Posted on 09 July 2012   Theater

Jesus Christ Superstar’s Marcus Nance Headlines Solo Concert

Stage star Marcus Nance will headline “Marcus Nance and Friends” tonight, July 9  at  The Metropolitan Room. The event is described  as an elegant evening of jazz, cabaret, theatre and opera of the finest kind. The show starts at 9:30pm. As a fan of both the classy era of Johnny Hartman and Sarah Vaughan and the impressive showmanship of the opera and theatre... Read More »
Posted on 02 July 2012   Theater

Who is Broadway for? Blair Underwood discusses race and theater (Video)

Blair Underwood sat down for a video interview with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the influx of African-Americans in theater and the changing face of “The Great White Way.” Promoting the last leg of his Broadway run as Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire, the actor dished about the added racial dynamic between blacks and Louisiana Creoles in the... Read More »
Posted on 02 July 2012   Theater, Video

Sumayya Ali and David Hughey discuss the challenges of being a Broadway swing (Video)

Sumayya Ali and David Hughey guest star in the premiere episode of Standing By, a new web series about Broadway understudies and swings. The actors discuss their careers and the challenges of being ready to go on at any moment in the Tony award-winning production of The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess. Ali is a swing and covers the roles... Read More »
Posted on 28 June 2012   Theater

Ron Cephas Jones set for Public Theater’s ‘Richard III’ mobile tour

The Public Theater has announced that it will present Shakespeare’s Richard III at community venues throughout New York City this summer prior to a three-week run at it’s Lafayette Street theater. The Mobile Shakespeare Unit will tour prisons, senior centers, homeless shelters, and other public locations throughout the city from July 16-Aug. 3. Ron Cephas Jones will lead in... Read More »
Posted on 28 June 2012   Theater

Broadway’s ‘Memphis’ to close in August

NEW YORK (AP) — Some soul is leaving Broadway — the 2010 Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” is closing up shop. Producers said Tuesday that the Joe DiPietro-written musical will play its last performance on Aug. 5 after 30 previews and 1,166 regular performances. It opened in October 2009. While it has not yet recouped its initial investment, producers hope... Read More »
Posted on 21 June 2012   Theater

Alicia Hall Moran Will Take Over for Audra McDonald in Broadway’s ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’

Alicia Hall Moran has temporarily assumed the female lead role of Bess in the Tony award-winning Broadway revival of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. Audra McDonald recently earned her fifth Tony Award for creating the role of Bess in the musical production of the Gershwin opera, which received a highly controversial reworking from visionary director Diane Paulus. The show... Read More »
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