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Date Of Birth:
February 01, 1902
Date Of Death:
May 22, 1967 (65)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender: Male
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Langston Hughes News

Date of Birth: February 01, 1902
Date of Death: May 22, 1967 (65)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
The Town Hall Announces Spring 2017 Season with Concerts 2/9 - 5/5The Town Hall Announces Spring 2017 Season with Concerts 2/9 - 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Smart, provocative and entertaining, The Town Hall's 2017 presenting season is an expansive, ambitious offering of literature, journalism, humor, music and film - all taking place in one of New York's most storied performance spaces. (more...)

BWW Review: Johnny Lee Davenport Measures Up in THURGOODBWW Review: Johnny Lee Davenport Measures Up in THURGOOD
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 12, 2017

Johnny Lee Davenport and Director Benny Sato Ambush collaborate for a powerful production of George Stevens, Jr.'s THURGOOD in its area premiere at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown. Together, they create a humanized portrait of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, that is at once relatable and larger-than-life. It is also a reminder that one man can make a difference if he is determined and perseveres. (more...)

Tony Winner Tyne Daly Tapped for DEAR WORLD at York Theatre CompanyTony Winner Tyne Daly Tapped for DEAR WORLD at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced six-time Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly will star in the 1969 musical Dear World, when she joins the company in celebrating Broadway composers, Jerry Herman and Kurt Weill, with the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series, January 28 - March 5, 2017. (more...)

Wanda Jackson, Jim Messina, Colin Hay Doc and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoWanda Jackson, Jim Messina, Colin Hay Doc and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of "Queen of Rock" Wanda Jackson, Jim Peterik with The Ides of March, a screening of the first-ever feature-length documentary film about Colin Hay, solo artist and former lead singer of Men At Work, and more. (more...)

Rufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson and More to Return to City Winery ChicagoRufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson and More to Return to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright for three back-to-back shows, two nights with Kris Kristofferson and more. (more...)

Pianist Lara Downes to Launch THE CRYPT SESSIONS Season 2Pianist Lara Downes to Launch THE CRYPT SESSIONS Season 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Unison Media has announced Season 2 of its acclaimed concert series The Crypt Sessions, featuring intimate classical music and opera performances in the remarkable Crypt chapel underneath the Church of the Intercession in Harlem. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co. Announces Special Events in Conjunction with Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSEHuntington Theatre Co. Announces Special Events in Conjunction with Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of A Doll's House the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to A Doll's House, available at huntingtontheatre.org/adollshouse by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre. (more...)

Bay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONEBay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the comedy drama, Act One, by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart. (more...)

Tacoma R. Anderson Releases THE DEEPEST PART OF ME...Tacoma R. Anderson Releases THE DEEPEST PART OF ME...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Tacoma R. Anderson wanted to let go of her emotional reaction to life's challenges for her to overcome feelings of rejection, confusion and anger as she moves forward. It inspired her in writing 'The Deepest Part of Me . . . . : Echoes of My Soul' (published by Trafford Publishing). (more...)

Flamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoFlamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a star-studded celebration of Langston Hughes, "The Voice" finalist Laith Al-Saadi and more. (more...)

See What's Happening in February at UMSSee What's Happening in February at UMS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

February brings a unique blend of performing arts experiences to UMS. (more...)

Matt Dempsey, Llandyll Gove, and More Join the Cast of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKINMatt Dempsey, Llandyll Gove, and More Join the Cast of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Belgrade Coventry Theatre today announces the cast for Kirsten Childs' award-winning off-Broadway musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. (more...)

American Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOMAmerican Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

American Soul/R&B singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award nominee B. Slade, who brought down the house during the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' co-production of For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem, bring their signature vocal styles to The Wallis for special one-night-only concerts in The Sorting Room on January 7 and 8, respectively. The Sorting Room, an exciting new intimate space for live performance, temporarily transforms The Wallis' Lovelace Studio Theater into a 150-seat nightclub that offers Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to see some of the best established and upcoming talent in cabaret, comedy, live contemporary music, dance performance and more, now through January 14. (more...)

BWW Review:  BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre is Inspiring and ExhilaratingBWW Review: BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre is Inspiring and Exhilarating
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 13, 2016

See 'Black Nativity' now on the Crossroads Theatre stage through December 18th .Directed by Lee Truesdale and choreographed by Obediah Wright, it is an inspiring and exhilarating show. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Langston Hughes' soaring music- and poetry-infused retelling of the birth of Jesus comes to the Crossroads Theatre Company for the holiday season in a new production of the late writer's classic work, Black Nativity. The show runs tonight, Dec. 9, through Dec. 18. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 10. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Compelling and Relevant CLYBOURNE PARK by CPH/CWRUBWW Review: Compelling and Relevant CLYBOURNE PARK by CPH/CWRU
by Roy Berko - Dec 9, 2016

This country is in political and social turmoil. There is a President-elect who appears will win the Electoral College endorsement, while losing the election by a reported 2-million plus votes. There is a rise of xenophobia, the Alt-right, the presence of hate groups, possible destruction of the health care system, while the liberal-left pleads for protection against sexual imposition, women and gay rights, and clean air. (more...)

BWW Review: Langston Hughes' BLACK NATIVITY Portrays Christmas Gospel through Poetry and SoulBWW Review: Langston Hughes' BLACK NATIVITY Portrays Christmas Gospel through Poetry and Soul
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 8, 2016

Black Arts MKE presents their joyous and triumphant 2nd annual version of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity first produced in 1961. Numerous theaters throughout America remount the production every year to celebrate the holiday season with an all African American cast. At Wilson Theater in Vogel Hall, Malkia Stampley directs an all star cast of 18 members including charming children and professional actors accompanied by live musicians under the music direction of Antoine Reynolds, along with drummer Taurus Adams and bass player Afton Johnson, while they dance to  Marvette Knight's rousing choreography. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Addresses the State of the Union in Gypsy of the Year PresentationSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Addresses the State of the Union in Gypsy of the Year Presentation
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2016

The company of Hamilton took top honors for best onstage presentation. In 'America,' the cast mashed up the music and lyrics of Bob Marley and Lin-Manuel Miranda and the poetry of Langston Hughes into a call for peace and equality in our country. Javier Muņoz and Syndee Winters led the integration of song and word, with the cast channeling the duo's sentiments into a powerful, striking dance. (more...)


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