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Danielle is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut. She is best known for her role as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in Netflix’s Emmy-nominated series, "Orange is the New Black" which is currently in production on its fourth season. Brooks and her cast received a SAG Award in 2014 for ... (read more)
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Danielle is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut. She is best known for her role as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in Netflix’s Emmy-nominated series, "Orange is the New Black" which is currently in production on its fourth season. Brooks and her cast received a SAG Award in 2014 for ... (read more)
VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform on TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Cynthia Erivo and the cast of THE COLOR PURPLE knocked it out of the park on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! (more...)

BWW TV: James Corden on Hosting the 2016 Tony Awards; Plus a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2016

The American Theatre Wing's 70th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden, air on the CBS Television Network on this Sunday, June 12, 2016 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City. In celebration of the big night, BroadwayWorld caught up with Corden at today's dress rehearsal, where he opened up about his plans as host, the show's opening number, and more. Plus, catch a sneak peek at the cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF rehearsing for their performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Nominee Danielle Brooks Sing 'I'm Every Woman' at Broadway Sings Whitney Houston
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2016

BROADWAY SINGS is the acclaimed concert series that takes a pop icon and flips their music to create brand new, unique arrangements and orchestrations. Each installment gathers over a dozen Broadway stars to belt out new versions of the songs you love, backed by a full jazz band. The New York-based series was founded in2011 by Corey Mach (Wicked, Godspell) and is music directed by Joshua Stephen Kartes.  It  has  been  seen at  venues  such as  (le)  Poisson  Rouge, Highline Ballroom 54 Below,  and The Cutting Room. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Is Getting Advice from a Tony-Winning Friend!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2016

Danielle Brooks is making her Broadway debut in The Color Purple, which also happens to be the first show that she ever saw on Broadway back when she was in high school. Now she has earned a Tony nomination for her performance as Sofia (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical) and she's getting all of her Tonys advice from a good friend who has done it all already. Find out who below! (more...)

VIDEO: Full Trailer for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Season 4 Is Here!
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

Who will fight, and who will fall? Below, watch the official trailer for the fourth season of Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does John Doyle Approach a Revival? The Master Explains!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2016

Director John Doyle has taken on his fair share of revivals, but perhaps none have been as stunning as this season's THE COLOR PURPLE, starring Tony nominees Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks, as well as Jennifer Hudson in her Broadway debut. So how does the master of musical revivals do what he does? Watch below to find out! (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Perform Title Song; Celebrate Tony Noms on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, actress Cynthia Erivo and the cast of Broadway show THE COLOR PURPLE are in the studio just in time to celebrate the news that Erivo and the show itself have just received Tony nominations! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Hell Yes! Danielle Brooks Opens Up About Her Life-Changing Role in THE COLOR PURPLE
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 1, 2016

She's one of Broadway's sassiest new stars and she's making a splash this season as 'Sofia' in the critically acclaimed revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Danielle Brooks just told us all about her journey to TV and and Broadway in  SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com's Conversations Q&A series, celebrating the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Below, watch as she explains to Richard Ridge how this role has changed her life- in more ways than one! (more...)

VIDEO: All-New Trailer for Animated Comedy THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

In the 3D animated comedy, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE, we'll finally find out why the birds are so angry. The film flies into theaters on May 20, 2016. Watch the all-new trailer below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Yazbeck & Company Forget About the Boy at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2016

Watch below as Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck shows off impressive tapping skills in a high-spirited 'Forget About the Boy' from Thoroughly Modern Millie, joined by Eddie Korbich and the show's brilliant ensemble dancers: Stephen Carrasco, Michael Fatica, Drew Humphrey, Bryan Hunt, Drew King, Jess LeProtto, Cory Lingner, Christopher Rice, Clinton Sherwood and Jacob ben Widmar. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jay Armstrong Johnson Performs Swanky 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' at BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2016

At the 2016 edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS, Jay Armstrong Johnson let his inner Marilyn Monroe fly in a glittery rendition of 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend' from GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. Click below to watch the full performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Danielle Brooks Belts Out KINKY BOOTS Hit at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2016

Watch below as THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks brought the first act to a close with her heart-wrenching rendition of "Hold Me in Your Heart," from the Tony Award-winning smash hit Kinky Boots, the longtime resident at the Hirschfeld.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Chita Rivera Croons 'All I Care About Is Love' at BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2016

At the 2016 edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS, Broadway legend Chita Rivera brought her own brand of 'razzle-dazzle' to Kander and Ebb's 'All I Care About is Love' from CHICAGO. The actress delivered an unforgettable take on swarmy lawyer Billy Flynn, surrounded by a bevy of feathery beauties, many from the original 1996 CHICAGO revival cast, including Nili Bassman, Mindy Cooper, Mamie Duncan-Gibbs, Gabriela Garcia, Mary Ann Lamb, Dana Moore and Solange Sandy. Click below to watch the full number! (more...)

VIDEO: It's a Miracle! OITNB Gang Parody 'Kimmy Schmidt's 'Peeno Noir'
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The gang at Litchfield prison have shared their first single 'Honey Jar,' and the tune sounds awfully familiar to us. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Wayne Brady Croons 'Let's Hear It for the Boy' at BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2016

Below, watch as KINKY BOOTS star Wayne Brady performs FOOTLOOSE's 'Let's Hear It for the Boy,' backed up by Philippe Arroyo and Lauren Wright. (more...)

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Danielle Brooks stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and explained how her Broadway musical inspired her to pursue acting. (more...)

BWW TV: Telly Leung, Chita Rivera, Tony Yazbeck, Danielle Brooks & More Switch Things Up at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2016

The sold-out audience at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre was dazzled Monday, March 21, 2016, by this year's stirring edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS. The annual celebration, where men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa offering this audience the chance to see LGBT stories told through the great songs of musical theatre, set a new fundraising record. The evening raised an incredible $480,287 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. broadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and we're taking you backstage with the stars below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks and More Belt for BC/EFA at BROADWAY BACKWARDS - Watch Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2016

The sold-out audience at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre was dazzled Monday, March 21, 2016, by this year's stirring edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS. The annual celebration, where men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa offering this audience the chance to see LGBT stories told through the great songs of musical theatre, set a new fundraising record. The evening raised an incredible $480,287 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. BroadwayWorld has highlights, featuring performers Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks and more, below! (more...)

BWW TV: Push Da (Play) Button! THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Gathers to Listen to Their New Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2016

THE COLOR PURPLE recently recorded its official cast album, which will be released by Broadway Records on February 19 and can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com and atwww.BroadwayRecords.com. Directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, the production stars Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, and Danielle Brooks- all making their Broadway debuts. The company just got together for a listening party and BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate. Check out highlights from the special night below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Isaiah Johnson Discuss The Healing Experience of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Michael Dale - Feb 10, 2016

The actors are joined by composer/lyricist Brenda Russell and producer Scott Sanders in a discussion moderated by activist writer Michaela Angela Davis. (more...)

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