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Holler if Ya Hear Me

Actor Saul Williams Says This Change Could Have Saved 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices

Actor Saul Williams, who starred in the musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me," believes there are a few things that could have saved the show from its early ...

Actor Saul Williams Says 'Hamilton' Is 'Extraordinary'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.09.2016 | Arts

After building its buzz at the Public Theater, Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" hit Broadway with a bang that hasn't let up since. The musical, which s...

The Fabulous Broadway Season That Was

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If you ask me, On The Town, which is currently slightly trailing both other contenders in my Tony polling, deserves the win. I, like most, was worried when the show was announced for that barn of a theater, but director John Rando proved the doubters wrong.

The Fabulous Broadway Season So Far

Cara Joy David | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Is this the best fall theater season in years? I think so. While I don't do reviews really, I felt the need to discuss this amazing season we're having. It would kick last season's butt in almost any competition.

The Real Reason Why Tupac-Inspired Broadway Musical Closed

Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

Just over a month after its June 19 Broadway premiere, Kenny Leon’s Tupac Shakur-inspired musical, “Holler if Ya Hear Me” announced its closing,...

Tupac Takes on Broadway

Lauri Lyons | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Lauri Lyons

Breaking new ground as being the first Broadway musical based on a hip-hop artist's work, Holler is exploring uncharted territory that may set the stage for a new Broadway genre, Hip- Hop Theater.

Bad News For Tupac Musical?

New York Post | Posted 06.25.2014 | Black Voices

Looks like some prime Broadway real estate is about to become available. “Holler if Ya Hear Me,” the Tupac Shakur musical that opened Thursday ...

The Reviews For Tupac Inspired Musical Are In!

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway has had a punk jukebox musical with Green Day songs and one featuring harmonies by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. There...

Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

Aisle View: Holler and (Hip) Hop

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

There was only moderate hollerin' from the audience at the Monday night preview of Holler If Ya Hear Me, the Tupac Shakur jukebox musical at the drastically altered Palace. We could hear them, yes, and loudly; but we couldn't make out much of what they were singing or saying.

We Want the Fame: Holler Introduces New Talent to Broadway

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

While Holler if Ya Hear Me, the new musical featuring the songs of Tupac Shakur, has strong performances by Broadway vets, I found the work of Broadway newbies Joshua Boone and Dyllon Burnside equally as impressive.

Tupac Musical Star Reflects On Iconic Rapper's Influence

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christopher Jackson remembers exactly where he was on Friday, Sept. 13, 1996. That was the day Tupac Shakur died from wounds suffe...

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

Listen To 3 New Songs From The Tupac Musical

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment

Three new tracks from the Tupac Shakur musical, "Holler If Ya Hear Me," have been released and are now available to stream on SoundCloud. Starring Sau...

'World-Changing' Tupac Musical Set To Begin Casting

Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

Good news for Tupac Shakur fans! The late hip-hop icon’s music will be featured in a new Broadway musical titled, “Holler If Ya Hear Me.” Acc...