Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker is ready to broaden his legendary acting career even further. He’ll be making his Broadway debut in the Eugene O’Neill play, Hughie, next spring. Hughie is set in a New York City hotel lobby, and Whitaker will play Erie Smith, a drunkard who frequents the hotel and reminisces on his youth with the hotel’s clerk. […]

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Brandy is getting to be pretty daring while living in New York City for her Chicago Broadway show stint, but some of it isn’t paying off. The R&B singer…

We’re used to seeing Taye Diggs in his romantic lead roles, so to see him as the flashy, transgendered frontman Hedwig in Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch is completely out of the norm. People exclusively released the first photo of Diggs as Hedwig, and we have to admit, we’re intrigued. Diggs told People that he is ready for […]


Many African-American stars have nabbed roles in Broadway productions, diversifying the realm of theater. Songstress Brandy is currently playing Roxie Hart in “Chicago” and now…

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As she prepares to make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning musical, Chicago, R&B superstar Brandy shut it all the way down during a live performance on The Today Show. With the production in its 19th year on Broadway, Brandy adds her name to the list of celebrity guest stars who […]

The 2014 Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” is set to open this month on April 23rd, but previews have already begun. The plays stars Denzel Washington, Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose. Set in 1950s Chicago, “A Raisin in the Sun” centers on the struggling Younger family, who anxiously await a $10,000 insurance check — […]

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According to AllHipHop.com The musical based on the music of one Mr. Tupac Shakur has been given an official opening date on Broadway. Kenny Leon’s musical Holler If Ya Hear Me will begin previewing at New York City’s Palace Theatre on May 26th, and the official opening is scheduled for June 19th . The show was written by Todd Kreidler and the plot of the […]

     Okay, I never thought THIS would happen, but TV talk show host, Wendy Williams, is going to be starring on Broadway in the musical hit “Chicago.” She will be playing Big Mama Thorton, which is the same role that Queen Latifah was nominated for an Oscar for in the movie. MUST READ: R. Kelly […]

In this week’s episode of TV One and TheUrbanDaily.com’s “What’s Hot” boxing legend Mike Tyson is enjoying his second career on the stage, bringing his one-man show to Broadway. Spike Lee will be directing. Catch more in “What’s Hot” On TheUrbanDaily: Shaq Finally Has Something Good To Say About Kobe Bryant Why Bristol Palin Moved […]

Legendary film director Spike Lee is taking his talents to the Broadway stage. Lee is in final talks to direct Mike Tyson’s one man show “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” when it hits The Great White Way. Mike Tyson debuted his one man show with a week long in Las Vegas. Spike Lee and Mike Tyson […]

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Raven Symone can now add The Great White Way to her list of accomplishments.  The talented actress/singer dazzled in her Broadway debut as Sister Mary Clarence in “Sister Act.” Based on the hit 1992 movie, “Sister Act” a Vegas lounge singer (originally played by Whoopi Goldberg) disguises herself as a nun when she witnesses a […]

Raven-Symoné is a making a move to Broadway, and she'll be starring in the play "Sister Act." She'll play Deloris Van Cartier, the same role Whoopie Goldberg played.