Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad to star in Romeo and Juliet on Broadway

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International film star Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) will make his Broadway debut  during the upcoming Fall season alongside Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (The Trip To Bountiful, Stick Fly, Steel Magnolias), as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in  ROMEO AND JULIET. The production will be helmed by Broadway mainstay David Leveaux (Arcadia, […]

Alicia Keys to Produce HBO Adaptation of Stick Fly

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Send to Kindle HBO is set to adapt Stick Fly The premium cable channel, HBO, will adapt Lydia Diamond’s Stick Fly. The play, whiched opened on Broadway at the Cort Theatre on December 8, 2011 and ran for 93 performances, was directed by Kenny Leon and featured Tracie Thoms, Mekhi Phifer, Condola Rashad (Tony Award nominated), Ruben Santiago-Hudson, […]

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 […]

Condola Rashad will guest star on “Submissions Only”

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Send to Kindle“Submissions Only,” a grassroots web sitcom that shows viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway, plans to continue in its second season and feature special guest stars Marc Kudish (9 to 5, The Apple Tree), Cass Morgan (Memphis, Mary Poppins) and Condola Rashad (Stick Fly) in its sixth episode, which will air Friday, March […]

Top Ten of 2011: Breakout Stars

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Every year boasts a host of new talent and the discovery and rise of new actors. While a few have been treading the waters for years, the most exciting part was discovering brand new talent that demanded attention. There were a lot of wonderful actors to choose from—probably enough to make ten lists. […]