Michael Jackson is the King of Pop, there’s no argument there. But people may disagree when it comes to picking his 10 most iconic moments, because there were so many! DL says one of them was his performance in The Wiz. What are your favorite MJ moments? Don’t Miss Out! Follow The D.L. Hughley Show […]

In critiquing "The Wiz" and comparing the actors from previous productions, Raven Symoné missed yet another opportunity to applaud people of color in leading roles on prime time TV.

Neyo is just one of the superstars cast in NBC’s The Wiz Live! He joins Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Mary J. Blige, Elijah Kelly, Common, Uzo Aduba, Amber P. Riley and newcomer, Shaniece Wilson in the live three-hour production. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about performing live, the original song the […]

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Nigerian beauty Uzo Aduba graces the latest cover of UPTOWN magazine in which the actress and classically trained singer dishes on adjusting to life in the limelight, her Hollywood friends and keeping company with only those who appreciate her. She also talks about the pressure of her upcoming role as ‘Glinda the Good Witch’ in […]

The Wiz Live! doesn’t air on NBC until Dec. 3, but take a look at the exclusive photos from the cast! Shanice Williams as Dorothy https://instagram.com/p/8y50Hpo7R5/?taken-by=the_wiz_musical   Neyo as The Tin Man https://instagram.com/p/8yaOEIQmdq/?taken-by=neyo   Elijah Kelly as the Scarecrow https://instagram.com/p/8y535HI7SE/?taken-by=the_wiz_musical   David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion https://instagram.com/p/8yYo2qI7X4/?taken-by=the_wiz_musical   What do you think of the cast? […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Uzo Aduba from “Orange Is the New Black” and Amber Riley from “Glee” have joined the cast of NBC’s Dec. 3 live production of “The Wiz Live!” as witches. Aduba, best known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix series set in a prison, will play Glinda, […]

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 […]

  Are you an African-American female between 18-29 and possessed with a youthful face and a great set of pipes? Do you know the songs from The Wiz like the back of your hand? Then you need to Ease On Down The Road to New York City for open auditions tomorrow.  Casting director Bernie Telsey […]

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NBC is holding an open casting call in New York for the lead role of Dorothy in its upcoming holiday special “The Wiz Live!,” set for Dec. 3. Auditions will take place on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Telsey + Co in Manhattan. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. Per NBC: “Casting […]

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Stephanie Mills will ease on down to NBC’s upcoming musical adaptation of The Wiz, itself an African American musical adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. But she won’t be playing Dorothy in this version. Mills played Dorothy in the original Broadway production of The Wiz in 1975 and in a 1984 revival, but will portray […]

 NeNe & Kim Zolciak Land New Show Bloop! After rekindling their friendship, last year, NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak are officially cast mates again. Bravo…