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The 40th anniversary celebration of The Wiz Broadway musical aired yesterday in the form of a fantastic live broadcast. NBC’s third musical, The Wiz Live! aired Dec. 3 to great reviews. Not only did entertainment critics such as Variety call the program “polished” and “impressive,” but viewers also took to the Internet to express their…

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The highly anticipated remake of The Wiz directed by Kenny Leon debuted on Thursday, Dec. 3 on NBC. Although the cast was laden with star power, the lead role of Dorothy was played by newcomer Shanice Williams. Williams was joined by Queen Latifah, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, Common,  Elijah Kelly and the Queen of Soul Mary J. Blige for…

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NBC embarks on its latest musical holiday tradition: a 3-hour LIVE event production of the groundbreaking Broadway show that brought Oz to life in a funky sing-along journey down the yellow brick road. Winner of 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original massive Broadway hit spawned a feature film starring Diana Ross and Michael…

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Grammy and Oscar Award-winning rapper Common continues to make moves in the world of film and television. On the heels of announcing landing a role in the upcoming Keanu Reeves film, John Wick 2, the 43-year-old Chicago native has just signed a two-year deal with HBO that grants the cable giant first dibs on projects developed…

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Just when we thought the cast of NBC’s “The Wiz” couldn’t get more awesome, rumor has it that a certain queen bee, Beyoncé, has been offered a major role in the 2016/2017 reboot. According to the rumor mill, Bey has been offered the role of Glinda the Good Witch. And she’ll be filling some impressive…

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