via FirstLadyB: Phylicia Rashad is headed back to Broadway, but this time the Tony Award winning actress will be directing. The former Cosby Show star is set to direct the Broadway premiere of “Blue,” producers announced Monday. The new staging of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, with music by Nona Hendryx, will run in spring 2020. She starred in […]

via FirstLadyB: Our girl Michelle Williams is headed back to Broadway! According to Broadway Buzz, Michelle is joining the cast of the Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island.  Williams is taking over the role of Erzulie beginning on November 30th. This isn’t her first time on Broadway, she has also appeared in Aida, The Color Purple, and Chicago. Once on This Island musical, […]

via FirstLadyB: Tiffany Mann, the daughter of David and Tamela Mann is headed to Broadway! Tiffany, who is living her best life in New York, is starring in the  ‘Be More Chill Musical,’ that on yesterday was revealed is headed to Broadway. In the musical she plays Jenna Rolan, the high school’s gossip girl. Adapted from a […]

getty images Michelle Obama tapped some big voices to help deliver her push to get girls educated across the world. The U.S. first lady went to Broadway on Monday to host a concert for the spouses of global heads of state that included performances from the female-centric shows “The Color Purple,” ”Waitress,” ”Wicked” and “Beautiful: […]

EEW Magazine Entertainment News The cast of Broadway’s The Color Purple has reason to celebrate today. The musical, as well as its star, Cynthia Erivo, received Tony nominations—revealed on NBC’S TODAY, where the cast performed the production’s title song. The Color Purple was nominated for “Best Revival of a Musical” and Erivo got a nod […]

The hit musical about Motown Records founder Berry Gordy is coming back to Broadway this summer led by an actor who actually met the music icon long before he won the part to play him. At a party celebrating the opening of “Motown the Musical” in Los Angeles last summer, Chester Gregory shook hands with the […]

The incredible James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, both Tony-award winning legends of TV, film and the stage, are returning to Broadway to play opposite…

  If you didn’t have a chance to enjoy Soul Train while it was still in broadcast, the original of course – not the one hosted by Shemar Moore, you’re in luck because it’s now headed to Broadway. The Soul Train musical will be written by Anthony E. Zuiker, the creator of the CSI franchise, […]

*Broadway’s revival of “The Color Purple,” with Jennifer Hudson in the role of Shug Avery, is gearing up for its December open with a new tease of the actress singing the title song. A new Facebook video for the show features J-Hud with co-star Cynthia Erivo singing in the studio, intercut with footage from the production. […]

I realized recently that Aida and I are sisters in spirit. There is something in her that I already had in me when I auditioned…

In mainstream society, the lives of iconic figures are frequently given the Broadway Musical treatment. But such is uncommon in the gospel community. But BeBe and CeCe Winans have pushed things to the next level with the announcement of a gospel musical about their now defunct duo. Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story is […]

    There were lots of cheers and happy tears last night as Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd each made their Broadway debut in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre. The bow was also one for the history books, as Palmer became the show’s first African American to play the title role. CLICK […]