Leslie Odom, Jr., Cynthia Erivo and More to Headline Women’s Association of NJPAC Spotlight Gala~article from Broadwayworld.com

Tony Award winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), and Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Kenny Lattimore will bring their powerful voices and dynamic stage presence to NJPAC’s 21st Annual Spotlight Gala of the Women’s Association of NJPAC on Saturday, October 1….

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Tony Winners Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Join Forces for Elegant Soul~article from Playbill.com

Tony Award winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) will join forces October 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for The 21st Annual Spotlight Gala of the Women’s Association of NJPAC, which supports NJPAC’s Department of…

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No longer ‘Frozen,’ Alex Timbers will tackle ‘Moulin Rouge’~article from AMNewYork.com

It was inevitable that Baz Luhrmann’s “Moulin Rouge” would be adapted into a stage musical, although it did take a while. It was confirmed late last week that the project is now in development. Alex Timbers (who was recently removed from the Broadway-bound…

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VIDEO: Misty Copeland Dances To THE COLOR PURPLE’s Cynthia Erivo’s ‘Summertime’~article from Broadwayworld.com

Two Broadway newcomers who made stunning first impressions recently teamed up to create a sumptuous combination of their artistry to the tune of George and Ira Gershwin’s PORGY AND BESS classic, “Summertime.” Cynthia Erivo, 2016’s Best Actress in a Musical…

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She’s Beautiful and She’s Here! The Color Purple Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Receives Sardi’s Portrait~article from Broadway.com

The Color Purple Tony winner Cynthia Erivo was presented with a Sardi’s portrait on July 12.  See more…   http://www.broadway.com/shows/the-color-purple-broadway/photos/shes-beautiful-and-shes-here-the-color-purple-tony-winner-cynthia-erivo-receives-sardis-portrait/

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HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & MORE LIGHT UP THE 2016 TONY AWARDS~article from Broadway Black`

On Broadway’s biggest, and now most historic night, ten of the 14 Tony-nominated musicals of the 2015-2016 season brought light and life to the CBS telecast held at the Beacon Theatre. Watch the triumphant performances below:  See below http://broadwayblack.com/2016-tony-award-performances/  

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At the Tonys, Moments to Remember~article from The New York Times

In a Tony Awards night shadowed by the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., prizewinners and other performers worked hard to strike a balance between joy and reflection. Here are some moments to remember: The Hardest-Working Man in Showbiz Soon after delivering…

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BROADWAY DRAMA: The Two STARS From Broadway’s A COLOR PURPLE . . . Are CAT-FIGHTING BACK STAGE . . . Can’t We All JUST GET ALONG!!!~MEDIATAKEOUT.COM

According to the NY Post’s Page Six, the two stars of the Broadway hit show A Color Purple are fighting. Not over money, or stage time . . . but over dressing rooms. Here is how the NY Post is…

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Chatter of dressing room drama at ‘The Color Purple’~article from Page Six NY Post

Heather Headley is the toast of Broadway, having successfully taken over for Jennifer Hudson in “The Color Purple.” But we hear one person who wasn’t thrilled with the details of Headley’s arrival at the Jacobs Theatre is the show’s megatalented…

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CYNTHIA ERIVO: BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE~article from Broadway StyleGuide

Cynthia Erivo keeps following in Whoopi Goldberg’s footsteps. One of the British actress’s “first big jobs” was playing Deloris Van Cartier in the UK tour of, and now, she’s making her Broadway debut as Celie Harris in the TheColor Purple—both roles…

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