Saturday, May 15, 2021

Motown the Musical's Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, and More Reunite on Stars in the House May 15 by Andrew Gans

Charl Brown guest hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefiting The Actors Fund.

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

THE LION KING - Introducing Kayi Ushe as Simba in London's West End by Disney On Broadway

He just can’t wait - Londoner Kayi Ushe is set to take over the role of ‘Simba’ when Disney’s award-winning musical, THE LION KING, returns to the London stage this Summer! Having pe…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

A Message from WICKED's Brittney Johnson! by BroadwayWorld

Sign up for Brittney's class on April 25 here: Brittney teaches acting through song, monologue and scene w…

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Friday, March 19, 2021

BWW Interview: Patrice Covington Talks About Playing Erma Franklin on GENIUS: ARETHA

Covington starred on Broadway in 'The Color Purple.' Her other stage roles include 'The Heart of Rock & Roll,' 'Motown the Musical,' 'The Book of Mormon,' and 'Dreamgirls.' 

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Checking In With… N'Kenge, Star of Caroline, or Change, Motown the Musical, and More by Andrew Gans

The actor, vocal coach, and producer will also be part of a virtual reading of Black Butterfly, which she co-wrote with Mary McCallum.

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Broadway's Ariana DeBose Tapped for Space Thriller Film ISS by Lindsey Sullivan

The Prom and West Side Story film star Ariana DeBose has her next project lined up. The Tony nominee is set to play Kira Foster, a promising biological engineer, in director Gabriela Cowper…

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Friday, December 18, 2020

“Imagining Marvin”: A Tribute to How Far (and Not Far) We’ve Come by Amy Oestreicher

An interview with Ryan Shaw  In our new digital era, it was an honor to have a Zoom sit-down with 3-time Grammy nominee and Broadway star Ryan Shaw on his new tribute album to Marvin Gaye, …

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Friday, December 11, 2020


Nik Walker is an artist, educator, and activist who made his Broadway debut in Motown The Musical. He spent 3 years with the Broadway and touring companies of Hamilton, adding both Aaron Bur…

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Valisia LeKae and Daniel J. Watts Will Lead Scenes from SWEET LORRAINE

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Equity in the Arts and Culture Committee of the Brooklyn NAACP, in collaboration with Tony® and Grammy® Award nominee Valisia LeKae (Motown the Mus…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Disney Is Developing Lionel Richie Movie Musical All Night Long by Lindsey Sullivan

Four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie's catalog of chart-topping hits is inspiring an original Disney movie musical. The film, titled All Night Long, is named after his hit song from 1983…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Wicked’s Brittney Johnson Speaks Out About Racism on Broadway by Marshall Mabry Iv

Last summer, Brittney Johnson made history as the first Black woman to play Glinda in the musical Wicked. Brittney had previously been seen on Broadway in Motown the musical, Beautiful: The …

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Watch Video Love Letter to Broadway and #BlackLivesMatter by New York Theater

Black Broadway veterans and other performers dance in various (emptied-out) New York City landmarks, in a video that director Tavia Riveè (Motown the Musical) has entitled “Dream Like New…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Krystal Joy Brown on How Hamilton and Her New Puppy Have Made Her Feel Hopeful Again by Diep Tran

In 2016, like most people, Krystal Joy Brown was feeling down about the election. “At the time I was kinda like, ‘I am really looking into Canada,’” she told’s Beth St…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Daniel Bailey: Do the mostly white audiences in theatre show diversity initiatives are failing? by Daniel Bailey

While performing in theatre – starring in majority black, Asian and minority ethnic casts, such as Motown the Musical and The Lion

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Singalong or keep stumm … what's the etiquette for musicals? by Lyndsey Winship

As karaoke versions of musicals take off, we chat to punters at two West End shows – strictly during the interval, of course – to gauge opinion on audience participation ‘It’ll have …

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A Force Far Greater Than Myself by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Whatever faith you may or may …

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer & Emmy Raver-Lampman to Star in Robert O'Hara-Helmed Gun & Powder Musical at D.C.'s Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the new musical Gun & Powder, set to make its world premiere at Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre next year. The previously announced world premiere, directed b…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway's Hamilton Welcomes Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown joins the Broadway production of Hamilton on December 10. The strong-voiced stage veteran takes over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

‘Does not disappoint’: Motown the Musical – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

More than a celebration of Motown, it highlighted issues such as acceptance, racism, strained relationships, acceptance and the problems faced with fame and fortune which often musicians fac…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Off-Broadway's Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody by

Tickets are now on sale for Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody, a new tuner based on the hit film, set to debut off-Broadway later this month. Tim Drucker will direct the product…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Casting Announced for Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is here for Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody, a new tuner based on the hit film, set to debut off-Broadway later this month. Tim Drucker will direct the produ…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Ariana DeBose to Play Alyssa Greene in The Prom Film by Andy Lefkowitz

We just want to dance with her! Ariana DeBose, the Tony-nominated star of Summer who will soon appear in the West Side Story film remake, has been cast in the role of Alyssa Greene in Ryan M…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Odds & Ends: Heidi Schreck & Joe Iconis to Headline Theater Conference in NYC & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Heidi Schreck & Joe Iconis to Headline Theater Conference in NYC Tony-winning Broadway producer Ken Davenport (Once On Th…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Krystal Joy Brown to Join Broadway's Hamilton as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown is headed into the Broadway production of Hamilton. The strong-voiced stage veteran will take over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical b…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

David Josefsberg Takes Over as Adam Maitland in Beetlejuice on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran David Josefsberg steps into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased every…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Salute Her Awards Celebrate Black Women on Broadway and in New York Theater by Laurenyarger

Collage Photo Credit: Café Mocha Radio Show’s 9th Annual Salute Her Awards. Top Row - Left to Right: LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Leslie Uggams, Alia Jones-Harvey, Cookie Jordan -- Bott…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Ain't Too Proud Star Jawan M. Jackson Is's Next Vlogger by

Jawan M. Jackson, the standout actor currently appearing as Melvin Franklin in the Temptations musical Ain't Too Proud, has signed on to lead's new vlog—"All About That Bass"…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Exclusive! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour Will Star Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston & Olivia Elease Hardy by Ryan Gilbert

Lookin' for some hot stuff! Three mega-talented stars have been selected to lead the upcoming national tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The production will be headlined by Dan'yelle…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Odds & Ends: Celia Keenan-Bolger, Denée Benton Set for Voice for Choice Benefit Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Celia Keenan-Bolger, Denée Benton Set for Voice for Choice Benefit Concert A star-studded lineup of performers have signed on t…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Odds & Ends: Pretty Woman to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with New Stars Jillian Mueller and Brennin Hunt & More!

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Pretty Woman to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary at 92Y  It would be a big huge mistake to miss out on this fun celebration. In h…

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