received Broadway production last season and now finishing up headlining the Los Angeles production before bringing the drama to Boston. All of that, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN memories, saving Audra McDonald's wedding day and much, much more with one of Broadway's brightest stars! (more...)

Matthew Scott, Michael Winther, Sally Wilfert Announced for BROADWAY CLOSE UP'S GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISMMatthew Scott, Michael Winther, Sally Wilfert Announced for BROADWAY CLOSE UP'S GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM
by Nora Dominick - Nov 3, 2015

The battle of the sexes is on! Some of the most memorable Broadway characters will square off in Guys vs. Dolls: A Musical Survey of Sex and Sexism featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Rodgers & Hammerstein and many more. Explore the passion and perils of love and marriage as depicted by the great writers of Broadway, including Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Irving Berlin, Lerner & Loewe, Yip Harburg, Burton Lane, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Rodgers & Hart, Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne, Meredith Willson, William Finn, Maltby & Shire and Jerry Herman. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!Meet the Broadway Class of 2013- Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 3, 2013

With the Broadway Fall season in full swing, and a constant need for replacements, there is a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Fall. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Broadway Close Up Series Continues Tonight with GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISMBroadway Close Up Series Continues Tonight with GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The battle of the sexes is on! Some of the most memorable Broadway characters will square off in GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM, featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Rodgers & Hammerstein and many more, tonight, November 16, as part of the Broadway Close Up series. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Says Goodbye to Vanessa Williams!STAGE TUBE: AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Says Goodbye to Vanessa Williams!
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2014

The cast of After Midnight says farewell to their most recent guest star, Vanessa Williams. Williams' last performance is on Sunday, May 11 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W. 47th Street). Set to replace Williams is The Color Purple's Fantasia Barrino. (more...)

In Performance: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams Sings 'I Can't Give You Anything but Love'In Performance: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams Sings 'I Can't Give You Anything but Love'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Vanessa Williams performing the number "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," (more...)

Sarah Litzsinger and More to Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, 4/10-5/5Sarah Litzsinger and More to Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, 4/10-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

Timeless. Enchanting. Impactful. These three words clearly describe the classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, coming to the DTC stage April 10th through May 5th. From the hauntingly beautiful first three notes of 'Bali Hai' to the romance of 'Some Enchanted Evening,' it's no surprise that this Rodgers & Hammerstein favorite is one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Engeman's Ongoing Broadway Concert SeriesBWW Reviews: The Engeman's Ongoing Broadway Concert Series
by Melissa Giordano - May 15, 2013

To attend the Broadway Concert Series at Northport's stunning John W. Engeman theatre is a special treat. During their dark weeks, Producer and Host Stephen DeAngelis rounds up Broadways best for an evening of songs and stories of their careers. (more...)

Vanessa Williams to Guest on USA's ROYAL PAINSVanessa Williams to Guest on USA's ROYAL PAINS
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Nominee Vanessa Williams will soon head to USA Network's ROYAL PAINS. (more...)

Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood Will Join Cicely Tyson in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL in Los Angeles this FallVanessa Williams & Blair Underwood Will Join Cicely Tyson in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL in Los Angeles this Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood will join Cicely Tyson in the critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece 'The Trip to Bountiful,' which will be presented in the exclusive Center Theatre Group engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre, September 17 through November 2, 2014. The opening is set for September 26. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, Starring Kacee Clanton, Begins Rehearsals at 5th Avenue TheatreA NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, Starring Kacee Clanton, Begins Rehearsals at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Starting rehearsals at The 5th Avenue Theatre this week is the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. (more...)

Sarah Litzsinger and More to Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, 4/10-5/5Sarah Litzsinger and More to Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, 4/10-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Timeless. Enchanting. Impactful. These three words clearly describe the classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, coming to the DTC stage April 10th through May 5th. From the hauntingly beautiful first three notes of 'Bali Hai' to the romance of 'Some Enchanted Evening,' it's no surprise that this Rodgers & Hammerstein favorite is one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

Goodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This JuneGoodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

?Goodspeed Musicals is thrilled to announce that Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Tony Walton will be the latest recipient of The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Evening of Classic Broadway Features Performers Who Can REALLY Sing!!!BWW Reviews: An Evening of Classic Broadway Features Performers Who Can REALLY Sing!!!
by Gil Kaan - Mar 17, 2015

Rockwell Table & Stage could barely contain the theatre aficionados' applause and excitement generated by the incredible singers belting out one showstopper after another in An Evening of Classic Broadway. (more...)

AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Moves to Rockwell, Monday, 3/16AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Moves to Rockwell, Monday, 3/16
by Shari Barrett - Mar 13, 2015

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's, The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group moves to Rockwell Table & Stage on Monday, March 16 with the critically- acclaimed ongoing series AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY. This show welcomes a new cast of singers from Broadway, television and film. (more...)

Goodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This JuneGoodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

?Goodspeed Musicals is thrilled to announce that Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Tony Walton will be the latest recipient of The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. (more...)

American Homeowner Preservation Kill Squad Eradicates Foreclosure Zombie in Infested NeighborhoodAmerican Homeowner Preservation Kill Squad Eradicates Foreclosure Zombie in Infested Neighborhood
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

American Homeowner Preservation (AHP) is continuing to battle the nation's foreclosure crisis through real estate crowdfunding and announced today it has eradicated a "foreclosure zombie" in a St. Louis neighborhood infested by these vacant, derelict homes. Foreclosure zombies refer to homes that have been foreclosed on and abandoned by the owner, leading to decay of the property and blight in communities. RealtyTrac reported last week that, while zombie foreclosures are down 16 percent nationwide, New Jersey and New York experienced 58 and 38 percent increases, respectively, and Florida accounts for over a third of the nation's total. (more...)

Broadway's Vanessa Williams Weds Longtime Beau Jim SkripBroadway's Vanessa Williams Weds Longtime Beau Jim Skrip
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Tony nominee Vanessa Williams tied the knot in front of family and friends with longtime beau Jim Skrip in a patriotic fourth of July ceremony. (more...)

Alison Fraser to Play Five Angels Theater, 2/25Alison Fraser to Play Five Angels Theater, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Twice Tony-nominated Broadway star Alison Fraser will command the stage and a seven piece swing band singing what she calls "the soundtrack of Tennessee Williams' life." The 90-minute benefit concert features songs Williams chose for his plays - music that is integral to the emotional contours of his indelible dramas. (more...)

Lea DeLaria to Make Parker Playhouse Concert Debut, 2/13Lea DeLaria to Make Parker Playhouse Concert Debut, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

 "Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria will make her anticipated debut with the celebrated Broadway series at the Parker Playhouse produced by Mark Cortale, for one show only on Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 PM, joined by special guest host drag superstar Varla Jean Merman. The series is curated by SiriusXM radio host Seth Rudetsky, referred to as "The Mayor of Broadway" by the New York Times." Next up in the series will be Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar Vanessa Williams on March 22, and Darren Criss, star of TV's Glee on April 19, both hosted by Rudetsky. For tickets and information, please visit www.ParkerPlayhouse.com, or call 954-462-0222; or in person at Ticketmaster outlets or the Broward Center's AutoNation Box Office, and at the Parker Playhouse box office Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (more...)

Vanessa Williams Set for Broadway at The Nourse Concert SeriesVanessa Williams Set for Broadway at The Nourse Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky, this unique series will debut this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts. First up will be the red-hot star of TV's “Smash” and Broadway's “Wicked,” Megan Hilty on February 7th, followed by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar Vanessa Williams on April 25. (more...)

Alison Fraser Plays Five Angels Theater TonightAlison Fraser Plays Five Angels Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

Twice Tony-nominated Broadway star Alison Fraser will command the stage and a seven piece swing band singing what she calls 'the soundtrack of Tennessee Williams' life.' The 90-minute benefit concert features songs Williams chose for his plays - music that is integral to the emotional contours of his indelible dramas. (more...)

Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/16- Harold ArlenSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/16- Harold Arlen
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2016

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, 'Over the Rainbow.' Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Harlen's music has been featured in a number of other early Broadway shows including Hooray for What!, Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Mr. Imperium, Jamaica, Saratoga, and many more. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/14-2/15/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/14-2/15/2015
by - Feb 15, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 15, 2015 - Sunday, February 15, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/15- Harold ArlenSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/15/15- Harold Arlen
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2015

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, 'Over the Rainbow.' Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Harlen's music has been featured in a number of other early Broadway shows including Hooray for What!, Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Mr. Imperium, Jamaica, Saratoga, and many more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/15- Harold ArlenSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/15- Harold Arlen
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2014

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, 'Over the Rainbow.' Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Harlen's music has been featured in a number of other early Broadway shows including Hooray for What!, Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Mr. Imperium, Jamaica, Saratoga, and many more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/15- Harold ArlenSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/15- Harold Arlen
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2013

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, including the classic 1938 song, 'Over the Rainbow.' Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Harlen's music has been featured in a number of other early Broadway shows including Hooray for What!, Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Mr. Imperium, Jamaica, Saratoga, and many more. (more...)

Vanessa Williams Joins Fox's FANTASY LIFE PilotVanessa Williams Joins Fox's FANTASY LIFE Pilot
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

According to Deadline, Tony nominee Vanessa Williams will join Kevin Connolly in Fox's upcoming comedy pilot FANTASY LIFE. (more...)

BWW Review: LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2016 PRESENTED BY PRINCESS CRUISES Comes to a Resounding ConclusionBWW Review: LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2016 PRESENTED BY PRINCESS CRUISES Comes to a Resounding Conclusion
by Don Grigware - Feb 10, 2016

On Monday, February 8 LA's Next Great Stage Star 2016 Presented by Princess Cruises came to an exciting conclusion on the mainstage of the NoHo Arts Center. After an amazing 90-minute program in which the 20 contestants gave 150% to their uptempo songs from Broadway shows, fifteen contestants were eliminated and the top five finalists selected during the first intermision. It was decided, like last year from the consensus of the judges, to add a sixth contestant. But when judges' votes were tabulated, there emerged a three-way tie between contestants James Padilla, Bethany Baderdeen and Edward Anderson. Each of these three presented a song and Edward Anderson was announced as the sixth finalist. Then each of the six proceeded to perform a second number after which the distinguished panel of 15 judges made the final decision during the second intermission. Musical director par excellence James Lent accompanied at the piano throughout the three hour show. (more...)

New Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, TodayNew Harriet Tubman Opera to Preview at Harlem's Schomburg Center, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

AOP (American Opera Projects), and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will co-present an evening of scenes from Nkeiru Okoye's folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad conductor. The musical excerpts will be followed by an artist Q&A moderated by WQXR's Terrance McKnight. The concert will be presented today, December 9, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Langston Hughes Auditorium: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. (more...)

Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad Join Cast of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFULCuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad Join Cast of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

Academy Award winner CUBA GOODING, JR, (Jerry Maguire, Red Tails), Emmy Award nominee and recording star VANESSA WILLIAMS (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), and Tony Award nominee CONDOLA RASHAD (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias, Broadway's Stick Fly) will star along with the previously announced CICELY TYSON in the upcoming Broadway revival of HORTON FOOTE'S beloved classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, directed by MICHAEL WILSON. Produced by NELLE NUGENT and KENNETH TEATON, this 14-week limited engagement will begin previews on Easter Sunday, March 31st at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St). Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd. For ticket information please visit www.TheTripToBountifulBroadway.com. (more...)

NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The New York Festival of Song marks its eleventh annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a new program titled HARRY, HOAGY, and HAROLD. (more...)

Music, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 SeasonMusic, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2015 | 2016 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on showcasing the globe's greatest talents in the areas of theatre, music, cabaret, dance, film and family entertainment.  (more...)

Vanessa Williams to Close Out Broadway @ Town Hall Series in ProvincetownVanessa Williams to Close Out Broadway @ Town Hall Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Vanessa Williams, superstar in film, television, stage, and in recordings, will make her Provincetown debut this Labor Day Weekend, on Sunday, September 6 at 6:30 PM. Her one-night-only performance will be the finale of this year's inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall concert series produced by Mark Cortale and hosted by SiriusXM Radio's Seth Rudetsky and benefiting the Tyler Clementi Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vanessa Williams in AFTER MIDNIGHT!Photo Flash: First Look at Vanessa Williams in AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight on April 2nd as 'Special Guest Star.' Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Scroll down for a first look at Williams onstage! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2016
by - Apr 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW TV: Backstage with Vanessa Williams After Her AFTER MIDNIGHT Debut!BWW TV: Backstage with Vanessa Williams After Her AFTER MIDNIGHT Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2014

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight last night as 'Special Guest Star.' Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for her big night, and below, he goes backstage to catch up with After Midnight's new star! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This SummerPatti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing his acclaimed Broadway concert series to Martha's Vineyard this summer. Since launching the fledgling Broadway @ The Art House concert series with Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown in 2011, the Broadway @ series has become a veritable star-magnet and has exploded beyond picturesque P-Town to launch outposts everywhere from Los Angeles to London. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Returns to Broadway in AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Apr 2, 2014

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight last night as 'Special Guest Star.' Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for her first night in action and you can check out photos from her curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Reunites with UGLY BETTY Cast & More Backstage at AFTER MIDNIGHT!Photo Coverage: Vanessa Williams Reunites with UGLY BETTY Cast & More Backstage at AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Apr 2, 2014

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight last night as 'Special Guest Star.' Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for her first night in action and you can check out photos from backstage with the cast below! (more...)

VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams: 'My Parents Urged Me to Pursue Music'VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams: 'My Parents Urged Me to Pursue Music'
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The talented actress and singer stops by this morning's TODAY on NBC and tells hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda that she is thankful her music-teacher parents encouraged her to pursue the arts. (more...)

VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams Performs 'Stormy Weather' on 'Today'VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams Performs 'Stormy Weather' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Actress and singer Vanessa Williams, accompanied by a 17-piece orchestra, performed the jazz standard "Stormy Weather" from the new Broadway show AFTER MIDNIGHT (more...)

BWW TV: Vanessa Williams Sings 'Stormy Weather' in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!BWW TV: Vanessa Williams Sings 'Stormy Weather' in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2014

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams officially joined the cast of Broadway's After Midnight on April 2nd as 'Special Guest Star.' Williams will play performances through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you Williams' performance of 'Stormy Weather.' (more...)

Sarah Litzsinger and More Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, Beg. TonightSarah Litzsinger and More Star in SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Timeless. Enchanting. Impactful. These three words clearly describe the classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, coming to the DTC stage April 10th through May 5th. From the hauntingly beautiful first three notes of 'Bali Hai' to the romance of 'Some Enchanted Evening,' it's no surprise that this Rodgers & Hammerstein favorite is one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

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