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Date of Birth: January 29, 1954 (64)
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Tonoccus McClain and Nita Whitaker Launch Winter Season at Sterling's Upstairs At The FederalTonoccus McClain and Nita Whitaker Launch Winter Season at Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019

Television and Broadway Musical Theatre performer TONOCCUS MCCLAIN debuts his first ever cabaret concert LIVING A WHY NOT LIFE with Musical Director Rob Woyshner on Sunday, January 20th at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood, CA. McClain has hosted television such TV shows as FOX Family's California Summer Countdown, reporting and anchoring Channel One News; and performed in Beauty and the Beast live at the Hollywood Bowl, Game of Thrones live at the LA Forum, numerous shows at the Disneyland Resort, and multiple performances at the Academy Awards. He also traveled North America touring in over 400 performances of The Lion King (Banzai u/s) for six years. He's crossed the globe singing in countries like South Korea, Spain, Germany, Mexico, the Czech Republic, Argentina, Canada, Australia, and across the Caribbean and back. (more...)

The Blackhouse Foundation and Facebook Partner to Bring the SEEN Program to Sundance for the Second YearThe Blackhouse Foundation and Facebook Partner to Bring the SEEN Program to Sundance for the Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The Blackhouse Foundation proudly announces Facebook will serve as a Premier Sponsor of its presence and programming at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival January 25-28 in Park City, UT. This continues a longstanding relationship between the organization and the leading social network.  (more...)

Producer Kendrell Bowman Creates New Talk Show 'The Happy Hour'Producer Kendrell Bowman Creates New Talk Show 'The Happy Hour'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

ANTHONYKEN, LLC has revealed a new talk show 'The Happy Hour', created by Kendrell Bowman (Off-Broadway Shows 'Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical' 'An Evening with Phyllis Hyman', 'A Soulful Christmas'). (more...)

Asbury Park Hosts A Night of ComedyAsbury Park Hosts A Night of Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Asbury Park get ready for a night of comedy with Aries Spears (MADtv), Jay Lamont (I Want Your Money), Cocoa Brown (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse), Smokey Suarez (BET's Comic View) & stand -up favorite, Stiletto in a special night of comedy taking place at the Paramount Theater on Saturday, March 16th at 8pm. (more...)

Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and R&B Singer Tank To Host 2019 Bounce Trumpet AwardsActress Wendy Raquel Robinson and R&B Singer Tank To Host 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

NAACP Image® Award-winning Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B singer Tank will host the 2019 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions.  (more...)

DIY Network Presents New Series, PHILLY REVIVALDIY Network Presents New Series, PHILLY REVIVAL
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

General contractor, real estate agent, designer and former opera singer Rachel Street resuscitates Philadelphia's historic homes in the new DIY Network seriesPhilly Revival. During the series, premiering Saturday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Rachel saves the homes' original 18th and 19th century features, such as custom tile murals, stair banisters, turrets and marble fireplace mantles, and then adds modern amenities to turn them into stunning, distinctive properties. (more...)

Opal Alladin, Keith Powell & More Will Lead TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Old GlobeOpal Alladin, Keith Powell & More Will Lead TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed (Torch, Brave Enough, Wild, 'Dear Sugar'), adapted for the stage by Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Instant Mom). Co-conceived by Marshall Heyman ('Dietland'), Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Fox's Grease Live!), and Vardalos, and directed by Globe favorite James Vasquez (American Mariachi, Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!), Tiny Beautiful Things will run February 9 - March 10, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, opening on Thursday, February 14. Tickets are on sale now starting at $30.00 and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.  (more...)

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION Heads to HGTVEXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION Heads to HGTV
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Television's highest-rated home renovation series of all time—Extreme Makeover: Home Edition—is coming to HGTV, with the network planning to produce 10 fresh episodes. While it has not yet revealed the cast for the new episodes, HGTV will showcase its own superstar experts in the weekly race to complete a custom, whole home renovation for one deserving family. The new episodes are expected to premiere in early 2020.  HGTV also secured the rights to air 100 existing episodes of the original series that ran on The ABC Television Network for nine successful seasons from 2003-2012. At its peak during the 2004/05 season, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition averaged nearly 16 million viewers on Sunday nights.  (more...)

Teknopolis, BAM's Interactive Digital Arts Showcase Returns For Its Third YearTeknopolis, BAM's Interactive Digital Arts Showcase Returns For Its Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Teknopolis, BAM's interactive digital arts showcase returns for its third year, offering the latest in technology-fueled arts, Feb 23-Mar 10 (more...)

Oprah to Host Live Q&A Event in NYC with Bradley Cooper,  Beto O'RourkeOprah to Host Live Q&A Event in NYC with Bradley Cooper, Beto O'Rourke
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Oprah Winfrey hosts “Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square,” a live event at PlayStation Theater in New York City featuring inspiring thought leaders, modern day influencers and social game changers on Tuesday, February 5 at 2pm EST. Tickets for the live event will go on sale this Monday, January 14 at 10am EST onOprah.com/oprahconversations. The event will also air on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and be available on “Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations” podcast at a later date.  (more...)

Orfeh, Rebecca Luker, Derek Klena And More Sing Steven Jamail At The Green Room 42Orfeh, Rebecca Luker, Derek Klena And More Sing Steven Jamail At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 Broadway's newest intimate concert venue will present a special evening of original music from composer and lyricist Steven Jamail on Monday, January 28 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Grammy Nominated Broadway Star Syndee Winters To Perform At Baltimore Center StageGrammy Nominated Broadway Star Syndee Winters To Perform At Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Baltimore Center Stage is thrilled to announce Grammy-nominated Broadway actress Syndee Winters will be in concert on Saturday February 9, 2019 in the Pearlstone Theater for a one-night-only special performance of her album Syndee Winters: Lessons >From a Lady, a musical love letter to American icon Lena Horne. Thanking her for her journey and sacrifice in her professional and personal life, Winters weaves stories and highlights the parallels of the life of Ms. Horne with those of her own professional and personal journey while infusing a beautiful interpretation of the standards Horne made famous, including "Yesterday, When I Was Young," and the iconic song from the 1970's film The Wiz, "Believe in Yourself." (more...)

PBS to Honor the Legacy of Black History MonthPBS to Honor the Legacy of Black History Month
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

PBS today announced special programming to commemorate Black History Month, as part of its commitment to celebrating the diversity of America year-round. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild AwardsJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild(MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced nominations for the 6th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. Winners will be honored at the black-tie gala on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. Today's announcement was made by MUAHS Awards Chair Sue Cabral-Ebert.  (more...)

LADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY TOUR Comes to NJPACLADIES NIGHT OUT COMEDY TOUR Comes to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Calling all ladies!!!! Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour featuring ADELE GIVENS, SHERRI SHEPHERD, LONI LOVE, JANELLE JAMES, and hosted by Bravo's leading lady NENE LEAKES makes a stop at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8PM.  (more...)

NAACP IMAGE AWARDS to Air Live on TV OneNAACP IMAGE AWARDS to Air Live on TV One
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The 50th NAACP Image Awards will air LIVE on TV One, a division of Urban One, Inc., on March 30, 2019. For the first time ever, the telecast will take place from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. The announcement was made today by NAACP National Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Urban One, Inc. & Chairman/CEO, TV One Alfred Liggins and TV One General Manager Michelle Rice. (more...)

Travel Channel Greenlights Reboot of RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!Travel Channel Greenlights Reboot of RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Ripley's Believe It or Not! has cornered the market on the extraordinary, the death defying, the odd and the unusual. Now, 100 years after Robert L. Ripley launched the brand, the phrase Believe It or Not! is known globally and has come to symbolize how we marvel at the wonders of our world. (more...)

Instagram Idols: BroadwayWorld's 100 Must-Follow Instagram Profiles in 2019Instagram Idols: BroadwayWorld's 100 Must-Follow Instagram Profiles in 2019
by BWW Special - Jan 2, 2019

We take a closer look at 100 Instagram profiles you should add to your feed as we close out the year, accounts noted for stellar content in 2018 and hints as to more excitement to come in 2019. By no means, however, could this list include all of our favorite creatives, industry representatives, and theatrical performers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2018Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2018
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year. (more...)

LIVE IT UP! WITH DONNA DRAKE Wins Two National Telly AwardsLIVE IT UP! WITH DONNA DRAKE Wins Two National Telly Awards
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

When a young “Chopped Junior” and “MasterChef Junior” contestant lost use of one of her most important cooking appliances--her oven--following the events of Hurricane Sandy, little did she know a friend and inspirational TV host would come to her aid. But that was just the case for Junior Chef AJ Espinoza when “Live It Up!” Host Donna Drake gifted the young professional a brand new oven with the help of Sub Zero Group E earlier this year. That heartwarming segment, along with Drake's continued efforts to champion empowerment and positivity throughout the show have earned it TWO National Telly Awards for the 39th Season! (more...)

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