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Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair D Photo Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair Discrimination & Pass CROWN Act
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2022

Among the members who signed the statement of support for the CROWN Act are Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kerry Washington, and dozens of other performers. In the letter, members assert, ‚ÄúDiscrimination based on hair style or texture is a destructive practice that has alienated and caused irreparable harm to Black Americans.‚Ä̬†

Drag Legend Lady Bunny Will Bring THE GREATEST HO to Catalina Jazz Club This Month Photo Drag Legend Lady Bunny Will Bring THE GREATEST HO to Catalina Jazz Club This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

New York City drag legend Lady Bunny is set to bring her new show The Greatest Ho on Earth! to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for two performances only on Friday, September 23, at 8:30pm, and (added by popular demand) Monday, September 26 at 8:30pm.

P-VALLEY Star Harriett D. Foy to Release New Single Photo P-VALLEY Star Harriett D. Foy to Release New Single
by Michael Major - Sep 6, 2022

An award-winning stage actress, she has lent her vocals to cast albums for Broadway and off-Broadway productions including Amelie, Amazing Grace, Lone Star Love, Reunion, and Inside Out. She performs with the Discoettes, a group she created with her ‚Äėsister-friends,‚Äô fellow performers Carmen Ruby Floyd and Laiona Michelle.¬†

Joe's Pub Announces Juneteenth Celebration Plus July and August Programming With Tick Photo Joe's Pub Announces Juneteenth Celebration Plus July and August Programming With Tickets for $20 and Less Shows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Joe’s Pub has announced incredible performances coming up in July and August plus join us this Sunday at Astor Place for Juneteenth. Don’t miss performances from First Ladies of Disco (Martha Wash, Linda Clifford, and Norma Jean Wright (formerly  of Chic), Matteo Lane, Cocomama, and more.

Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Tracie Bennett (Hangmen, End of the Rainbow) and Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Amazing Grace) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys.'

Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Tony nominee¬†Sally Mayes, Bistro winner¬†Nicolas King,¬†Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner¬†Amy Jo Jackson¬†(Joe‚Äôs Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď will take place at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.¬†

Drag Icon Lady Bunny Extends UNMASKED & UNFILTERED At Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo Drag Icon Lady Bunny Extends UNMASKED & UNFILTERED At Laurie Beechman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Just in time for Easter, legendary drag icon LADY BUNNY hops into Times Square with the New York Premiere of her internationally acclaimed touring show UNMASKED & UNFILTERED at The Laurie Beechman Theatre -- now extended through April 23. Bunny was trapped in her apartment during lockdown, allowing her filthy and demented thoughts to marinate.

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. 

Drag Performer Lady Bunny Brings AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH LADY BUNNY to the Cataline  Photo Drag Performer Lady Bunny Brings AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH LADY BUNNY to the Cataline Jazz Club
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

New York City drag legend Lady Bunny is set to bring her new show An Intimate Evening with Lady Bunny and Her Greatest Tits! to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for one performance only on Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents and Catalina.

Martha Wash Videos

Video: First Look at Chicago Premiere Of WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Videoplay
Video: First Look at Chicago Premiere Of WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2018

The production that has had audience members 'burning off pounds just laughing,' according to the Los Angeles Times, WaistWatchers The Musical! makes its Chicago Premiere at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., this fall. Produced by Dana Matthow and featuring the queen of disco Martha Wash, known for singing the powerful anthem 'It's Raining Men,' and 'Everybody Dance Now,' the musical takes a lighthearted and hilarious look at women dealing with their relationship to food, friendship and fitness, while celebrating the transformative power of female friendship on the journey to self-acceptance. Capturing audiences of all ages from start to finish, the Chicago production begins September 13 for an open run with a press opening September 21, 2018.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from 'PHYLLIS HYMAN' and 'MIGHTY REAL', Coming to The Gramercy Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

AnthonyKen LLC will present their two hit biographical musicals MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL and AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN together for one weekend only at The Gramercy Theater (127 East 23rd Street) this month. Click below to watch highlights from both shows!

BWW TV Exclusive: PRISCILLA in Rehearsal at the Tonys with Paul Shaffer & Martha Wash!
by Jessica Lewis - Jun 11, 2011

As previously reported, the cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT will be performing the show stopper 'It's Raining Men' at the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday, June 12. The performance will be broadcast as part of the ceremony on CBS. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the rehearsal run with special guest performers Paul Shaffer (who wrote the tune) and Martha Wash (the song's original songstress). Click below for a video preview of Sunday's production number!

STAGE TUBE: What to Expect from the PRISCILLA Tony Performance - Martha Wash Sings 'It's Raining Men'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2011

Casts from some of Broadway's hottest tickets will take the stage at the Tony Awards this year - including the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert featuring Nick Adams, Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson and special appearances by Paul Shaffer and the legendary Martha Wash. BroadwayWorld has learned that the men of Priscilla will be taking the stage with Wash for a rendition of 'It's Raining Men,' a number written by Paul Shaffer and originally performed by Martha Wash. Click below for Wash singing the hit tune from days past!

BroadwayWorld TV: That's Kentertainment ‚Ä" 'Kristin Chenoweth, Martha Wash And More!'
by That's Kentertainment! - Aug 1, 2005

This week on That's Kentertainment! Ken brings you Kristin Chenoweth, Martha Wash and more!