Multimedia: Broadway Legend André De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre

The 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre is the latest accolade for Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields, fresh from his critically-acclaimed turn as King Lear at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. On July 11, Tom D’Angora and Michael D’Angora, co-directors and co-producers of The Theatre World Awards virtual benefit gala, held an intimate viewing party in a screening room at … Continue reading Multimedia: Broadway Legend André De Shields Celebrates 2021 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre

Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater

Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater https://wp.me/p8ilTC-a8i Continue reading Jul. 11: André De Shields and Patti LuPone to Receive John Willis Awards for Lifetime Achievement in The Theatre at Special Theatre World Gala Virtual Award Benefit; Audra McDonald will Receive the Dorothy Loudon SPECIAL Award for Excellence in the Theater

Alex Newell, Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge and Quentin Earl Darrington. Photo by Lia Chang

Broadway Records to Release ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl Featuring Lea Salonga, Hailey Kilgore, Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Kenita Miller, Phillip Boykin, and more on March 26

Broadway Records to Release ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl Featuring Lea Salonga, Hailey Kilgore, Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Kenita Miller, Phillip Boykin, and more on March 26 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8Ov Continue reading Broadway Records to Release ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on Limited Edition Orange Vinyl Featuring Lea Salonga, Hailey Kilgore, Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington, Kenita Miller, Phillip Boykin, and more on March 26

Feb. 27: Tony Winners André De Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and George Faison Join Black Theatre Coalition and Playbill’s UPON THESE SHOULDERS Black History Month Concert

Tonight at 8pm: Tony Winners André De Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and George Faison Join Black Theatre Coalition and Playbill’s UPON THESE SHOULDERS Black History Month Concert https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8Mn The full lineup features Ahmad Simmons, Aisha Jackson, Amber Iman, Anastacia McCleskey, André De Shields, Ari Groover, Bebe Winans, Brandon Victor Dixon, Brittney Johnson, Bryonha Parham, Camille A. Brown, Carly Hughes, Charles Randolph-Wright, Christina Sajous, Daniel J. Watts, DJ Duggz, George Faison, Harry Lennix, Khaila Wilcoxon, Kimberly Marable, Lilli Cooper, Malcolm Armwood, Marisha Wallace, Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Washington, D.C. Muriel Bowser, Marlies Yearby, Merle Dandridge, Michael R. Jackson, Nathan Lee Graham, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Norm Lewis, Paul Tazewell, Phillip Boykin, Raja Feather Kelly, Savion Glover, Shereen Pimentel, Stephanie Umoh, Tamika Lawrence, Tituss Burgess, Tracee Beazer Barrett, Tramaine Gray, Valisia LeKae, Whoopi Goldberg and Wynton Marsalis. Continue reading Feb. 27: Tony Winners André De Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and George Faison Join Black Theatre Coalition and Playbill’s UPON THESE SHOULDERS Black History Month Concert

Lea Salonga and Director Michael Arden. Photo by Lia Chang

Happy Trails to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Star Tony Award-Winner Lea Salonga

Happy trails to Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga, who will play her final two performances as Erzulie in the Tony Award-winning Revival of a Musical Once On This Island, before heading out to the Hollywood Bowl to star as Grace Farrell in the Michael Arden helmed production of Annie, July 27 – 29. I will have the opportunity to enjoy her final turn as Erzulie tonight. Continue reading Happy Trails to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Star Tony Award-Winner Lea Salonga

Ken Davenport and Kenita Miller. Photo by Lia Chang

Lea Salonga, Kenita R. Miller, Merle Dandridge, Andy Mientus, Garth Kravits and More Celebrate ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tony Award for Best Revival of A Musical

Lea Salonga, Kenita R. Miller, Merle Dandridge, Andy Mientus, Garth Kravits and More Celebrate ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tony Award for Best Revival of A Musical https://wp.me/p8ilTC-2lo Continue reading Lea Salonga, Kenita R. Miller, Merle Dandridge, Andy Mientus, Garth Kravits and More Celebrate ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tony Award for Best Revival of A Musical

Alex Newell, Lea Salonga and Merle Dandridge. Photo: Joan Marcus

Multimedia: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Kenita Miller, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell in Broadway Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

Multimedia: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Kenita Miller, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell in Broadway Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Continue reading Multimedia: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Kenita Miller, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell in Broadway Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND