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Date Of Birth:
March 18, 1963 (57)
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY, USA
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Williams initially gained recognition as the first woman of African-American descent to receive the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983. However, a scandal arose the following year when, a few weeks prior to the end of her reign, Williams learned that Penthouse ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: March 18, 1963 (57)

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA

Bio:
Williams initially gained recognition as the first woman of African-American descent to receive the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983. However, a scandal arose the following year when, a few weeks prior to the end of her reign, Williams learned that Penthouse ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Norm Lewis Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Norm Lewis Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 17, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, July 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!

Glenn Close, Harvey Fierstein & More Will Take Part in AIDS Walk: Live at Home This W Photo Glenn Close, Harvey Fierstein & More Will Take Part in AIDS Walk: Live at Home This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

AIDS WALK: LIVE AT HOME shared today that the previously announced star-studded line-up for Sunday's virtual broadcast will now also include Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Anne Hathaway, Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza, Norm Lewis and San Francisco Mayor London Breed.

VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Join Bernadette P Photo VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Join Bernadette Peters for 22nd Annual BROADWAY BARKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event, aptly titled 'Broadway Barks Across America' for the 2020 season will be streamed for the first time ever tonight, July 16th at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The streamed event, hosted by co-founder, Bernadette Peters will feature adoptable animals presented by celebrities from across the country.

Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Join Broadway Barks Photo Laura Benanti, Kelli O'Hara, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Join Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

The 22nd annual and first ever Broadway Barks streaming event aptly titled, Broadway Barks Across America debuts tonight, Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The streamed event, hosted by co-founder, Bernadette Peters will feature adoptable animals presented by celebrities from across the country.

VIDEO: Watch a 30 ROCK Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch a 30 ROCK Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with 30 Rock Cast Reunion with Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski and more surprise guests!

Casts of 30 ROCK, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and More to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Casts of 30 ROCK, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and More to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced this week's lineup for 'Stars in the House' featuring cast members from 30 Rock and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Announced for Virtual 22nd An Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban and More Announced for Virtual 22nd Annual BROADWAY BARKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event, aptly titled a?oeBroadway Barks Across Americaa?? for the 2020 season will be streamed for the first time ever on Thursday, July 16th.

Broadway Rewind: AFTER MIDNIGHT Brings Jazz to Broadway in 2014 Photo Broadway Rewind: AFTER MIDNIGHT Brings Jazz to Broadway in 2014
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014 to take a closer look at After Midnight, which at the time featured special guest star Vanessa Williams. After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, played for 273 performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. 

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Perform Photo Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Leads Lincoln Center's 10th #MemorialForUsAll Photo VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Leads Lincoln Center's 10th #MemorialForUsAll
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2020

Vanessa Williams led the 10th Memorial For Us All tribute to honor those we lost due to COVID-19.

VIDEOS: Kelli O'Hara, Mandy Gonzalez, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Perform on A CA Photo VIDEOS: Kelli O'Hara, Mandy Gonzalez, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Perform on A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020

A Capitol Fourth presented a virtual version of its annual concert, in honor of its 40th anniversary, on July 4th. This year's show was co-hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams.

VIDEO: Watch A CAPITOL FOURTH with Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renee Fleming Photo VIDEO: Watch A CAPITOL FOURTH with Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renee Fleming and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2020

A Capitol Fourth will present a virtual version of its annual concert, in honor of its 40th anniversary. This year's show is co-hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams. 

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 4-5- Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 4-5- Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2020

This weekend (July 4-5) in live streaming: A Capitol Fourth, The Fourth in America, and so much more!

HAMILTON on Disney Plus Isn't the Only Theatre to Celebrate This Weekend! Photo HAMILTON on Disney Plus Isn't the Only Theatre to Celebrate This Weekend!
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 2, 2020

From intimate concerts, roundtable discussions, and everything in between there is so much theatre to enjoy this holiday weekend - and not all of it has to do with that Broadway behemoth called HAMILTON! 

Black Theatre United Will Host Chat with Audra McDonald and NAACP Legal Defense Fund' Photo Black Theatre United Will Host Chat with Audra McDonald and NAACP Legal Defense Fund's Sherrilyn Ifill
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

On July 9 (6:30pm EDT), Black Theatre United founding member and moderator Audra McDonald will join Sherrilyn Ifill (President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund) in conversation for Black Theatre United's Inaugural event 'Activating Black Artists and Allies for Racial Justice'

BWW Preview: HERE, THERE AND EVERWHERE: HAMILTON, CELTIC TIGER, BERNEDETTE PETERS IN  Photo BWW Preview: HERE, THERE AND EVERWHERE: HAMILTON, CELTIC TIGER, BERNEDETTE PETERS IN CONCERT, and More!
by Roy Berko - Jul 1, 2020

The YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On! continues July 3 with the Celtic Tiger, starring famed Irish dancer-choreographer Michael Flatley.

BET Renews Lena Waithe's Breakout Hit TWENTIES Photo BET Renews Lena Waithe's Breakout Hit TWENTIES
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2020

Today, BET announced the second season pickup of Lena Waithe's breakout hit β€œTwenties”, as well as an FYC partnership with Showtime, which will air season one starting July 6th.

RECAP: Vanessa Williams and Darius de Haas Sang and Janai Nelson Talked About the Leg Photo RECAP: Vanessa Williams and Darius de Haas Sang and Janai Nelson Talked About the Legal Defense Fund on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Stars in the House continued Wednesday night (8pm) for Vanessa Williams joined by LDF's Associate Director-Counsel Janai Nelson.

BRANDEN & JAMES Team Up With Shoshana Bean for Their Debut Album Photo BRANDEN & JAMES Team Up With Shoshana Bean for Their Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

BRANDEN & JAMES are bringing a soulful new sound to fans with the long-awaited release of their debut album, Chasing Dreams. A follow up to their critically-acclaimed 2018 EP, Hallelujah, the forthcoming album is set to drop worldwide on July 31st, 2020 and includes a duet with Broadway superstar and Billboard #1 recording artist, Shoshana Bean. 

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