the wiz

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

Linda, listen, Mary J Blige just snatched all of our edges with her stunning costume. The queen of hip hop soul will star as Evilene, the Wicked Witch of the West, in NBC’s live production of The Wiz. Whomever created this intricate work of art for Mary needs an Emmy Award for costume design because the […]

The Wiz Life is coming to our televisions December 3rd on NBC but we have a preview of the new exciting production and it’s star studded cast!   This live television production will star Ne-Yo as the tin man, David Allan Grier as The Cowardly Lion, Elijah Kelley as The Scarecrow, newcomer Shanice Williams as […]

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 Live! held open auditions for the role of Dorothy, and one lucky New Jersey native beat out hundreds. Eighteen-year-old Shanice Williams landed the…

  According to NBC, the next live production will be a refreshed version of the hit Broadway musical, “The Wiz.” The network partnered with Cirque du Soleil to co-produce the live event, which is scheduled to air on December 3rd. “The Wiz” will then become a Broadway revival for the 2016-2017 season. This would be so […]

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 […]