Hilda Willis News

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 06, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/29/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/22/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon Lead SAME TIME NEXT YEAR in Atlanta, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce its 2013-2014 season, opening in September with the classic Spunk by George C. Wolfe, directed by Hilda Willis. Following Spunk, True Colors will produce the regional premiere of David Mamet's Racedirected by John Dillon opening in February and running through March. The season will close in July with Bernard Slade's Same Time Next Year starring Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon and directed by Portland Center Stage Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Actor's Express, Chris Coleman. Performances are Wednesday - Saturday @ 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday @ 2:30 PM. (more...)

True Colors Theatre Stages SPUNK, Now thru 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company have announced their upcoming production of George C. Wolfe's Spunk, an adaptation of three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston directed by Hilda Willis. Spunk will run from today, September 17 - October 13, 2013 at the 14th Street Playhouse located at 173 14th Street, Atlanta, GA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 9/15/2013
by BWW - Sep 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/15/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 08, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 08, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Cast of SOUL DOCTOR- Eric Anderson & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 06, 2013

Soul Doctor, about the life and music of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, is currently in previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre, with an official opening slated for Thursday, August 15. Soul Doctor has music by Shlomo Carlebach, orchestrated and arranged for Broadway by Steve Margoshes (Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Who's Tommy), book and direction by Daniel S. Wise, and lyrics by David Schechter. Meet the cast of the new musical below! (more...)

True Colors Theatre to Stage SPUNK, 9/17-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company have announced their upcoming production of George C. Wolfe's Spunk, an adaptation of three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston directed by Hilda Willis. Spunk will run from September 17 - October 13, 2013 at the 14th Street Playhouse located at 173 14th Street, Atlanta, GA. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon to Lead SAME TIME NEXT YEAR in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce its 2013-2014 season, opening in September with the classic Spunk by George C. Wolfe, directed by Hilda Willis. Following Spunk, True Colors will produce the regional premiere of David Mamet's Racedirected by John Dillon opening in February and running through March. The season will close in July with Bernard Slade's Same Time Next Year starring Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon and directed by Portland Center Stage Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Actor's Express, Chris Coleman. Performances are Wednesday - Saturday @ 8 PM and Saturday and Sunday @ 2:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage, David Gallo et al. with August Wilson Monologue Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2012

Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) and True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) held the 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition this past Monday, May 7, at at the August Wilson Theatre, where high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performed monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. See a photo of the judges and competitors below, including Guy Davis, David Gallo, Kenny Leon, Jasmine Guy, James A. Williams, Lynn Nottage, third place finalist Tyler Edwards, second place finalist Christian Helem, Hilda Willis, first place finalist Saidah Wade, and Crystal Dickinson! (more...)

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