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
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
Social entrepreneur Rodney D. Foxworth Jr. prescribes using “Black Anger” for nonprofit leaders. Continue reading Philanthropist says Philanthropy needs more “Black Anger.”
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.
New York’s Theater Subdistrict Council announced a new $2 million inititative in grants to increase diversity among nonprofit theaters. Continue reading New York City Investing $2 Million to Increase Diversity in its Nonprofit Theaters
Director Jennifer L. Nelson is interviewed by BroadwayWorld.com Continue reading An Interview with Director Jennifer L. Nelson
A Harlem showplace for decades, the now-defunct Lafayette Theatre is remembered as an important venue in Black Theatre history. Continue reading Lafayette Theatre remembered as an important venue in Black History
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
Antagonism between Freedom Theater’s leaders, supporters leads to unresolved issues Continue reading Antagonism persists between New Freedom Theatre’s leaders & Alumni Coalition