30 years ago today, Dreamgirls premiered on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. The production was directed by Michael Bennett, produced by Bennett, Bob Avian, Geffen Records, and The Shubert Organization, and choreographed by Bennett and Michael Peters. It starred Sheryl Lee Ralph as Deena Jones, Jennifer Holliday as Effie White, Loretta Devine as Lorrell Robinson, Ben Harney as Curtis Taylor, Jr., Cleavant Derricks as James 'Thunder' Early, and Obba Babatundé as C. C. White. Dreamgirls proved to be a star-making vehicle for several of its performers, particularly Holliday, whose performance as Effie received significant praise. (more...)
LES MISERABLES will star James Barbour as Jean Valjean and 'American Idol' Season Four Finalist Anthony Fedorov as Enjolras. LES MISERABLES will preview on Friday, May 30, 2014 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 31) and run through Sunday, June 22, 2014 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.
In the video below, Barbour sings 'Bring Him Home' from the musical. Click below to listen to the full song! (more...)
On last night's #MyJam Monday on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STAR, Broadway actress, singer-songwriter and PRETTY LITTLE LIARS star Janel Parrish danced the Fox Trot to Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy . (more...)
For their performance, Broadway's Janel Parrish and her partner partner Val Chmerkovskiy chose to dance the Jive in honor of her special mentor who encouraged her to leave her native state of Hawaii and travel to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. (more...)
Broadway vet and 'Pretty Little Liars' star Janel Parrish performed a hot Samba to the music of legendary artist Celia Cruz with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy. The couple earned a 33 out of 40 points. (more...)
Broadway vet Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy channeled literature's most romantic duo, Romeo & Juliet for a Contemporary dance to the song 'Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)' (more...)
Weezer has shared a first listen to latest single 'Beach Boys' off their upcoming album 'Pacific Daydream.' out October 27th. Download/stream the song https://fanlink.to/beachboys Pre-order the album (more...)