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Oprah Winfrey presents this new musical based on Alice Walker's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the landmark film by Steven Spielberg. The Color Purple is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman, who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. With a moving book and a score featuring gospel, jazz, ragtime and the blues, The Color Purple is ultimately a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.


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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their June line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
The PATH Fund Inc. has announced the release of Purple Rain, featuring Tony Award-winner (The Color Purple) and current nominee (Trouble in Mind), LaChanze, the latest single from the new Rockers On Broadway: Live  (Volume 1), an album of the best live performances from Rockers On Broadway concerts over the past 28 years.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Writers Theatre will conclude its 2021/22 Season with Pearl’s Rollin’ with the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields.  The production runs June 23, 2022 – July 24, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Friday, July 1, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022
The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Kenita R. Miller!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Mercury Theater Chicago has announced Kristi J. Martens as its new managing director. Martens, who has been the production stage manager at Mercury Theater Chicago for the past ten years, joins the leadership team of Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter and Executive Producers L. Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon. 
by Steve Murray - Jun 9, 2022
What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre?
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022
Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on LaChanze! 'Knowing that I was able to be a part of this play in this time is one of the most proud moments in my entire theatrical career,' she explained about the play.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Producing Artistic Director, Sheila Kay Davis (New Professional Theatre) today announced the cast and creative team for BREATHE, written by award-winning writers Stephanie Berry, Cassandra Medley, Càndido Tirado and Directed by Edward Torres (Public Theater, Second Stage, Steppenwolf, Goodman Theatre, The Old Globe).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Digital Broadway creators Michael Korte and Bryson Camper are lighting the internet on fire with a new, breathtaking cover of 'I'm Here' from The Color Purple sung by Gospel superstar Kierra Sheard! Watch the the video of Kierra's cover now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Tony Award nominee Jeannette Bayardelle will be Hunter College’s commencement speaker this Friday at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. Jeannette is an alumna of Hunter College of the City University of New York, Class of 2002. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022
Immediately following a nomination for her work in Slave Play, Joaquina Kalukango is a Tony nominee once again- this time, for her standing ovation-earning performance in Paradise Sqaure. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022
Go inside the release party for Rockers On Broadway: Live (Vol. 1)! On hand to celebrate the album release were notable names like Constantine Maroulis, Gerard Canonico, and more!  
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 51st season with the hit musical Ragtime. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Anastasia, Seussical The Musical), this musical is based on E. L. Doctorow’s best-selling novel of the same name. Ragtime will be presented June 1-26, 2022 (press opening: June 4) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit or call (877)-662-8978.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's production of Chicago, June 13-19. The cast features Sarah Bowden (Roxie Hart), J. Harrison Ghee (Velma Kelly), Adam Heller (Amos Hart), Emily Skinner (Matron 'Mama' Morton), James T. Lane (Billy Flynn) and Ali Ewoldt (Mary Sunshine). Find out the rest of the cast, and more information on the production!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022
Get a first look at photos and video of Sister Act, now playing through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). The cast features Nicole Vanessa Ortiz as Deloris Van Cartier, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's high-flying production of Mary Poppins this July. Find out who is in the cast. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 10 Years of New Writers: Celebrating Feinstein's/54 Below's 10th Anniversary.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022
The Umbrella Stage Company returns this fall with a line-up featuring iconic characters and stories in a series of productions that enable the Company to celebrate the full range of its renovated space.  
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
“The Jennifer Hudson Show,” the one-hour nationally syndicated daytime talk show, unveils the series’ first promo featuring host Jennifer Hudson. After becoming the youngest female to achieve EGOT status, the superstar is set to be the newest voice in daytime talk.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Cynthia Erivo performed her rendition of 'Edelweiss' for Julia Andrews as she received the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award. Andrews was also surprised by the five living actors who portrayed the Von Trapp children in The Sound of Music, who led the crowd in a sing-along of the song 'Do-Re-Mi.' Watch the performances now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Just in time for Pride weekend, Broadway Records announced the release of Randy Rainbow's newest single, 'Gay!' Listen here!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has announced the lineup for its next large-scale event, Broadway Sings Whitney Houston.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
BESPOKE PLAYS - a bicoastal new play development series - announces Michael Matthews (The Color Purple, Failure; a Love Story) to direct Kirsten Vangsness (CRIMINAL MINDS; Mess; Cleo, Theo, & Wu) in the first staged reading of a new brute farce by Phinneas Kiyomura (Supper, Lydia in Bed). June Carryl (Y: THE LAST MAN HELSTROM, MIND HUNTER), John Colella (BROOKLYN 99, SILICON VALLEY, FAMILY GUY) and Feodor Chin (BIG LITTLE LIES, Overwatch, League of Legends) complete the cast, with stage directions by Dana Shaw.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Artists Undiscovered: Celebrating Undiscovered New York Talent on July 19,2022. This cabaret concert showcases some of New York’s best undiscovered young talent and social media stars.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
Cynthia Erivo, who is leading the cast of the Wicked movie as Elphaba, stopped by Wicked on Broadway this weekend! Check out a photo from her visit.t! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 19, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club will present 10 Years of New Writers: Celebrating Feinstein’s/54 Below’s 10th Anniversary. Ten years since throwing its doors wide open, Feinstein’s/54 Below has been a hub for new writers to develop their work and bring it to the world!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022
A public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River, Wave Hill is pleased to be able to offer performances by Ailey II, the second company of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, on the first day of summer, Tuesday, June 21.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their 2022 Pride Week line-up for in-person performances.  As previously announced, The Green Room 42 has launched $5 tickets in celebration of their 5th Anniversary: five $5 tickets will be available for every show through February 14, 2023.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens the iconic Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line. The show previews June 22 & 23, opens June 24 and will run through July 10 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.
by Michael Major - Jun 16, 2022
Hosted by recent EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson, the new talk series has set the Daytime Emmy-winning team of Mary Connelly, Andy Lassner and Corey Palent (“The Ellen DeGeneres Show”) as executive producers and showrunners. Jennifer Hudson, Lisa Kasteler Calio, Graehme Morphy and Walter Williams III will also executive produce.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Broadway stars aligned at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center. Watch highlights from the nights performances!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 15, 2022
Check out photos from this year's Drama Desk Awards. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022
The London Hit-, It Happened in Key West, will receive an Original Cast Recording available digitally, Friday, June 17th. It Happened in Key West features Book, Music, and Lyrics By Broadway Composer, Jill Santoriello, Book and Additional Lyrics by Jason Huza, and Book/Original Concept by Jeremiah James.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2022
On Tony night, promptly after giving a dazzling performance onstage at Radio City Music Hall, Joaquina Kalukango took home the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for PARADISE SQUARE. Now watch as she takes the stage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for the first time since her epic win!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
ArtsCentric is a color-conscious organization committed to reexamining traditional roles in the arts, advancing original stories of minority cultures, and fostering educational advancement to strengthen the community through the power of theatre.
by Team BWW - Jun 14, 2022
SUZAN-LORI PARKS’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner KENNY LEON and starring Tony Award-nominee COREY HAWKINS (In the Heights, The Tragedy of Macbeth) and Emmy Award-winner YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II (Watchmen, Candyman) as brothers Lincoln and Booth.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Broadway On Demand will stream the 2022 Drama Desk Awards free of charge, it was announced today. Find out how to watch for free!
by Social Watch - Jun 13, 2022
Tune in to our Instagram story today, as Gabi Stapula takes over to take you behind the scenes of her day at Chicago at The Muny.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Joaquina Kalukango has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for PARADISE SQUARE.
by HaleyJane Rose - Jun 12, 2022
Jennifer Hudson is a producer for Michael R. Jackson's Tony-winning A Strange Loop, with the likes of RuPaul Charles, Alan Cumming, Billy Porter, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
The 2022 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or six!) - amongst them, they've gathered a total 61 awards!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
The Springer Opera House presents the Tony award-winning Broadway musical, The Color Purple, June 16 through 26, featuring a joyous Grammy Award-winning musical score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton; The Color Purple; Girl5eva) will host the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s (234 W 44th Street) on June 14th from 3:00 – 6:00pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022
The Instagram account 'Black Women on Broadway,' will host its first awards ceremony this week at New York City's Empire Hotel.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
The New York Premiere of the Broadway World Award-winning play A Black and White Cookie, written by Gary Morgenstein and directed by Marcello Rollando, will be presented at The Tank Theater (312 West 36th Street New York, NY 10018), July 9-24.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2022
 The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Joaquina Kalukango!