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THE FIRST FAMILY


The First Family, a sitcom about an African American family that resides in The White House.

The First Family cast includes Christopher P. Duncan (The Jamie Foxx Show) as President William Johnson; Kellita Smith as First Lady Katherine Johnson; Gladys Knight as his mother; Marla Gibbs as the First Lady

VIDEO: Watch a New Teaser for THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Photo VIDEO: Watch a New Teaser for THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
by Michael Major - November 26, 2021

Apple and A24 have unveiled a new teaser trailer for Joel Coen's upcoming 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' film. Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen's bold and fierce adaptation of the Shakespeare play. Watch the new teaser trailer now!...
Jonas Kaufmann Comes to London's Royal Albert Hall This Christmas Photo Jonas Kaufmann Comes to London's Royal Albert Hall This Christmas
by A.A. Cristi - November 24, 2021

Widely acknowledged as the world's leading tenor, the singer shares his personal favourite songs of the festive season in Christmas with Jonas Kaufmann at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday, 16 December, 2021. ...
BWW Review: RUMI: THE MUSICAL, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: RUMI: THE MUSICAL, London Coliseum
by Abbie Grundy - November 24, 2021

The teachings, poems and philosophy of Rumi have been celebrated across the world for centuries. As such, it's hardly surprising that his story has found its way onto the stage in Rumi: The Musical. ...
Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season 18 Photo Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season 18
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 26, 2021

Warm, poignant, witty, whip-smart, and heartfelt – all words that describe the works included in Kansas City Actors Theatre lineup of plays selected for 2022-2023. This is KCAT’s 18th Season of productions, showcasing the leading professional theater talent in Kansas City....
Photos: FIRST LOOK at THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED) by Kentwood Players at t Photo Photos: FIRST LOOK at THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED) by Kentwood Players at the Westchester Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - November 24, 2021

Here is your first look at cast members Michael Mullen, Randy Oppenheimer and Bruce Schroffel in THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS SHOW (ABRIDGED) by Kentwood Players at the Westchester Playhouse. This festive and fun holiday comedy revue by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, directed by Alison Boole with Assist...
Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On THE LOVELY BONES Photo Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On THE LOVELY BONES
by Jade Kops - November 26, 2021

The Lovely Bones bare the aftermath of a family tragedy....
The Parker Rings With Laughter, Music And Holiday Traditions This December Photo The Parker Rings With Laughter, Music And Holiday Traditions This December
by A.A. Cristi - November 24, 2021

The comedy of Paula Poundstone, Lewis Black, FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, Whose Live Anyway? and evenings with Luann de Lesseps (a.k.a. Countess Luann), The Outlaws with special guest the Pat Travers Band, Village People, Darlene Love and Jonathan Antoine as well as the holiday favorite The Nutcrack...
BWW Interview: Payton Reilly of TOOTSIE Wows Audience On Tour at The Hobby Center Photo BWW Interview: Payton Reilly of TOOTSIE Wows Audience On Tour at The Hobby Center
by Armando Urdiales - November 26, 2021

Payton Reilly sat down to answer a few questions to reflect on the return of live theatre and touring. Reilly plays Sandy in the National Tour of Tootsie A New Comedy Musical. The musical by David Yazbeck and Robert Horn tours the United States and made a recent stop in Houston, TX....
Photos: See Clive Rowe & More in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Hackney Empire Photo Photos: See Clive Rowe & More in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Hackney Empire
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 24, 2021

Production images have been released for Jack and the Beanstalk at Hackney Empire starring Olivier award-winner Clive Rowe as Dame Daisy Trot. Clive also co-directs this production alongside fellow Hackney panto veteran Tony Whittle, who plays Councillor Higginbottom....
BWW Review: WINTER WONDERETTES at Swift Creek Mill Theatre Photo BWW Review: WINTER WONDERETTES at Swift Creek Mill Theatre
by Susan Haubenstock - November 24, 2021

This crowd-pleaser is lightweight, fizzy fun—maybe not so much Champagne as sweet sparkling cider, but effervescent nonetheless....
THE REGULARS is The Highlight Of Hope Mill Theatre's Third Annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festi Photo THE REGULARS is The Highlight Of Hope Mill Theatre's Third Annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festival
by Stephi Wild - November 26, 2021

The headline event of the festival is a rehearsed reading and concert showing of new musical, 'The Regulars', a folk musical, which is being produced and developed by Hope Mill Theatre, with Music, lyrics and Book by trans writer Will Shishmanian....
Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christ Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - November 26, 2021

As we welcome the most wonderful time of the year, Broadway fans will have much to be joyful about as dozens of Broadway stars appear in holiday films throughout the season. From Annie Live to Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, see where Broadway stars will be appearing this holiday season. Check out o...
What to Eat in Midtown Before or After a Broadway Show: Over 100 of the Top Restauran Photo What to Eat in Midtown Before or After a Broadway Show: Over 100 of the Top Restaurants to Check Out
by Team BWW - November 24, 2021

Browse restaurants near Broadway shows by food type, ranging from American to Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, and much more, find the address, website, and relative price, as well as a brief description of what you can expect....
Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - November 24, 2021

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 30th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 17-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production, directed by Scott Evans, will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadw...
Student Blogs This Week - Jonathan Larson's Impact, Returning to Live Theatre, and M Photo Student Blogs This Week - Jonathan Larson's Impact, Returning to Live Theatre, and More!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - November 26, 2021

Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. College admissions tips and tricks, an interview with a Broadway star, all about char...
Raven Theatre's BEAUTIFUL THING Begins in February 2022 Photo Raven Theatre's BEAUTIFUL THING Begins in February 2022
by Stephi Wild - November 24, 2021

Raven Theatre, Chicago's newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is pleased to continue its 2021-22 Season with Jonathan Harvey's sweet and charming coming-of-age play Beautiful Thing, directed by Mikael Burke. This touching story of two boys living in London discovering how they fit into the world around...
Westport Country Playhouse Presents WINTER FUN FEST Next Month Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents WINTER FUN FEST Next Month
by Stephi Wild - November 24, 2021

“Winter Fun Fest” is the first community event conceived, organized, and run by the Playhouse Youth Council, a group of activated local high school students. Net proceeds will go to Homes with Hope, a Westport-based organization dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness in Fairfield County....
Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrac Photo Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrack Single, “Snow”
by A.A. Cristi - November 23, 2021

Fans of Hallmark's highly anticipated new Christmas movie, An Unexpected Christmas, which premieres this Friday at 8/7c, will get an extra dose of holiday cheer at the end of the film....
The Ritz Theatre Company Presents Panto THE ABSOLUTE FANTASTICAL ADVENTURES OF CINDY Photo The Ritz Theatre Company Presents Panto THE ABSOLUTE FANTASTICAL ADVENTURES OF CINDY ELLA
by A.A. Cristi - November 24, 2021

This Christmas, The Ritz Theatre Company is proud to present the world premiere production of The Absolute Fantastical Adventures of Cindy Ella and the Once and Future Golden Christmas Goose in the Joyous Years That Followed the Never-Ending Plague: A Short Panto (whew!), a fast-paced and fun-filled...
The Scottish Gallery Kicks Off 180th Anniversary Year With New Exhibition By Geoff Ug Photo The Scottish Gallery Kicks Off 180th Anniversary Year With New Exhibition By Geoff Uglow
by A.A. Cristi - November 23, 2021

Award-winning artist Geoff Uglow's The Ploughman will take over the main floor of Edinburgh's The Scottish Gallery this January, launching their 180th anniversary programme.  His exciting new exhibition will be seen alongside the 2022 edition of Modern Masters which has become known as the perfect v...
Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing
by A.A. Cristi - November 26, 2021

In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond. Read them all here. ...
New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Released Photo New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 26, 2021

Doris Dear, America’s Perfect Housewife, is back with a brand new episode featuring that “Broadway Super Lawyer” Jason Baruch! Season 3 of the Telly Award winning series can be seen on the streaming service BroadwayonDemand with a star studded round of guests in the Rumpus room! ...
BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her Photo BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next
by Ricky Pope - November 26, 2021

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a...
Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christ Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - November 26, 2021

As we welcome the most wonderful time of the year, Broadway fans will have much to be joyful about as dozens of Broadway stars appear in holiday films throughout the season. From Annie Live to Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, see where Broadway stars will be appearing this holiday season. Check out o...
VIDEO: Watch a New Teaser for THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Photo VIDEO: Watch a New Teaser for THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
by Michael Major - November 26, 2021

Apple and A24 have unveiled a new teaser trailer for Joel Coen's upcoming 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' film. Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen's bold and fierce adaptation of the Shakespeare play. Watch the new teaser trailer now!...