Thursday, February 16, 2017

First Look at Laura Osnes and Corey Cott in Bandstand by Hannah Vine

The show is scheduled to begin previews March 31 prior to an April 26 opening night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes Welcomes BANDSTAND Home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by Stage Tube

Below, watch as Osnes welcomes the show to Broadway straight from theBernard B. Jacobs stage

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Rehearsals Begin Today for BANDSTAND, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals begin today for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler Hamilton. The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 pri…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award by Ryan McPhee

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theat…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Exclusive! Watch Bandstand's Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Bring the Swing in Broadway Commercial by Lindsey Sullivan

Strike up the band! Broadway favorites Laura Osnes and Corey Cott are poised to star in Bandstand, the musical about a young war widow and a singer/songwriter who leads a band of mismat…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

"Dear Evan Hansen" Leads this Spring's Invasion of New Shows by New Show Makers by Broadway & Me

It's hard not to be won over by Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical that has made a triumphant transfer from Second Stage Theatre, where it played last spring, to Broadway's The Music Box thea…

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Full Cast Announced for Broadway's Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott by Ryan McPhee

The complete cast is now set for Bandstand on Broadway. The new musical, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott (reprising their performances from the Paper Mill Playhouse premiere), will begin…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Broadway Box-Office Analysis: January 2–8 by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple went out on a high note, breaking the house record at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Watch The Color Purple Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Get Teary About Oprah & Closing the Show on Her Birthday by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's The Color Purple is set to shutter at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on January 8, the same day its Tony-winning breakout star Cynthia Erivo will turn 30. Her 29th year has bee…

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Photos: The Color Purple Celebrates One Year on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The revival opened December 10, 2015, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Photo Coverage: THE COLOR PURPLE Welcomes Kids from PAL by Walter McBride

Just last night, kids from The Police Athletic League headed to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to check out The Color Purple, and got to meet wit the cast afterwards. Check out photos below

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Exclusive: Katy Perry Stops By The Color Purple on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The singer visited the The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre November 30.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Tony Winner Beth Leavel Will Join Laura Osnes & Corey Cott in Bandstand on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tony winner Beth Leavel will get back into the swing of things and reprise her performance in Bandstand when it transfers to Broadway. Directed and choreographed by Hamilton's Andy Blank…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Color Purple's Carrie Compere on What Makes Her Say 'Hell No,' Backstage Gossip & the Celeb She's Dying to Meet by

Age: "Hi, my name is Carrie Compere, and I am HMM HMM years old." Hometown: Trenton, NJ Current Role: After bringing down the house at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre as a chu…

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Danielle Brooks on Growing Wings in The Color Purple & What She's Learned from Sofia by

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, Sets Broadway Theater & Preview Dates by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Bandstand will be the next occupant of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre when The Color Purple vacates the venue on January 8, 2017. Directed and choreographed by Hamilton's Andy Blankenbueh…

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Breaking News: BANDSTAND, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, Finds Broadway Home & Dates by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Bandstandhave announced that the new musical will play the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre this spring with previews beginning March 31, 2017 in advance of an April 26 opening nig…

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Tony-Winning ‘Color Purple’ Revival Sets January Closing by Jeremy Gerard

Producers this evening informed the cast of The Color Purple that the show, which won the 2016 Tony Award for best musical revival, will play its final performance on January 8 after 449 reg…

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Hell No! Tony-Winning Revival of The Color Purple, Starring Cynthia Erivo, Sets Broadway Closing Date by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The too beautiful for words Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple, led by Cynthia Erivo in a Tony-winning turn as Celie, is set to shutter on January 8, 2017. At time of closing, the show…

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Breaking News: THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play Final Broadway Performance in January; National Tour to Launch Next Fall by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Upon closing, the production will have played 449 regular and 33 pr…

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Exclusive! She’s Beautiful & She’s Here: The Color Purple's Danielle Brooks on Her 18-Story Times Square Billboard by Lindsey Sullivan

Not only can you catch Danielle Brooks giving a powerhouse performance as Sofia in The Color Purple at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre through November 13; you also can’t miss her on a g…

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Jennifer Holliday Talks About Her First Week as The Color Purple’s Shug by Michael Gioia

The Tony winner is the latest to “Push Da Button” over at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, and she recaps her first week.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cynthia Erivo & More Join First Lady Michelle Obama to Support Her Let Girls Learn Initiative by Lindsey Sullivan

First Lady Michelle Obama and a slew of Broadway's brightest leading ladies took the stage at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, home of The Color Purple, on September 19 to raise awareness …

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Broadway Newcomer Jennie Harney Will Join The Color Purple by Ryan McPhee

Jennie Harney will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Color Purple. She steps into the role of Nettie beginning September 20, filling in for Joaquina Kalukango, who takes her final bow…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

You’re Gonna Love Shug: Tony-Winning Dreamgirls Star Jennifer Holliday to Join The Color Purple on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

A new Shug Avery’s comin’ to town, and she is not goin’. Tony and Grammy winner Jennifer Holliday will step into the Broadway revival of The Color Purple. The Dreamgirls fa…

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

See Sherie Rene Scott, Darren Criss and Ben Platt Visit The Color Purple by Hannah Vine

The stars hung out backstage of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre July 6.

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Watch Tony Nominee Cynthia Erivo & The Color Purple Cast Perform 'Miss Celie's Pants' by Lindsey Sullivan

That woman's a wiz with the sewing machine—and the audience! The Color Purple Tony nominee Cynthia Erivo appeared on The View on June 2; before performing with the vibrant cast, th…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Watch The Color Purple Tony Nominee Cynthia Erivo Completely Slay 'I'm Here' by Lindsey Sullivan

She is beautiful, and she is here! For those who have yet to take in her brilliant Broadway debut in the John Doyle-helmed revival of The Color Purple (all right, and for those who have seen…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere Will Takeover Our Twitter Account Tomorrow! by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compereis taking over our Twitter account BroadwayWorld tomorrow May 7th to give our readers a behind the scenes look at …

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo Lead a 'Purple Rain' Tribute to Prince at The Color Purple by Ryan McPhee

Music legend Prince died at the age of 57 on April 21, and on the night of his passing, the cast of The Color Purple expressed their love for the late icon with a special tribute following t…

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Heather Headley Will Replace Jennifer Hudson in The Color Purple on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Heather Headley will push da button in Broadway's The Color Purple, starring Cynthia Erivo! The Tony winner is set to begin performances as Shug Avery on May 10, stepping in for Oscar wi…

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