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ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December Photo ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

The 2022 Non-Equity national tour of ELF THE MUSICAL launched November 5 in Paducah, KY, and will visit twelve U.S. cities throughout the holiday season including a stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 20-24.

TimeLine Theatre Adds WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to 2022-2023 Season Photo TimeLine Theatre Adds WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company is extending its 2022-2023 season with a fourth production—the first Chicago-based production of What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck, directed by Helen Young, running May 10 – June 24, 2023. P

Anchorage Symphony Presents Aretha: A Tribute Photo Anchorage Symphony Presents Aretha: A Tribute
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

There may be a chill in the air, but the Anchorage Symphony is heating things up with a night of R-E-S-P-E-C-T and hot hits made famous by Aretha Franklin! On Saturday, October 29th, the ASO is joined by vocal powerhouses Capathia Jenkins and three-time Grammy award nominee Ryan Shaw for Aretha: A Tribute.

Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND to be Presented at TimeLine Theatre Company in Novem Photo Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND to be Presented at TimeLine Theatre Company in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company’s 2022-23 season will continue this fall with the landmark classic Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by TimeLine Company Member Ron OJ Parson, running November 2 – December 18, 2022.

World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. to Debut in August at Timeline Theatre Photo World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. to Debut in August at Timeline Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company will return to its longtime home at 615 W. Wellington Avenue in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood for its 26th season opener, the world premiere of Campaigns, Inc.

Review: FADE TO BLACK PLAY FESTIVAL at MATCH Photo Review: FADE TO BLACK PLAY FESTIVAL at MATCH
by Brett Cullum - Jun 23, 2022

It is safe to say this is a great festival, and well worth your time over the weekend.  Happy ten years to FADE TO BLACK!  Here’s hoping for many more decades to come.  

World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. & More Announced for TimeLine Theatre Company 2022- Photo World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. & More Announced for TimeLine Theatre Company 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

After celebrating its 25th Anniversary in residence at Theater Wit—a season that featured the world premiere, acclaimed hit Relentless, which went on to an extended run at Goodman Theatre—the company will return to its longtime home in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, for three productions.

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW World Premiere & More Announced for Greater Boston Stage  Photo THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW World Premiere & More Announced for Greater Boston Stage Company Season 23
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Greater Boston Stage Company will welcome audiences back for their 23rd season. “With shows like the locally-set Little Women, the World Premiere one-man adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and the small-town comedy Popcorn Falls, Season 23 speaks directly to our audience and region without forgetting about the wider world in which we live.”

Academy Museum Announces Details of REGENERATION: BLACK CINEMA 898â€"1971 Photo Academy Museum Announces Details of REGENERATION: BLACK CINEMA 898â€"1971
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

The first museum exhibition of its kind, Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 opens at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on August 21, 2022. It offers the public a chance to learn more about how Black performers and filmmakers have helped define cinema in the United States. The exhibition explores the achievements and challenges of both independent production and the studio system, from cinema’s infancy in the 1890s through the height of the civil rights movement. Regeneration features rarely seen excerpts of films restored by the Academy Film Archive, as well as other narrative films and documentaries; newsreels and home movies; photographs; scripts; drawings; costumes; equipment; posters; and historical materials, such as entrance tickets, note cards, and telegrams; along with augmented reality experiences (AR) designed specifically for the exhibition.

Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2022 Black Playwrights Festival Photo Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2022 Black Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the 2022 Black Playwrights Festival from April 26-30, 2022, featuring works by Viola Bennett, Jill Ross, Lillian Mitchum, Reginald Williams and Dwight Neal, curated and directed by Black Ensemble Producing Managing Director Daryl D. Brooks. 

Hattie McDaniel Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here!

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic presentation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT in concert, airs on PBS October 1th at 9:00pm, check your local listings. Don't miss Kern and Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical about the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River. Check out Tony-nominee Norm Lewis singing the iconic 'Ol' Man River

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from NY Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT with Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 6, 2014

The New York Philharmonic presents a semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat, running through November 8, 2014. SHOW BOAT stars Christopher Fitzgerald as Frank, Norm Lewis as Joe, Alli Mauzey as Ellie, Julian Ovenden as Gaylord Ravenal, Edward Watts as Steve, Fred Willard as Cap'n Andy,NaTasha Yvette Williams as Queenie, Vanessa Williams as Julie, Jane Alexander as Parthy, Erika Henningsen as Kim, and Lauren Worsham as Magnolia. All cast members will be making their New York Philharmonic debuts in this production. As previously announced, the performances will be conducted and directed by Ted Sperling and choreographed by Randy Skinner. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below!

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg in STREAM Episode 1
by Eddie Varley - Jan 23, 2009

Whoopi Goldberg stars and executive produces the sci-fi miniseries 'STREAM' for FEARnet.com. Goldberg plays the lead character, Jodi, trying to come to terms with her lifelong fears. Here we bring you a clip from the very first episode of 'STREAM', courtesy of the kind folks over at FEARnet.com. Stay tuned for more exclusive clips from the series right here on BWW TV!

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg Stars in 'STREAM'
by Eddie Varley - Jan 22, 2009

Whoopi Goldberg stars and executive produces the sci-fi miniseries 'STREAM' for FEARnet.com. Goldberg plays the lead character, Jodi, trying to come to terms with her lifelong fears. Here we bring you the trailer for 'STREAM', courtesy of the kind folks over at FEARnet.com. Stay tuned for exclusive clips from the series right here on BWW TV!