Liberation Theatre Company announces The Writing Residency Program, a new development program for early career Black playwrights. Continue reading Liberation Theatre Co. announces Residency Program for Emerging Playwrights
Set against the 2008 election of Barack Obama, SMART PEOPLE explores the nature of cultural bias. Continue reading Lydia R. Diamond’s SMART PEOPLE makes D.C. debut
This is a series of listings for Black Theatre producing companies, presenters, individual artists and festivals from here and abroad. Black Theatre Companies Cultural and Presenting Organizations Solo Artists, Touring Companies & Festivals Non-U.S. Black Theatre Organizations Continue reading List of Black Theatre Groups
Montréal’s Black Theatre Workshop and Tableau D’hôte Theatre joined forces to present ANGÉLIQUE by Lorena Gale. Continue reading Black Theatre Workshop joins Tableau D’hôte Theatre to mount ANGÉLIQUE
The tragic last days of Donny Hathaway are chronicled in the one-man show TWISTED MELODIES. Continue reading Soul Singer Donny Hathaway’s battle with mental illness is explored in TWISTED MELODIES
A new edition of Stewart F. Lane’s BLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY is now available. Through both words and over 300 photographs … Continue reading A New edition of Stewart Lane’s BLACK BROADWAY
Organizers for the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival announced the schedule and its celebrity co-chairs, Anna Maria Horsford and Obba Babatundé. Continue reading Soap Opera Celebrities picked to Co-Chair the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival
Nathan Yungerberg’s new play ESAI’S TABLE announces the cast for it’s reading as part of Cherry Lane’s Mentor Project. Continue reading Cherry Lane’s Mentor Project 2017 production ESAI’S TABLE makes casting announcement.
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
Christina Ham’s NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN chosen for Arena Stage’s 2017-18 Season. Continue reading Hit play NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN comes to Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
Director Jennifer L. Nelson is interviewed by BroadwayWorld.com Continue reading An Interview with Director Jennifer L. Nelson
Robert O’Hara’s BOOTCANDY reveals insights to life growing up gay and Black. Continue reading Chicago’s Windy City Playhouse presents Sassy and Satirical BOOTYCANDY