Alicia Keys to Produce HBO Adaptation of Stick Fly


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, […]

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


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 […]

Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark take hold of the top three box office spots, while The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys file in […]

Condola Rashad will guest star on “Submissions Only”


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 […]

Broadway Grosses fall further for the week ending 2-12-12

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Wicked reclaims the top spot this week end, grossing $1,508,501—about $160,000 more than last week. Though, The Book of Mormon wasn’t interested in being outdone. It’s becoming a habit; aided by the hefty $169.76 average ticket price, the show broke the Eugene O’Neill Theatre’s house record for the 28th time, grossing $1,485,740 and […]

Broadway Grosses for the week ending 2-5-12 are down

Weekly Broadway Grosses

After the closing of Chinglish, On a Clear Day, and Relatively Speaking the grosses take an understandable dip. They’re down another $2 million for the week ending 2-5-12. The Book of Mormon surpasses Wicked to become the highest grossing production for the week, bringing in $1,455,329 at 102.63% capacity. Those numbers also serve […]

Top Ten of 2011: Breakout Stars


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. […]

Broadway’s Holiday Performance Schedule


Looking for something to do with the family this holiday season? Happen to enjoy Broadway shows? Well, you’re in luck! While the performance schedules for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s are both irregular, shows are still running during the holiday season. Check out the schedules below! Do keep in mind that […]

Shoo Fly: Stick Fly Swatted by Critics


On December 8, 2011, Lydia Diamond’s Stick Fly opened on Broadway at the Cort Theatre.  Grammy winner Alicia Keys makes her first foray into Broadway as producer and composer for the play, which centers on the LeVays. Dulé Hill, Mekhi Phifer, and Ruben Santiago-Hudsonstar as Kent “Spoon” LeVay, Flip LeVay, and Joe LeVay respectively, an affluent African American […]

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 […]