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Can't Help Lovin' Them! Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden & Lauren Worsham Will Lead New York Philharmonic’s Show Boat

Can't Help Lovin' Them! Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden & Lauren Worsham Will Lead New York Philharmonic’s Show Boat

Broadway alums Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden and Lauren Worsham are set to star in a semi-staged production of Show Boat this fall. The classic musical, which features music by Jerome Kern and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, will play Avery Fisher Hall from November 5 through November 8. Ted Sperling will conduct and direct. Williams will star ...

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Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson & Blair Underwood Will Bring The Trip to Bountiful to the L.A. Stage

Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson & Blair Underwood Will Bring The Trip to Bountiful to the L.A. Stage

A family reunion out west! According to the Los Angeles Times, Vanessa Williams and Cicely Tyson will reprise their performances as Jessie Mae Watts and Carrie Watts, respectively, in the L.A. production of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful at the Ahmanson Theatre. Williams, who is currently heating up the Cotton Club stage in Broadway’s After Midnight ...

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Tommy Tune Hosts a Starry Bash For Vanessa Williams & the Cast of the Tony-Nominated Hit After Midnight

Tommy Tune Hosts a Starry Bash For Vanessa Williams & the Cast of the Tony-Nominated Hit After Midnight
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After Midnight has been nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical—in honor of the jazz revue’s big news, Broadway legend Tommy Tune threw a starry party at his penthouse on April 29 for Vanessa Williams, Dule Hill, Tony nominee Adriane Lenox and the cast. Click for photos from the celebration!

Rachael Ray, Regis Philbin, Cicely Tyson and More Visit Vanessa Williams & Dule Hill in After Midnight

Rachael Ray, Regis Philbin, Cicely Tyson and More Visit Vanessa Williams & Dule Hill in After Midnight
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Vanessa Williams, Dule Hill and the cast of After Midnight had starry guests galore come to visit this week! The cast welcomed Rachael Ray, Regis Philbin, Cicely Tyson and Joshua Malina on April 24 and Debbie Allen on April 25!

Odds & Ends: Viola Davis Returns to the Stage, Laura Benanti Battles Bullies, Donna Murphy Judges & More

Odds & Ends: Viola Davis Returns to the Stage, Laura Benanti Battles Bullies, Donna Murphy Judges & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Viola Davis...For One Night Only!
Two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Viola Davis will return to the stage for a one-night-only reading of Intimate Apparel on June 15. Davis appeared in the off-Broadway premiere production of the show in 2004, and will reunite with fellow original cast ...

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Vanessa Williams Joins the Party! Get a First Look at After Midnight’s Newest Guest Star

Vanessa Williams Joins the Party! Get a First Look at After Midnight’s Newest Guest Star
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Click for production photos of After Midnight’s jazzy new guest star Vanessa Williams, then see her in action at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre through May 11!

Robert Redford, Ugly Betty Pals & More Cheer on After Midnight’s New Guest Star Vanessa Williams

Robert Redford, Ugly Betty Pals & More Cheer on After Midnight’s New Guest Star Vanessa Williams
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Vanessa Williams is the newest guest star to join the jazzy cast of After Midnight! Click to see photos of her dazzling debut performance on April 1, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Tony & Emmy Nominee Vanessa Williams Takes the Cotton Club Stage in Broadway’s After Midnight

Tony & Emmy Nominee Vanessa Williams Takes the Cotton Club Stage in Broadway’s After Midnight

There’s a new diva taking the Cotton Club stage! Tony and Emmy Award nominee Vanessa Williams joins the cast of Broadway’s After Midnight on April 1, the latest special guest star to step into the musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Williams will take over for current guest stars Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds.

Williams received a ...

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Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams Set to Announce 2014 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams Set to Announce 2014 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Tony Award winner Cicely Tyson and Tony nominee Vanessa Williams will announce the nominees for the 64th annual Outer Critics Circle awards on April 22 at the Friars Club. Nominations will be given in 24 categories that recognize achievements in Broadway and off-Broadway productions. The winners will be announced on May 12 prior to the May 22 presentation of awards ...

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Mama's Coming Home! Get a Sneak Peek of Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in Lifetime’s The Trip To Bountiful

Mama's Coming Home! Get a Sneak Peek of Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in Lifetime’s The Trip To Bountiful

Before you see Vanessa Williams jazz it up in After Midnight this spring, see her on the small screen alongside Tony winner Cicely Tyson in the new Lifetime TV adaptation of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful. Williams and Tyson reprise their roles of Jessie Mae Watts and Carrie Watts, respectively, in the new televised adaptation of the 2013 ...

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