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Valarie Pettiford, an award-winning stage and screen actor, dancer and singer, urged aspiring performers to study and know their craft during the 2020 Rolling Out Innovation Digital and Entertainment (RIDE) Conference, held virtually Sept. 25-26. Pettiford, who received a Tony nomination for her role in the original Broadway production of Fosse, shared the knowledge she…

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TLC is working on a Broadway show and musical. Rozonda ‘Chilli‘ Thomas and Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins — the remaining members of the 90s girl group after third member Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes died in a car crash in 2002 — have revealed their plans to turn their music and career into stage shows, featuring brand new…

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This great actress has been added to the cast of the Harriet Tubman biopic. Singer Janelle Monae is set to star alongside the likes of Leslie Odom Jr, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters, and Vanessa Bell Calloway in Harriet, which will tell the story of the American abolitionist. The upcoming movie (which is being…

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We already know that multidimensional entertainer and boss Kandi Burruss is taking her game to Broadway. And now she can finally divvy up on the details on the play she will star in.  The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star is set to take on the role of “Mama” in the longest-running American musical, Chicago, beginning Jan. 15,…

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Robert Guillaume has died at the age of 89. The award-winning actor proved to be one of the greats to establish a career on the stage, television, and the big screen. Guillaume is best known for his role in ABC’s “Benson,” but his career achievements extended beyond the hit TV series. Guillaume overcame poverty in…

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Broadway and film actress Novella Nelson played her role of Mrs. Tate to the hilt as the antagonist in the bio-dramatic film Antwone Fisher, Denzel Washington’s directorial debut. It’s a role she’s widely known for, not only for her amazing acting but also because she often addressed her adopted son in the movie as “n*gga.” But it is…

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Tonight, VP-Elect Mike Pence attended #HamiltonBway. After the show, @BrandonVDixon delivered the following statement on behalf of the show. pic.twitter.com/Jsg9Q1pMZs — Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical) November 19, 2016 President Barack Obama once told America, “Don’t boo, vote.” In this year’s presidential election, it’s reported that only 58 percent of registered voters, 130 million Americans, cast their ballots.…

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Groundbreaking actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox, who made history as the first transgender actor to receive an Emmy nomination, just confirmed her next big role. The “Orange Is The New Black” standout will star in an upcoming remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show for Fox. Cox will assume the role of Dr. Frank-N-Futer, played…

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