Welcome to Black Theatre Matters! This podcast seeks to begin a conversation around the issues of importance to Black Theatre and about Black Theatre. Simply put, Black Theatre Matters. Catch the first episode of 2022 dropping on February 3rd. Here’s a teaser video to wet your appetite. Continue reading Black Theatre Matters is Back! 1st Episode of Season Two Drops February 3
Today, we’re going to devote the majority of the show to an interview with Black Lives, Black Words founders Reginald Edmund and Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway. BLBW is an international is an artistic movement that spans across countries and continents, in which Black narratives are told by – and in complete control of – Black Artists with the mission in mind to empower all audiences. Continue reading Black Theatre Matters S1E4: Black Lives, Black Words
Welcome back! Here’s the rundown for today’s episode: In Segment #1 I’m going to answer last week’s Black Theatre trivia question and provide a little historical context. Then I’ll give you this week’s question. In Segment #2 I will introduce … Continue reading Black Theatre Matters S1E3: The Master’s Tools
George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Names added to a lengthy list of Black people whose lives have been taken at the hands of white policemen or former policemen. Lives lost with a complete disregard for being held accountable or … Continue reading …While Black
Jeremy O. Harris and his thought-provoking new work, Slave Play, has caused quite a stir since it premiered last November during the New York Theatre Workshop’s 2018-19 Season. That hasn’t stopped since the play moved to Broadway’s John Golden Theatre this … Continue reading Access over Capitalism on Broadway
A historical perspective on London’s Black Theatre scene in 1970s. Continue reading Some thoughts inspired by the ‘Bright Young Tings’ photographic exhibition at London’s National Theatre.
Social entrepreneur Rodney D. Foxworth Jr. prescribes using “Black Anger” for nonprofit leaders. Continue reading Philanthropist says Philanthropy needs more “Black Anger.”