Tag: Broadway



Dee Dee Bridgewater on a ‘demanding role’

This image released by Cromarty and Co. shows Dee Dee Bridgewater performing in the off-Broadway musical play, “Lady Day,” about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday. (AP Photo/Cromarty and Co., Carol Rosegg) by Charles GansAssociated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Dee Dee Bridgewater might have been a Broadway star were she not so successful as a jazz singer. She won a Tony Award in her Broadway debut as Glinda the Good Witch in “The Wiz.” But she later rededicated herself to her jazz career, touring the world, winning three Grammys Awards and hosting NPR’s nationally syndicated “Jazz Set.”



Some married couples on Broadway

In this Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, married actors Idina Menzel, left, and Taye Diggs arrive at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File) Terrence Mann and Charlotte d’Amboise who star in “Pippen” are hardly the only married acting couple with Broadway credits. Mann and d’Amboise are just the latest husband-and-wife team to perform together on Broadway.