Norm Lewis, Amber Iman, Conductor Sean Mayes, Corbin Bleu, Nikki Renée Daniels, Leah Flynn, Sydney James Harcourt, Tiffany Mann, John Manzari, Peppermint, and More set for The American Pops Orchestra’s BLACK BROADWAY Concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium

On Wednesday, October 5, THE American Pops Orchestra (APO) is presenting BLACK BROADWAY, a one night only concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium, celebrating iconic performances by Black actors, highlighting iconic roles made famous by Black artists, and lifting up the next generation of Black Broadway stars. Featuring performances of Broadway classics performed by Black Broadway Stars across multiple generations, this performance will be captured … Continue reading Norm Lewis, Amber Iman, Conductor Sean Mayes, Corbin Bleu, Nikki Renée Daniels, Leah Flynn, Sydney James Harcourt, Tiffany Mann, John Manzari, Peppermint, and More set for The American Pops Orchestra’s BLACK BROADWAY Concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium

Watch: A Memorial Service for Marva Denise Hicks Taha is Set at Good Shepherd Baptist Church

Source: Johnson Services Marva Denise Hicks Taha, departed from this life on Friday, September 16, 2022, in her home in Manhattan, NY. Marva transitioned quietly, peacefully, and comfortably in her sleep with her doting and loving husband Akwasi Khalil Taha at her side. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at noon at the Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 South Crater … Continue reading Watch: A Memorial Service for Marva Denise Hicks Taha is Set at Good Shepherd Baptist Church

Sept. 11: André De Shields, Michael McElroy, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS

Tony Grammy and Emmy Award winner André De Shields (The Wiz, Hadestown, Death of a Salesman), Arbender J. Robinson (Shuffle Along),  Amy Jo Jackson (Kinky Boots), Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, Heather MacRae, Natalie Mosco and Lee Roy Reams are set for FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm. For those who can’t … Continue reading Sept. 11: André De Shields, Michael McElroy, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS

Sept. 11: André De Shields, Michael McElroy, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS; 35% Flash Sale Discount on 9/1 and 9/2

Tony Grammy and Emmy Award winner André De Shields (The Wiz, Hadestown, Death of a Salesman), Michael McElroy, Arbender J. Robinson (Shuffle Along), and Amy Jo Jackson (Kinky Boots), Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, Heather MacRae, Natalie Mosco and Lee Roy Reams are set for FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm. For … Continue reading Sept. 11: André De Shields, Michael McElroy, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS; 35% Flash Sale Discount on 9/1 and 9/2

Meet the Cast of Broadway’s KPOP Including Luna, Eddy Lee, BoHyung, Zachary Noah Piser, Julia Abueva, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, Lina Rose Lee, Abraham Lim, Kate Mina Lin and More

I met some of the cast of Broadway’s KPOP at Helen Park’s Light the Night concert at 54 Below last week. The new musical inspired by the global K-pop phenomenon kicked off rehearsals today, with previews for the show at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street) beginning on Thursday, October 13, 2022. Opening night set for Sunday, November 20, 2022. KPOP is produced by … Continue reading Meet the Cast of Broadway’s KPOP Including Luna, Eddy Lee, BoHyung, Zachary Noah Piser, Julia Abueva, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, Lina Rose Lee, Abraham Lim, Kate Mina Lin and More

First Look: Akron Watson, Joshua Castille, Veanne Cox and More in Ogunquit Playhouse’s World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Barker’s MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS; Performances through Sept. 10

Ogunquit Playhouse is presenting the World Premiere musical adaptation of Mr. Holland’s Opus featuring book, lyrics, and direction by Tony Award winner BD Wong (Broadway’s M. Butterfly, Jurassic Park film franchise), with music by Tony Award nominee Wayne Barker (Peter and the Starcatcher) through Sept. 10. Inspired by the 1995 Oscar-nominated film, Mr. Holland’s Opus depicts a high school music teacher’s profound effect on the lives … Continue reading First Look: Akron Watson, Joshua Castille, Veanne Cox and More in Ogunquit Playhouse’s World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Barker’s MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS; Performances through Sept. 10

Lily Ling Makes Herstory as the First Person of Asian Descent to Conduct HAMILTON on Broadway

I met Lily Ling, a Chinese Canadian music director, conductor, pianist, and educator at a 4th of July rooftop party in New York. She had literally gotten off a plane, checked into her hotel and come to the party. I got to know this extraordinary woman over the course of the evening and less than a month later, Ms. Ling made her Broadway debut as … Continue reading Lily Ling Makes Herstory as the First Person of Asian Descent to Conduct HAMILTON on Broadway

Sept. 11: André De Shields, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS

Tony Grammy and Emmy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, Death of a Salesman), Arbender J. Robinson (Shuffle Along), and Amy Jo Jackson (Kinky Boots) have been added to FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm. They join the previously announced Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams. Further casting … Continue reading Sept. 11: André De Shields, Arbender J. Robinson, Amy Jo Jackson, Mary Callanan, Ed Dixon, Penny Fuller, Anita Gillette, Richard Holmes, and Lee Roy Reams Set for 54 CELEBRATES FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS

Aug. 6: Elizabeth Ward Land Celebrates Release of Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt in MTC’s Hot Summer Nights Concert Series

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC)’s Hot Summer Nights series ends on a high note with Broadway veteran Elizabeth Ward Land (Amazing Grace, Memphis, The Scarlet Pimpernel) in Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt, on August 6th at 8:00pm. Winner of the 2020 Bistro Award, Still Within the Sound of My Voice touches on genres ranging from rock, country, folk, light opera, big … Continue reading Aug. 6: Elizabeth Ward Land Celebrates Release of Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt in MTC’s Hot Summer Nights Concert Series

First Look: Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. BUTTERFLY Starring Kangmin Justin Kim and Mark Stone

M. BUTTERFLY 蝴蝶君 Love has no boundaries. Rounding out the Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 Season is the world premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly on July 30, 2022. The piece is the company’s 18th world premiere, further building upon a long legacy of commissioning new works. It is based upon Hwang’s Tony Award-winning play of the same name, inspired by the true story of a French diplomat who carried … Continue reading First Look: Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. BUTTERFLY Starring Kangmin Justin Kim and Mark Stone