'Damn Yankees' Reprise! to Star Derricks, Taylor, Whiteby BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2007
Jason Alexander, new artistic director of Reprise! Broadway's Best, announced that Cleavant Derricks, Meg Gillentine, Amelia McQueen, Ken Page, Ty Taylor, Lillias White and Jackee Harry would head up the cast of Damn Yankees. Damn Yankees will perform Tuesday, November 6 through Sunday, November 25 (opening November 7) at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)
Arena Stage to Present PULLMAN PORTER BLUES, Starring E. Faye Butler, This Novemberby BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012
Following its celebrated opening at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pullman Porter Blues travels across the country to sweep D.C. audiences along for a ride in its world-premiere co-production at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by her grandfather's work on the postal trains, playwright Cheryl L. West, whose work at Arena Stage includes Jar the Floor and Play On!, returns with the tale of three Pullman train porters whose journey is underscored by Midwest blues songs, including "Sweet Home Chicago" and "This Train." Directed by Lisa Peterson (Arena's The Rainmaker and The Quality of Life), Pullman Porter Blues runs November 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013 in the Kreeger Theater.
BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - July 31, 2010by - Jul 31, 2010
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
Broadway Veteran Sherman Hemsley Passes Away at 74by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012
According to the Huffington Post, stage and screen star Sherman Hemsley recently passed away in his Texas home. He was 74 years old. (more...)