Ocean Grove Presents the Philadelphia Boys Choir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Each summer, OGCMA plays a leading role in music on the beautiful Jersey Shore, presenting an exciting, diverse line-up of family entertainment in its famous 6,000-seat Great Auditorium. (more...)

Ocean Grove Presents the Philadelphia Boys Choir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Each summer, OGCMA plays a leading role in music on the beautiful Jersey Shore, presenting an exciting, diverse line-up of family entertainment in its famous 6,000-seat Great Auditorium. (more...)

Project1VOICE to Stage Readings of Dael Orlandersmith's YELLOWMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2017 is set, with over 40 theater companies and organizations participating in celebrating the American theater with staged readings of Yellowman--the 2002 Pulitzer-Prize finalist for Drama--by Dael Orlandersmith on Monday, June 19, 2017. (more...)

Ted Louis Levy to Star in JELLY'S LAST JAM at Le Petit Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

TED LOUIS LEVY steps into the past while looking to the future. Swinging, forward, into the lead roll of Jelly's Last Jam at La' Petit! (more...)

BWW Review: LaChanze Heavenly in Encores!'s Terrific CABIN IN THE SKY
by Michael Dale - Feb 12, 2016

The 1940 musical will most likely never be fully revived, but the Encores! concert mounting features a wonderful cast and sweet Vernon Duke music. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson is 'Excited But Nervous' to Make Broadway Debut in THE COLOR PURPLE
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat with Kathie Lee and Hoda about moving to New York to star in the Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE this fall. (more...)

Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson to Make Broadway Debut in THE COLOR PURPLE Revival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

According to the New York Post, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will soon make her Broadway debut in an upcoming revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, who also produced the original 2005 production, this version of the show started at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, directed by John Doyle. Michael Riedel writes that Winfrey called Hudson personally to ask her to play Celie in the musical. (more...)

Broadway Vet Lawrence Hamilton Dies at 59
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Lawrence Hamilton, the elegant and commanding musical theater artist and one of Broadway's leading men, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City due to complications following bypass surgery. He was 59. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon, Natasha Yvette Williams & More to Honor Linda Twine at Stage 72, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Some of Broadway's brightest stars will join host Colman Domingo (Tony nominee THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, PASSING STRANGE) in a tribute to the beloved Broadway music director Linda Twine - who has served as music director for numerous shows including THE COLOR PURPLE, CAROLINE OR CHANGE, BIG RIVER and A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD - at the first-ever SINGERS ALWAYS DELIVER concert on Monday, March 10 at 7 pm at Stage 72 (158 W. 72 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Elaine Stritch, Faith Prince, Tonya Pinkins and More at 54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2012

It was a starry week at 54 BELOW with performances from Faith Prince and Jason Graae, Maurice Hines and Tonya Pinkins. Among the celebrities who came out for their opening night performances were Elaine Stritch, S. Epatha Merkerson, La Chanze, Liiliane Montevecchi, Donna McKechnie, Ron Raines, Nona Hendryx, Andre de Shields, Adriane Lenox, Jeanine Tesori, Phillip Boykin, Jeff Calhoun, Mary Rodgers, George C. Wolfe, George Faison, Billy Porter, Brenda Braxton, Adrian Bailey, Mark Nadler, Stanley Wayne Mathis, Charles Randolph-Wright and Julie Budd. Check out photos from the events below! (more...)

Brooklyn Phil Announces BED-STUY Series, 5/9-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Following the Brighton Beach and Downtown Brooklyn series, the Brooklyn Phil concludes its 2011-12 relaunch season with three free concerts in the heart of BED-STUY, in partnership with Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and Brooklyn Public Library. (more...)

Apollo Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Apollo Theater will host Behind the Scenes: Women in Theatre on Monday, March 12. The free panel, which focuses on women's careers in the theatrical industry, is presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program, the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, The Broadway League and the League of Professional Theatre Women, as part of the "Made in NY" Industry Series. The panel begins at 6:30p.m. and is free and open to the public. (more...)

Apollo Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Apollo Theater will host Behind the Scenes: Women in Theatre on Monday, March 12. The free panel, which focuses on women's careers in the theatrical industry, is presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program, the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, The Broadway League and the League of Professional Theatre Women, as part of the "Made in NY" Industry Series. The panel begins at 6:30p.m. and is free and open to the public. (more...)

Brooklyn Phil Presents Deborah Buck In Recital
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

Sunday, January 29 at 2:00pm at the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Philharmonic will present violinist Deborah Buck-concertmaster of the Brooklyn Phil since 2007-in recital with pianist Molly Morkoski. (more...)

Brooklyn Phil Presents Deborah Buck In Recital
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2011

Sunday, January 29 at 2:00pm at the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Philharmonic will present violinist Deborah Buck-concertmaster of the Brooklyn Phil since 2007-in recital with pianist Molly Morkoski. (more...)

Brooklyn Philharmonic Features Mos Def, Leslie Uggams, et al. in New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011

Brooklyn philharmonic has just announced their 2011-12 season: (more...)

Idol's Barrino Debuts in 'The Color Purple' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2007

American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino will make her Broadway debut in the starring role of Celie in The Color Purple, beginning tonight Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 7pm, at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

American Idol's Fantasia Barrino to Join The Color Purple
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2007

Following an inspiring live performance on American Idol tonight, Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 8PM EST (8PM PST tape-delayed) on FOX TV, as well as an interview and performance scheduled to air on The Oprah Winfrey Show Wednesday, February 28, 2007 (check local listings), the producers of THE COLOR PURPLE confirm that American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino is set to make her Broadway debut in the starring role of Celie beginning Tuesday, April 10, 2007. (more...)

The Color Purple Explored in TV One Special; Airs 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2007

A new television special on The Color Purple will celebrate the hit musical's journey from page and screen to the stage. (more...)

LaChanze and Norman Set for 11/29 'Purple' Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2006

On Wednesday, November 29th, Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple bookwriter Marsha Norman will join Broadway star LaChanze, who will reprise her Tony Award-winning role as Celie in a free event to promote the new book The Color Purple: A Memory Book of the Broadway Musical. (more...)

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