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Vanessa Williams News

Also Credited As: Vanessa L. Williams
 
Date Of Birth:
March 18, 1963 (57)
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY, USA
Bio:
Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today. She has sold more than seven million records worldwide, and her critically acclaimed work in film, television, recordings, and the Broadway stage has been recognized by every major industry award ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 18, 1963 (57)

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA

Bio:
Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today. She has sold more than seven million records worldwide, and her critically acclaimed work in film, television, recordings, and the Broadway stage has been recognized by every major industry award ... (read complete bio)
Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti and Vanessa Williams Will Take Part in Streaming Series,  Photo Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti and Vanessa Williams Will Take Part in Streaming Series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Dallas Summer Musicals announced today that it is co-producing a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway, featuring two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone on Oct. 24, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti on Nov. 14, and critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams on Dec. 5. Tickets are on sale now.

Theatre Under the Stars Offers Livestream Concert Series Featuring Patti LuPone, Laur Photo Theatre Under the Stars Offers Livestream Concert Series Featuring Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti, and Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Theatre Under The Stars announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway featuring two-time Tony Award®-winner Patti LuPone, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, and critically-acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams.

Broadway Catch Up: September 29 - Chita Rivera, Sierra Boggess, Matthew Morrison, and Photo Broadway Catch Up: September 29 - Chita Rivera, Sierra Boggess, Matthew Morrison, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Chita Rivera, Sierra Boggess, Matthew Morrison, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Oliver Awards 2020 Date Set, Alex Brightman Returns as BEETLEJ Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Oliver Awards 2020 Date Set, Alex Brightman Returns as BEETLEJUICE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2020

Today's top stories: a date has been set for a special programme announcing the 2020 Olivier Awards, Alex Brightman returns as Beetlejuice in cartoon form, Ellen's Stardust Diner will reopen this week, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Matthew Morrison Perform from Disney Dreamin' for Kids Music Day Photo VIDEO: Watch Matthew Morrison Perform from Disney Dreamin' for Kids Music Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated artist Matthew Morrison serves as an official ambassador for the 5th Annual Kids Music Day, celebrated on Friday, October 2.

BWW Review: A TIME TO SING: AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING AND VANESSA WILLIAMS at The Photo BWW Review: A TIME TO SING: AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING AND VANESSA WILLIAMS at The Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Sep 27, 2020

VIDEO: The Kennedy Center Sets the Stage For A TIME TO SING: An Evening with Renée F Photo VIDEO: The Kennedy Center Sets the Stage For A TIME TO SING: An Evening with Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the first performance in front of a live audience on one of the Center's famed stages in more than six months.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 26-27- with Debbie Allen, Vanessa Williams an Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 26-27- with Debbie Allen, Vanessa Williams and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2020

This weekend (September 26-27) in live streaming: Fame reunites on Stars in the House, Irish Rep presents Belfast Blues, and so much more!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For the Kennedy Center's A TIME TO SING: A Evening With Renee Photo VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For the Kennedy Center's A TIME TO SING: A Evening With Renee Fleming and Vanessa Williams
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2020

A Time to Sing: An Evening with Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams, will explore the healing power of the performing arts and the resilience and hope needed in our current time through a very personal collection of songs performed by Fleming and Williams. 

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Renée Fleming Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Renée Fleming
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 26, 2020

Renée Fleming's long and distinguished career includes performing in some of the world's most famous opera houses, performing on Broadway, and being heard on many recordings singing everything from arias to showtunes. Tonight Ms. Fleming will add another honor to her canon as she and Vanessa Williams will become the first artists to perform a live indoor concert onstage at Kennedy Center's Opera House. The evening is entitled A Time to Sing: An Evening with Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams. While the audience will be very minimal in person, you can watch the concert in your very own living room by purchasing a ticket for the livestream. Click here for details.

FAME TV Series Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo FAME TV Series Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the hit TV series 'Fame' will join them LIVE on Saturday, September 26 at 8 PM ET for 'Stars in the House.'

Orfeh, Andy Karl, Keala Settle, and LaChanze Will Join The Seth Concert Series Photo Orfeh, Andy Karl, Keala Settle, and LaChanze Will Join The Seth Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Karen Olivo, Sierra Boggess, and returning by popular demand Jeremy Jordan would join the concert series.

New Musical Theatre Podcast THE BROADWAY GINGER to Premiere October 5 Photo New Musical Theatre Podcast THE BROADWAY GINGER to Premiere October 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

This fall, a humorous lovenote to Broadway is making its debut on podcast platforms everywhere. The Broadway Ginger Company has announced the release of THE BROADWAYGINGER PODCAST, an upbeat new show for theatre nerds by theatre nerds.

Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, Danny DeVito and More From the Cast of HERCULES to Reunite  Photo Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, Danny DeVito and More From the Cast of HERCULES to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the beloved 1997 animated film 'Hercules' will go the distance to reunite on 'Stars in the House' LIVE on Wednesday, September 23rd at 8 PM ET.

Kennedy Center Announces First In-Person Performance Since March with Renee Fleming a Photo Kennedy Center Announces First In-Person Performance Since March with Renee Fleming and Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the first performance in front of a live audience on one of the Center's famed stages in more than six months.

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Cast Will Return on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Cast Will Return on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will celebrate the six-month anniversary of 'Stars in the House' with the return of the cast of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' back by popular demand!

VIDEO: Audra McDonald Discusses Black Theatre United on CBS THIS MORNING Photo VIDEO: Audra McDonald Discusses Black Theatre United on CBS THIS MORNING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Award-winning singer and actor Audra McDonald appeared on CBS This Morning today to discuss Black Theatre United, which seeks to create equality in the theater communities across the country.

Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, & Beth Leavel Join The Seth Concert Series Photo Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, & Beth Leavel Join The Seth Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning icons of the stage and screen Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series.

Keep Music Alive Announces Matthew Morrison as Official Spokesperson for 5th Annual K Photo Keep Music Alive Announces Matthew Morrison as Official Spokesperson for 5th Annual Kids Music Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Music Alive, the music education non-profit organization, today announced that Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated star Matthew Morrison will serve as the official spokesperson for the 5th Annual Kids Music Day.

Keep Music Alive Announces Matthew Morrison as Official Spokesperson for 5th Annual K Photo Keep Music Alive Announces Matthew Morrison as Official Spokesperson for 5th Annual Kids Music Day
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Keep Music Alive, the music education non-profit organization, today announced that Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated star Matthew Morrison will serve as the official spokesperson for the 5th Annual Kids Music Day.

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