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Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con mķsica de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por mŠs de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de mŠs de 850 millones de důlares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los aŮos 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crŪmenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.


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Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE KING AND I to Feature Audio Broadcast, 5/1Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE KING AND I to Feature Audio Broadcast, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Audio of a performance of the Lyric Opera of Chicago's 'The King and I', starring Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban, will be broadcast on WFMT on Sunday 1 May, 7:00pm (CDT). Listen online here: http://www.wfmt.com/listen/ (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WILD PARTY at Ignite Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Apr 29, 2016

Ignite Theatre is known for taking on edgier shows, so it's no surprise when the cast of their current production struts onto the stage baring skin with sexy attire. And this isn't the first time. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere of Broadway hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK starring Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa in DC, and a revival of THE FANTASTICKS in LA, just to name a few. (more...)

Chicago Scots to Host 30th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, 6/17-18Chicago Scots to Host 30th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The largest Scottish cultural organization in North America, the Chicago SCOTS, celebrates three decades of providing entertainment and Scottish culture with a modern twist this June, with their annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games. Taking place Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18 at Hamilton Lakes, 1 Pierce Place, Itasca, IL, the beloved summer celebration, the largest festival of its kind in the Midwest, will feature an extravaganza of activities and attractions from the Caber Toss to the Highland Dancers to the Dogs of Scotland. (more...)

Christopher McDonald Will Join Nathan Lane & John Slattery in Starry Broadway Revival of THE FRONT PAGEChristopher McDonald Will Join Nathan Lane & John Slattery in Starry Broadway Revival of THE FRONT PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The upcoming Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's dark comedy The Front Page has welcomed another stage vet to the fold. (more...)

#ThankANurse Campaign Aims to Empower Public to Thank One Million Nurses#ThankANurse Campaign Aims to Empower Public to Thank One Million Nurses
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Grant Thornton to Serve as Official Professional Services Partner of the Tony AwardsGrant Thornton to Serve as Official Professional Services Partner of the Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Tony Awards have announced that professional services firm Grant Thornton LLP will serve as the ¬ďOfficial Professional Services Partner¬Ē for the Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

LA Master Chorale Welcomes Award-Winning Assistant ConductorLA Master Chorale Welcomes Award-Winning Assistant Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Following a national search, the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) has appointed Hong Kong native Jenny Wong assistant conductor for a two-year period beginning in May 2016. Wong, who has served as a conducting fellow for the Oregon Bach Festival, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Distinguished Concerts International New York and Hong Kong SingFest, is one of the youngest conductors to win two consecutive World Champion titles at the World Choir Games (China, 2010) and the International Johannes Brahms Choral Competition (Germany, 2011). Currently a D.M.A. candidate in choral conducting at USC Thornton School of Music, where she also completed her M.M. and has taught choral conducting, she has served as Visiting Director of Choral Activities at University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music for the past year. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Jennifer Ashley Tepper & More to Judge 2016 Joci AwardsKrysta Rodriguez, Jennifer Ashley Tepper & More to Judge 2016 Joci Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Celebrity judges for the 2016 Joci Awards include director/producer and actors from stage television and film. (more...)

Steep Theatre Commissions New Work from Calamity WestSteep Theatre Commissions New Work from Calamity West
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Steep Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that it is commissioning a new play by Calamity West. This project will be the first collaboration between the Chicago-based playwright and the fifteen-year-old ensemble, as well as Steep's first commission.  (more...)

Playwright Domnica Radulescu Set for EXILE IS MY HOME Talkback at Theater For The New CityPlaywright Domnica Radulescu Set for EXILE IS MY HOME Talkback at Theater For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Theater For The New City has announced a special talkback with internationally renowned author Domnica Radulescu and director Andreas Robertz, following the April 30th, 8:00 pm  performance of Exile Is My Home. (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform with Oklahoma City PhilharmonicN'Kenge to Perform with Oklahoma City Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), returns to Oklahoma City Philharmonic as a featured soloist to perform in the concert "All That Jazz: A Symphonic Celebration of the Duo Kander and Ebb.' The Philharmonic with conductor Joel Levine will take audiences on a musical journey showcasing the musical genius of this Tony Award Winning Duo featuring songs from their hit shows Cabaret, Chicago, Scottsboro boys and more. N'Kenge will be joined by Tony award winner Beth Leavel, Jersey Boys's Kirsten Scott, Phantom of the Opera's Tedd Keegan and Concert Soloist Ron Remke. (more...)

August Wilson's Boyhood Home To Be Renovated Into An Arts CenterAugust Wilson's Boyhood Home To Be Renovated Into An Arts Center
by Michael Dale - Apr 28, 2016

The building where the great playwright spent the first thirteen years of his life had been in a state of ruin. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Back Giordano Dance Chicago, 6/11The Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Back Giordano Dance Chicago, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre welcomes Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) back to its landmark stage as the final performance of the season's 'Made in Chicago' Dance Series, Saturday, June 11 at 7:30PM. The company, led by Artistic Director Nan Giordano, returns after last year's dynamic engagement and will perform five works from the company's 157-piece repertory, including Crossing/Lines, Feelin' Good Sweet, Can't Take This Away, Sneaky Pete, and Sing, Sing, Sing. Tickets start at $28, and are available online at AuditoriumTheatre.org, by phone at 312.341.2300, or in-person at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office (50 E. Congress Parkway). (more...)

Red Nose Day and Global Citizen Join 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day to 'Make Change Happen'Red Nose Day and Global Citizen Join 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day to 'Make Change Happen'
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

NBC is proud to announce that Comcast Cares Day, the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of Comcast NBCUniversal's year-round commitment to community service, is incorporating the broad support and amplification of two other Company partnerships (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 BelowMatthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

This May, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

Camp Broadway Kids to Perform at New York Pops 33rd Birthday GalaCamp Broadway Kids to Perform at New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 33rd Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 2, 2016. (more...)

Granite Applauds FCC on Business Data Services VoteGranite Applauds FCC on Business Data Services Vote
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 28, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 28, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 28, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: April 15-21, 2016. (more...)

MasterVoices to Open 75th Season with New York Premiere of 27 This FallMasterVoices to Open 75th Season with New York Premiere of 27 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale)will open its 75th anniversary season with Ricky Ian Gordon's 27, with libretto by Royce Vavrek, starring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober,Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik, conducted by Ted Sperling, and directed by James Robinson, with Orchestra of St. Luke's on October 20 and 21, 2016at New York City Center. (more...)

Cast Set for Theo Ubique's AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOKCast Set for Theo Ubique's AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The British songwriting duo of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, who together wrote some of the most enduring and loved songs of Broadway and Hollywood, will be celebrated in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 2016 summer cabaret. (more...)

NBC's HEARTBEAT Grows Week-to-Week in Total ViewersNBC's HEARTBEAT Grows Week-to-Week in Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

NBC's HEARTBEAT (0.8/3 in 18-49, 4.7 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET): Is currently up +14% or 0.1 of a point week to week in 18-49 (0.8 vs. 0.7) and +19% in total viewers (4.690 million vs. 3.957 million), pending updates. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Providence Performing Arts CewnterBWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Providence Performing Arts Cewnter
by Larry O'Brien - Apr 28, 2016

JERSEY BOYS has opened at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), 220 Weybosset St., Providence. The touring company moves out Sunday May 1, which does not give you a lot of time to pick a date, come up with the scratch and get your butt over there. This play rocks, and this iteration of it rocked PPAC opening night. (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on BroadwaySimply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

Judy McLane Departs North Carolina Theatre's WIT; Kate Goehring to Step In Opposite Daisy EaganJudy McLane Departs North Carolina Theatre's WIT; Kate Goehring to Step In Opposite Daisy Eagan
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

North Carolina Theatre today announced a last-minute cast change for Margaret Edson's WIT, opening tomorrow, April 29th. Kate Goehring will step into the lead role of 'Vivian Bearing, Ph.D.' replacing Judy McLane, who has withdrawn from the production due to personal reasons. (more...)

Joe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERTJoe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS), dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. (more...)

New Music Documentary ROCK VS CANCER to Feature Legendary Record Producer Steve AlbiniNew Music Documentary ROCK VS CANCER to Feature Legendary Record Producer Steve Albini
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Free Verse Films has launched a crowd funding campaign via Indiegogo for the new feature documentary, Rock Vs. Cancer. (more...)

Soul Singer iAm Jones Debuts House Single 'Beat Of My Heart'Soul Singer iAm Jones Debuts House Single 'Beat Of My Heart'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Rising soul singer iAm Jones has announced the release of 'Beat Of My Heart', the first single off of his forthcoming sophomore project, 'Black Noise'. (more...)

Global Conductor Names Shanon M. Seward Associate Partner and Central Region VPGlobal Conductor Names Shanon M. Seward Associate Partner and Central Region VP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Gary Clark Jr Featured on LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN TodayGary Clark Jr Featured on LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and virtuoso guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will be featured on Season 10 of American Public Television's LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN (more...)

MasterVoices' DIDO AND AENEAS with Kelli O'Hara and Victoria Clark Opens TonightMasterVoices' DIDO AND AENEAS with Kelli O'Hara and Victoria Clark Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) continues the 2015-2016 season with Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate's tempestuous Baroque opera, DIDO AND AENEAS, tonight, April 28, 2016 at 7pm and tomorrow, April 29, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Aderant Hosts Record-Breaking User Conference in AtlantaAderant Hosts Record-Breaking User Conference in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Number of Employers Using Social Media to Screen Candidates Has Increased 500 Percent over the Last DecadeNumber of Employers Using Social Media to Screen Candidates Has Increased 500 Percent over the Last Decade
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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RedSky Receives Three Year JITC Extension Supporting Cisco Unified Communication ManagerRedSky Receives Three Year JITC Extension Supporting Cisco Unified Communication Manager
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Full Cast Announced for Theatre Royal Plymouth's MONSTER RAVING LOONYFull Cast Announced for Theatre Royal Plymouth's MONSTER RAVING LOONY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Simon Stokes, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Plymouth, today announces full cast for the London run of Monster Raving Loony. Samuel James reprises his role as Screaming Lord Sutch, alongside original cast members including Joseph Alessi, Joanna Brookes, Jack Brown, and composer/musician Tom Attwood and they are joined by Vivienne Acheampong who completes the cast for the London run. Set & Costume Design is by Bob Bailey with lighting design by Chahine Yavroyan, audio visual design by Duncan McLean and sound design by Gregory Clarke.  Guest Director is Cal McCrystal (with a trademark bravura farce contribution). (more...)

eTERA Consulting Again Named One of the Best Places to Work in Washington, D.C. AreaeTERA Consulting Again Named One of the Best Places to Work in Washington, D.C. Area
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Level 11 Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of THE IRISH CURSELevel 11 Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of THE IRISH CURSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Level 11 Theatre is back for their second production with the Chicago Premiere of THE IRISH CURSE by Martin Casella (Winner of 2005 New York International Fringe Festival overall excellence award for Outstanding Playwriting), directed by Associate Artistic Director Justin Baldwin (subUrbia). (more...)

American Academy of Dramatic Arts to Present THE SHOTGUN MESSAGE WorkshopAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts to Present THE SHOTGUN MESSAGE Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts is pleased to announce the expansion of the Main Stage Live program for new play development with the presentation of a workshop production of The Shotgun Message by A. Rey Pamatmat, directed by Adam Fitzgerald.  (more...)

South Shore Trio to Bring FROM RICHES TO RAGS to The Colonial TheatreSouth Shore Trio to Bring FROM RICHES TO RAGS to The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group presents an afternoon of chamber music and chocolate with The South Shore Trio, on Sunday, June 5 at 3pm, as part of the On the Stage Series. This event is sponsored by Chocolate Springs. (more...)

'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. (more...)

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios And NAAAOM Urge FCC And Commissioner Mignon Clyburn To Reject FCC Chairman's Draft Order Approving Charter/Time Warner Cable MergerByron Allen's Entertainment Studios And NAAAOM Urge FCC And Commissioner Mignon Clyburn To Reject FCC Chairman's Draft Order Approving Charter/Time Warner Cable Merger
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Pride Films and Plays to Present Workshop of New Musical A HISTORY OF SUMMERPride Films and Plays to Present Workshop of New Musical A HISTORY OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Pride Films and Plays presents a special workshop of the gorgeous new musical A HISTORY OF SUMMER, with music and lyrics by Jonathan Monro and book by Adam Mathias. (more...)

Martin Cramer Awarded CCIM Designation on April 5, 2016, in Chicago,...Martin Cramer Awarded CCIM Designation on April 5, 2016, in Chicago,...
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble's DRY LANDPhoto Flash: First Look at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble's DRY LAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the midwest premiere of Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel. The production, directed by RTE member Hallie Gordon, runs April 22 - May 28, 2016, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Keiko Fujii Dance Company of Osaka to Perform at 92nd St. Y, 5/21-22Keiko Fujii Dance Company of Osaka to Perform at 92nd St. Y, 5/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Osaka-based Keiko Fujii Dance Company, joined by select dancers from New York City, will present her new 'Soul Vibrations' (Tamashii no Hibiki), a collaboration with renowned Taiko drummer Kenny Endo, who will perform at the May 20 & 21 performances, and Kaoru Watanabe, a former member of KODO, who will appear May 22nd.    Performances are at the 92nd St. Y/Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue & 92nd Street.   'Soul Vibrations' looks into people's minds and encourages a return to 'The Power of Love,' which is in danger of neglect in a materialistic world. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Present ABBA Tribute Concert, 5/12Ridgefield Playhouse to Present ABBA Tribute Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

          "Feel the beat of the tambourine" with ABBA THE CONCERT - A Tribute to ABBA at The Ridgefield Playhouse! ABBA The Concert puts on a fantastic, dance-inducing performance while playing legendary hits from ABBA including "Mamma Mia," "Take a Chance on Me," "Fernando," "S.O.S.," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes All," "Waterloo," "Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie," and "Dancing Queen" and many more!  (more...)

Is DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Headed For Broadway?  Minneapolis Production Extended Amid SpeculationIs DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Headed For Broadway? Minneapolis Production Extended Amid Speculation
by Michael Dale - Apr 27, 2016

With Broadway producer Kevin McCollum on hand the musical based on Jeff Kinney's graphic novel series may make its way to New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE TOXIC AVENGER at Southwark PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at THE TOXIC AVENGER at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment in association with the King's Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions presents the European premiere of THE TOXIC AVENGER, directed by Benji Sperring with musical director Alex Beetschen. Press night was last night 26 April at 7.30pm, and performances run through Saturday 21 May 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Play THE MESSIAH COMPLEX to Explore Legacy of The Black Panthers at BRICNew Play THE MESSIAH COMPLEX to Explore Legacy of The Black Panthers at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

BRIC is pleased to present the world premiere of The Messiah Complex, a new play written by Nia Witherspoon and visionary director Charlotte Brathwaite with choreography by Ni'Ja Whitson and dramaturgy by Cherrie Moraga. (more...)

THE SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN to Play Benefit Show at Black Ensemble TheaterTHE SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN to Play Benefit Show at Black Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor announces a special benefit event to include a one night-only performance of THE SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN, written and directed by Jackie Taylor. (more...)

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