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Bio:
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 complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 complete bio)
Wake Up With BWW 1/19: THE KITE RUNNER and A STRANGE LOOP Broadway Dates Confirmed, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/19: THE KITE RUNNER and A STRANGE LOOP Broadway Dates Confirmed, and More!
by - Jan 19, 2022

Today's top stories include a confirmed Broadway production of The Kite Runner. The stage adaptation of the book will play July 6 through October 30, 2022 at the Hayes Theatre. Plus, the full casting and dates have been announced for the Broadway premiere of A Strange Loop. 

Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Imag Photo Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

Today, the full list of nominees for the ‚Äú53rd NAACP Image Awards‚ÄĚ were announced. Nominees included Ariana DeBose, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Cynthia Erivo, Audra McDonald, Respect, Taraji P. Henson, Tituss Burgess, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Porter, Denzel Washington, and more. Check out the full list of nominees now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Playing Aretha Franklin on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Playing Aretha Franklin on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Jennifer Hudson appeared on The View today to discuss her performance as Aretha Franklin in the recent Respect biopic. Watch Hudson discuss the singer's impact and Franklin's friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the new interview now!

Cloud Cult Releases Single from First New Album in Six Years Photo Cloud Cult Releases Single from First New Album in Six Years
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Along with the album pre-order and single, news of the band’s 2022 US headline tour that runs May through August and follows their three upcoming performances on March 31st, April 1st and 2nd with the Minnesota Orchestra and conductor Sarah Hicks (Rufus Wainwright, Jennifer Hudson, Dessa).

Jennifer Hudson, Corey Hawkins & More Win AAFCA Awards Photo Jennifer Hudson, Corey Hawkins & More Win AAFCA Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Winners included Best Actress Jennifer Hudson (‚ÄúRespect‚ÄĚ), Best Supporting Actor Corey Hawkins (‚ÄúThe Tragedy of Macbeth‚ÄĚ), Best Screenplay (‚ÄúDon‚Äôt Look Up‚ÄĚ written by Adam McKay), ‚ÄúWho We Are‚ÄĚ for Best Independent Feature and ‚ÄúSummer of Soul‚ÄĚ for Best Documentary. Check out the full list of winners here!

Jazz Programming Coming Up At Birdland, January 17 - January 30 Photo Jazz Programming Coming Up At Birdland, January 17 - January 30
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2022

Get full details for jazz programming coming up at at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater. January 17 - January 30.

The Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts Opens Remarkable New Steinmetz Hall Photo The Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts Opens Remarkable New Steinmetz Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2022

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts today opened its highly anticipated Steinmetz Hall, a modern, architectural marvel distinguished by its incredible acoustics and unique ability to transform in shape, size and seating to accommodate a variety of performing arts and events, from operas to symphonies to modern rock.

Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and More Nominated For SAG Awards; Ful Photo Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and More Nominated For SAG Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

We've got all this year's SAG nominees to prepare you for the awards on February 27. The 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations included Andrew Garfield for tick, tick...BOOM!, Ariana DeBose for West Side Story, and Cynthia Erivo for Genius: Aretha.

Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, MJ Rodriguez and More Take Home Golden Photo Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, MJ Rodriguez and More Take Home Golden Globe Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

Last night, the winners were announced for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Among this year's winners were Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose for West Side Story, MJ Rodriguez from Pose, and Andrew Garfield for tick, tick...BOOM!

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2022 - Where to Watch THE GILDED AGE & More New Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2022 - Where to Watch THE GILDED AGE & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jan 8, 2022

Although it may be a new year, several classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list, along with HBO's star-studded The Gilded Age series and new additions to Seth Rudetsky's online concert series. Check out what you should stream this January!

UK Tour of DREAMGIRLS Heads to Milton Keynes Theatre Photo UK Tour of DREAMGIRLS Heads to Milton Keynes Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 5, 2022

Dreamgirls stars Nicole Raquel Dennis as Effie White with Sharlene Hector performing the role at certain performances. Milton Keynes actress Natalie Kassanga will play the role of Deena Jones at Milton Keynes Theatre, her hometown venue.

CATS Film is Now Available on Netflix UK Photo CATS Film is Now Available on Netflix UK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022

The 2019 film adaptation of Cats is now available to stream on Netflix in the UK. The film is not available on the US version of the streaming platform at this time.

The Wallis to Present Sheléa's PRETTY WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALAN & MARILYN BERG Photo The Wallis to Present Sheléa's PRETTY WORLD: THROUGH THE EYES OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2021

Singer, songwriter, keyboardist and actress SheleŐĀa, whose versatile and powerful voice transcends the boundaries of musical classification, returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with¬†Pretty World: Through the Eyes of Alan & Marilyn Bergman, on Saturday, January 15, 2022, 7:30 pm.

Wake Up With BWW 12/22: THE MUSIC MAN Clips, Oscars Shortlist, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/22: THE MUSIC MAN Clips, Oscars Shortlist, and More!
by - Dec 22, 2021

Today's top stories include two new clips from The Music Man on Broadway, including Hugh Jackman's entrance, and Jackman and Sutton Foster performing 'Shipoopi'! Plus, several shortlists have been announced for the upcoming 2022 Oscars, and more!

WEST SIDE STORY, TICK, TICK...BOOM! & More Featured on Oscars Shortlist For 10 Catego Photo WEST SIDE STORY, TICK, TICK...BOOM! & More Featured on Oscars Shortlist For 10 Categories
by Michael Major - Dec 21, 2021

The shortlists for Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Score, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound and Visual Effects have been announced. Candidates include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Hudson, Carole King, Dear Evan Hansen, Idina Menzel, and more.

Audra Mcdonald, Elizabeth Stanley, Lauren Patten, and More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Audra Mcdonald, Elizabeth Stanley, Lauren Patten, and More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Tonight to Talk Omicron
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2021

Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be speaking tonight with CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, as well as Michael Mina (Chief Science Officer at EMed) and Kim Prather, Ph.D., (Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, UC San Diego) about the new Omicron variant and what it means for Broadway and beyond on tonight's episode of 'Stars In The House' to benefit The Actors Fund.

Audra McDonald Added to Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige and Sacred Music' Photo Audra McDonald Added to Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige and Sacred Music'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will present the professional world premiere of Duke Ellington’s most significant work Black, Brown and Beige, the only-full length orchestration, as well as the composer’s equally pioneering and swinging work, Sacred Music, in a special, one-night event on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. 

New Events And Artists Announced For The Opening Weekend Community Celebration Of Ste Photo New Events And Artists Announced For The Opening Weekend Community Celebration Of Steinmetz Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts today announced new events and artists for the opening weekend community celebration of Steinmetz Hall, an acoustically remarkable theater that completes the original design for the arts center. 

Performers Added For A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS at Catalina Jazz Club This Weekend Photo Performers Added For A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS at Catalina Jazz Club This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Chris Isaacson Presents and Ronn Goswick have announced the addition of the Season 10 winner of NBC's The Voice Alisan Porter along with Chad Doreck, Kate Harmon, Bethany Joy Lenz, Nicole Santiago, Matt Zarley, and newcomer Ava Delaney to the lineup of performers for the 12th Annual A Broadway Christmas. 

CYRANO, WEST SIDE STORY, TICK, TICK... BOOM! & More Among 2022 Golden Globe Nominees  Photo CYRANO, WEST SIDE STORY, TICK, TICK... BOOM! & More Among 2022 Golden Globe Nominees - See the Full List!
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

Films such as West Side Story, tick, tick...BOOM!, Cyrano, Encanto, and In the Heights were recognized this morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press. Nominees also included Peter Dinklage, Denzel Washington, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ewan McGregor, Uzo Aduba, Aaron Sorkin, Hannah Waddingham, Steve Martin, Martin Short, and more.

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