Saturday, July 13, 2024

Connecticut Critics Awards The Best of '23-'24 Season by Frank Rizzo

An innovative production of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge at Long Wharf Theatre and a high-spirited, buoyant production of Summer Stock at Goodspeed Musicals took top honors at th…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 08:20AM
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Remembers How The Color Purple Marked a New Phase of Her Life by Logan Culwell-Block

"All the pieces fall together and you go, 'Oh my God,'" says the Tony winner and Oscar nominee, soon to be starring as Elphaba in the screen adaptation of Wicked.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Broadway Sessions had a very sweet season premiere this last week as we welcomed cast members from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We danced Oompa Loompa-st…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:06AM
Thursday, July 4, 2024

THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Takes BROADWAY SESSIONS to Church! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Cast members from the Tony-nominated revival of The Color Purple made their way to The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Thursday evening for Broadway Sessions. It bec…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:24AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does John Doyle Approach a Revival? The Master Explains! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Director John Doyle has taken on his fair share of revivals, but perhaps none have been as stunning as this season's THE COLOR PURPLE, starring Tony nominees Cy…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:54AM

She's Back! Heather Headley is Headin' Back to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Below, watch as she tells us all about how she's preparing for her big Broadway return!

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:36AM
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks & the Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Meet the Press! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The Color Purple just began preview performances last last week at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM

Broadway-Bound Cynthia Erivo Sings Scott Alan's 'At All' by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: After a sold out two week residency at London's famed Hippodrome Casino, acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan will release his seventh album, 'Cynthia Erivo and Oliv…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42AM
Wednesday, June 26, 2024

At This Theater: The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by JK

Opening in 1927 as the Royale Theatre, the house was renamed the John Golden for a few years (the John Golden today is one door down now, of course), then back to the Royale for 65 years. Th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Thursday, June 20, 2024

Talking Tonys: Brandon Victor Dixon by BroadwayWorld

Will the third time be the charm for Brandon Victor Dixon? The Tony nominee for Hell's Kitchen has been here before, for his performances in The Color Purple (2006) and Shuffle Along... (201…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Stage Door Chicago VidCast with Ana Gasteyer & Gary Griffin by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Ana Gasteyer who stars as Fosca and Director Gary Griffin discuss the current production of 'Passion'. Ana and Gary also tell us about their other career highli…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM

Listen to a Preview of Colman Domingo's WILD WITH HAPPY Audible Play, Available Now

From the brilliant comedic and emotive mind of Emmy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (Rustin, The Color Purple, Euphoria) comes Wild with Happy, releasing Thur…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:02PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

"Oh My Love" from WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA by Signature Theatre

Awa Sal Secka performs "Oh My Love" from WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA Now Through July 7, 2024 Tickets at SigTheatre.org A poignant, beautiful musical of parallel journeys from the wri…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:32PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

Colman Domingo Joins Steve Carell in Netflix Comedy Series THE FOUR SEASONS

Netflix has announced that Academy Award-nominated actor Colman Domingo (Rustin, The Color Purple,  Sing Sing, Euphoria, Michael) has joined the cast of The Four Seasons, an all-new comedy …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:32PM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Sing It, Celie! THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in Rehearsal by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will launch on October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:18PM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tony Winner LaChanze Launches Multimedia Producing Company LaChanze Productions by Darryn King

The Tony Award-winning actor and producer LaChanze has launched a new multimedia production company. LaChanze Productions will be focused on producing original works by new voices and making…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Donna Discos to Broadway! Highlights from SUMMER by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opens tonight at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! The three actresses who play the role of musical icon Donna Summer are Tony Award…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:12PM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

How to Retell a Classic: The Many Shades of ‘The Color Purple’ by American Theatre Editors

Playwright and screenwriter Marcus Gardley may not have known it at the time, but he had been preparing to adapt Alice Walker's iconic tale for decades.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:45AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

In Rehearsal with WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA by Signature Theatre

WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA May 21 – July 7, 2024 Tickets at SigTheatre.org A poignant, beautiful musical of parallel journeys from the writer of Apple TV+’s The Morning Show and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:20PM
Friday, May 10, 2024

Todrick Hall to Play Donkey in London Production of Shrek This Summer by Hayley Levitt

Singer-songwriter, choreographer and famed YouTuber Todrick Hall joins the London cast of Shrek, running at the Eventim Apollo Theatre in Hammersmith for six weeks from July 19 through Aug…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:06AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

Nikki Renée Daniels, Beth Malone, Tamyra Gray, More Join Pittsburgh CLO's 2024 Season by Molly Higgins

The Pennsylvania company's summer season includes West Side Story, The Color Purple, The Music Man, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Tony Winners Cynthia Erivo, Ruthie Ann Miles and Patina Miller to Perform at Annual PBS Memorial Day Concert by Hayley Levitt

A roster of Broadway veterans will perform at PBS' annual National Memorial Day Concert, honoring the country's veterans and military families. The concert premieres on May 26, broadcasting…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM
Monday, April 29, 2024

Illinoise Leads 2024 Chita Rivera Award Nominations; Barbie, Mean Girls and The Color Purple Films Also Recognized by Hayley Levitt

The Chita Rivera Awards, an annual celebration of excellence in dance and choreography in film and theater, has released its list of 2024 nominees. Tony Award winner and current Cabaret st…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

Robert O'Hara to Direct Film of BARBECUE Starring Colman Domingo

According to Deadline, playwright Robert O'Hara will be bringing Barbecue to the big screen. O'Hara will be directing the feature film adaptation of his play, which will star Colman Domingo,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:42AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Broadway's Chicago Welcomes Back Bianca Marroquín and Natasha Yvette Williams by Darryn King

Bianca Marroquín will return to the Broadway cast of Chicago as Roxie Hart alongside Tony nominee Natasha Yvette Williams, who returns to the show in the role of Matron “Mama” Morton.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:07AM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Jennifer Hudson Joins Smash's Broadway Producing Team by Hayley Levitt

Jennifer Hudson—singer, actress, talk show host and claimer of the coveted EGOT status—has joined the producing team for the Broadway-bound musical Smash. Based on the Broadway-inspire…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Monday, March 18, 2024

Jacinta Clusellas, Tatiana Pandiani & Melis Aker Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients by American Theatre Wing

"Multilingualism is the only path to develop new audiences in our field, so we are hopeful, that 'Azul' can be one more step toward linguistic inclusion in the American theatre." - Jacinta C…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:32PM
Friday, March 15, 2024

Reneé Rapp, FELLOW TRAVELERS & More Win GLAAD Media Awards

Reneé Rapp, Fellow Travelers, and more received GLAAD Media Awards at last night's Los Angeles ceremony. Nominees included The Color Purple, Rustin, Billy Porter, Grease: Rise of the Pink L…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:42AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Seyi Omooba Loses Appeal Over Being Fired from THE COLOR PURPLE for 'Religious Discrimination'

There is at last a conclusion to an ongoing court battle between Seyi Omooba and Michael Garrett Associates Ltd/ Leicester Theatre Trust Ltd. The former lost a case against the latter in 20…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:41PM
Friday, February 16, 2024

THE COLOR PURPLE ON HBO FEBRUARY 17TH! by Corine Cohen

So excited to see it on a 32 inch screen! HBO 8PM in New York! Hell, yes!  

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 08:46PM

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