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Jennifer won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Award for her performance as Effie White in Dreamgirls. Her breakout film performance also garnered a Screen Actors Guild Award and an NAACP Image Award. Additional film credits include Sex and the City, Secret Life of Bees, Winnie Mandela, The ... (read more)
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Jennifer won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Award for her performance as Effie White in Dreamgirls. Her breakout film performance also garnered a Screen Actors Guild Award and an NAACP Image Award. Additional film credits include Sex and the City, Secret Life of Bees, Winnie Mandela, The ... (read more)
VIDEO: Watch a New Behind-The-Scenes Look at the CATS Movie, Featuring Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba, & More!VIDEO: Watch a New Behind-The-Scenes Look at the CATS Movie, Featuring Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba, & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2019

Universal Pictures has released a new behind-the-scenes clip from the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats,' featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with the star-studded cast. Watch it below!  (more...)

The Philly POPS Little BIG Band to Give Free Performance in Malcolm X ParkThe Philly POPS Little BIG Band to Give Free Performance in Malcolm X Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

The Philly POPS steps outside the concert hall for a celebration of the legendary musicians who walked the streets of West Philadelphia. A Musical Celebration of West Philadelphia features the music of John Legend and The Roots, Patti LaBelle, John Coltrane, Jill Scott, the Stylistics, Will Smith, and Boyz II Men, performed by The Philly POPS little BIG Band with guest vocalists Melanie Ashe and Jon Williams. (more...)

Jason Derulo Shares Sizzling Video for Single 'Too Hot'Jason Derulo Shares Sizzling Video for Single 'Too Hot'
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Labor Day is gone, but the season is still sizzling hot with the release of global multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo's new video for “Too Hot.”  (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for September 2019Upcoming CD Releases for September 2019
by BWW Special - Sep 1, 2019

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for September, 2019. (more...)

Jason Derulo Drops New Single 'Too Hot'Jason Derulo Drops New Single 'Too Hot'
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Today, global multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo shares a new track entitled “Too Hot.”  (more...)

Enjoy A Night Of Broadway Classics, Standards And Pop Hits With Kristin Chenoweth At The Ridgefield PlayhouseEnjoy A Night Of Broadway Classics, Standards And Pop Hits With Kristin Chenoweth At The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Don't miss this night of Broadway classics, standards and pop hits when Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth takes the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse's Fall Gala on Saturday, September 28 at 8pm. Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. She received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in a?oePushing Daisies,a?? won a Tony Award for You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in the Broadway smash-hit Wicked. Chenoweth will make her Playhouse debut the day after her new album, For the Girls, is scheduled for release. The Gala begins at 5:30pm in Yanity Gymm, which will be transformed into a beautiful party space, with dinner, open bar and silent auction (Gala ticket holders only) and continues in the theater with a live auction and Kristin Chenoweth performance at 8pm. This event is part of Northern Trust Broadway & Cabaret Series. Media partner for this event is WEBE 108. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky Comes To Ensemble TheatreSeth Rudetsky Comes To Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents a one-night only experience with sensational Broadway host Seth Rudetsky a?" he will be leading a masterclass with 10 local artists with opportunity to view the class as an audience member, followed by 2 performances of his one-man show Deconstructing Broadway. (more...)

Idris Elba and James Corden Make Surprise Cameo on Taylor Swift's New Album LOVERIdris Elba and James Corden Make Surprise Cameo on Taylor Swift's New Album LOVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Fellow CATS co-stars Idris Elba and James Corden make a surprise appearance on Taylor Swift's newest album Lover! (more...)

Photo Flash: Latrice Royale Returns To The Laurie Beechman TheatrePhoto Flash: Latrice Royale Returns To The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

RuPaul's Drag Race break-out star LATRICE ROYALE will returned tonight with an updated version of her acclaimed one woman show HERE'S TO LIFE at The Laurie Beechman Theater.  In this celebratory journey of song and story-telling, Latrice shares tales of growing up gay in Compton, the events leading up to her “unfortunate incarceration,” and her infectious, ever-positive perspective that got her through it all. (more...)

City of Hope to Honor Diane Warren, Marc Shaiman, and MoreCity of Hope to Honor Diane Warren, Marc Shaiman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

City of Hope, a world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center, today announced the artists and creators who will receive special recognition at the Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group's 15th Annual Songs of Hope next month. Producer Boi-1da and songwriter Diane Warrenwill receive the Clive Davis a?oeLegend in Songwritinga?? Award presented by Clive Davis himself, composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman will receive the Electronic Arts a?oeComposer of the Yeara?? Award, songwriter and recording artist Tierra Whack will receive the Universal Music Publishing Group a?oeShe Is The Musica?? Award presented by Universal Music Publishing's Chairman and CEO Jody Gerson, Facebook will present the a?oeFacebook Songwriter Impacta?? Award to Hayley Kiyoko, The Dream will receive the Warner Chappell Music a?oeBeacon of Excellencea?? Award, and Linda Malkas, Ph.D. will receive the Songs of Hope Beverly and Ben Horowitz Legacy Award. (more...)

The Fred Barton Broadway Band and Guests Return To Feinstein's/54 BelowThe Fred Barton Broadway Band and Guests Return To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

Fred Barton and his Broadway Band returns to Feinstein's/54 Below and New York nightlife, with top-drawer guest singers, in a new evening of Broadway gems and Swing rarities, Friday, September 6 at 9:45 PM. As always, Fred presents performers who know how to stop shows, and the songs that let them do it, arranged for the band in his trademark explosive style which has made him the orchestrator of choice for the New York Pops and orchestras around the country. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'I Will Always Love You' Featuring Dolly PartonVIDEO: Listen to Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'I Will Always Love You' Featuring Dolly Parton
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth has announced her seventh album, For the Girls, one of her most personal and compelling projects to date. The album is a tribute to some of the great singers who have influenced her, with Chenoweth's personally charged interpretations of 12 classic songs identified with such iconic artists as Barbra Streisand ('The Way We Were'), Eva Cassidy ('It Doesn't Matter Anymore'), Dinah Washington ('What a Diff'rence A Day Made'), Doris Day ('When I Fall In Love'), Patsy Cline ('Crazy'), Judy Garland ('The Man That Got Away'), Carole King ('Will You Love Me Tomorrow'), Eydie Gorme ('I Wanna Be Around') and Linda Ronstadt ('Desperado'). (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 8/9: SEA WALL/A LIFE Opening Night Coverage and Reviews, and More!Wake Up With BWW 8/9: SEA WALL/A LIFE Opening Night Coverage and Reviews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2019

Today's top stories: we're taking you inside opening night of Sea Wall/A Life! Check out photos, read the reviews, and more! (more...)

Everything You Need to Know About the CATS Movie!Everything You Need to Know About the CATS Movie!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019

Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth's New Album to Feature Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson and Reba McEntireKristin Chenoweth's New Album to Feature Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson and Reba McEntire
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth has announced her new album, For The Girls, according to Billboard. The album will feature Ariana Grande,Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson and Reba McEntire to salute great female singers who have come before them.  (more...)

THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE, CURIOUS INCIDENT and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's August Stage-to-Screen ReportTHE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE, CURIOUS INCIDENT and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's August Stage-to-Screen Report
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play King Triton. Not only do we have the film to look forward to, but it was also announced that ABC will air The Little Mermaid Live! with Auli'i Cravalho and Queen Latifah. The highly-anticipated Cats film trailer was released, and a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was announced!  (more...)

New York Youth Symphony Announces Its 57th Season Of Concerts And VenuesNew York Youth Symphony Announces Its 57th Season Of Concerts And Venues
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), is proud to continue its mission of educating and inspiring young musicians through its Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber Music, Composition, Musical Theater Composition, Apprenticeship Conducting, and First Music commissioning programs. This season includes seven world premieres of new works commissioned through the First Music program, composed for the Orchestra, Jazz, and Chamber Music ensembles. The season also features renowned and up-and-coming soloists including prodigy pianist Harmony Zhu, 2019 Sphinx Competition winner cellist Sterling Elliott, and leading young pianist Michelle Cann in the Carnegie Hall premiere of Florence Price's recently re-discovered Piano Concerto in One Movement with NYYS Orchestra, as well as in-demand drummer Matt Wilson, celebrated saxophonist Steve Wilson, and trombone virtuoso Wycliffe Gordon with NYYS Jazz. The complete NYYS 2019-2020 concert calendar follows at the end of this press release. (more...)

Jacquelyn Holland-Wright and Philip Fortenberry Perform Benefit Concert To Honor Furry FriendsJacquelyn Holland-Wright and Philip Fortenberry Perform Benefit Concert To Honor Furry Friends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Actress and singer Jacquelyn Holland-Wright and pianist Dr. Philip Fortenberry will present a?oeANYWAY,a?? a fur-nominal, heartwarming benefit concert to honor the furry friends in all our lives at The Smith Center's Myron's Cabaret Jazz showroom on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Aug. 2 and start at $39. Buy at The Smith Center Box Office, by phone 702-749-2000, or online at www.thesmithcenter.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Idris Elba Teaches Stephen Colbert Some CATS MovesVIDEO: Idris Elba Teaches Stephen Colbert Some CATS Moves
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2019

Idris Elba was a guest on Monday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and during the interview, Elba spoke about his role in the highly-anticipated Cats film. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Goldblum Disses James Corden's CATS Trailer Appearance During a Rap BattleVIDEO: Jeff Goldblum Disses James Corden's CATS Trailer Appearance During a Rap Battle
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday night's episode of The Late Late Show, host James Corden and guest Jeff Goldblum face off in a heated rap battle.  (more...)

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