Sunday, January 17, 2021

Theater

Phylicia Rashad Talks August Wilson Ahead of PBS Special

*Anything you have ever wanted to know about August Wilson – the late literary mastermind who brought to humanity such gifts as Fences and The...

Teen Life Fills the Big Screen in ‘At the Top of the Pyramid’

*Los Angeles – Oh, the teen angst of those high school years! No matter how old you are, memories of high school, whether good...

Billy Porter Plays Lincoln Center Tonight for PBS Special

*Tony Award winning theater star Billy Porter, whose profession has taken him all around the world, is making it clear that he will always...

‘After Midnight’ Set to Sail with the Norwegian Escape this Fall

*The acclaimed Broadway musical, "After Midnight," signed a deal with Norwegian Cruise Line. The show is coming abroad the Norwegian Escape starting in November, according...

Misty Copeland’s Mom Denies Being Unable to Afford her Ballet Lessons

*A lawyer for the mother of ballerina Misty Copeland is contesting part of a story posted to EURweb earlier this week regarding their family’s...

NeNe Leakes’ Son Gets Jail and Rehab After Legal Missteps

*Despite professional highs in 2014, NeNe Leakes is experiencing a major low in her personal life with her son, Bryson Bryant, serving time and...

Ballerina Misty Copeland: ‘I Will Push Diversity For as Long as I Live’

*Ballerina rock star Misty Copeland appears in the upcoming PBS special “American Ballet Theatre at 75,” a Ric Burns documentary saluting the New York-based ballet company’s 75th anniversary year. Copeland,...

Cast of ‘Three Times a Lady’ Evokes Healing in Urban Relationships (Watch)

*“Three Times a Lady,” written by Dr. Gloria Morrow opened last week at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood. The all black cast had...

The Pulse of Entertainment: Backstage During Selma’s Filming with Wendell Pierce, Stan Houston and Clay Chappell

Backstage during Selma’s filming with Wendell Pierce, Stan Houston and Clay Chappell *“It’s great to see men and women absolutely changing the makeup of how...

Theater Ripped for Using Blackface to Portray Black NHL Player (Watch)

*A Montreal theater company is facing criticism for using an actor in blackface to portray black Canadiens player P.K. Subban. A skit with the Subban...

Jennifer Hudson to Play Shug Avery in ‘Color Purple’ Revival

*Jennifer Hudson is about to shake her shimmy on Broadway. The Oscar winning actress is will star as Shug Avery in a revival of The...

‘Three Times a Lady’ Stage Play Makes National Debut In L.A.

*Los Angeles, CA --  Dr. Gloria Morrow, playwright and producer of the mega hit play, "The Things That Make Men Cry" premieres her second...

Naturi Naughton Dishes on 3LW, ‘Power’ and Patti Labelle

*Naturi Naughton made quite the transition from girl group member in 3LW to Hollywood actress. She starred in movies and broadway musical theater. Now she's...

Keke Palmer, NeNe Leakes Take Emotional Bows As ‘Cinderella’ Ends

*It was an emotional scene recently as Keke Palmer and NeNe Leakes finished their stint on Broadway as part of Rodgers + Hammerstein's “Cinderella”...

The Pulse of Entertainment: Year in Review Shows a full Calendar Despite Industry Politics

The Pulse of Entertainment, year in review, shows a full calendar despite industry politics *Despite, feeling like I am Sony Pictures, because of hackers and...
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