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Shocking News For Broadway Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem is dancing into history: It will play...

More Black Actors On Broadway Bring Black Audience With Them

AP | Mark Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. ...

PHOTOS: 10 Black Hollywood Stars Who Conquered Broadway

Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

After years of toiling on TV shows, films, and recording studios, many acclaimed actors and musicians venture off to the Great White Way to lend their...

Fantasia Sets Her Sights On Broadway Return

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Sad you missed Fantasia Barrino on Broadway in "After Midnight"? Well, good news: She can't stay away. Producers of the show said T...

On the Town: k.d. lang Debuts in After Midnight on Broadway

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.

Kandi Burruss, Fantasia Barrino Tired Of Wendy Williams Attacking Them

Posted 12.09.2013 | Celebrity

"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss and "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino were able to bond over Wendy Williams during their visit t...

After Midnight: Resurrecting Harlem in its Heyday

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Old Harlem is celebrated in Harlem, and on Broadway in After Midnight. Last weekend, a ribbon cutting at Minton's, Richard Parson's supper club, marks...

Fantasia Sets The Bar High In New Broadway Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.08.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — There are few things that bring smiles to even the most jaded faces — balloons, blaring trumpets and tap dancers. A ne...

After Midnight, the Stars Come Out

Danny Groner | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

The new Broadway revue After Midnight squeezes so much song, dance, and fanfare into just 90 minutes that you'll need to catch your breath at the show's ending.

First Nighter: 'After Midnight' Is a Revue You Absolutely Mustn't Miss

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Why go on about the spectacular After Midnight, other than to say that for pure entertainment it comes as near being worth every penny charged as anything does in this gold-plated ticket era of ours?

The Duke Ellington Musical Is Underway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino's upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough. No sooner had the "American Idol" ...

Fantasia Homeless?

Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

While Fantasia is on pace to land her third top 10 album,"Side Effects Of You," this week, the “American Idol” winner has lost her battle to keep ...

WATCH: Fantasia On Loving Her Man The Right Way

| Posted 06.03.2013 | Miami

By Peter Bailey When love is distant, elusive from her grasp, Fantasia's yearning is fodder for chart-topping hits. So what happens when that vo...

Fantasia Releases New Video | Posted 03.05.2013 | Black Voices

After a rough couple of months that saw this American Idol winner battling folks over Instagram comments, Fantasia is finally back to focusing on her ...

PHOTOS: Fantasia Blasts JET Magazine Over This Cover...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Black Voices

Landing a major magazine cover is usually a good thing. However, Fantasia Barrino is fuming over her image gracing the cover of JET magazine's March i...

2013: The Year Of The Anti-Gay Non-Apology?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

2013 has barely begun, and it is already shaping up to be the year of the anti-gay non-apology. We've got bad-boy actor Charlie Sheen, then we've got Fantasia Barrino, and last but certainly not least, we have President Obama's apparently favored choice for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel.

Fantasia Responds To Anti-Gay Instagram Controversy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Fantasia Barrino is clarifying her words after some perceived an Instagram comment she posted to be an anti-gay rant. The 28-year-old singer now s...

Fantasia Barrino Responds To Fans Angered By Gay Marriage Instagram | Posted 03.04.2013 | Black Voices

"American Idol" season three winner Fantasia Barrino raised a few eyebrows with fans after posting a rant referencing the gay marriage and marijuana l...

Fantasia Barrino Posts Anti-Gay Instagram Rant?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.31.2012 | Gay Voices

"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino is angry that she is being "judged" in a world that has legalized same-sex marriage and marijuana. On Sunda...

Fantasia Barrino Slims Down | Posted 11.11.2012 | Celebrity

A few weeks ago, Fanny was rubbing her belly . . . now she's showing off a FLAT belly....

PHOTOS: Fantasia Barrino Debuts A High-Slit Jumpsuit

Posted 05.24.2012 | Style

We hadn't heard from Fantasia Barrino in a while (not since her "the father of my child is still married to his ex" storyline, at least). But the "Ame...

Did Fantasia Steal From The Church?

Elev8 | Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices

Fantasia Barrino, American Idol season 3 winner, and her manager Brian Dickens, were recently exonerated from accusations that they took $15,000 from ...

Fantasia Gives Birth! | Posted 02.13.2012 | Celebrity

The Insider confirms that American Idol season three winner Fantasia Barrino gave birth to a healthy baby boy today....

Did Fantasia Go Into Labor Early?

Bossip | Posted 02.12.2012 | Black Voices

Though an official announcement has not been made, reported that Fantasia checked into Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carol...

'American Idol' Winner Is Pregnant!

Posted 10.01.2011 | Celebrity

“American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino announced some big news during a Jacksonville, Fla., concert over the weekend: she’s pregnant! The si...