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Date of Birth: October 19, 1960 (59)

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STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday in DREAMGIRLS Through the Years
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2012

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, DREAMGIRLS' original Effie White, Jennifer Holliday, will return to the role for which she won a 1982 Tony Award this summer at the Muny in St. Louis. Take a look back at Holliday channeling DREAMGIRLS - all the way from her stellar 1982 Tony performance through a concert at the Apollo this month - below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/20- DREAMGIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2011

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...)

STAGE TUBE: Sheryl Lee Ralph Talks DREAMGIRLS, Jennifer Holliday & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

At the recent DIVAS Simply Singing fundraiser for the Foundation, Sheryl reminisced on the 30th anniversary of the Broadway production, watching Jennifer Holliday perform for the first time and the possibility of a 'One Night Only' Dreamgirls Broadway reunion with original stars Sheryl Lee Ralph, Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday. Hear what she had to say below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday on Being Left Out of DREAMGIRLS Movie
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2011

Before Jennifer Hudson gave Effie White life on the big screen, Jennifer Holliday was playing her on the Broadway stage. In the video below, Holliday chats with Wendy Williams about not being included in the film, and perfors 'And I'm Telling You (I'm Not Going).' (more...)

BWW TV: Introducing SETH'S BIG FAT BROADWAY with Andrea Martin, Victor Garber & Debra Monk!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 26, 2010

Seth Rudetsky, the Broadway host from Sirius/XM radio, is back on the chatter circuit with his new monthly series, SETH'S BIG FAT BROADWAY SHOW at The Triad. BroadwayWorld was pleased to bring you weekly broadcasts of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox and is now happy to debut his latest show, BIG FAT BROADWAY, online! Each month we will be brining you the latest from Seth and his friends live at the Triad. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: JEKYLL And HYDE IN CONCERT Sneak Peek - Petkoff Rehearses 'ALIVE'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2009

The June 15th benefit concert staging of Jekyll & Hyde at New York Society for Ethical Culture will feature two songs not heard in the show's initial Broadway bow. (more...)

BWW TV: 'JEKYLL And HYDE' Leading Ladies Perform At Cast Party
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2009

On Monday May 18th, the principal cast of Jekyll & Hyde at the New York Society for Ethical Culture were featured at Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland (315 W. 44th St.). Brooke Sunny Moriber and Jennifer Hallie Rosen were on hand to perform selections from the Wildhorn/Bricusse gothic musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE LITTLE MERMAID's Rogelio Douglas Jr
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2009

In the Heights' powerhouse Rogelio Douglas, Jr. joined the Broadway cast of Disney's The Little Mermaid in the role of Sebastian. (more...)

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Celebrates 'THIS IS THE LIFE' CD Release at B&N - 'MISTY'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2009

Broadway's Norm Lewis performs 'Misty' at Barnes & Noble in celebration of his debut solo CD 'This is the Life'. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Some Men, Patrick Quinn and Dames!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 1, 2007

This week on Broadway Beat catch up with the cast and creative of Some Men, watch a touching tribute to Patrick Quinn and catch highlights from the 2007 Nothing Like a Dame concert for BC/EFA featuring Jennifer Holliday singing 'And I Am Telling You!' (more...)

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