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Black Theatre United Announces Star-Studded Honorary Co-Chair Lineup For Inaugural Gala!

Black Theatre United (BTU) announced today a star-studded lineup of honorary co-chairs for its upcoming inaugural Gala on Monday, October 30 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, which includes Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Cookie Johnson, Al Roker & Deborah Roberts, Blair Underwood, Congresswoman Ayanna Presley, Tommi A. Vincent and Troy Vincent Sr.

The Fourth Annual ELIZABETH TAYLOR BALL TO END AIDS To Honor Earvin “Magic” And Cookie Johnson, September 21

NBA Hall of Fame legend, philanthropist and businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson and philanthropist and entrepreneur Cookie Johnson will be honored with The Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Award at the fourth annual Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS on September 21, 2023 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. The evening will be generously supported by Presenting Sponsor Gilead Sciences.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares BILL RUSSELL: LEGEND Trailer

Narrated by actors Jeffrey Wright and Corey Stoll and featuring exclusive interviews with the icon’s family and friends as well as Steph Curry, Chris Paul, “Magic” Johnson, Larry Bird, Jim Brown and more, Bill Russell: Legend illuminates the ways in which Russell stood tall in every sense of the word. Watch the new video trailer now!

Photos: Stars Arrive at THE PIANO LESSON Opening Night

The best of Broadway was at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Thursday, where The Piano Lesson, directed by Tony Award nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson and starring Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks, opened on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the arrivals and you can check out photos of Patti LuPone, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and more on the red carpet below!

Photos/Video: First Look at THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Premiere Episode

Jennifer Hudson debuts “The Jennifer Hudson Show,' kicking off her new talk show with a blast from her past! Former “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell joins the EGOT winner on her premiere episode for their first sit-down conversation since she placed seventh on the singing competition series. Check out photos and videos of the premiere episode!

Hannah Waddingham, Viola Davis & More to Appear on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Premiere Week

Emmy Award-winning star of “Ted Lasso” Hannah Waddingham will chat about her hit show and her new movie, “Hocus Pocus 2.” Premiere week will wrap with Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Viola Davis who will discuss her new film, “The Woman King.” Check out more guests who will be appearing now!

Andrew Burnap, Lily Tomlin & More Take Part in Meals on Wheels America's #RespectYourElders Campaign

Lily Tomlin, Andrew Burnap, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, and more are taking part in Meals on Wheels America’s #RespectYourElders social media campaign.

Flying Lotus Releases New Double Single 'The Room'/ 'You Don't Know' feat. Devin Tracy

These two new vocal tracks feature emerging Los Angeles-based soul vocalist Devin Tracy, who Flying Lotus discovered at a session. The kinship was immediate, resulting in not one but two new tracks, one of which reworks a track from Netflix’s YASUKE, which FlyLo soundtracked and executive produced.

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Apple TV+ Celebrate World Premiere of THEY CALL ME MAGIC

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Apple TV+ celebrateD the world premiere of the highly anticipated documentary event series, “They Call Me Magic,” ahead of its April 22 global debut. The star-studded event brought out global superstars from entertainment, sports and music, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Stevie Wonder, Stephen A. Smith, and more, along with Magic’s wife Cookie and children EJ, Elisa and Andre. 

VIDEO: AppleTV+ Releases Trailer for THEY CALL ME MAGIC

“They Call Me Magic” offers a rare glimpse into the incredible real-life story of Johnson, who left his mark on history through his work—both on and off the court—and continues to impact our culture today. The series features intimate, never-before-seen interviews with Magic, his family, and an all-star lineup including Cookie Johnson, EJ Johnson, Larry Bird, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neil, President Obama, Fred Stabley Jr., Dwayne Wade, Jerry West, Michael Wilbon and more.

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Winter 2022 Season at IFC Center

Queer|Art, New York City’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Winter season of Queer|Art|Film, returning in person February 14th – May 9th.


WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY is a fast-break series about the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court. The series features John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Tracye Letts, Rob Morgan, Sally Field, and more.


Winning Time: the Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is a fast-break series about the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court. The series stars John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody, Tracy Letts, and more.

Apple Announces Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Series THEY CALL ME MAGIC

Apple TV announced today “They Call Me Magic,” the highly anticipated four-part documentary event that takes an illuminating, holistic look into the life and career of Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, one of the world’s most iconic figures. “They Call Me Magic” offers a rare glimpse into the incredible real life story of Johnson. Watch the new teaser now!

New Musical CAMP GINGER Makes Debut at The Little Theatre at the Actors Company

Camp Ginger, an original solo musical, is set to make its world premiere in Hollywood. This semi-autobiographical, solo-musical comedy is about a fantastical summer camp full of ginger-haired campers and counselors helping a kid named Steve find his true self. It opens on February 26th at 5pm and 7:30pm at the Little Theater at the Actors Company - 916 N Formosa Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Peacock Announces Joe Montana Docuseries Premiere Date

The series also features exclusive footage, as well as interviews of many NFL personalities including Tom Brady, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, George Seifert, Ed Debartolo, Peyton Manning, Magic Johnson, and Ken Griffey Jr. Plus, watch the new trailer now!

Apple TV+ Announces New Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Docu-Series

The four-part docuseries will explore the remarkable accomplishments and global impact of Johnson’s life, both on and off the court. From his humble beginnings in Lansing, Michigan to becoming a five-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, he changed the conversation around HIV and transcended into a community activist and big entrepreneur.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing to Release Memoir by Kelsey Chittick SECOND HALF

The hilarious and moving memoir, 'Second Half: Surviving Loss and Finding Magic in the Missing', documents her experience losing her husband, NFL football player Nate Hobgood-Chittick, when he was 42 and then navigating love, loss and widowhood while raising two children.

BWW Interview: Don Reed of GOING OUT at The Marsh Is Thrilled to Be Back Where He Belongs, Performing Live Onstage in Berkeley

The Marsh couldn't have chosen anyone more fitting for its return to live in-person performances than fan favorite Don Reed, whose partnership with The Marsh encompasses many hit shows over the past decade. Starting August 21st, Reed performs his brand-new one-man show 'Going Out' at The Marsh Berkeley. BroadwayWorld talks to Reed about the show.

VIDEO: Chris Rock on Not Hosting the Oscars, His New Film SPIRAL, and More

Last night, Chris Rock was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. During the interview, Chris talks about people not recognizing him when he wears a mask, doing stand-up shows again, writing things in his journal every day, his dating life, his love of horror movies, and more.

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