Thursday, September 23, 2021

Odds & Ends: Watch Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Perform a Song from Her New Album & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform "You're Not Here" from Ch. 1 vs. 1 Tony winner Cynthia Erivo released new music on September 1…

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Sunday, September 19, 2021

A Christmas Carol | 2020 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Starring Campbell Scott (“House of Cards”) and Tony Award winners Andrea Martin (Pippin) and LaChanze (The Color Purple), this “vibrant, compassionate and timely” (Deadline) producti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:00PM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Why We Tell the Story Cabaret | Trailer by Stratford Festival

Enjoy the trailer of Why We Tell the Story, coming to [email protected] on September 2, 2021. For tickets ➡️ Eve…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:48PM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Odds & Ends: Grammy Winner H.E.R. Set for The Color Purple Movie & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. H.E.R. Tapped for The Color Purple Movie Oscar and Grammy-winning artists H.E.R. is set to play Squeak in Warner Brothers…

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Friday, August 27, 2021

H.E.R. in Final Talks to Join THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical

Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, H.E.R., is currently in final talks to make her feature film debut in the upcoming movie musical adaptation of …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:49PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Corey Hawkins Tapped to Play Harpo in The Color Purple Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Not unlike Benny in In the Heights, Corey Hawkins is makin' moves and makin' deals. The Tony nominee and In the Heights movie star is eyeing the role of Harpo in Warner Brothers' film retell…

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IN THE HEIGHTS Star Corey Hawkins Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical

Blitz Bazawule will direct the movie, according to Deadline, with a script by Marcus Gardley. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:06PM

Corey Hawkins to Play Harpo in The Color Purple Movie Musical

The In the Heights star will appear in another big stage-to-screen project.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32AM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Telly Leung, Michael James Scott, Nancy Opel and More Join SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in Radial Park

Last seen in the title role of Aladdin, Telly Leung (he/him) lends his talents to “The World Was Dancing” for the evening. Another Aladdin alum, Michael James Scott (he/him) will …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:50AM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Brandon Victor Dixon Talks BROADWAY OUT EAST by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, wh…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:54AM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Theatrical Rights Worldwide Launches Plays Division With Robert O'Hara, Ken Levine, Stan Zimmerman, More by Logan Culwell-Block

The theatrical licensor already handles a catalog of such musicals as The Color Purple and The Addams Family.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Cynthia Erivo performs with the LA Phil by Pauline Adamek

The career of British-born artist Cynthia Erivo is on an impressive trajectory, gaining accolades all over the world. The gifted actor/singer received a 2016 Tony Award for her Broadway d…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:48PM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Renée Elise Goldsberry, Courtnee Carter & More Set for Billy Porter's What If? Film by Caitlin Moynihan

Casting is set for What If?, the previously announced coming-of-age feature film that marks Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter's directorial debut. Broadway's Renée Elise Goldsberry and Cour…

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Vanessa Sears and Marcus Nance by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Vanessa Sears and Marcus Nance. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Why We Tell The Story Cabaret. WHY WE T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:24PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Signature Theatre picks Matthew Gardiner as AD, sets 2021/22 season by News Desk

Coming soon to Shirlington: ‘RENT,’ ‘She Loves Me,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ two world premieres, a DC premiere—plus ‘KPOP' musical at the Anthem.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:07PM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson & Paul Simon Set for NYC Reopening Concert in Central Park by Lindsey Sullivan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that a star-studded concert will take place on Central Park's Great Lawn as part of a weeklong celebration of the city’s reopening. The first three stars ann…

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Friday, June 25, 2021

Jennifer Nettles Talks About Working with Brandi Carlile and Alex Lacamoire on ALWAYS LIKE NEW by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview HERE: Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit Richard Ridge chats with Broadway veteran Jenni…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:03PM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Cynthia Erivo to Star in & Produce Remake of Bette Midler Breakout Film The Rose by Lindsey Sullivan

Make a joyful noise! The Color Purple Tony winner Cynthia Erivo just added an exciting new project to an already hearty plate. Variety reports that the multi-hyphenate talent will produce an…

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Friday, June 4, 2021

Watch the First Music Video from Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo's Debut Solo Album by Lindsey Sullivan

The Color Purple Tony winner Cynthia Erivo is set to release her debut solo album on September 17 via Verve. Entitled Ch. 1 vs. 1, the album will include 12 tracks. Erivo dropped the first…

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Flashback Friday – Ep61 – Daniel J. Watts: Tina the Musical, Hamilton, In the Heights by Automatic Episode Import

Daniel J, Watts made his Broadway debut in The Color Purple in 2006. He has also been in shows such

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

#189 – My First Time (The Color Purple – feat. Todrick Hall) by Automatic Episode Import

Todrick Hall is a trailblazer in the world of video. His work has always sought to entertain and eng

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Rehearsals Start for BEETLEJUICE South Korea in New Vlog from Matt DiCarlo by BroadwayWorld

Learn more about Beetlejuice in South Korea here:​ We're taking you behind the scenes at Beetlejuice in South Korea with restaging director Matt Di…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:36PM
Monday, May 3, 2021

Matt DiCarlo Takes Us Along on His First Day in South Korea for BEETLEJUICE by BroadwayWorld

Learn more about Beetlejuice in South Korea here: We're taking you behind the scenes at Beetlejuice in South Korea with restaging director Matt DiCar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:54PM
Friday, April 23, 2021

Go Behind The Scenes of BEETLEJUICE in South Korea in Our First Vlog Hosted by Matt DiCarlo by BroadwayWorld

Learn more about Beetlejuice in South Korea here: We're taking you behind the scenes at Beetlejuice in South Korea with restaging director Matt DiCar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:12PM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Tony Winner Renée Elise Goldsberry Tapped for Marvel Series She-Hulk by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry has been tapped to star as Amelia opposite Tatiana Maslany in the upcoming Marvel series She-Hulk for Disney+, according to Deadline. Tatian…

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

April 2021 Streaming Guide: Dreamgirls, Legally Blonde, The Color Purple, More to Watch at Home by Dan Meyer

See what's coming to HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and more this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Seyi Omooba, actor fired for anti-gay remark, ordered to pay £300,000 legal costs by Roisin O'Connor

Actor sued for religious discrimination after being dropped from a theatre production of The Color Purple, over an anti-gay remark she made when she was a teenager

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:06AM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Seyi Omooba Ordered to Pay Over £300,000 Following Legal Action Against Curve Leicester For Removal From THE COLOR PURPLE

Curve Leicester has announced that Seyi Omooba is being ordered by the Employment Tribune to repay the costs incurred after legal action was taken against the Curve.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM

Watch LaChanze React to Her Blacklist Fans & Discuss Black Theatre United on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner LaChanze details her new role on NBC's The Blacklist on the latest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal. The performer told Fadal what it's like to have newfound fa…

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Charles Gray by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 23, 1995: The revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying! opened its 548 performance run at …

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