As the curtain rises on this latest chapter of The Wiz, it's evident that its magic continues to captivate audiences, promising to enchant theatergoers for years to come. The post Star Studded Premier of the Wiz Revival on Broadway: An Ode to Black Excellence appeared first on Black America Web.

Mary J. Blige is dusting off her acting chops and returning to the small screen in a huge way.

Next year is gearing up to be a big one for live musicals over at FOX; it was recently announced Tyler Perry will host a religious musical special just in time for Easter.

The Wiz is coming back to a TV near you! The Wiz Live!!! On NBC was so bomb that the network has decided to re-air the broadcast on December 19th, which gives you all a chance to get your Emerald City memes ready again. According to multiple reports, more than 11.5 million people watched “The […]


After much speculation about whether NBC could pull off classic movie The Wiz as a live production, based on the rave reviews following the theatrical adaptation that aired Thursday night, the cast and crew delivered.

NBC has decided to give a newcomer the chance to shine in its live version of “The Wiz,” and she will blow you away! After casting big names like Queen Latifah as the Wiz and Mary J. Blige as Evillene–and now David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion–the network announced that it would bring some […]

The Wiz is the kind of musical that’s still capturing the imagination of audiences over the last 40 years. It started off as a Broadway production in…

Peter Pan Live, NBC’s last musical, didn’t quite stick the way the network probably wanted. The following disturbing Vine is its lasting mark: But NBC…

Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]