Steel Magnolias, starring Queen Latifah, Premieres to Big Ratings

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The Lifetime Original Movie “Steel Magnolias,” a television adaptation of the iconic play and 1989 film, reached new heights for the network, averaging 6.5 million Total Viewers in its world premiere last night, becoming Lifetime’s third most-watched original telecast ever, posting its best delivery since 2006 (Life is Not a Fairy Tale: The […]

Phylicia Rashad to appear at 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition

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Judges have been announced for the 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, to be held on Monday, May 7th at the August Wilson Theatre. The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the […]

Kenny Leon will work with students in upcoming monologue competition

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The August Wilson Monologue Competition will be held on Monday, May 7th at 7p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre. Jujamcun Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company, under the direction of Kenny Leon (Stick Fly, Fences, The Mountaintop,) have announced the 4th annual event, which is free and open to the public. The competition […]

Get Stuck on Stick Fly: Cast and Creative preview video as show opens on Broadway

Send to Kindle Alicia Keys’ production of Stick Fly opens on Broadway on December 8th, 2011. The show is directed by Kenny Leon, and the cast includes Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer, Condola Rashad, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Rosie Benton and Dule Hill. Stick Fly accounts the story of LeVay family’s first parental encounter with their sons’ significant […]

Olivier Award-Winning The Mountaintop Opens on Broadway to Mixed Reviews

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Katori Hall’s new play about the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination took the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2010 after playing a successful run at Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End.  Last night, The Mountaintop opened on Broadway at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre to mixed reviews.  See […]

Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop Begins Previews

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Katori Hall’s new play about the night before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination took the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2010 after playing a successful run at Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End.  Now, the story comes to Broadway starring Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction) as Dr. King and Angela […]