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The Apollo Appoints Four New Members to its Board of Directors

The Apollo has announced that four new members were elected to the non-profit organization’s Board of Directors. Learn more about the new members here!

Video: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of PURLE VICTORIOUS

On September 27, the company of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch had something to celebrate at the Music Box Theatre, as the show officially opened on Broadway. In this video, watch as we take you to the red carpet with celebrity guests including Reverend Al Sharpton, Melba Moore, Nicolette Robinson and more!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PURLIE VICTORIOUS

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big opening night of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!

Joy Oladokun Extends 'Living Proof' Headline Tour

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Joy Oladokun will continue her extensive “Living Proof” headline tour through November with newly confirmed shows at Dallas’ Kessler Theater, Austin’s Scoot Inn, Los Angeles’ The Belasco, Seattle’s The Showbox, Portland’s McMenamins Crystal Ballroom and San Francisco’s The Fillmore among many others.

Joy Oladokun Releases New Song 'Taking Things For Granted'

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Joy Oladokun’s new song, “Taking Things For Granted,” is out now. With production by Oladokun, Mike Elizondo, Ian Fitchuk, Dan Wilson and Alysa Vanderhym, Proof of Life captures the human experience with a profound simplicity. Across these thirteen tracks, Oladokun celebrates the little details.

Joy Oladokun Shares New Song 'We're All Gonna Die' Featuring Noah Kahan

With production by Oladokun, Mike Elizondo, Ian Fitchuk, Dan Wilson and Alysa Vanderhym, Proof of Life captures the human experience with a profound simplicity. Across these thirteen tracks, Oladokun celebrates the little details and simple pleasures of being alive, while also giving voice to some of life’s most complex experiences.

Alyssa Edwards Returns to WOW Presents Plus in Spring Slate

Headlining the new slate of content is the long-awaited return of the iconic Alyssa Edwards in “Alyssa’s Secret - The Reboot.” This announcement comes on the heels of a successful 2022, which saw significant growth for the platform including a 40% growth in subscriptions and 56% growth in views. Watch new video trailers now!

Joy Oladokun to Join John Mayer's Spring Arena Tour as Direct Support

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Joy Oladokun will join John Mayer’s first-ever solo acoustic arena tour this spring serving as direct support at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Atlanta’s State Farm Arena, Chicago’s United Center, St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center and Denver’s Ball Arena among others. 

Photos: Reverend Al Sharpton Surprises Samuel L. Jackson With Birthday Cake at THE PIANO LESS

Last night, December 21, at the hit Broadway revival of The Piano Lesson, Reverend Al Sharpton surprised star Samuel L. Jackson on his birthday with a cake at the curtain call. Check out photos from the evening here!

Video: Go Inside the Belasco As AIN'T NO MO' Announces Its Broadway Extension!

Jordan E. Cooper, the youngest Black American playwright on Broadway, has announced that the history-making and critically-acclaimed Broadway production of Ain’t No Mo’, presented by Lee Daniels, will extend through Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Belasco Theatre.

Jordy & Joy Oladokun Team Up for New Version of 'i get high'

This edition of the song also adds to both artists’ notable list of collaborations – JORDY has joined forces with LOOTE, Charlotte Sands, and Catie Turner, while Joy has worked with the likes of Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, and Noah Kahan, among others. “i get high” (ft. Joy Oladokun) is available on all streaming platforms.

Joy Oladokun to Join Noah Kahan on 2023 Summer Tour

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Joy Oladokun will join Noah Kahan on his 2023 summer tour including shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Washington DC’s The Anthem, Philadelphia’s Skyline Stage at the Mann Center, Phoenix’s Arizona Financial Theatre and Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre among many others.

Joy Oladokun Contributes New Song 'Power' to LOUDMOUTH End Credits

The song notably serves as the end credits theme for the documentary LOUDMOUTH about the life and battles of Reverend Al Sharpton. The film opens in theaters nationwide on December 9 and premieres on Amazon and Apple TV January 13, 2023. It was directed by Josh Alexander and executive produced by EGOT® winner John Legend.

NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER to Present 'The Roots Residency'

Anchored by an unforgettable concert in the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall, the special explores how The Roots continue to push the boundaries of their art form while using their platform as the inaugural artist-in-residence of the Center’s Hip Hop Culture Program to foster the next generation of cultural leaders.

Shirley Chisholm Award Ceremony Gives Tribute To 50th Anniversary Shirley Chisholm's Run For President Of The United States

The Shirley Chisholm Cultural Institute (SCCI) has announced the annual virtual SCCI Awards Ceremony on November 4th, 2022 at 7pm hosted by Radio Personality Angela Yee.

Public Art in Downtown Brooklyn Memorializes Victims of Police Brutality

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and Dumbo Improvement District (Dumbo) today announced that Witnessing (2022), a new public art installation created by artist Bradley McCallum and presented by Conjunction Arts, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art (MoCADA), and the Burchfield Penney Art Center is now open.

Kenan Thompson to Host the 74th Emmy Awards

NBC and the Television Academy announced jointly that Kenan Thompson will host the 74th Emmy® Awards. Kenan Thompson is an award-winning actor, comedian and producer, best known for his work on “Saturday Night Live.” This fall he will enter his 20th season on the iconic late-night series as the longest-running cast member. 

RAGTIME, HEAD OVER HEELS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Lead Florida's June Theater Top 10

Florida is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

VIDEO: MJ Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night!

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Watch below as the company hits the red carpet right before the curtain went up!

Photos: Go Inside MJ's Opening Night Curtain Call

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Check out photos from the curtain call below!

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