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Actor, Writer, and Spoken Word Poet Alex Alpharaoh's No Fronts Actors Workshop will culminate their 2 year acting program with a full-length performance of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, re-envisioned and adapted by Alex Alpharaoh and directed by Blanca 'Moon Chola' Espinoza.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2023 - Where to Watch MAESTRO & More

2023 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and albums to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long. From Bradley Cooper's Maestro to the soundtrack for the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

THE COLOR PURPLE Soundtrack to Feature Music By Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson & More

The album will feature songs from the musical sung by Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey, H.E.R., Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, and Fantasia Barrino. The album will also feature Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson, Megan Thee Stallion, Coco Jones, Keyshia Cole, Usher, Missy Elliott, and more.

Photos: PURLIE VICTORIOUS Welcomes Angela Bassett, Alicia Keys, Mariska Hargitay, and Hilary Swank Backstage

See photos from a special Saturday Night on Broadway! The Music Box Theatre was graced by multiple celebrities on Saturday Night for the performance of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through The Cotton Patch. 

Grammy-Nominated Vocalist, Emcee, Composer And Social Activist Mumu Fresh is Coming to The August Wilson African American Culture Center

Grammy-nominated Vocalist, Emcee, Composer and Social Activist Mumu Fresh brings her engaging and empowering artistry to the August Wilson African American Culture Center’s Soul Sessions. Experience the fusion of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, blues, spoken word, soul, and world music in one incredible performance.

Attack Theatre to Present World Premiere of ROWHOUSE Dance Music Journey

Join Attack Theatre for the world premiere of Rowhouse, a thrilling dance and music performance featuring Grammy nominee Dave Eggar and actress/rapper/songwriter Le'Asha Julius.

Taylor Swift & More Nominated For 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Nominations!

Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and more were also nominated for GRAMMYS. Check out the full list of nominations now! Sweeney Todd, Parade, and more were nominated in the Best Musical Theatre Album category.

Mumu Fresh Tells Stories Through Her Songs at The AWAACC's SOUL SESSIONS

Baltimore-born Maimouna Youssef, better known as Mumu Fresh, is more than an artist – she is a summation point where hip-hop, jazz, R&B, blues, spoken word, soul and world music come together in one amazing performer.

Hip Hop Legend The RZA Named Official Ambassador Of The 2023 Urbanworld International Film Festival

A founding member of the seminal hip hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, RZA is co-director of the documentary A Wu-Tang Experience: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with Gerald Barclay. The film, which will make its world premiere at Urbanworld on Friday, November 3, chronicles the Wu-Tang's iconic 2021 performance with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. 

Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter Will Appear in Conversation With Jon Stewart in Brooklyn Next Month

Multiple Grammy Award and NAACP Image Award winner and co-founder of The Roots, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, will sit down with host, writer, producer, director, and comedian Jon Stewart for an unguarded conversation to dissect his memoir, in Brooklyn. 

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!

Joyce DiDonato Returns To Lead Public Master Class For Young Singers, October 22�"24

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing for her popular series of master classes for young professional opera singers from Sunday, October 22 through Tuesday, October 24, 2023.

The Kennedy Center Unveils Exciting Lineup for Fall 2023 Hip Hop Culture Season

Discover the exciting lineup and immersive experiences of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Fall 2023 Hip Hop Culture Season. From electrifying concerts to groundbreaking exhibitions, this season promises to showcase the best of hip hop culture. Immerse yourself in the world of hip hop at the iconic Kennedy Center.

Listen: Dave Harris' FREEDOM FREEDOM FREEDOM ET CETERA Released as part of Soundstage Podcast

Listen to Dave Harris’ Freedom Freedom Freedom Et Cetera presented by Playwrights Horizons.

Hannibal Buress Drops New Single 'I Lift Weights'

'I Lift Weights' is like a sonic shot of pre-workout that pumps you up and ignites your spirit. This dynamic track, produced by the powerhouse collaboration of Eshu, TKgotdamix, Drum Smoke, and Preach Balfour, featuring a captivating vocal sample from NFL legend Joe Haden, originates from Eshu's unwavering excitement.

Black Thought & El Michels Affair Share New Single 'I'm Still Somehow'

GRAMMY® Award-winning legendary MC and The Roots Co-Founder Black Thought and acclaimed cinematic soul luminary El Michels Affair uncover a new single entitled “I’m Still Somehow.” They revealed the title track “Glorious Game” (feat. KIRBY) earlier this month.

Leanne Antonio, Anthony Cochrane & More to Lead MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express by Ken Ludwig, directed by Casey Hushion. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Roots & Live Nation Urban Announce 2023 'Roots Picnic Weekend'

Diddy will headline and Ms. Lauryn Hill will co-headline and perform the entirety of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – a rare event­– to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the seminal album’s release. Award-winning American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor Dave Chappelle will make his “Roots Picnic” debut.

Black Thought & El Michels Affair Debut New Single 'That Girl'

GRAMMY® Award-winning legendary MC and The Roots Co-Founder Black Thought and acclaimed cinematic soul luminary El Michels Affair share a new single entitled “That Girl” via Big Crown Records. They initially paved the way for Glorious Game with “Grateful.” Beyond tallying half-a-million streams and counting.

GRAMMYs To Celebrate 50 Years Of Hip Hop With Historic Segment Featuring Missy Elliot, Queen Latifah & More

The performance will feature Big Boi, Busta Rhymes with Spliff Star, De La Soul, DJ Drama, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Missy Elliott, Future, GloRilla, Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Mele Mel & Scorpio/Ethiopian King, Ice-T, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, The Lox, Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, and more. LL COOL J will introduce the segment.

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