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RESPECT Starring Jennifer Hudson to be Released on Blu-Ray & Digital Photo RESPECT Starring Jennifer Hudson to be Released on Blu-Ray & Digital
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

Respect, the Aretha Franklin movie starring Jennifer Hudson, will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray November 9. The release will include new never-before-seen features. The film also stars Audra MacDonald, Tituss Burgess, Mary J. Blige, and more.

Jennifer Hudson Will Promote RESPECT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Photo Jennifer Hudson Will Promote RESPECT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2021

Additional guests for next week's shows include Whitney Cummings, Sanaa Lathan, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Julianne Moore.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs the Title Song in This New Clip From RESPECT! Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs the Title Song in This New Clip From RESPECT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2021

Jennifer Hudson belts out Aretha Franklin's most iconic song, 'Respect,' in this new clip from the film of the same name.

VIDEO: See Audra McDonald, Jennifer Hudson, Tituss Burgess & More in a New RESPECT Fe Photo VIDEO: See Audra McDonald, Jennifer Hudson, Tituss Burgess & More in a New RESPECT Featurette!
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

McDonald is the recipient of a record-breaking six Tony Awards; Hudson won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Effie White in Dreamgirls; and Burgess is known for Broadway roles in The Little Mermaid and Jersey Boys.

VIDEO: See Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald & More in the Trailer for Aretha Franklin  Photo VIDEO: See Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald & More in the Trailer for Aretha Franklin Biopic RESPECT!
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2021

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.

Wake Up With BWW 5/6: Broadway to Reopen at 100% Capacity in September, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/6: Broadway to Reopen at 100% Capacity in September, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

Today's top stories: Broadway will reopen at 100% capacity in September, Waitress revival in the works starring Sara Bareilles, and more!

Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Hailey Kilgore & More in Photos From Aretha Frankli Photo Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Hailey Kilgore & More in Photos From Aretha Franklin Biopic RESPECT
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021

With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar® winner for Writing, Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson, and screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson. Wilson and Tommy have worked together creatively since the 2009 play The Good Negro written by Wilson, directed by Tommy at The Public Theatre.

John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark Photo John Clinton Eisner Retires As Founding Artistic Director Of The Lark
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

The Lark, an international play development laboratory dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights, announces that founder John Clinton Eisner is retiring after 27 years as Artistic Director, with the intent to hand over leadership to a new generation of theatrical talents.

The Lark Co-Founder John Clinton Eisner to Step Down as Artistic Director Photo The Lark Co-Founder John Clinton Eisner to Step Down as Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2021

John Clinton Eisner co-founded The Lark in 1994 as a community of theater professionals dedicated to the playwright’s vision. He has grown The Lark into an award winning “think tank for the theater,” with local, national and global reach. 

40th Annual Kesselring Prize for Playwriting to be Presented to Mona Mansour by The N Photo 40th Annual Kesselring Prize for Playwriting to be Presented to Mona Mansour by The National Arts Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

The 2020 Kesselring Prize for playwriting—a $25,000 award given annually to an outstanding playwright deserving of national recognition—is to be presented to Mona Mansour by The National Arts Club during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 PM.

Outfest Launches 2020 Screenwriting Lab Photo Outfest Launches 2020 Screenwriting Lab
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 2, 2020

Outfest has launched its 2020 Outfest Screenwriting Lab. The Lab has selected eight scripts that reflect Outfest's mission to advance the visibility of LGBTQIA+ stories and experiences in media.

RESPECT, Starring Jennifer Hudson, Release Pushed Back to January 2021 Photo RESPECT, Starring Jennifer Hudson, Release Pushed Back to January 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2020

The upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson, has pushed its release day back to January 15, 2021, during MLK weekend.

Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker & Mary J. Blige in R Photo Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker & Mary J. Blige in RESPECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the Official Teaser Trailer For RE Photo VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the Official Teaser Trailer For RESPECT
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

The official teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson!

American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees Photo American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2020

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today that honorary Master of Fine Arts degrees will be conferred upon playwright Lydia R. Diamond and Magic Theatre's outgoing artistic director Loretta Greco. Both recipients will receive their degrees at a virtual graduation ceremony for the A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program class of 2020 on Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m.

BWW Review: THE 24 HOUR VIRAL MONOLOGUES Return for a Second Dose of Streaming Theatr Photo BWW Review: THE 24 HOUR VIRAL MONOLOGUES Return for a Second Dose of Streaming Theatre
by Amanda Prahl - Mar 26, 2020

Broadway may be dark and silent right now, but the theatre community isn't. After a successful first run, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returned on March 24 with a fresh set of quarantine-inspired short plays and monologues. Since 1995, the 24 Hour Plays project has been matching up writers and performers to create funny, moving, and emotional mini-pieces of theater in, well, 24 hours. The response to the quickly-adapted March 17 edition was so overwhelming that a sequel was immediately born.

Watch Daveed Diggs, Michael Shannon & More in Last Night's Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLA Photo Watch Daveed Diggs, Michael Shannon & More in Last Night's Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2020

On the heels of the success of the first-ever edition, The 24 Hour Plays released a new set of Viral Monologues last night on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 24 actors were paired with theatre's top writers, who crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Will Return With Daveed Diggs, Michael Shannon an Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Will Return With Daveed Diggs, Michael Shannon and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2020

On the heels of the success of the first-ever edition, The 24 Hour Plays will release a new set of Viral Monologues tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 24 actors have been paired with theatre's top writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

PARASITE, JOJO RABBIT, and More Take Home Writers Guild of America Awards; Full List! Photo PARASITE, JOJO RABBIT, and More Take Home Writers Guild of America Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2020

The Writers Guild of America Awards were handed out yesterday! Big winners for the night included Parasite and Jojo Rabbit in the film categories, and Succession and Barry for television.

1917, SUCCESSION, FLEABAG, CHERNOBYL, and More Win Top Honors At The 31st Annual Prod Photo 1917, SUCCESSION, FLEABAG, CHERNOBYL, and More Win Top Honors At The 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2020

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards on the evening of Saturday, January 18 at the Hollywood Palladium. A full list of winners is below.

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