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Wake Up With BWW 5/26: HADESTOWN Band Diversity Initiative, LES MISERABLES in Tokyo,  Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/26: HADESTOWN Band Diversity Initiative, LES MISERABLES in Tokyo, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

Today's top stories: Hadestown band diversity initiative, Les Miserables opens in Tokyo, and more!

LITTLE MERMAID Actor Samuel E. Wright Dies at 74 Photo LITTLE MERMAID Actor Samuel E. Wright Dies at 74
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

Wright had an extensive career on Broadway, including appearances as Mufasa in 'The Lion King' and replacing Ben Vereen in the original Broadway production of 'Pippin.'

Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Minskoff Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Minskoff Theatre! Learn about the stars to have graced the Minskoff stage, including Debbie Reynolds, Debbie Allen, Bette Midler, Glenn Close & more; the theater's longest-running show, The Lion King, and much more!

Playwright Keenan Scott II Has Signed With A3 Artists Agency Photo Playwright Keenan Scott II Has Signed With A3 Artists Agency
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2020

Deadline has reported that playwright Keenan Scott II, whose play Thoughts of a Colored Man is a likely to be staged on Broadway post-shutdown,  has signed with A3 Artists Agency.

BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Feb 22, 2020

On Saturday, February 22, I had the pleasure of seeing the opening performance of THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre, in Bridgeport, CT. This adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story, made famous to younger generations by the animated Disney movie is written by Phill Hill.  Having never personally read the Hans Christian Andersen story, my character name references will be based on the Disney adaptation, which I do believe is likely to be the version most well known.  Ricky Altamirano directs, choreographs and stars as Hermit, the crab Disney calls a?oeSebastian.a??

Everything to Know About Disney on Broadway! Photo Everything to Know About Disney on Broadway!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 1, 2019

Disney has officially been making magic on Broadway for 25 years! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Disney on Broadway is partnering with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to put on a special benefit to celebrate the momentous occasion. We're getting in on the celebration by looking back at Disney's show-stopping productions, from classics like Beauty and the Beast and Newsies to current favorites like Aladdin and Frozen. Check it all out!

Photo Flash: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Opens At Baltimore Stage Photo Photo Flash: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Opens At Baltimore Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2019

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN opened this week at Baltimore Center Stage. The new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and choreographed by Millicent Marie Johnnie is a co-production with Syracuse Stage and Baltimore Center Stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Baltimore Stage Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Baltimore Stage
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN starts previews tomorrow at Baltimore Center Stage. The new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and choreographed by Millicent Marie Johnnie is a co-production with Syracuse Stage and Baltimore Center Stage.

VIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage Photo VIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN starts previews tomorrow at Baltimore Center Stage.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Cast of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Cast of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

Baltimore Center Stage announces the cast and artistic team for the world premiere play, Thoughts of a Colored Man. This journey through the 21st Century mind captures the strengths, weaknesses, and deepest fears of men striving to discover their identities.

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Return to Ring in the Holidays Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Return to Ring in the Holidays
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS, the holiday musical revue for lovers of Gospel, R&B and Soul music, from the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman, returns to New York City for the third year this December.

BWW Review: The World Premiere of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN is Captivating at Syracus Photo BWW Review: The World Premiere of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN is Captivating at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 15, 2019

Syracuse Stage opens its 2019/2020 season with a world premiere production of Thoughts of a Colored Man, written by Keenan Scott II and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. It is co-produced with Baltimore Center Stage and two commercial producers, Brian Moreland and Ron Simons, who anticipate moving this new play to New York after the run in Syracuse and Baltimore (beginning October 10). The play is real, raw, and truly captivating; the emotional and powerful stories are conveyed through music, dance, and poetic language.

Photo Flash: First Look at THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Syracuse Stage Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Syracuse Stage
by Paul Smith - Sep 12, 2019

Syracuse Stage opens the 2019/2020 season with the world premiere production of 'Thoughts of a Colored Man.' Performance dates are Sept. 4 through 22. Photos are in and check out this production!

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Syracuse Stage Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN at Syracuse Stage?
by Alan Henry - Sep 9, 2019

Syracuse Stage opens the 2019/2020 season with the world premiere production of 'Thoughts of a Colored Man.' Performance dates are Sept. 4 through 22. Reviews are in! Find out what critics thought of this new play.

Syracuse Stage Launches Season with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Photo Syracuse Stage Launches Season with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by Julie Musbach - Aug 12, 2019

Syracuse Stage opens the 2019/2020 season with the world premiere production of a?oeThoughts of a Colored Man.a?? Performance dates are Sept. 4 through 22. Tickets are available at www.SyracuseStage.org or at the Box Office (315)-443-3275.

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Announces Casting; Forrest McClendon and More Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Announces Casting; Forrest McClendon and More
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019

Today, producers Brian Moreland and Ron Simons announced casting for the world premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and choreographed by Millicent Marie Johnnie in a co-production with Syracuse Stage and Baltimore Center Stage.

THE LITTLE MERMAID Dives Into the Walt Disney Signature Collection in Honor of 30th A Photo THE LITTLE MERMAID Dives Into the Walt Disney Signature Collection in Honor of 30th Anniversary
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 11, 2019

In honor of its 30th¬†anniversary, two-time Academy Award¬ģ-winner (Best Original Score and Best Original Song ‚ÄúUnder the Sea,‚ÄĚ 1989) ‚ÄúThe Little Mermaid,‚ÄĚ dives into the highly celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection with all-new bonus features and a sing-along mode. The magical, musical tale of mermaid princess Ariel ‚ÄĒ along with loveable sidekicks Sebastian and Flounder, and the love-to-hate sea witch Ursula ‚ÄĒ is¬†shore¬†to make a splash with all generations when it comes home for the first time Digitally in HD, 4K Ultra HD¬†¬†and Movies Anywhere on¬†Feb. 12, and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on¬†Feb. 26.

Photo Flash: Naomi Campbell, Marc Jacobs, Lilli Cooper and More Feature in A SOULFUL  Photo Photo Flash: Naomi Campbell, Marc Jacobs, Lilli Cooper and More Feature in A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS
by Julie Musbach - Dec 17, 2018

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS, the holiday musical revue from the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman, returned to New York City this weekend (performed Saturday, December 15th at 8:00 pm and Sunday December 16th at 2:00 pm) at The Actor's Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS' Burgandy Williams To Perform At The 2018 Emery Awards Tonight Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS' Burgandy Williams To Perform At The 2018 Emery Awards Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS cast member Burgandy Williams will perform at The 2018 Emery Awards this evening - Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - at Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall Street, NYC). Ms. Williams was a performer at last year's ceremony, singing Aretha Franklin's "Rock Steady."  She returns this year with another Queen of Soul classic - "Respect." The event will be hosted by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"), and also features a performance from singer We McDonald (2017 finalist on NBC's "The Voice").

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Returns To New York City This December Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Returns To New York City This December
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2018

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS, the holiday musical revue from the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman will return to New York City this December for one weekend only, performing Saturday, December 15th at 8:00 pm and Sunday December 16th at 2:00 pm at The Actor's Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

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