Frederick Douglass News

TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre Mainstage from June 8-18. (more...)

Servant Stage Company to Present THE CIVIL WARServant Stage Company to Present THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Servant Stage Company will present The Civil War, on May 28, 2017, at Lititz Springs Park and on June 4 and 11 at The Winter Visual Arts Center on the campus of Millersville University. (more...)

Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

The harrowing journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad continues when the critically acclaimed drama, UNDERGROUND: SEASON TWO, debuts on DVD July 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

Packed House Celebrates Croswell Opera House's ReopeningPacked House Celebrates Croswell Opera House's Reopening
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

More than 600 people crowded into the Croswell Opera House in Adrian on May 6 to celebrate the historic theater's reopening after a yearlong renovation project. (more...)

NORTHBOUND Goes from Stage to Free Screen Showing May 15NORTHBOUND Goes from Stage to Free Screen Showing May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Following a successful run at Theater for the New City, Northbound, a play mixing real figures from the era of slavery and emancipation with a fictional story, is back this time on the screen. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Cincinnati (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Delaware (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Cincinnati (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/16/2017Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Delaware (more...)

Showbiz Players Present THE CIVIL WAR at Carnegie TheatreShowbiz Players Present THE CIVIL WAR at Carnegie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Showbiz Players opens Frank Wildhorn's musical "THE CIVIL WAR" on April 28th at the Carnegie Theatre, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, Ky. 41011. (more...)

THE CIVIL WAR Musical to Run at Schwartz Center in Dover This MonthTHE CIVIL WAR Musical to Run at Schwartz Center in Dover This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Celebrate the City of Dover's 300th Anniversary with this outstanding lineup of Delaware actors and musicians, produced by Delaware's own Tommye Staley. (more...)

Artists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices FestivalArtists Come Together for HOUSE DIVIDED at PEN World Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Following the Women's Marches around the country, Occupy and other recent protests, we ask ourselves: what next? House Divided unites artists, writers, thinkers, and politicos in a one-of-a-kind event to be held at the historic Great Hall at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art where Lincoln gave his famous address against the expansion of slavery. (more...)

Casting Announced For Servant Stage Company's Production of THE CIVIL WARCasting Announced For Servant Stage Company's Production of THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Servant Stage Company is pleased to announce casting for their upcoming production of The Civil War, the Broadway musical by Frank Wildhorn, Jr. The production will be led by Servant Stage Company Artistic Director Wally Calderon, and features a cast of over 30 performers. (more...)

Meany Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 SeasonMeany Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Meany Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington announces its 2017-2018 Season, presenting 25 international artists and ensembles representing 14 countries and cultures, including Mali, Cuba, Macedonia, Iran, Armenia, Israel, Great Britain, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Taiwan, Hungary, Spain and the USA. (more...)

Race, Combat, Social Justice and the Arts Intersect in AJAX and 'VISION & JUSTICE' in BrooklynRace, Combat, Social Justice and the Arts Intersect in AJAX and 'VISION & JUSTICE' in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

An interactive program based on Sophocles tragedy Ajax from Theater of War Productions that will bring together professional actors, veterans, anti-gang violence activists, and community members in a provocative discussion of the visible and invisible effects of violence on individuals and communities -- April 6. (more...)

Geva Announces Exciting 2017-2018 Season: Inspiring Stories for Extraordinary PeopleGeva Announces Exciting 2017-2018 Season: Inspiring Stories for Extraordinary People
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Geva Theatre Center's Artistic Director Mark Cuddy and Executive Director Christopher Mannelli are proud to announce the 11 major productions and events of the much anticipated 2017-2018 Season, the non-profit theatre's 45th year of making professional theatre of a national standard in Rochester. (more...)

The Inaugural Cohort Of The Field Leadership Fund Hosts  MOON SHINE At The National Black TheatreThe Inaugural Cohort Of The Field Leadership Fund Hosts MOON SHINE At The National Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

The inaugural cohort of The Field Leadership Fund announces Moon Shine, a wine reception with pop-up expressions, to be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the National Black Theatre (NBT) in its current 48th season themed In Pursuit of Black Joy. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival and Norfolk State University Present Kathleen BattleVirginia Arts Festival and Norfolk State University Present Kathleen Battle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

One of the most famous renowned operatic sopranos of the past century, five-time Grammy Award winner Kathleen Battle brings her critically acclaimed Underground Railroad performance to Norfolk State University's Wilder Center on March 26, as part of the Virginia Arts Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREEVIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America's hit original series 'Underground,' on WEDNESDAY, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, BREAKING FREE. (more...)

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