Friday, May 6, 2022

Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday to Play Matron 'Mama' Morton in Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony and Grammy-winning Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday will return to Chicago on Broadway as Matron "Mama" Morton for a limited time this summer. Holliday will take over the role from B…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Episode 316: Dreamgirls gets Broadwaysted! by Automatic Episode Import

It's time for the winner of March Madness: Dreamgirls! Play along as Aaron J Albano (@aaronjalbano - Newsies, Hamilton) and Nikisha Williams (@williamsnikisha - Hamilton, The Color Purple) j…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 01:02AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Odds & Ends: Six's Brittney Mack to Lead The Color Purple at The Muny by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Casting Announced for The Color Purple at The Muny In addition to the productions of Mary Poppins, Sweeney Todd, Joseph and the Amaz…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:37PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Terrence J. Smith, Tiffany Elle Burgess, and Aba Arthur Join THE COLOR PURPLE Film

Three new faces have been added to the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of The Color Purple. Terrence J. Smith will take on the role of 'Adam', Tiffany Elle Burgess will play 'Olivia', a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:23AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Watch Broadway’s Morgan James Perform “Gethsemane” From the All-Female Jesus Christ Superstar Album by Playbill

Jesus Christ Superstar: Highlights From the All-Female Studio Cast Recording—featuring tunes from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical recorded by an all-female cast, orchestra, and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Watch Shoshana Bean Perform 'Heaven on Their Minds' From All-Female Superstar Album by Playbill

Jesus Christ Superstar: Highlights From the All-Female Studio Cast Recording—featuring tunes from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical recorded by an all-female cast, orchestra, and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:18PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Artistic Director Chris Coleman Announces DCPA Theatre Company’s 2022/2023 Season by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Next season is a celebration of voices both beloved and brand-new. We’ll see the long-awaited return of Shakespeare, an urgent and magnetic new play hot off the NYC circuit, a world premie…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:25PM

10+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend April 22-24 - See Step Afrika!'s 'Stono,' 'Sondheim Unplugged,' a live concert by John O'Hurley an by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24, for…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Watch: Beetlejuice Reopens on Broadway by Playbill

Broadway's Beetlejuice, which originally played the Winter Garden Theatre, reopened April 8 at the Marquis Theatre. Reprising the role of the titular poltergeist is Tony nominee Alex Brightm…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:06PM
Monday, April 18, 2022

Watch the Opening Number From Beetlejuice on Broadway - "The Whole Being Dead Thing" by Playbill

Take a trip to the Netherworld with Broadway's Beetlejuice, which re-opened April 8 at the Marquis Theatre. Reprising the role of the titular poltergeist, Tony nominee Alex Brightman returns…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:42AM
Friday, April 15, 2022

Jon Batiste Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film

Jon Batiste has joined the cast of the upcoming musical film adaption of The Color Purple. Batiste will make his feature film acting debut in the film as Grady, a piano man and the husband…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:57PM

Grammy Winner Jon Batiste Joins Cast of The Color Purple Film Musical by Leah Putnam

The film, based on the 2005 Broadway adaptation, will mark the artist's acting debut.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

10+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend April 15-17 - See 'Trouble in Mind,' New York Theatre Artists for Ukraine, Alvin Ailey and more by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 17, for…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Adrianna Hicks Joins The Seth Concert Series Streaming Live Tonight

On Broadway Adrianna Hicks has appeared in SIX, The Color Purple (revival, swing), Aladdin (Fortune Teller/Jasmine’s Attendant). She also led the The Color Purple on Tour as Celie. Region…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:08PM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Elizabeth Marvel Joins New Color Purple Film by Lindsey Sullivan

Fresh off of landing a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for her performance as Mary Tyrone in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Elizabeth Marvel has joined the cast of The Color Purple. Variety …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM

Elizabeth Marvel Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film Adaption

Elizabeth Marvel will play the role of Miss Millie, the unpleasant wife of the mayor, who hires Sofia to be her maid. The film is currently in production in Georgia. Marvel joins a star-st…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:49PM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

EP 76-Knowing Your Worth with Felicia Curry by Automatic Episode Import

Star of the upcoming Queens Girl in the World offBroadway in New York City, Black Hair in the Big Leagues welcomes Felicia Curry. Felicia's regional resume includes Les Mis, The Color Purple…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:02AM
Saturday, March 26, 2022

Grammy Award Winner Ciara Cast in ‘The Color Purple’ Film by Matthew Wexler

The "1, 2 Step" singer and Grammy winner joins the cast of the star-studded musical movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show. The post Grammy Award Winner Ciara Cast in ‘The Color Purple…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:54AM
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Ciara Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film as Nettie

Ciara will appear in the film as the adult version of Nettie, sharing the role with Halle Bailey, who will portray the younger version of the character. Ciara is most known for her successfu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:22AM
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Grammy Winner Ciara Joins New Color Purple Film by Lindsey Sullivan

Grammy winner Ciara has joined the cast of The Color Purple as the adult version of Nettie, according to Entertainment Weekly. The younger version of the character will be played by The Lit…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM

Wake Up With BWW 3/22: MJ THE MUSICAL Tour, THE COLOR PURPLE Film Cast, and More!

Today's top stories include an upcoming North American tour of MJ the Musical, set to begin in 2023. Plus, Ben Levi Ross returns to Dear Evan Hansen, additional casting for The Color Purple …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:53AM
Monday, March 21, 2022

THE COLOR PURPLE Film Adds David Alan Grier, Louis Gossett, Jr., and More!

Joining the cast are Louis Gossett, Jr. as 'Ol' Mister', David Alan Grier as 'Reverend Avery', Tamela J. Mann as 'First Lady', Phylicia Pearl Mpasi as 'Young Celie', Deon Cole as 'Alfonso',…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:00AM
Friday, February 18, 2022

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend February 18-21 - See dances by Alvin Ailey and Mark Morris, a Sondheim tribute concert, 'The Blues by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Presidents' Day weekend, Friday, February 18 to Mo…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, February 11, 2022

Gavin Creel, Tony Yazbeck, and More Talk 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/KenCen50 Broadway stars align at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this weekend as they come together for two performances onl…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:06PM
Thursday, February 10, 2022

THE COLOR PURPLE meets Prayer for the French Republic by Automatic Episode Import

Continuing our discussion about the musical The Color Purple (which is also about to become a movie musical starring Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, and Corey Hakwins), th…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:02AM

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend February 11-13 - See live concerts by Broadway's Patti Murin and Eden Espinosa, New Victory's 'Air by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, February 11 to Sunday, February 1…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, February 4, 2022

Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks & More Announced for The Color Purple Film by Caitlin Moynihan

This casting is too beautiful for words! Variety reports that Oprah Winfrey has revealed more names for the upcoming film adaptation of The Color Purple, and they include some Broadway alum…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:33AM

“American Idol” Star Fantasia Chosen to Lead “The Color Purple” Movie Musical with Taraji P. Henson by Roger Friedman

In Hollywood terms, Fantasia should be over 50 years old by now. But she is only still just 37! One the great

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:36AM

Wake Up With BWW 2/4: THE COLOR PURPLE Film Casting, SMASH Musical Workshop, and More!

Today's top stories include casting for The Color Purple film adaptation! The movie will be led by Fantasia Barrino and Danielle Brooks in the roles of Celie and Sofia. Plus, the long-await…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:09AM
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Colman Domingo and Halle Bailey Join THE COLOR PURPLE Musical Film Adaptation as 'Mister' and 'Nettie'

Tony-nominee Colman Domingo and Grown-ish star Halle Bailey have joined the all-star cast of the upcoming musical film adaptation of The Color Purple.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:53PM

VIDEO: Watch Oprah Tell Danielle Brooks She Got the Part of Sofia in THE COLOR PURPLE

During ABC's 'Soul of a Nation' special 'Screen Queens Rising,' when the casting was announced, anchor Linsey Davis surprised Brooks with a video from the moment Oprah Winfrey surprised he…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:54PM