Sonia Moore News

BWW Interview: RKJB Entertainment - Making A Big Splash In The Austin Theatre SceneBWW Interview: RKJB Entertainment - Making A Big Splash In The Austin Theatre Scene
by Lynn Beaver - May 15, 2017

In February of this year, fledgling production company RKJB Entertainment burst onto the Austin stage with an original play with music, FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA. Hailed by critics and audiences alike, the new work starred the amazing Jacqui Cross, who virtually transformed into the Gospel great. This month marks their second production MOAN THEM BLUES, a one woman show featuring legendary Blues pioneer, Bessie Smith (Sonia Moore). Moore's rendition of Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer stopped the show, I can scarcely wait to see a show that features such powerful talent. It's time our readers are introduced to Robert King, Jr and Jeremy Brown, the men behind these shows about such important icons of American culture. (more...)

BWW Review: FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA - Jacqui Cross Thrills As The Queen Of GospelBWW Review: FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA - Jacqui Cross Thrills As The Queen Of Gospel
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 27, 2017

Fledgling theatre company, RKJB Entertainment's production of an original work by Robert King, Jr, FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA, currently playing at the Boyd Vance Theatre, has problems, but ultimately its message is poignant and important. (more...)

BWW Review: Spectrum Gives Us Colorful Culture in ONCE ON THIS ISLANDBWW Review: Spectrum Gives Us Colorful Culture in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Joni Lorraine - Oct 26, 2016

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the product of bringing us a part of the African American experience, just as the Spectrum founders intend, and it's worth cultivating. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre to Begin Working With Third Round of NJEWP ParticipantsPlaywrights Theatre to Begin Working With Third Round of NJEWP Participants
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

In 2012, Playwrights Theatre began the New Jersey Emerging Women Playwrights Project (NJEWP) as part of its larger ongoing effort to provide meaningful support to playwrights through an authentic development process that focuses on the specific and individual needs of the writer. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents a Staged Reading of Good Citizen, 3/28Artists Rep Presents a Staged Reading of Good Citizen, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

Artists Repertory Theatre presents a staged reading of Portland playwright George Taylor's Good Citizen as part of their ongoing PlayLab program. (more...)

Artists Rep Presents a Staged Reading of Good CitizenArtists Rep Presents a Staged Reading of Good Citizen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

Artists Repertory Theatre presents a staged reading of Portland playwright George Taylor's Good Citizen as part of their ongoing PlayLab program. (more...)

Beowulf Alley Theatre Company's ActingLab@the Alley Offers Adult Education ProgramsBeowulf Alley Theatre Company's ActingLab@the Alley Offers Adult Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2009

Philip G. Bennett, Dean of Adult Education at Beowulf Alley Theatre, announces two adult education programs beginning in October, 2009. The first is an introductory symposium, Stanislavski's Ultimate Acting Technique (An introduction to Stanislavski's greatest discovery) on Saturday, October 24, 2009, 10:00am to 1:00pm. The course, for actors, directors, and instructors of acting, is called 'Stanislavski's Lost Term...And How to Use the Method of Physical Actions and Active Analysis.' The fee for this 3-hour course is $25 for active participants (wear comfortable clothing for movement) and $15 for observers. (more...)

Holy Trinity Greek School Hosts a Presentation of Euripides' TROADES - TROJAN WOMEN, 10/18Holy Trinity Greek School Hosts a Presentation of Euripides' TROADES - TROJAN WOMEN, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2009

The Holy Trinity Greek School will host a Greek theatrical group's presentation of Euripides Greek tragedy, 'Troades -Trojan Women,' a play that honors Greek civilization and the genre of ancient tragedy. (more...)

Beowulf Alley Theatre Company's ActingLab@the Alley Offers Adult Education ProgramsBeowulf Alley Theatre Company's ActingLab@the Alley Offers Adult Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Philip G. Bennett, Dean of Adult Education at Beowulf Alley Theatre, announces two adult education programs beginning in October, 2009. The first is an introductory symposium, Stanislavski's Ultimate Acting Technique (An introduction to Stanislavski's greatest discovery) on Saturday, October 24, 2009, 10:00am to 1:00pm. The course, for actors, directors, and instructors of acting, is called 'Stanislavski's Lost Term...And How to Use the Method of Physical Actions and Active Analysis.' The fee for this 3-hour course is $25 for active participants (wear comfortable clothing for movement) and $15 for observers. (more...)

Holy Trinity Greek School Hosts a Presentation of Euripides' TROADES - TROJAN WOMEN, 10/18Holy Trinity Greek School Hosts a Presentation of Euripides' TROADES - TROJAN WOMEN, 10/18
by Melissa Beck - Oct 9, 2009

The Holy Trinity Greek School will host a Greek theatrical group's presentation of Euripides Greek tragedy, 'Troades -Trojan Women,' a play that honors Greek civilization and the genre of ancient tragedy. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces New OfficersLeague of Professional Theatre Women Announces New Officers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2009

The League of Professional Theatre Women, a non-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to announce its new slate of officers. These women will serve as leaders of the League for a two-year term, from July 1, 2009 until June 30, 2011. (more...)