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BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen of S Photo

Album Review: RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen of Soul'

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but truly getting to know the heart, soul, and essence of a music legend is the ultimate honor. For Oscar-and Grammy-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson, portraying the one and only Aretha Franklin was a serious and cherished commitment. In her soundtrack to the film, Respect, Hudson not only resurrects some of “The Queen of Soul’s” greatest hits but connects deeply to the raw emotions behind them.

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Stars and the Moon' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Photo

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Stars and the Moon' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

New York City Office of Nightlife Launches Mental Health Support Group For Performers, Res Photo

NYC Office of Nightlife Launches Mental Health Support Group

Further Performances Announced For THE TONY AWARDS PRESENT: BROADWAY'S BACK! Photo

Performances Announced For THE TONY AWARDS PRESENT: BROADWAY'S BACK!

Photos: Meet the Cast of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME National Tour Photo

Photos: Meet the Cast of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME National Tour

Nora Schell Shares Allegations of Mistreatment During Time in JAGGED LITTLE PILL Photo

Nora Schell Shares Allegations of Mistreatment During Time in JAGGED LITTLE PILL

VIDEO: How Kaitlyn Dever Went from DEAR EVAN HANSEN Fan to Starring in the Film! Photo

VIDEO: How Kaitlyn Dever Went from DEAR EVAN HANSEN Fan to Starring in the Film!

LACKAWANNA BLUES Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Back Injury Sustained by Ruben Santia Photo

LACKAWANNA BLUES Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Injury

A Look Back at THE SIMPSONS Best Musical Tributes Throughout the Years Photo

A Look Back at THE SIMPSONS Best Musical Tributes

Student Blogs This Week - Watching COME FROM AWAY, the International Student Experience, S Photo

Student Blogs This Week - Watching COME FROM AWAY, the International Student Experience, Seeing SIX, and More!

VIDEO: Hangin' on 45th Street with the Cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Photo

VIDEO: Hangin' on 45th Street with the Cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

Rush Policy Announced for IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H. Photo

Rush Policy Announced for IS THIS A ROOM and DANA H.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October Photo

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Broadway in Bryant Park with DIANA, SIX, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and Photo

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Broadway in Bryant Park with DIANA, SIX, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and More!

Studio Cast Recording of DREAMLAND Featuring Christian Borle, Jessica Vosk & More Now Avai Photo

Studio Cast Recording of DREAMLAND Now Available

BWW Album Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Continues to Shine with New Film Soundtrack Photo

Album Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Soundtrack

Photos: Broadway in Bryant Park Returns with the Casts of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SIX, DIANA and Photo

Photos: Broadway in Bryant Park Returns!

VIDEO: DIANA: THE MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available; Behind the Sc Photo

VIDEO: DIANA Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter, Photo

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week!

Back On Broadway: Colin Bates Talks Joining GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, His Favorite Mome Photo

Back On Broadway: Colin Bates Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available Now Photo

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Soundtrack Out Now

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Offers Free Haircuts To The Community In Bronx And Brooklyn Photo

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Offers Free Haircuts

VIDEO: Norm Lewis Shouts Out Broadway Debuts at CHICKEN & BISCUITS First Preview Photo

VIDEO: Norm Lewis Shouts Out Bway Debuts at CHICKEN & BISCUITS

Experiences With David Byrne, André DeShields, Patti LuPone, and More Added to BC/EFA's Br Photo

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Adds Lots & Guests

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays 'With One Look' From SUNSET BOULEVARD Photo

VIDEO: Webber Plays 'With One Look' From SUNSET BOULEVARD

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical Extends Booking Period in West End Photo

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical Extends Booking Period in West End

MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes Performances on Broadway Tonight! Photo

MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes Performances on Broadway Tonight!

Video: New WEST SIDE STORY Trailer Reveals First Look at 'Mambo', 'America' and More Photo

Video: New WEST SIDE STORY Trailer Reveals First Look at 'Mambo' & More

Alan Menken Talks THE LTITLE MERMAID, Working with Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More! Photo

Alan Menken Talks THE LTITLE MERMAID, Working with Lin-Manuel Miranda and More

Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey to Lead Marianne Elliott-Directed Play Photo

Taron Egerton & Jonathan Bailey to Lead Marianne Elliott-Directed Play

Rachel York and Haydn Gwynne to Join ANYTHING GOES West End; Performances Added Photo

Rachel York and Haydn Gwynne to Join ANYTHING GOES West End

VIDEO: TikTok's David Michael Frank Teams Up With Matt Copley for Rock Version of 'The Pha Photo

VIDEO: TikTok's David Michael Frank Releases Rock Version of 'Phantom'

Alaska 5000, Lea DeLaria, George Salazar & More to Star in HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Pla Photo

George Salazar & More Lead HEAD OVER HEELS at Pasadena Playhouse

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo

VIDEO: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Performs on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Kerry Ellis is in Early Talks to Lead West End IF/THEN Photo

Kerry Ellis is in Early Talks to Lead West End IF/THEN

VIDEO: Ben Platt Opens Up About the Honor of Seeing Evan Hansen Through to the End Photo

VIDEO: Ben Platt Opens Up About the Honor of Seeing Evan Hansen Through to the End

VIDEO: Thomas Schumacher Talks Bringing Back Broadway on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT Photo

VIDEO: Schumacher Talks Bringing Back Broadway on 32 BAR CUT

VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ri Photo

VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Broadway Revival of AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH Will Proceed, Dedicated to Melvi Photo

AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE... Revival Will Proceed, Dedicated to Melvin Van Peebles

A SOLDIER'S PLAY to be Adapted into a Limited Series Starring David Alan Grier Photo

A SOLDIER'S PLAY to be Adapted into Limited Series

BWW Exclusive: Watch THE SIMPSONS Go Broadway in a Clip From the Upcoming Musical Episode Photo

VIDEO: THE SIMPSONS Go Broadway in New Clip!

HAIRSPRAY, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Will Take the Stage at The Tony Photo

HAIRSPRAY, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More Will Take the Stage at the Tonys

Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES Photo

Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES

James Snyder, Jenny Jules, David Abeles & More to Star in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHIL Photo

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces Full Casting

Jennifer Nettles Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Jenna Photo

Jennifer Nettles Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Jenna

Submit Nominations For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards Photo

Submit Nominations For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards

Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley Join the Company of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Photo

Heidi Blickenstaff and Morgan Dudley Join JAGGED LITTLE PILL

This Week's New Theatre Jobs on BWW - 9/23/2021 Photo

This Week's New Theatre Jobs on BWW - 9/23/2021

Sharon D Clarke, Caissie Levy, Gabriel Amosoro, John Cariani & More to Star in CAROLINE, O Photo

Complete Casting Announced for CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

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