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Alicia makes her Broadway debut by producing African-American playwright Lydia R. Diamond’s ”Stick Fly,” which opens December 8th.
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The Oscar-nominee returns to her theater roots to star in “The Mountaintop,” by African-American playwright Katori Hall, currently playing on Broadway.
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Jackson joins Angela Bassett and plays Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in “The Mountaintop,” by African-American playwright Katori Hall, currently playing on Broadway.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks collaborates with jazz musician Diedre Murray to adapt the classic Gershwins opera, ”Porgy and Bess,” which opens on December 17th.
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Grier returned to the theater in 2012 to star in Suzan-Lori Parks’ Tony Award-winning adaptation of ”Porgy and Bess."
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On top of her “View” duties, Goldberg is also the producer of the Broadway adaptation of “Sister Act.”
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A Tony award-winning actress, Audra McDonald, will star in Suzan-Lori Parks’ adaptation of ”Porgy and Bess,” which opens on December 17th.
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The “Cold Case” star goes to Broadway to star in the Alicia Keys-produced production of ”Stick Fly,” which opens December 8th.
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LaLa makes her Broadway debut in “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” on Broadway through October.
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Mekhi is slated to star in the Alicia Keys production of ”Stick Fly,” opening December 8th.
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Dule also joins Mekhi Phifer in the Alicia Keys production of ”Stick Fly,” opening December 8th.
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Condola (left) continues to follow in her famous mother, Phylicia Rashad’s, footsteps, starring in “Stick Fly,” along with Mekhi Phifer, Dule Hill, and Tracie Thoms.
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Nikki plays wide-eyed Nabulungi in the Broadway production of “Book of Mormon.” Did we mention she won a Tony for her performance?
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Miller reprises Whoopi Goldberg’s role as the feisty Deloris Van Cartier in the Broadway production of “Sister Act.” Her performance has earned her a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
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At just 30 years old, playwright Katori Hall makes her Broadway debut with, “The Mountaintop,” a fictional account of Rev. Martin Luther King’s final night in Memphis. Currently on Broadway, the play stars Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson.
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Writer Lydia R. Diamond brings “Stick Fly,” the story of an upper-crust African-American family on Martha’s Vineyard to Broadway. The play will be produced by Alicia Keys.
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As a director, Kenny Leon’s credits include “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (with Anika Noni Rose and Terrence Howard) and "Raisin in the Sun (Diddy). In 2011, he is directing “The Mountaintop” (Angela Bassett and Samuel L. Jackson), and the upcoming Alicia Keys production of “Stick Fly.”
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A Tony Award-nominee for Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Musical, Montego currently stars in the hit musical, <a href=“http://www.memphisthemusical.com/target=”_new">”Memphis”.
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A veteran of the stage, Lance currently stars in the Broadway production of “Sister Act,” produced by Whoopi Goldberg.
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Baskin currently plays Gator in the Broadway favorite, “Memphis.”
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We’ve seen him in “The Wiz,” and “The Toxic Avenger,” now this Broadway vet Demond currently stars in “Sister Act.”
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An award-winning actor and musician, Gregory currently plays Eddie on the Broadway production of “Sister Act.”
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The Eritrean-born Ghebremichael stars in the Tony Award-winning production of “Book of Mormom,” currently on Broadway.
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A TV and theater actor, Alan currently stars in the Whoopi Goldberg-produced Broadway production of “Sister Act.”
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A veteran of the stage, having starred in both “Dreamgirls,” and “Jersey Boys,” Brown now stars in the Broadway production of “Sister Act.”
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A theater veteran, Leggs plays Curtis in the Broadway production of “Sister Act.”
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Actress Tshidi Manye plays Rafiki in the Broadway favorite, “The Lion King.”
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