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Cynthia Erivo

It's no secret that my favourite form of theatre is the musical. The genre can elicit a kind of theatrical ecstasy few others reach. That's...

Broadway is still the king of musicals globally; and its reigning queens are the leading ladies who populate them most regularly. I've been lucky...

There's invariably a thinning out of Broadway as the summer advances – with the Tony Awards in June (inevitably) anointing Hamilton as the biggest...

For the 2016 Tony Awards winners in full Cynthia Erivo has won a Tony award for her performance in The Color Purple, as part of...

Actors Noma Dumezweni, Paterson Joseph and Cynthia Erivo have hailed a new database of Shakespeare productions that exposes how black and Asian performers are...

A star is born. This age-old theatrical expression has become a bit hackneyed, though its essence – the idea of someone being elevated to...

Last week Cynthia Erivo officially arrived on Broadway to reprise the role of Celie in John Doyle's production of The Color Purple that she...

Cynthia Erivo is contemplating the abrupt closure of the musical I Can’t Sing! in May last year. The show lasted just six weeks in...

Songs for a New World is the gorgeously melodic and poignantly told 1995 Off-Broadway song cycle revue that first introduced Jason Robert Brown, then...
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