A week-long festival called The New Black Fest has been organized for the purpose of “celebrating, advocating, and showcasing diverse and provocative work in a festival of Black Theater … Continue reading The New Black Fest Announces its 2017 Schedule
Director Jennifer L. Nelson is interviewed by BroadwayWorld.com Continue reading An Interview with Director Jennifer L. Nelson
Award-winning actress Viola Davis talks about the role of Rose in FENCES. Continue reading Viola Davis on her role in FENCES
6 Playwrights, 6 Directors, and 18 Actors unite in six 10-minute raw impressions of 6 Bronx sources and events. The short plays will be created over the span of 48 hours and performed live. Continue reading Harlem 9 and Pregones Theater present 48 HOURS IN…EL BRONX
Two major founders of Black Theatre companies from the late 1960s and early 1970s will receive some well-deserved recognition on Wednesday, November 16 at 4:30 PM. Theater 80 will hold their Sidewalk Signing and Honors Ceremony recognizing Douglas Turner Ward, co-founder of The … Continue reading Douglas Turner Ward & Woodie King Jr. added to Sidewalk of Stars.
Peabody Award Winner Al Letson performs his poignant one-man show based on his experiences running a summer writing program for at-risk youth. Continue reading Award-winning actor/playwright tells of his SUMMER IN SANCTUARY
Actors Denzel Washington and Viola Davis have been propelled into the lead in Oscar speculation. Both are considered a lock to receive nominations for their performances in Washington’s film adaptation of August Wilson’s FENCES. Some are saying the awards are theirs already. Continue reading Washington, Davis Become Oscar Frontrunners for FENCES
via Review: Sisters at War in “SWEET,” a Triangle Amid ’60 Tulmult The National Black Theatre opens its 48th season with the premiere of Harrison David River’s colorful play, Sweet. Making her NYC directorial debut is Raelle Myrick-Hodges. Sweet paints the lives of three Midwesterners … Continue reading Reviews are in for Harrison David Rivers’s SWEET.
Former HAMILTON Actors Leslie Odom Jr. and Reneé Elise Goldsberry join actress and playwright Danai Guerra (ECLIPSE) on Ebony Magazine’s EBONY Power 100 list celebrating the world’s most inspiring 100 African-Americans via EBONY Power 100 includes Black artists of the Theatre Continue reading EBONY Power 100 includes Black playwright & actors
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