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  • ‘The Prom’ shows its pride across NYC

    NEW YORK — A hit musical is bringing the LGBTQ community center stage. “The Prom,” already resonating with audiences, is taking their message of love and acceptance across the city. PIX11’s Katie Corrado caught up with some of the show’s stars to talk about Pride Power during Pride Month. The show follows four fading Broadway stars who head to small-town Indiana, where a local PTA canceled its prom after one student wanted to bring her girlfriend. The stars are determined […]

  • Award-winning choreographer Warren Carlyle: Dancing to his tune

    NEW YORK — Warren Carlyle is the genius behind shows like “Hello, Dolly!” and Hugh Jackman’s new world tour. PIX11’s Oji Obiekwe caught up with Carlyle at Bond45 to talk about his latest accolades, and Tony nomination for his work on “Kiss Me, Kate.” As the man behind the Jackman’s world tour, he also talks about their collaboration and friendship, which started more than 20 years ago. Carlyle also talks about Mel Brooks heading to Broadway and his impact on […]

  • Trapped in the Triangle: A PIX11 News special

    A record number of families have been showing up at the southern border, most fleeing from a region known as the Northern Triangle in Central America which encompasses of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Over 100,000 men, women and children arrived in April alone, including 9,000 unaccompanied minors, according to Customs and Border Protection. To see why so many families are fleeing, PIX 11 went to Central America along with a New York delegation on a fact-finding mission. Participants included […]

  • Finding true love in the revival of ‘Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune’

    NEW YORK — The revival of the Terrence McNally’s provocative play “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” is back on Broadway with some big star power behind it. The show stars six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and Oscar-nominee Michael Shannon. McDonald and Shannon take on the roles of Frankie, a diner waitress, and Johnny, a short order cook, who find a true connection. Oji got the chance to talk with both of them about joining forces and taking on these iconic […]

  • Race in the spotlight: Taking center stage on and off Broadway

    We’re familiar with the success of movies, such as “Us,” “Black Panther” and “BlackKKlansman,” and their impact in making Hollywood more inclusive. But something more transformative is happening, and it’s centered right here on New York stages. Actress Sheria Irving and Actor Thomas Sadoski star in the four-person play “White Noise,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright, Suzan Lori Parks. The fierce new drama runs in partnership with the Public Theater. Sadoski believes that telling these stories boldly without sugar-coating the topic […]

  • Ephraim Sykes stars in ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ on Broadway, has all the right moves

    NEW YORK — The Temptations were part of the original Motown machine. “Ain’t Too Proud” is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Oji Obiekwe caught up with the show’s breakout star, Ephraim Sykes, at one of his favorite restaurants in New York, Brazil, Brazil. He chats about what it’s like playing the role of David Ruffin. Catch “Ain’t Too Proud” at the Imperial […]

  • ‘Beetlejuice’ takes the Broadway stage

    NEW YORK — Just over 30 years ago, “Beetlejuice” hit movie theaters. Now, Tim Burton’s cult classic is wowing audiences on Broadway! Fans are evening coming to the theater dressed as their favorite characters, and they’re waiting to hear that famous name called three times. “School of Rock’s” Alex Brightman is taking on the iconic character made famous in the film played by Michael Keaton. “Beetlejuice” tells the story of brooding teen Lydia Deetz, played by Sophia Anne Caruso. Lydia’s […]

  • Classic drama ‘All My Sons’ returns to Broadway

    NEW YORK — A revival of Arthur Miller’s play “All My Sons” is back on stage with two powerhouse performers at the helm. Tracy Letts and Annette Bening star in the classic drama about the Keller family, who struggles to stay intact after losing a son during WWII and at the same time, fighting to keep a secret hidden, impacting an entire generation. Oscar-nominated actress Annette Bening is back on Broadway after three decades! She just started on-screen as the […]

  • Supermodel and entrepreneur Christie Brinkley is back on Broadway in ‘Chicago’

    NEW YORK — Supermodel and entrepreneur Christie Brinkley is back on Broadway! Brinkley is reprising her role as “Roxie Hart” in the Tony Award-winning musical “Chicago.” She sits down with ultimate fan-girl Oji Obiekwe just ahead of her latest Broadway run. When she isn’t on stage, she works closely with the non-profit organization Smile Train as a “Smile Train” Ambassador. Smile Train provides reconstructive surgery for children with cleft palettes, and their benefit event is coming up. This year, someone […]

  • David Burtka shares recipes in new cookbook ‘Life is a Party’

    NEW YORK — David Burtka is known for his roles both on the stage and on-screen, but did you know he’s a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef? He’s been whipping up amazing dishes for his family for years, and now he’s putting that “know how” into a new cookbook and sharing his recipes with everyone in :”Life is a Party.” Dan Mannarino sat down with Burtka to find out a little about his new cookbook and got some advice on how […]

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