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Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PARADISE SQUARE Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PARADISE SQUARE
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 4, 2022

Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet and you can check out photos from the big night!

Women's eNews Announces Honorees for 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala Photo Women's eNews Announces Honorees for 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 5, 2020

Lori Sokol, PhD, Executive Director & Editor-in-Chief, Women’s eNews, has announced the Honorees for its virtual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala celebrating 20 years of Women’s eNews, to take place on October 26.

Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Help Raise Funds During VIRTUAL VEREEN & Photo Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Help Raise Funds During VIRTUAL VEREEN & FRIENDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 19, 2020

Last night, Care For the Homeless raised essential funds during Virtual Vereen & Friends, an online benefit to honor CFH healthcare and shelter heroes that provide care for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness every day.

Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera, Bryan Cranston and More to Take Part in CFH's VIRTUAL VEREE Photo Ben Vereen, Chita Rivera, Bryan Cranston and More to Take Part in CFH's VIRTUAL VEREEN & FRIENDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2020

Care For the Homeless (CFH), a NYC-based nonprofit that has worked to end homelessness by providing high-quality, patient centered medical, mental, and behavioral health care for 35 years, as well as shelter services-will present Virtual Vereen & Friends, Thursday, June 18th at 6PM ET.

Women's ENews Reschedules 20th Annual 21 Leaders For The 21st Century Awards Gala Photo Women's ENews Reschedules 20th Annual 21 Leaders For The 21st Century Awards Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020

Lori Sokol, Executive Director of Women's eNews, has announced the Honorees for its 20th annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards Gala, to take place on October 26 at Club 101 in New York City. The event was previously scheduled for May 4.

Women's ENews Announces Cheryl Wills As Host Of Its 20th  ENews 21 Leaders For The 21 Photo Women's ENews Announces Cheryl Wills As Host Of Its 20th ENews 21 Leaders For The 21st Century Awards Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

Lori Sokol, PhD, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of Women's eNews, has announced the Host, Honorary Gala Chair, and Honorary Gala Co-Chairs for the 20th annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards gala, which will take place on May 4th at Club 101 in New York City.

Arthur Ashe Institute For Urban Health Announces 2019 Honorees For 25th Annual Black  Photo Arthur Ashe Institute For Urban Health Announces 2019 Honorees For 25th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Sports Ball
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2019

Dr. Marilyn A. Fraser, CEO of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), announced today the hosts and honorees for SportsBall 2019, the 25th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, to take place on Wednesday, October 2nd at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Renowned guests representing sports, philanthropy, business, entertainment, and medicine will gather to celebrate the legacy of tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe. The event benefits the ongoing community health education programs and research initiatives of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health.

The Apollo Theater Presents APOLLO UPTOWN HALL: HARLEM'S CULTURE ‚Ä" PAST. ¬†PRESENT. Photo The Apollo Theater Presents APOLLO UPTOWN HALL: HARLEM'S CULTURE ‚Ä" PAST. ¬†PRESENT. FUTURE.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture - Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem's most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations will play in either preserving traditions or advancing change. The event is free with RSVP.

Katie Couric, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton And Muriel Fox To Be Honored At The Photo Katie Couric, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton And Muriel Fox To Be Honored At The 9th Annual Elly Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

The Women's Forum of New York will present the 9th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 17th, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The awards, named for the Women's Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, will honor outstanding women leaders. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Education Fund of the Women's Forum, which has helped over 260 women, age 35 and over, whose lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity, complete their college degrees.

CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List! Photo CARMEN JONES, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Lead AUDELCO 'Viv' Awards - Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2018

AUDELCO announced the winners of the 2018 Viv Awards last night, honoring Black Theatre in New York City.

Cheryl Wills Videos

STAGE TUBE: NY1 Goes Inside MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Open Call Audition
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL hosted a nationwide open call casting search inside the historic Lunt Fontanne Theatre for African American singers for both the flagship Broadway production and the upcoming national tour. NY1 anchor Cheryl Wills was on hand to capture the excitement as hopefuls lined up around the block to audition for the smash hit musical. In the segment below, Wills speaks with MOTOWN's own Broadway star Tony Award nominee Charl Brown, casting director Bernie Telsey, several auditionees, and even does a little singing of her own! Check out the segment below!