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Birth Place:
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Regional: Dreamgirls, Bubbling Brown Sugar, The Wiz, Sweeney Todd. Nat’l Tour: The Color Purple (Squeak). UIUC/NYU Alumna. Motown,the Musical(Florence ,Diana Ross U/S) (read more)
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Birth Place: Chicago

Bio:
Regional: Dreamgirls, Bubbling Brown Sugar, The Wiz, Sweeney Todd. Nat’l Tour: The Color Purple (Squeak). UIUC/NYU Alumna. Motown,the Musical(Florence ,Diana Ross U/S) (read more)
Black Broadway Announces Mental Health Benefit Concert: Darkness RISING: Live 2!Black Broadway Announces Mental Health Benefit Concert: Darkness RISING: Live 2!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Join the Black Broadway community as they perform inspirational cover songs at Darkness RISING: Live 2. The concert benefits Darkness RISING Nonprofit, an organization which focuses on mental wellness in the Black community. The event will be held at the Knitting Factory Brooklyn at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm). Knitting Factory is located at 361 Metropolitan Ave in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The evening will incude vendors, raffle prizes, a silent auction and a full bar, and will be hosted by Broadway Black's Drew Shade. Tickets can be purchased at bkknittingfactory.com. (more...)

Marva Hicks, Amber Iman, and More Star in Two River Theater's OO-BLA-DEEMarva Hicks, Amber Iman, and More Star in Two River Theater's OO-BLA-DEE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Two River Theater . announces the complete cast for its production of Oo-Bla-Dee, written by Golden Globe Award winner Regina Taylor (Crowns, I'll Fly Away), featuring original songs by Taylor and Obie Award winning composer Diedre L. Murray (Running Man, Eli's Comin'), directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson's Jitney, Lackawanna Blues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Take Bows in Roundabout's MY ONE AND ONLY Benefit!Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Take Bows in Roundabout's MY ONE AND ONLY Benefit!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 13, 2018

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company presented a special one-night-only Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the award-winning musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. The event was led by Sutton Foster ('Edythe Herbert') and Gavin Creel ('Captain Billy Buck Chandler'), with Heidi Blickenstaff ('Mickey'), Ted Louis Levy ('Mr. Magix'), Michael Park ('Prince Nicolai') and Lance Roberts ('Rev. J.D. Montgomery'). (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park & More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLYHeidi Blickenstaff, Michael Park & More Join Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel in MY ONE AND ONLY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced that Heidi Blickenstaff ('Mickey'), Ted Louis Levy ('Mr. Magix'), Michael Park ('Prince Nicolai') and Lance Roberts ('Rev. J.D. Montgomery') have joined Sutton Foster ('Edythe Herbert') and Gavin Creel ('Captain Billy Buck Chandler') in a special one-night-only Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the award-winning musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSVIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2018

At a recent performance of Little Shop of Horrors at the Kennedy Center, composer Alan Menken stopped by! He took to the stage to say a few words to the cast, and you can watch his whole speech in the video below. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) is now on stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway Goes Center Stage with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Broadway Goes Center Stage with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Oct 26, 2018

All things considered, this presentation offers a fabulous time at the theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSPhoto Flash: First Look At Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella). Check out the photos below! (more...)

Michael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in DC LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSMichael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in DC LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The Kennedy Center is getting into the Halloween spirit with its all-star production of Little Shop of Horrors. It has just been announced that James Monroe Iglehart will not be able to perform. He will be replaced by Michael James Leslie, who has played the role of Audrey II to critical acclaim on Broadway and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal With Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and the Cast of The Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal With Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and the Cast of The Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Walter McBride - Oct 13, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will continue its Broadway Center Stage series with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw. The production will run Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Kennedy CenterFREEZE FRAME: Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Kennedy Center
by Walter McBride - Oct 11, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will continue its Broadway Center Stage series with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw. The production will run Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018. Check out some early shots of the cast of the production below! (more...)

BWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor & More!BWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 11, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will continue its Broadway Center Stage series with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw. The production will run Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Nick Cordero, Amber Iman, and More Join Star-Studded LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in DCNick Cordero, Amber Iman, and More Join Star-Studded LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in DC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the complete cast and creative team for the Broadway Center Stage production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors (more...)

BWW Review: SOUL THE STAX MUSICAL - Baltimore Center Stage Presents World Premiere Until June 10, 2018BWW Review: SOUL THE STAX MUSICAL - Baltimore Center Stage Presents World Premiere Until June 10, 2018
by Charles Shubow - May 17, 2018

I cannot think of a more fitting way to say thank you to Baltimore Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah than attending SOUL THE STAX MUSICAL which runs to June 10, 2018. (more...)

With SOUL, Stax Lives Again at Center StageWith SOUL, Stax Lives Again at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - May 12, 2018

We want the same songs we (or our parents or grandparents, as the case may be) grew up with, every note of the horn arrangements, and the original singer's voices, imparting each smidgen of intonation and pacing that the original singe added to the song. A historical frame for the musical is perfect for catering to that simple but demanding taste: You want to see Otis Redding singing (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay? Fine, we've reached 1967 in the story, so here he is! And damn, doesn't he sound good? (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Feb 27, 2018

As you know, February is Black History Month. We here at Broadway Sessions wanted to take a moment to reflect on the massive impact of African American legacy on Broadway and beyond. We rallied an incredible roster of some of Broadway's most fantastic voices to speak and sing on the subject. The result was moving and hilarious and powerful and poignant. And the singing? Well, let's just say y'all aren't ready for this! (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACEWorks & Process At The Guggenheim Presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACE on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACEWorks & Process At The Guggenheim Presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents LA Phil/Beth Morrison Projects: PLACE on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month Featuring Denee Benton and MoreBroadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month Featuring Denee Benton and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Broadway Sessions celebrates Black History Month this week, 2/15 BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday night, February 15th,  Broadway Sessions celebrates Black History Month with an all star cast of Broadway favorites (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of HALLELUJAH, BABY!Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of HALLELUJAH, BABY!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 29, 2018

It's a Jule Styne Celebration! The York Theatre Company presents the 1968 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Hallelujah, Baby!, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and book by Arthur Laurents, the first of three shows in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of composer Jule Styne. (more...)

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