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2Pac musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ forced to close early

Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Broadway musical inspired by the life and lyrics of the late Tupac Shakur, has been forced to close on June 20th due to poor ticket sales. The non-biographical rap musical set in an inner-city neighborhood in the Midwest just opened a month ago, but it was met with low attendance and mixed reviews. Attendance was low, even during previews in early June.

Denzel Washington, Anika Noni Rose dazzle in ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play A Raisin In the Sun returned to Broadway this week, and this latest revival breathes new life into a timeless piece of American theater. With two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington taking on the role of frustrated dreamer Walter Lee Younger, Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo as his practical wife Ruth and Broadway veterans Latanya Richardson and Anika Noni Rose as the family matriarch and Walter Lee’s little sister, respectively

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