Frederick Douglass News

Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith to Star in THE GOOD LORD BIRD Film Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Deadline writes that Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith have signed on to star in an upcoming film adaptation of THE GOOD LORD BIRD, based on the book by James McBride. (more...)

Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Jonah Smith and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of events now through April 20, 2014. Check out the full schedule below and you're sure to find something that strikes your fancy! (more...)

R.Evolucion Latina Concludes 2014 Beyond Workshop Series Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

R.Evolucion Latina is concluding its 2014 Beyond Workshop Series program celebrating Musical Theater with Cultural Exchange. (more...)

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

REG E. CATHEY (House of Cards, The Wire) joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup (Twelve Years a Slave) and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The cast also includes ROSALYN COLEMAN WILLIAMS (The Mountaintop, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson) in multiple roles including Elizabeth Keckley (familiar to audiences from the movie Lincoln), JENNIFER RAU as Abolitionist Angelina Grimke, and the noted vocal ensemble THE WESTERN WIND. Conceived by Salon/Sanctuary's Founding Artistic Director Jessica Gould to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, EXODUS was originally presented last year in a sold-out performance staged at the historic Fraunces Tavern, the oldest structure in Manhattan. (more...)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts presents Exodus: Dreams of the Promised Land in Antebellum America featuring The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble with guest actors Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Jennifer Rau. The Script and Stage Direction is by Erica Gould and Jessica Gould did the program concept and dramaturgy. (more...)

Susanna, The Losers Lounge, K'Naan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced its performance lineup, March 31- April 13. Details below! (more...)

Steven Soderbergh, Scott Z. Burns & Frank Rich Set for Public Forum, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Public Theater announced an additional spring Public Forum, HOW WE TELL STORIES - AND WHY, on Monday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. This one-night-only Public Forum event will feature Frank Rich sharing his insights on the ways that artists and journalists alike shape narratives, then joining writer Scott Z. Burns and director Steven Soderbergh for a conversation about the sometimes dangerous power of stories. This 90-minute event in the Newman Theater will be hosted by Public Forum Director Jeremy McCarter. (more...)

Comcast Awards $110,000 in Scholarships to 101 Maryland High School Seniors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

BALTIMORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service. (more...)

Al Johnson to Hold Closing Reception for THE ROOM OF WONDERS at La Maison D'Art Gallery, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Acclaimed visual artist Al Johnson holds a closing reception for his current exhibition of mixed media paintings THE ROOM OF WONDERS today, March 15th @ La Maison d'Art Gallery in Harlem. Located at 259 West 132nd Street (between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass Blvd), the free event begins at 5:00pm. (more...)

Al Johnson to Hold Closing Reception for THE ROOM OF WONDERS at La Maison D'Art Gallery, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Acclaimed visual artist Al Johnson holds a closing reception for his current exhibition of mixed media paintings THE ROOM OF WONDERS on Saturday, March 15th @ La Maison d'Art Gallery in Harlem. Located at 259 West 132nd Street (between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass Blvd), the free event begins at 5:00pm. (more...)

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

REG E. CATHEY (House of Cards, The Wire) joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup (Twelve Years a Slave) and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The cast also includes ROSALYN COLEMAN WILLIAMS (The Mountaintop, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson) in multiple roles including Elizabeth Keckley (familiar to audiences from the movie Lincoln), JENNIFER RAU as Abolitionist Angelina Grimke, and the noted vocal ensemble THE WESTERN WIND. Conceived by Salon/Sanctuary's Founding Artistic Director Jessica Gould to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, EXODUS was originally presented last year in a sold-out performance staged at the historic Fraunces Tavern, the oldest structure in Manhattan. (more...)

Public Theater Continues Forum Series with Sarah Lewis, Jose Rivera & Carrie Mae Weems, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Public Theater will continue its Spring Public Forum series with an exciting new Public Forum Solo, SARAH LEWIS: PICTURES AND PROGRESS, on Monday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public. Member tickets are on sale now. Single tickets, starting at $25, go on sale Wednesday, March 12 and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts presents Exodus: Dreams of the Promised Land in Antebellum America featuring The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble with guest actors Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Jennifer Rau. The Script and Stage Direction is by Erica Gould and Jessica Gould did the program concept and dramaturgy. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre's HONKY Begins Tonight as Part of 'Out of the Loop' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

WaterTower Theatre presents Honky, WaterTower Theatre's entry for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, today, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. (more...)

Visual Artist Al Johnson Holds 'When Artists Speak' Event In Harlem March 1 at 4PM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

VISUAL ARTIST AL JOHNSON HOLDS MARCH 1ST 'WHEN ARTISTS SPEAK' EVENT FOR NEW SOLO EXHIBITION 'THE ROOM OF WONDERS' @ HARLEM'S LA MAISON D'ART GALLERY NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 2014 (more...)

RISK IS THIS...THE CUTTING BALL NEW EXPERIMENTAL PLAYS FESTIVAL Runs Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Cutting Ball Theater continues its 15th season with the adventurous RISK IS THIS…THE CUTTING BALL NEW EXPERIMENTAL PLAYS FESTIVAL, one of the only play festivals in America solely dedicated to experimental works for the stage. (more...)

Tom Dugan Brings FREDERICK DOUGLASS - IN THE SHADOW OF SLAVERY to Zeiterion Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Acclaimed playwright Tom Dugan brings Frederick Douglass back to New Bedford, Douglass' hometown, in the one person show, 'Frederick Douglass - In the Shadow of Slavery,' starring Broadway actor Mel Johnson Jr., in two performances at the Zeiterion Theatre located at 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA, tonight, February 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. EST and 8 p.m. EST. (more...)

Cast Announced for WaterTower Theatre's HONKY, Part of 'Out of the Loop' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced casting for Honky, WaterTower Theatre's entry for the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, March 6-16, 2014 at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. Directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi, the cast will feature Calvin Roberts as Thomas Hodge, Alan Pollard as Davis Tallison, Ian Ferguson as Peter Trammel, Rebecca McDonald as Emilia Hodge, Whitney Holotik as Andie Chastain, Jeff Burleson as Dr. Driscoll/Others, Adam A. Anderson as Kid 1/Frederick Douglass and Lord Alfred Brown as Kid 2. (more...)

Met Museum's LINCOLN-DOUGLASS Debate with Norm Lewis, Stephen Lang Postponed to 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that tonight's The Unknown 'Lincoln-Douglass' Debate on has been scheduled for Thursday, February 18, 6:00 pm at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, due to inclement weather. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Stephen Lang Set for Met Museum's LINCOLN-DOUGLASS Debate Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host The Unknown 'Lincoln-Douglass' Debate today, February 13, 6:00 pm at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. (more...)

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