broadway

Questlove to Executive Produce ‘Soul Train’ Broadway Show

In 1971, a show that would define a generation made its way on to television. Soul Train hosted by Don Cornelius was the flagship television program for black music and culture and now Questlove will executive produce a Broadway musical in honor of the legendary broadcast. The musical is expected to hit Broadway in 2021 […]

Dave Chappelle is Heading to Broadway With 5-Show Run

Dave Chappelle is Heading to Broadway With 5-Show Run

Tickets to see Dave Chappelle’s Broadway debut will be on sale for about a week. Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway is coming to Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from July 9th to July 13th. The limited run will be documented by Netflix and marks Chappelle’s partnership with Live Nation, the Araca Group, and EBG. At the top of […]

‘Be More Chill’ Breaks House Records in Their First Week

In Broadway, you’re as good as your opening week. In its first week on Broadway, Be More Chill has set a new record at The Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, Be More Chill breaks the house record for a seven-performance week. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth starring Patrick Stewart, which grossed $584,033. .@BeMoreChill […]

Rap Legend Fly Ty Brings Brooklyn United Marching Band Show To Broadway

While Roxanne Shanté is experiencing a huge rebirth with the release of her Roxanne Roxanne biopic, many are wondering what ever happened to Tyrone “Fly Ty” Williams— producer of the legendary Rap Attack radio show with Mr. Magic and Marley Marl, owner of Cold Chillin’ Records and manager of the Juice Crew. Well, Fly Ty […]

Lin Manuel Miranda Is Bringing ‘Hamilton’ To Puerto Rico

Lin Manuel Miranda is bringing the universally acclaimed musical play Hamilton: An American Musical to his storm battered homeland of Puerto Rico. Set to be staged at the island’s capital city of San Juan, Lin Manuel will reprise his role as Alexander Hamilton, returning to the show after ending his stint on Broadway in July 2016. […]

The Nike Soho Store Grand Opening Is On Friday

Nike confirms that Nike SOHO will open to the public beginning on Friday, November 11th at 10 AM EST. Nike’s newest soho store will be opening in SoHo and includes a space of 5-floors. Celebrating the incredible store opening with some significant sneaker heat including the John Elliott x Nike LeBron Soldier 10, exclusive Air […]

Leona Lewis Dropped From Record Label, Focuses On Broadway Debut

Leona Lewis has reportedly been dropped from her record label Island Records, a label under Universal. Universal is planning on keeping Lewis in the Universal group by signing her to another label under the umbrella, but there is no word on exactly which label that will be. Lewis signed with Simon Cowell‘s record label Syco after she […]

The Tony Awards Continue

Despite the horrifying attack at Pulse, a well-known gay night club in Orlando, Fla., the Tony Awards continue tonight [Sunday, June 12] at 8 p.m. EST. The biggest broadway award show is being held at the Beacon Theater in New York despite the tragedy that struck the nation this morning. The organizers of the Tony Awards tweeted this morning, “Our hearts […]

Leona Lewis To Make Her Broadway Debut In ‘Cats’

Songstress Leona Lewis will make her Broadway debut in the first-ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Cats. She will play the iconic role of Grizabella. Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the original Broadway production was record-breaking. It opened in 1982 and ran for 18 years (7,485 performances). “Leona has one of the greatest […]

Key Lessons From LaLa Anthony At The Tribeca Film Festival

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival has an extensive schedule of exclusive panels and screenings, with special keynote speakers providing audiences with first hand tips to help you excel in film, media, art, gaming, and even activism. The Tribeca Talks platform conducted a Daring Women Summit on Wednesday, April 20 which celebrated the most influential women […]

Album Review: ‘Hamilton’ Original Broadway Cast Recording

Alexander Hamilton founded the Federalist Party; he wrote over half of The Federalist Papers; he was a chief aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War; he established a national bank; he had an extramarital affair; he was killed in a duel by Alexander Burr.

Russell Simmons Bringing Hip-Hop Musical ‘The Scenario’ To Broadway

Russell Simmons is embarking in his second theatrical venture. Simmons is a mogul who has made major contributions to expand Hip Hop into a cultural phenomenon with the Def Jam brand. He is now taking his talents back to Broadway. The first time was during the Def Poetry Jam in 2002, and now he will be co-producing a […]