Emmy and Tony Award-winning theatre, film and television producer. Broadway: The Color Purple, with partner Oprah Winfrey; The Pee-wee Herman Show (Broadway & Los Angeles). Additional Broadway: Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, among others. The film division is producing several movies for Walt Disney ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2020
Stephanie Beatriz credits her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' co-star Melissa Fumero for encouraging her to give it her all and try out for the upcoming movie musical 'In The Heights,' which she ended up scoring a role in. Stephanie also reveals that starring in the movie with Broadway actress Daphne Rubin-Vega is extremely special since she looked up to her as a Latina woman when she was growing up.
VIDEO: Check Out the Young Dayton Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reacting to the Movie Trailer
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019
Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted that he wanted to see footage of people reacting to the In Heights Trailer... and the Dayton cast of Muse Machine's In The Heights did not disappoint!
VIDEO: See Christopher Jackson and Anthony Ramos Perform '96,000' Up Close!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2019
During the commerical breaks of the 2019 Tony Awards, Corden went into the audience to have attendees perform some Broadway karaoke. Christopher Jackson and Anthony Ramos teamed up during one of the commercials to perform 96,000 from In The Heights!
BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018
BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below!
IN THE HEIGHTS Adaptation Set to Get Underway This Spring; Lin-Manuel Miranda to Appear?
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 27, 2016
HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is featured on the cover of the new issue of Variety. In the feature story, the Tony Award winner speaks about his latest projects and hints that a movie musical, TV show or all-new stage show may be part of his future plans.
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks in OPRAH GOES TO BROADWAY: THE COLOR PURPLE
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2015
In the sneak peeks below, Oprah sat down with Danielle Brooks, as well as her castmates Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo, to discuss how the experience has affected her life and Hudson explains why she couldn't imagine three women who fit together better.
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - OWN Airs OPRAH GOES TO BROADWAY: THE COLOR PURPLE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2015
Get ready for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the highly anticipated, newly imagined Broadway revival of the hit musical THE COLOR PURPLE as OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK presents the primetime television event OPRAH GOES TO BROADWAY: The Color Purple tonight, December 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Watch a sneak peek below!
STAGE TUBE: Actor Frankie Faison Chats Creative Process, Church, Theatre & More on STAY REGULAR
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2015
With the third season of Birch Coffee and Sightsense Production's popular web-series STAY REGULAR starting December 21st, we're looking back at Tony-nominated actor Frankie Faison -- star of such popular movies and television shows as THE WIRE, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, BANSHEE, and the upcoming LUKE CAGE -- who was featured in Season 2, Episode 10, 'So Hard to be Disrespected.' Below, Faison speaks about his experience as an actor, his creative process, his start in the church, and his love of theatre!
STAGE TUBE: THE COLOR PURPLE Producer Scott Sanders Chats Broadway & Jazz on STAY REGULAR
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2015
With the third season of Birch Coffee's popular web-series STAY REGULAR starting December 21st, we're looking back at Tony- and Emmy Award-winning producer Scott Sanders, known for smash-hits such as THE COLOR PURPLE, AFTER MIDNIGHT and EVITA, who was featured in Season 1, Episode 5 - 'Broadway and Jazz.' Click below to hear Sanders speak extensively about his experience as a producer and creator, and the art and business of Broadway!
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - OWN to Present OPRAH GOES TO BROADWAY: THE COLOR PURPLE, 12/19
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2015
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the primetime television event OPRAH GOES TO BROADWAY: THE COLOR PURPLE featuring an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the highly anticipated, newly imagined Broadway revival of the hit musical "The Color Purple"
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Singing a Jury Summons Still Sounds Amazing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015
Glamour Magazine asked Jennifer Hudson to sing everything from jury summons to unpleasant side effects, and the results were amazing. Watch the video below!
VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Vanessa Williams Performs 'Stormy Weather' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014
Actress and singer Vanessa Williams, accompanied by a 17-piece orchestra, performed the jazz standard "Stormy Weather" from the new Broadway show AFTER MIDNIGHT
VIDEO: Fantasia & Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT Perform on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014
The cast of Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT, featuring Fantasia Burrino and 'Psych' star Dule Hill gave a high-energy performance on this morning's 'Today' on NBC.
STAGE TUBE: Fantasia Performs 'Sunny Side of the Street' in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2014
Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night on November 3. Below, watch Grammy Award winner Fantasia (The Color Purple) belt 'Sunny Side of the Street' onstage!
BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Caroline Bowman, Josh Young, Sean MacLaughlin & More in EVITA at Pantages
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Nov 4, 2013
Los Angeles Broadway World TV Correspondents Michael Sterling and Anthony 'A.J.' Hernandez were on hand to not only talk to tour stars Caroline Bowman (Eva Peron), Josh Young (Che) and Sean MacLaughlin (Juan Peron) and Evita Producer Hal Luftig, but such Hollywood celebrities as Shirley Jones, Marty Ingels, Patrick Cassidy, Sam Harris, Greg Louganis and partner Johnny Chaillot, Disney's G. Hannelius (Dog with a Blog), Hal Sparks (Disney XD's Lab Rats) among others. In addition to Hal Luftig, Evita Producers include Scott Sanders, Troika Entertainment & The Nederlander Organization. The production officially opened at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood October 24 and will continue its limited run there through November 10, 2013. Check out the video below!
STAGE TUBE: First Look at AFTER MIDNIGHT, Opening Tonight on Broadway with Fantasia, Dule Hill and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2013
Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for today, November 3, 2013. Get a first look at highlights from the show in the video below!
BWW TV: Meet the Company of AFTER MIDNIGHT- Fantasia, Dule Hill, Adriane Lenox & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2013
Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say and catch a special performance preview below!
BWW TV: Dule Hill & Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars Give Preview of AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2013
Earlier today, producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced the roster of musicians who will form the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars and play nightly on Broadway in the new musical After Midnight. Hand-picked by Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center's nine-time Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Artistic Director, the band includes 17 of the finest soloists and ensemble players in the music world today. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight begins preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The All-Stars and cast member Dule Hill gave a special musical preview of the upcoming show and you can check out a sneak peek below!
Fantasia Barrino to Lead AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway; Opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Nov. 3!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013
Scott Sanders Productions (lead producer) announced today that After Midnight (a new production of Cotton Club Parade, conceived by Jack Viertel, which played two smash-hit, sold-out engagements at City Center) will open on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street) this fall. Director/choreographer Warren Carlyle and superstar fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo will join nine-time Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis and The Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars to bring the lavish shows of the hip Harlem nightclub to a whole new generation of theatergoers. After Midnight will begin preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Group tickets are now available. Casting, musicians and general on sale date will be announced shortly.
STAGE TUBE: David Rockwell Talks KINKY BOOTS and HOUDINI Set Designs!
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2012
ARTINFO's Patrick Pacheco and NY1 theater reporter Frank DiLella sat down with architect and producer David Rockwell to talk about his most recent set designs for the Broadway musicals Kinky Boots and the upcoming Houdini. Watch the interview below! Rockwell has also designed sets for Broadway's Dead Accounts, Elf, The Normal Heart, Catch Me If You Can, A Free Man Of Color, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, All Shook Up, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Rocky Horror Show.