Parker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, TodayParker Posey to Narrate Thirteen's THE '80'S TRUSTED VOICE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

Baryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, TodayBaryshnikov & More Featured on THIRTEEN's THE 80's-TRUSTED VOICE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

In the 1980s, 100 million Americans were tuning into public television every week, and over a third of that primetime programming was being created by New York's THIRTEEN, the PBS flagship station. (more...)

KING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in OctoberKING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just announced a slew of theatrical events for October, which will feature King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, and much more. Check out the full list below! (more...)

New York Innovative Theatre Awards to Honor Off-Off Broadway TonightNew York Innovative Theatre Awards to Honor Off-Off Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, has announced 2014 recipients of the 2014 Honorary Awards. (more...)

New Federal Theatre's 44th Season to Feature  Ed Bullin's IN THE WINE TIME & THE FABULOUS MISS MARIENew Federal Theatre's 44th Season to Feature Ed Bullin's IN THE WINE TIME & THE FABULOUS MISS MARIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - In The Wine Time and The Fabulous Miss Marie. Bullins, winner of the prestigious NY Drama Critics' Circle Award and OBIE Award for The Taking of Miss Janie, has greatly influenced American theatre, especially Black theatre. His work, characterized by disdain for ineffective political rhetoric as a substitute for action, most often examines the lives of Black people in the inner city. In 1968, Clive Barnes, writing in the New York Times called Bullins 'a welcome addition to the ranks of New York playwrights.' Four years later, Barnes added 'Bullins writes the way Charlie Parker played: It is all so easy and effortless. It sounds improvised, and yet it doesn't sound improvised, simply because it is the improvisation of formality.' Today, Bullins is regarded as a seminal force in the American theater. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICANew Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 47th season a rare revival of Martin Duberman's In White America, not seen in NYC for 50 years! In White America, directed by Charles Maryan, will begin performances October 15th, with opening night set for October 29th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through November 15th only. (more...)

Sandra Reaves-Phillips and More Join New Federal Theatre's IN THE WINE TIME; Cast Announced!Sandra Reaves-Phillips and More Join New Federal Theatre's IN THE WINE TIME; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with the first play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - In The Wine Time, to be followed by The Fabulous Miss Marie this spring. In The Wine Time, directed by Mansoor Najee-ullah, will begin performances October 25th at Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 24th. Opening Night is set forThursday November 7th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIME, Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIME, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with the first play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - IN THE WINE TIME, to be followed by The Fabulous Miss Marie this spring. In The Wine Time, directed by Mansoor Najee-Ullah, will begin performances tonight, October 25th at Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 24th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 7th. (more...)

Sandra Reaves-Phillips and More Join New Federal Theatre's IN THE WINE TIME, Beg. TonightSandra Reaves-Phillips and More Join New Federal Theatre's IN THE WINE TIME, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with the first play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - In The Wine Time, to be followed by The Fabulous Miss Marie this spring. In The Wine Time, directed by Mansoor Najee-Ullah, will begin performances tonight, October 25th at Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 24th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 7th. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 10/20/2013Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2013 for Charlotte (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIMEPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of New Federal Theater's IN THE WINE TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 44th season with the first play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' - two revivals from his 'Twentieth Century Cycle of Plays' - IN THE WINE TIME, to be followed by The Fabulous Miss Marie this spring. In The Wine Time, directed by Mansoor Najee-ullah, will begin performances October 25th at Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street), continuing through November 24th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 7th. (more...)

Bern Cohen, Janet Sarno & More to Lead New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR; Cast AnnouncedBern Cohen, Janet Sarno & More to Lead New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre announces the cast for the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day A Visitor,which will begin performances November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

Robert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonRobert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces five shows for its 2015/2016 season, featuring all new works, including the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by acclaimed Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley; the world premiere of Indecent, co-created by director Rebecca Taichman (Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Milk Like Sugar), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive), co-produced with Yale Repertory Theatre; and Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (Memphis, The Wiz), directed by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad, which had its first workshop during the Playhouse's 2014 DNA New Work Series. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR Begins TonightWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's EVERY DAY A VISITOR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre presents the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day a Visitor, begininng performances today, November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Begin EVERY DAY A VISITOR TomorrowWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Begin EVERY DAY A VISITOR Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre announces the cast for the second play of its ambitious 44th season, Richard Abrons' Every Day A Visitor,which will begin performances Saturday November 2nd at The Clurman Theater (at Theater Row) and continuing through December 14th. Opening Night is set for Thursday November 14th. (more...)

LaChanze, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Project1VOICE's 'FOR COLORED GIRLS' Reading, 6/16LaChanze, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Project1VOICE's 'FOR COLORED GIRLS' Reading, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Project1VOICE will present FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF by Ntozake Shange in partnership with the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Harlem Hospital Pavilion at 506 Lenox Ave./Malcolm X Boulevard in New York City. The fourth annual 1VOICE/1PLAY/1DAY event celebrates what it means to be female in the 21st century, with a focus on empowering women and girls. (more...)

Rain Pryor's FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES Comes to NBT This JuneRain Pryor's FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES Comes to NBT This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

?RAIN PRYOR's one-woman autobiographical play, FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES, will have its World Premiere at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) in Harlem, running Tuesday, June 2, through Sunday, June 28. Directed by Kamilah Forbes, this Limited Off-Broadway run is the actress-writer-comedian's funny take on growing up Black & Jewish as the daughter of one of the world's most beloved & iconic funny men, comic genius Richard Pryor. (more...)

COPS AND ROBBERS Returning to the Marsh San Francisco, Begin. 4/24COPS AND ROBBERS Returning to the Marsh San Francisco, Begin. 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Law enforcement officer, hip hop star, Jinho 'The Piper' Ferreira examines the lines between 'right' and 'wrong' in COPS AND ROBBERS returning to the Marsh San Francisco for a limited five week run. (more...)

Boston College Theatre Department Presents 'FOR COLORED GIRLS,' Now thru 3/23Boston College Theatre Department Presents 'FOR COLORED GIRLS,' Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Boston College Theatre Department presents For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf-an award-winning play which evokes the power of womanhood-in the Robsham Theater Arts Center's Bonn Theater. Productions will take place today, March 19 through March 23. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Chair Arena Stage's THE BLOOD QUILT Premiere Celebration This MayPhylicia Rashad to Chair Arena Stage's THE BLOOD QUILT Premiere Celebration This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad will join Event Chair and Arena Stage Board member Shawna Watley (Senior Policy Advisor with Holland & Knight) as the Honorary Chair for The Blood Quilt World Premiere Celebration on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The new play by Katori Hall (The Mountaintop, Our Lady of Kibeho) is directed by Kamilah Forbes and runs April 24-June 7, 2015 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Boston College Theatre Department to Present 'FOR COLORED GIRLS,' 3/19-23Boston College Theatre Department to Present 'FOR COLORED GIRLS,' 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Boston College Theatre Department presents For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf-an award-winning play which evokes the power of womanhood-in the Robsham Theater Arts Center's Bonn Theater. Productions will take place March 19 through March 23. (more...)

Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, 7/8-8/3Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, 7/8-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center. Written by Bernard Slade and directed by Chris Coleman, the production will star Tony winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, Now thru 8/3Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running today, July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center. Written by Bernard Slade and directed by Chris Coleman, the production will star Tony winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Set for Harlem9's 4th Annual 48 HOURS IN HARLEM This AugustTonya Pinkins Set for Harlem9's 4th Annual 48 HOURS IN HARLEM This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Harlem9 presents the Obie Award Winning '48 HOURS IN HARLEM' -- a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival. This event marks the 4th year of the collaborative Harlem9, bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors to re-conceive classic plays from the African Diaspora over the course of one weekend in Harlem. 48 HOURS IN HARLEM culminates in a final presentation on Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

Ralph Harris' MANISH BOY Opens 8/9 at FringeNYCRalph Harris' MANISH BOY Opens 8/9 at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Funny Big Brother Productions presents MANish BOY, written & performed by RALPH HARRIS, as part of the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival/Fringe NYC. Nominated for the NAACP Theater Award for 'Best One Person Play,' MANish BOY is directed by Oz Scott with dramaturgy by Stacey McClain. (more...)

Laurel Mill Playhouse to Hold 'FOR COLORED GIRLS' Auditions, 7/22 & 24; Disney's PETER PAN JR to Open 8/1Laurel Mill Playhouse to Hold 'FOR COLORED GIRLS' Auditions, 7/22 & 24; Disney's PETER PAN JR to Open 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Laurel Mill Playhouse will host auditions for its production of 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf' by Ntozake Shange, directed by Michael Hartsfield. Audition Dates: Tuesday, July 22 from 7-8pm and Thursday, July 24 from 7-8pm. Production Dates: October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19. Auditions to be at 508 Main Street, Laurel MD., 20707. No appointment necessary. Please bring head shot, resume and conflicts. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 20Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 20
by - Jul 20, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Phylicia Rashad Says She Was Misquoted in Recent Remarks on Bill CosbyVIDEO: Phylicia Rashad Says She Was Misquoted in Recent Remarks on Bill Cosby
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Following the publication of the interview, Rashad's comments, in particular her use of the words 'forget these women,' hit a nerve with those who interpreted the remarks as being uncaring and dismissive (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, 1/29-2/9The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, 1/29-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present A FREE MAN OF COLOR, at the new Theatre School building, located at Racine and Fullerton on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Fullerton Stage Theatre is a 250-seat thrust theatre located on the first floor of the school. John Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR is directed by Phyllis E. Griffin, premieres on Friday, January 31, and runs through Sunday, February 9, 2014. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on January 29 and 30, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Breaks Silence on Bill Cosby Abuse ClaimsTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Breaks Silence on Bill Cosby Abuse Claims
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

In an interview with Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman, Phylicia Rashad finally broke her silence on the multitude of sexual abuse allegations against her COSBY SHOW co-star Bill Cosby. (more...)

POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, BREAKING OUR SILENCE and More Set for The Wild Project, Feb 2014POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, BREAKING OUR SILENCE and More Set for The Wild Project, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Wild Project has announced its upcoming performances and events, now through the end of this month. Details below! (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, Now thru 2/9The Theatre School at DePaul University Presents Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present A FREE MAN OF COLOR, at the new Theatre School building, located at Racine and Fullerton on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Fullerton Stage Theatre is a 250-seat thrust theatre located on the first floor of the school. John Guare's A FREE MAN OF COLOR is directed by Phyllis E. Griffin, premieres on Friday, January 31, and runs through Sunday, February 9, 2014. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are tonight, January 29 and the 30th, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

New Work by Ntozake Shange, Staceyann Chin & More Set for POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, 2/3-16New Work by Ntozake Shange, Staceyann Chin & More Set for POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, 2/3-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Poetic Theater Productions is proud to present POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE, their third annual festival of new poetic theater. Running from Monday, February 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 16, the expanded two-week festival features performances, readings and cabaret evenings covering topics such as war, love, mental health, family, identity and politics from diverse social and cultural voices. The performance schedule and ticket prices vary. See below for details. All performances are at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street between Avenues A & B). Ticket can be purchased from OvationTix on 212.352.3101 or online at www.poetictheater.com. The Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Dedicates 46th Season to Amiri BarakaNew Federal Theatre Dedicates 46th Season to Amiri Baraka
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 46th season with 'The Amira Baraka Project' - featuring a revival of his early acclaimed play Dutchman from 1964 and the world premiere of his final play, Most Dangerous Man In America (W. E. B. Du Bois), written fifty years later. Dutchman, directed by Woodie King Jr., will begin performances February 5th, with opening night set for February 20th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through March 8th only. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Valentine's Day Fundraiser with Mike Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, Danny Glover, Ruby Dee,New Federal Theatre Valentine's Day Fundraiser with Mike Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, Danny Glover, Ruby Dee,
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Stars from Mike Tyson, Phylicia Rashad and Alicia Keys to Spike Lee, Danny Glover and Ruby Dee show their love for New York City's acclaimed New Federal Theatre by voicing personalized Valentine's Day messages for fans in this fun, fund-raiser. The "Love for New Federal Theatre" personalized celebrity messages are a $249 donation to the New Federal Theatre and can be purchased from January 12- February 5, 2014 through the website at www.lovefornewfederaltheatre.com. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre to Present FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, 2/21-3/16Mixed Magic Theatre to Present FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, 2/21-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Mixed Magic Theatre will present 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf' by Ntozake Shange. Directed by Jackie Davis, the show will run February 21st - March 16th, playing Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 pm Sundays 3:00 pm. PRESS NIGHT: Saturday March 1st 7:30 pm. (more...)

Woodie King to Tour 2015 Black History Month Play Series to Harlem, Queens and the Bronx, 2/8-22Woodie King to Tour 2015 Black History Month Play Series to Harlem, Queens and the Bronx, 2/8-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

Woodie King's National Black Touring Circuit's 2015 Black History Month Play Series will feature "Adam," the story of legendary Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, and a reading of Ossie Davis' seminal play "The People of Clarendon County" from February 8 - 22 in Harlem, Queens and the Bronx. It's produced in conjunction with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group. Tickets are $20. For more information call 212-353-1176. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Andre De Shields and More Offer Personalized Valentine's Day Messages to Support New Federal TheatrePhylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Andre De Shields and More Offer Personalized Valentine's Day Messages to Support New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will celebrate its 44th anniversary with a special fundraising campaign, 'Love For New Federal Theatre.' Celebrity participants and supporters of NFT themselves, including Phylicia Rashad, Spike Lee, Alicia Keys, Melba Moore, Marla Gibbs, Robert Hooks, Roscoe Orman, Ruby Dee, Avery Brooks, Glynn Turman, Kene Holiday, Chadwick Boseman, Petri Hawkins Byrd, Impotep Gary Byrd, Debbie Allen, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, John Amos, Robert Townsend, Leslie Uggams, Ted Lange, Andre DeShields, Mike Tyson and Danny Glover, among others, will fans will have the opportunity to order a limited number of personalized Valentine's Day messages. These celebrity messages will be available for purchase on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre Presents FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, Now thru 3/16Mixed Magic Theatre Presents FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Mixed Magic Theatre will present 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf' by Ntozake Shange. Directed by Jackie Davis, the show will run tonight, February 21st - March 16th, playing Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 pm Sundays 3:00 pm. PRESS NIGHT: Saturday March 1st 7:30 pm. (more...)

Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary will culminate with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) on Sunday evening March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. Honorary Chairmen are Harry Belafonte and Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins. The celebration will kick off at 4pm, and feature performances from Daniel Beaty, Impact Repertory Theater (Academy Award Nominee, 'Raise It Up' from the film August Rush), Chuck Jackson, and Valerie Simpson. (more...)

Robbie McCauley to Perform One-Woman Show SUGAR at Boston College, 12/6-7Robbie McCauley to Perform One-Woman Show SUGAR at Boston College, 12/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Obie Award-winning playwright Robbie McCauley, an internationally recognized performance artist and director who will join the Boston College Theatre Department faculty next semester as Visiting Monan Professor of Theatre Arts, will perform her one-woman show on campus this Today and Saturday night (December 6 and 7) at the University's Robsham Theater Arts Center. (more...)

Robbie McCauley to Perform One-Woman Show SUGAR at Boston College, 12/6-7Robbie McCauley to Perform One-Woman Show SUGAR at Boston College, 12/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Obie Award-winning playwright Robbie McCauley, an internationally recognized performance artist and director who will join the Boston College Theatre Department faculty next semester as Visiting Monan Professor of Theatre Arts, will perform her one-woman show on campus this Friday and Saturday night (December 6 and 7) at the University's Robsham Theater Arts Center. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant & Timothy Simonson to Star in New Federal Theatre's DR. DU BOIS AND MISS OVINGTON, Begin. 1/16Kathleen Chalfant & Timothy Simonson to Star in New Federal Theatre's DR. DU BOIS AND MISS OVINGTON, Begin. 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre continues its 44th season with Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington starring Kathleen Chalfant and Timothy Simonson. Gabrielle L. Kurlander directs. Performances begin January 16h, with opening night scheduled for January 30th. (more...)

Ralph Harris' MANISH BOY Opens Tonight at FringeNYCRalph Harris' MANISH BOY Opens Tonight at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

Funny Big Brother Productions presents MANish BOY, written & performed by RALPH HARRIS, as part of the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival/Fringe NYC. Nominated for the NAACP Theater Award for 'Best One Person Play,' MANish BOY is directed by Oz Scott with dramaturgy by Stacey McClain. (more...)

Honorary Off-Off-Broadway Awards to be Presented in IT Awards Ceremony, 9/22Honorary Off-Off-Broadway Awards to be Presented in IT Awards Ceremony, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, has announced 2014 recipients of the 2014 Honorary Awards. (more...)

Tickets to Temple Theaters 2015-16 Season Now on SaleTickets to Temple Theaters 2015-16 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Temple Theaters 2015-2016 season of performances at Temple University - a spellbinding selection of timeless classics, provocative contemporary drama, and beloved musical theater. The season includes six mainstage productions: a 40th anniversary production of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, the Cole Porter musical comedy Anything Goes, John Guare's A Free Man of Color, William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, a modern adaptation of The Odyssey by Mary Zimmerman, and Godspell, the first major musical by Stephen Schwartz. Single tickets, full season subscriptions and flex packages are available online now, via Temple Theaters' new website tfma.temple.edu. In person and phone sales begin Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Tomlinson Theater or by phone, 215-204-1122. (more...)

Timely COPS AND ROBBERS Returns to the Marsh San Francisco This SpringTimely COPS AND ROBBERS Returns to the Marsh San Francisco This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Law enforcement officer and hip hop star, Jinho "The Piper" Ferreira examines the lines between "right" and "wrong" in COPS AND ROBBERS returning to the Marsh San Francisco for a limited five week run. Featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, and others, this solo tour-de-force made national news, selling out its entire original run and three extensions at The Marsh Berkeley last Fall. It will now return to play The Marsh San Francisco for a fixed engagement this Spring. (more...)

Cast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal TheatreCast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre will continue its 46th season dedicated to Amira Baraka with the world premiere of his final play, The Most Dangerous Man In America (W. E. B. Du Bois).  Performances will begin May 28th, with opening night set for June 11th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement, directed by Woodie King Jr., will continue through June 28th only.   (more...)

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