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 mass protests arising from grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo. and the Staten Island borough of New York City have inspired a round of…
Actress Keke Palmer is on quite a roll of “firsts” these days. Not only is she be the youngest talk show host in TV history, but…
via BBC News Actor Tom Hanks will make his Broadway debut as a tabloid journalist in the Nora Ephron play, Lucky Man. Hanks previously collaborated with screenwriter Ephron, who died in June, on the hit films Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail. The new play follows the rise and fall of real-life journalist […]
Chris Rock recently stated that “I wanted to do something in New York,” right across the bridge from the New Jersey home he shares with his wife, Malaak, and daughters, Lola, 9, and Zahra, 7. USA Today reports that despite being the family man, the title of the new Broadway play that marks comedian and […]
Melissa Etheridge says she has enjoyed getting in touch with her punk side as she prepares to temporarily replace Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong in the American Idiot Broadway musical.
They thought it was about Elvis. Patrons gather outside during intermission of “Fences,” a revival of August Wilson’s play, on Broadway in June. That’s what a focus group of black women concluded about the musical “Memphis” last summer when they were asked to assess the show’s tagline, “The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” But after […]