ABOVE PHOTO: Lee Thompson Young
By Florence Anthony
Lee Thompson Young
didn’t leave any closure behind for his loved ones before committing suicide. According to new reports, the 29 year-old actor didn’t leave a suicide note
behind, and his “Rizzoli & Isles” costars are now mourning his death. Following the actor’s suicide, The Wrap reports that TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles”
has shut down production of the police drama series. Young played Detective Barry Frost on the show alongside Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. It is unclear how long production will be suspended while cast and crew mourn the loss of Young………
Talent and club booking agent extraordinaire Shelley Brooks has a hot new venue, The Cafe at Broadway on 53rd Street between 8th and 9th
avenues, in the heart of Manhattan’s theatre and club district. Shelley is looking for singers who want to showcase their talent in front of some of the
top execs in the music industry as well as the city’s top tastemakers. Call her at 917-862-7020………
Fresh off the U.S./Canadian leg of Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2013, N.A.R.S. Records/Island Def Jam recording artist Luke James released his video “Oh God” featuring Hit-Boy on August 13 on VEVO. Directed by Sarah McColgan, the cinematic
piece co-stars N.A.R.S. Records labelmate Kevin Cossum and hip-hop artist Hit-Boy. Produced by award-winning
songwriter/producer Donja, “Oh God” is featured on Luke’s digital album “Whispers in the Dark.”………
will be performing at Levity Live in West Nyack, New York, on Saturday, August 24 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 25 at 7:00 p.m. Chris is
best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” film series. He recently appeared in “Silver Linings Playbook” alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper……..
In September, La Toya Jackson goes where no Jackson has ever gone before – the New York stage! For one week only beginning Tuesday,
September 3rd, the singer/actress/business woman/reality star and former model will join the cast of off-Broadway’s smash comedy, “NEWSical The Musical”.
“NEWSical The Musical” is the forever changing, completely un-sanitized musical mockery of all the news that’s fit to spoof. “42nd Street will shine
brighter than it ever has before,” predicts the show’s producer, Tom D’Angora. “La Toya will do what the Jackson family does better than anyone else in the
world of entertainment.” “NEWSical The Musical” plays daily (except Thursdays) at Theatre Row on 42nd Street……..