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Denzel Washington Faced Hecklers On Broadway

Hollywood actor Denzel Washington faced regular heckling from the audience while he was performing in A Raisin In The Sun on Broadway, according to his co-star Sophie Okonedo.The British actress, who won a Tony Award...

Denzel Washington's Broadway Play A Raisin In The Sun In Profit

Denzel Washington's A Raisin In The Sun has joined plays featuring James Franco and Bryan Cranston among the most financially successful Broadway projects this season after recouping the $4.25 million (2.7 million) it cost to...

Denzel Washington's A Raisin In The Sun A Hit On Broadway

Denzel Washington's star power has helped make the revival of A Raisin In The Sun a hit on Broadway, with the show earning $1.2 million (£705,446) in its first full week.The latest production of Lorraine...

Latanya Richardson's Return To Broadway Was Destined

Samuel L. Jackson's actress wife Latanya Richardson has been given a second chance to strike Broadway gold after she was picked to replace Diahann Carroll in A Raisin In The Sun a decade after she...

Diahann Carroll Bows Out Of Broadway Return

Movie and Tv veteran Diahann Carroll has pulled out of plans to make her Broadway return in a revival of A Raisin In The Sun.The 78 year old signed on last year (13) to portray...

Sophie Okonedo Added To Denzel Washington Play

Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo is set to make her Broadway debut opposite heavyweights Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll in the revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed play A Raisin In The Sun.The Hotel Rwanda star and...

Diahann Carroll Joining Denzel Washington In Broadway Return

Tv and movie veteran Diahann Carroll is returning to Broadway for the first time in three decades to portray Denzel Washington's mother in a revival of A Raisin In The Sun.The Training Day actor, 58,...

Denzel Washington Heading Back To Broadway

Denzel Washington is reportedly set to follow in the footsteps of Sidney Poitier and Sean '' Combs by starring in a Broadway revival of A Raisin In The Sun.The Hollywood actor won a coveted Tony...

Combs Ditched Bling Lifestyle For Film Role

SEAN COMBS swapped his luxurious lifestyle for a more humble existence to prepare for his role in TV movie A RAISIN IN THE SUN. The rapper-turned-actor reprised the role he took to Broadway in 2004...

Diddy's Starring Role In New Movie

SEAN COMBS has reportedly been cast in the lead role in a new film version of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, despite his poor reviews in the Broadway production. The hip-hop mogul will reprise the...

Theatre Great Richards Dies On His 87th Birthday

The lights on Broadway, New York City, were dimmed on Friday night (30JUN06) in a tribute to Tony Award-winning director LLOYD RICHARDS, who died on his 87th birthday on Thursday (29JUN06). Canadian-born Richards was raised...

Combs To Bring Broadway Play To Tv

SEAN COMBS is making the Broadway, New York play A RAISIN IN THE SUN into a television movie. Combs and the main cast from the 2004 musical, including PHYLICIA RASHAD, AUDRA MCDONALD and SANAA LATHAN,...

Diddy Stripping Down For Raisin Role

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is stripping his lifestyle back to the bare essentials for his upcoming movie A RAISIN IN THE SUN. The BAD BOY FOR LIFE hitmaker starred in the Broadway run of the...

Diddy To Star In Action Film

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is making another return to acting, after signing up to star in a heist-action comedy. Combs, who has appeared in MONSTER'S BALL and won acclaim in New York...

P Diddy Desperate To Be Black Bond

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is desperate to become the first black man to play legendary secret agent JAMES BOND. The rapper recently wowed New York audiences with his performance in Broadway play...

Combs Wins Carlito's Way Role Without Auditioning

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS secured his co-starring role in prequel CARLITO'S WAY: THE BEGINNING without even having to audition for the part. Entrepreneur Combs recently wowed New York audiences with his performance...

A Raisin In The Sun Director Dies

A RAISIN IN THE SUN director DANIEL PETRIE has died from cancer at the age of 83. The Canadian-born film-maker, whose movies notoriously explored controversial subjects, died on Sunday (22AUG04) at his Los...

Combs' Acting Impresses Franklin

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS was dumbfounded backstage at his Broadway, New York show A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Wednesday (30JUN04) when soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN personally praised his performance. The hip-hop...

P Diddy's Independence Treat

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is hoping to impress guests of his annual WHITE PARTY on 4 July (04) - he's bringing an original copy of the Declaration of Independence to the bash....

Illness Keeps Combs Away From The Stage Again

LATEST: SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS was forced to take another sick day from his hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN yesterday (13JUN04), after suffering a stomach ailment. The rap mogul, 34, left...

Combs Leaves Broadway Performance After Falling Ill

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS was forced to leave yesterday's (12JUN04) matinee performance of hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN after suffering a stomach ailment. Production spokesman BOB FENNELL says the...

Actress Hails Combs' Crowd Pulling Power

TONY AWARD-winning actress PHYLICIA RASHAD dedicated her Broadway victory to her A RAISIN IN THE SUN co-star SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS - because she deems him responsible for attracting large crowds and boosting the show's...

Blaxploitation Legend Dies

Blaxploitation movie legend LINCOLN KIRKPATRICK has died after a long battle with lung cancer. The 73-year-old actor appeared in more than 40 movies, including UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT and HOODLUM. He also shot to...

Wicked Picks Up Haul Of Honours

WICKED, the musical based on characters from THE WIZARD OF OZ, won six DRAMA DESK AWARDS on Sunday (16MAY04), including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Lyrics. STEPHEN SONDHEIM's ASSASSINS took four prizes, including...

Diddy Wears Cheap Underwear For Broadway Role

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS chose a bizarre method to get into character for his Broadway role - buying cheap underwear. In A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Combs stars opposite SANAA LATHAN, PHYLICIA...

Broadway Play Changing Diddy's Life

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is so moved by the strong message in his hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN, he's started to make big changes in his personal life. The...

Lopez Throws Herself At P Diddy

Actress JENNIFER LOPEZ has reignited reports she's pursuing her ex-boyfriend SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS, by lavishing him with flowers before his debut Broadway, New York stage performance. The Latina beauty showered the rapper with...

Diddy's Daring Debut

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS made his Broadway stage debut last night (26APR04) to mixed reviews. One critic described the rapper-turned-entrepreneur's performance in LORRAINE HANSBERRY's A RAISIN IN THE SUN "pretty damn good" but...

Combs Looks On Friends For Support

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS can be assured a full house when he makes his Broadway debut later this year (04) - as he's bought opening night tickets for all his family and friends....

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