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20/20 to Present ARETHA: SOUL, SONG, R E S P E C T Tonight Photo 20/20 to Present ARETHA: SOUL, SONG, R E S P E C T Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Following the death of musical and cultural legend Aretha Franklin, a special edition of “20/20” reflects on the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul who had an iconic six-decade career spanning an array of musical genres. The hour gives an in-depth look at Franklin's memorable career and the impact that she had on millions of people around the world. The special will feature footage of the star from the ABC News archives, including Diane Sawyer's trip with Franklin to her hometown of Detroit in 2000 and a never-before-seen video of Franklin on tour. The hour also features interviews with Harvey Mason Jr., who is making a biopic of Franklin starring actress Jennifer Hudson; and legendary director John Landis, who cast Franklin in “The Blues Brothers.” “Aretha: Soul, Song, R E S P E C T” airs on a special edition of “20/20,” Thursday, Aug. 16 (8:00–9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

The Recording Academy Announces New Advocacy Committee Photo The Recording Academy Announces New Advocacy Committee
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Today, the Recording Academy announced that two-time GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair and four-time GRAMMY-nominated producer and songwriter Harvey Mason Jr. will lead the Academy's National Advocacy Committee as co-chairs. Joined by Committee members Sue Ennis, Lalah Hathaway, Booker T. Jones, and Nile Rodgers, the Committee's immediate focus is ensuring that the Senate passes the Music Modernization Act, which would be the first major reform to music copyright law in decades. The Committee is also focused on encouraging participation from the music community in the Academy's annual District Advocate day, which will take place on Oct. 24 in congressional districts across the country.

Photo Flash: John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and More Perform At JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR  Photo Photo Flash: John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and More Perform At JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT FYC Event
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Last night, Monday, May 21 at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, CA, NBC's critically and commercially acclaimed 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert' was celebrated with a robust panel discussion and special musical performances.

BWW Exclusive: Producing a Classic- On the Set of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE with Pr Photo BWW Exclusive: Producing a Classic- On the Set of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE with Producer Neil Meron
by Richard Ridge - Mar 23, 2018

What's the buzz on the set of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert? Neil Meron is telling us what's a-happening as John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper and more make their final preparations to bring the beloved classic to your living room.

Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Cast & Creatives Meet The Press Photo Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Cast & Creatives Meet The Press
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The cast and creatives of the NBC's highly anticipated JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE met the press last night in New York City. Check out the gallery below to see what the buzz is all about! 

Get The Buzz! Marc Platt & Neil Meron Talk JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Photo Get The Buzz! Marc Platt & Neil Meron Talk JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Last week, producers Marc Platt and Neil Meron met with members of the press to share some insight on NBC's upcoming JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT. NBC's highly anticipated special event is set to star John Legend as Jesus Christ, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Alice Cooper as King Herod, and Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas. The event will air live Easter Sunday, April 1, and will be presented as a concert staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic rock opera. It will be performed in front of a live audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y.

VIDEO: John Legend Hits All the High Notes in New Rehearsal Video for JESUS CHRIST SU Photo VIDEO: John Legend Hits All the High Notes in New Rehearsal Video for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Jesus is in good hands! John Legend will be playing Jesus in the upcoming staged Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC. Watch the all new video of him in rehearsal, including a clip of him singing from the show, below!

Photo Flash: Check Out All New Photos of John Legend as Jesus in JESUS CHRIST SUPERST Photo Photo Flash: Check Out All New Photos of John Legend as Jesus in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

All new photos have been released of John Legend as Jesus in NBC's upcoming staged 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.' Check out the photos below!

What's the Buzz? Full Company Announced for NBC's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONC Photo What's the Buzz? Full Company Announced for NBC's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony Award-winning producer, 'Hamilton' alum and 'Power' co-star Brandon Victor Dixon will star as Judas and join an already stellar cast in NBC's highly anticipated special event 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,' to be aired Easter Sunday, April 1 from the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y. Also joining the cast are Tony nominee Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Tony nominee Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Broadway veteran Jason Tam as Peter, 'M. Butterfly' star Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock star Erik Gronwall as Simon Zealotes.

Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis, and More Join NBC's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN  Photo Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis, and More Join NBC's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

TV Line reports that Brandon Victor Dixon will appear as Judas opposite Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper and John Legend in NBC's special event JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT, to be aired Easter Sunday, April 1. The next incarnation of NBC's series of live musicals will be an exuberant concert staging of this iconic rock opera in front of a live audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Aretha Franklin Chooses Jennifer Hudson to Play Her in Film Biopic Photo Aretha Franklin Chooses Jennifer Hudson to Play Her in Film Biopic
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2018

Clive Davis told the audience at his pre-Grammy party that Jennifer Hudson will be playing Aretha Franklin in the upcoming film biopic about the Queen of Soul. According to Deadline, Franklin hand-picked Hudson to portray her.

Peisha McPhee and Sergiu Tuhutiu Join Forces in CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY Photo Peisha McPhee and Sergiu Tuhutiu Join Forces in CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Peisha McPhee & Sergiu Tuhutiu in Chopin Meets Broadway on October 7th, 2017. For one night only, world-renowned vocalist and American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee, and award-winning European concert pianist Sergiu Tuhutiu, have collaborated to create their new show Chopin Meets Broadway, brilliantly bringing to life a medley of classical music and Broadway standards. Peisha and Sergiu beautifully demonstrate what happens when two disparate worlds collide an intoxicating musical mash up, not to be missed!

The Recording Academy to Honor Keith Urban at Grammys On the Hill Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Representatives of the worlds of music and politics will come together at The Recording Academy®'s 2017 GRAMMYs on the Hill® Awards on April 5 to honor four-time GRAMMY® winner Keith Urban.

Peisha McPhee & Sergiu Tuhutiu Take on 54 Below with CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY Featuring Katharine McPhee and Holt McCallany
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Peisha McPhee & Sergiu Tuhutiu in "Chopin Meets Broadway" on March 18th, 2017. For one night only, world-renowned vocalist and American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee, and award-winning European concert pianist Sergiu Tuhutiu, have collaborated to create their new show Chopin Meets Broadway, brilliantly bringing to life a medley of classical music and Broadway standards.

Global Animated Musical Hit SING Arrives on Digital HD & Special Edition Versions this March
by Movies News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are excited to announce that the global animated musical hit, SING arrives on Digital HD on March 3, 2017 and on Special Edition on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 21, 2017.

Show Tunes Get a Classical Twist in CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Peisha McPhee & Sergiu Tuhutiu in 'Chopin Meets Broadway' on March 18th, 2017.

Chris Isaacson Presents CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced Chopin Meets Broadway, the unique artistic collaboration of acclaimed vocalist Peisha McPhee and award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for two shows only on Today, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. 

Special Guests Katharine McPhee and Adrianna McPhee Join their Mom, Peisha, in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that Katharine and Adriana McPhee will join their mom Peisha McPhee along with award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for Chopin Meets Broadway at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm.

Chris Isaacson Presents CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced Chopin Meets Broadway, the unique artistic collaboration of acclaimed vocalist Peisha McPhee and award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for two shows only on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. 

STAGE TUBE: Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Reunites for Performance & Panel Discussion!
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

The cast and crew of NBC's acclaimed production of THE WIZ LIVE! reunited yesterday, Wednesday, June 1 at Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles for a panel discussion and live musical performances. Check out clips from the day below!

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