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The director discusses the Cynthia Erivo backlash and why we need more films that deal with slavery.
The British actor had not been a popular choice, especially considering past comments about American Blacks.
Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
Katy Perry & Co. marveled at his range in singing "Time After Time" with "The Color Purple" musical star Cynthia Erivo.
The Broadway stars reunite for "Night Divine," a concert inspired by the likes of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand.
"The Color Purple" star joins Lin-Manuel Miranda and Josh Groban on the benefit album, "Singing You Home."
Cynthia Erivo went to Nicki Minaj's manicurist and the results are divine.
It's been a year since Glee and Broadway alum Darren Criss launched Elsie Fest, a unique one-day event intended to take the theater experience outdoors, and connect theatergoers with the hugely successful culture of music festivals; a Coachella of Broadway.
The house was bizarrely packed. Upon her entrance, Cusack received over a minute of entrance applause. Someone stood after
Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.
I personally found the broadcast a disappointment, but the season was very strong and that did come across. Kudos to On Your
Recently Cynthia Erivo won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical, and this musical with its extraordinary
A professional, high-caliber performance is not what we get. Headley was good in the mediocre Aida, and she was reportedly
I didn't know who in the audience had slung the verbal arrow. I couldn't ask her those questions. So I did the only thing I could possibly do: I talked to the ladies next to me. I needed a teaching moment, and I made myself one.
There goes another year in New York with magnificent stage performances. Some performers in the past year have excelled in exceptional storytelling far more than others. A season full of diverse characters ranging from female revolutionaries, sexually curious teenagers, a glittering tornado exit, underappreciated siblings, a one-man band, a Latin pop star, a ton of toe-tapping music, and star-turning performances. As we start ramping up to 2016, I look back at my top 10 theatrical performances of 2015.