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Kenny Leon directs this new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur.

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Kid Around Backstage with Ben Thompson and the Stars of Holler If Ya Hear Me

Kid Around Backstage with Ben Thompson and the Stars of Holler If Ya Hear Me

Ben Thompson takes us backstage at Holler If Ya Hear Me, where he tries on some wigs, almost has his dog stolen and talks to his co-stars...about himself.

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Holler If Ya Hear Me, Starring Tonya Pinkins and Saul Williams, Shutters on Broadway

Holler If Ya Hear Me, Starring Tonya Pinkins and Saul Williams, Shutters on Broadway

Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, will shutter on Broadway on July 20. At time of closing it will have played just 17 previews and 38 regular performances. Directed by Kenny Leon, Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, award-winning slam poet Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson star in the tuner, which officially opened ...

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Watch Holler If Ya Hear Me Stars Saul Williams & Saycon Sengbloh Perform 'Unconditional Love'

Watch Holler If Ya Hear Me Stars Saul Williams & Saycon Sengbloh Perform 'Unconditional Love'

Holler If Ya Hear Me is not just on a mission to #OccupyBroadway, but also to occupy the TV airwaves! After the cast hit up Good Morning America on July 8 to perform the electrifying “California Love,” the show’s stars Saul Williams and Saycon Sengbloh stopped by Good Day New York to talk the marriage of theater and hip ...

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Are Critics Scared of Holler If Ya Hear Me? Producers Talk Up New Ad Campaign Targeting Hip-Hop Crowd

Are Critics Scared of Holler If Ya Hear Me? Producers Talk Up New Ad Campaign Targeting Hip-Hop Crowd

“Most critics are scared of this show…they should be,” reads one of Holler If Ya Hear Me’s newest promotional materials, which aims to get hip-hop fans into the seats of the Palace Theatre, where the new Tupac Shakur musical opened last month. The striking new campaign comes from Cornerstone Agency, a branding and strategy company that is better ...

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Watch the Cast of Holler If Ya Hear Me Get Some 'California Love'

Watch the Cast of Holler If Ya Hear Me Get Some 'California Love'

Ready to holler this fine Tuesday morning? The cast of Broadway's Holler If Ya Hear Me stopped by Good Morning America on July 8 to perform the number “California Love.” Directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, the new musical, which is inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, stars Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, award-winning slam poet Saul Williams and ...

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Watch Saul Williams Talk About How Holler If Ya Hear Me is 'Shakespeare With Music'

Watch Saul Williams Talk About How Holler If Ya Hear Me is 'Shakespeare With Music'

Saul Williams stopped by Morning Joe on June 30 to discuss starring on Broadway in Holler If Ya Hear Me, the musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur. The award-winning slam poet reminded the MSNBC team that “drama club kid” Tupac was “a poet, an intellectual” and talked about how the show “feels like Shakespeare with music.” Music ...

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Video! The Stars of Holler If Ya Hear Me on Bringing Tupac to Broadway

Video! The Stars of Holler If Ya Hear Me on Bringing Tupac to Broadway

Tupac Shakur has come to Broadway with the official opening of Holler If Ya Hear Me at the Palace Theatre. Star Saul Williams and the rest of the crazy talented cast talk about bringing hip hop to the Great White Way.

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Aww, Yeah! See Pics of Holler If Ya Hear Me's Thrilling Opening Night!

Aww, Yeah! See Pics of Holler If Ya Hear Me's Thrilling Opening Night!
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The stars of the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrate their official Broadway opening night with a starry bash at Gotham Hall on June 19.

Holler Star Saul Williams on Inspiration, Exploitation & Why Hip Hop Is Perfect for Broadway

Holler Star Saul Williams on Inspiration, Exploitation & Why Hip Hop Is Perfect for Broadway

Age: “I was born on February 29, 1972, which makes me 10 years old.”

Hometown: Newburgh, NY

Current Role: John, an ex-con facing an uncertain future in his old neighborhood in the non-biographical Tupac Shakur-inspired musical Holler If Ya Hear Me.

Stage & Screen Cred: After earning an MFA from NYU’s Tisch grad acting program, Williams became known for ...

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Whoopi Goldberg Cheers on the Cast of the Broadway & Hip-Hop Mash-Up Holler If Ya Hear Me

Whoopi Goldberg Cheers on the Cast of the Broadway & Hip-Hop Mash-Up Holler If Ya Hear Me

The View co-host and comedian Whoopi Goldberg had a date with Tonya Pinkins and the cast of Holler If Ya Hear Me on June 18! The new musical, directed by Kenny Leon and featuring songs by late rapper Tupac Shakur, officially opens June 19, but Goldberg couldn’t wait to catch the show. After seeing the story unfold, the comedian stopped ...

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Here We Go, Turn It Up! Holler If Ya Hear Me Opens On Broadway

Here We Go, Turn It Up! Holler If Ya Hear Me Opens On Broadway

The innovative new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me opens officially at the Palace Theatre on June 19. Directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, the tuner uses the lyrics of the late rapper Tupac Shakur to tell an original story about two childhood friends and their families in a Midwestern industrial city.

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Tony Winner Kenny Leon on Why the Holler Actors Are Looking Right into Your Eyes at the Palace Theatre

Tony Winner Kenny Leon on Why the Holler Actors Are Looking Right into Your Eyes at the Palace Theatre

When you enter the opulent Palace Theatre to see the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, you will immediately see how much the place has changed since its last show, Annie, was in residence. The back of the house is now blocked off, and seats closest to the stage are in a stadium-style configuration.

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Feel the Love with this Video Footage of Holler If Ya Hear Me

Feel the Love with this Video Footage of  Holler If Ya Hear Me

Here's a first look at Saul Williams and the cast of Holler If Ya Hear Me bringing hip hop to Broadway in this Tupac-inspired musical.

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Photos! Afeni Shakur Honors Her Late Son Tupac on His Birthday at Holler If Ya Hear Me

Photos! Afeni Shakur Honors Her Late Son Tupac on His Birthday at Holler If Ya Hear Me
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Tupac Shakur’s mother Afeni, members of the Shakur family, Ebony Jo-Ann and Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson paid tribute to the legendary late rapper on his birthday, when they attended the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me at the Palace Theatre. Click for photos of the Shakur family meeting the cast on June 16.

Photos! Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & Elizabeth Rodriguez Turn It Up at Holler If Ya Hear Me

Photos! Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & Elizabeth Rodriguez Turn It Up at Holler If Ya Hear Me
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The Motherf*cker with the Hat reunion! Former co-stars Chris Rock, Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale and Orange Is the New Black’s Elizabeth Rodriguez took a field trip to the Palace Theatre to see the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me on June 11, 2014. Click for photos of their visit!

Get Ready to Holler! Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Begins Broadway Performances

Get Ready to Holler! Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Begins Broadway Performances

Let’s start! Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, begins Broadway performances on June 2 at the Palace Theatre. Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, award-winning slam poet Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson star in the tuner under the direction of Kenny Leon. Opening night is set for June 19.

Featuring the music of ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for Tupac Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, Starring Tonya Pinkins and Saul Williams

Tickets Now On Sale for Tupac Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, Starring Tonya Pinkins and Saul Williams

Tickets are now available for Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur. Starring Tony winner Tonya Pinkins and award-winning slam poet Saul Williams, the show will begin previews on June 2 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, with opening night set for for June 19.

Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon ...

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Ready to Holler, Broadway? See the Tupac Shakur Musical in Rehearsal

Ready to Holler, Broadway? See the Tupac Shakur Musical in Rehearsal

The cast of the fresh new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me opened the rehearsal room door to offer up a peek at the new show, which is based on the lyrics of Tupac Shakur. Hear them here!

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Photos! Get a Sneak Peek of the Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me in Rehearsal

Photos! Get a Sneak Peek of the Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me in Rehearsal
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See Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Tonya Pinkins and the stars of Broadway’s Holler If Ya Hear Me in rehearsal! Click for photos, then see the show beginning June 2 at the Palace Theatre.

Holler If Ya Hear Me Star Saul Williams Doesn't Think Colbert is Racist (Or Does He?!) in Hilarious Interview

Holler If Ya Hear Me Star Saul Williams Doesn't Think Colbert is Racist (Or Does He?!) in Hilarious Interview

Stephen Colbert is on a Broadway bender! After having Audra McDonald on to perform a couple of signature tunes from Lady Day, slam poet and Holler If Ya Hear Me star Saul Williams stopped by The Colbert Report on May 1. He discussed his work as a spoken word artist as well as talking about the upcoming tuner, which features the ...

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Keep Ya Head Up! Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Delays First Preview

Keep Ya Head Up! Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Delays First Preview

We’re going to have to wait a little longer to hear them! Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, which had been scheduled to begin performances May 29, will now start previews on June 2. The delay is to allow a longer tech schedule at Broadway's Palace Theatre. The official opening remains ...

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Here We Go, Turn It Up! Get a Sneak Peek of the Holler If Ya Hear Me Cast In Rehearsal

Here We Go, Turn It Up! Get a Sneak Peek of the Holler If Ya Hear Me Cast In Rehearsal

Can’t wait to get a glimpse of the stars of the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me? Well, the good news is you don’t have to! Saul Williams, Tonya Pinkins, Christopher Jackson, John Earl Jelks and the rest of the new Broadway cast is busy rehearsing for the new musical, which begins performances May 29 at the Palace Theatre ...

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The Holler If Ya Hear Me Stars Will Be Getting Up Close & Very Personal on Broadway!

The Holler If Ya Hear Me Stars Will Be Getting Up Close & Very Personal on Broadway!

Say goodbye to the Palace Theatre as you know it! According to the Wall Street Journal, the upcoming Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me will bring major changes to the theater in the form of a $200,000 renovation. The restructuring will create a much more intimate atmosphere for the audience of the musical inspired by the lyrics of ...

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Saul Williams, Tonya Pinkins & Christopher Jackson to Star in Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me

Saul Williams, Tonya Pinkins & Christopher Jackson to Star in Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me

Holler if ya hear them! The cast is now set for the upcoming Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me. Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, award-winning slam poet Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson, Tony nominee John Earl Jelks, Joshua Boone and Dyllon Burnside will star in the new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur.

Written by ...

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Tony Nominee Kenny Leon on Broadway-Bound Holler If Ya Hear Me: 'Hopefully, It Will Change the World'

Tony Nominee Kenny Leon on Broadway-Bound Holler If Ya Hear Me: 'Hopefully, It Will Change the World'

If you’re a Tupac Shakur fan, you may have been surprised to hear that Holler If Ya Hear Me, a new musical inspired by the music of the late rapper, is heading to Broadway's Palace Theatre. And if you're a Broadway fan (of course you are! why else would you be reading this?), you also may have been surprised at ...

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