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BLACK LIGHTNING

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Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce. He made his choice: he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.

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Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Upcoming TRU Community Gathering Via Zoom, July Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Upcoming TRU Community Gathering Via Zoom, July 9
by A.A. Cristi - July 06, 2021

A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 60 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020. TRU hosts their Community Gatherings every Frid...
BWW Review: SWAN LAKE at San Francisco Ballet Offers a Welcome Opportunity to Revisit Photo BWW Review: SWAN LAKE at San Francisco Ballet Offers a Welcome Opportunity to Revisit an All-Time Classic
by Jim Munson - May 26, 2021

San Francisco Ballet brings its extremely successful 2021 Digital Season to a close by revisiting that all-time classic, Swan Lake, in a production choreographed by Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson back in 2009, and captured on video in 2016. Swan Lake is a particular favorite of mine, so I was sinc...
BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shar Photo BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shares Details About TITANIQUE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 01, 2021

From Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price and streaming platform Stellar comes the upcoming event TITANIQUE: THE MAIDEN VOYAGE CONCERT, a musical parody of the larger-than-life film, featuring the iconic song catalog of everyone's favorite French-Canadian diva. ...
TRU Announces The Cast Of TINY EMPTY NEST, Opening The TRU Voices New Plays Virtual R Photo TRU Announces The Cast Of TINY EMPTY NEST, Opening The TRU Voices New Plays Virtual Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 17, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited has announced that the first play in the TRU Voices Series, Tiny Empty Nest, will star Jade Anderson, Haneen Arafat Murphy, Raeanna Peacock and Mark Quiles on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 3pm....
BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Photo BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
by Steve Callahan - June 15, 2021

The glorious Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has opened its New Works, Bold Voices Lab. This is its continuation of a program exploring where the world of opera might go in days ahead. This season’s offerings are three quite different short pieces, together lasting some hour and a quarter....
BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shar Photo BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shares Details About TITANIQUE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 01, 2021

From Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price and streaming platform Stellar comes the upcoming event TITANIQUE: THE MAIDEN VOYAGE CONCERT, a musical parody of the larger-than-life film, featuring the iconic song catalog of everyone's favorite French-Canadian diva. ...
BWW Interview: The Groundlings' Chris Eckert Fortifies THE GALE While Habiting ELM ST Photo BWW Interview: The Groundlings' Chris Eckert Fortifies THE GALE While Habiting ELM STREET
by Gil Kaan - October 01, 2021

Chris Eckert, creator of the LGBTQ THE GALE, will appear next on The Groundlings stage in A GROUNDLING ON ELM STREET. This very funny performer/writer also teaches at The Groundlings School. Had the chance to throw out a few inquiries to the quick-witted Chris....
BWW Review: The FREEDOM CABARET at the Stratford Festival is a Stunning and Poignant Photo BWW Review: The FREEDOM CABARET at the Stratford Festival is a Stunning and Poignant Celebration of Black Music
by Lauren Gienow - August 24, 2021

After a brief delay due to weather, the FREEDOM CABARET opened at the Stratford Festival on Saturday night and it had the audience captivated from start to finish. The show may not have begun until the lightning passed, but the mood under the canopy was certainly electric. This cabaret offers an exp...
Beth Malone, Jason Robert Brown, George Salazar, Joe Iconis, and More Head to Feinst Photo Beth Malone, Jason Robert Brown, George Salazar, Joe Iconis, and More Head to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2021

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below will head into summer presenting some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. ...
Beth Malone, Jason Robert Brown, George Salazar, Joe Iconis, and More Head to Feinst Photo Beth Malone, Jason Robert Brown, George Salazar, Joe Iconis, and More Head to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2021

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below will head into summer presenting some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. ...
BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Composing 'Remember My Name' for RATATOUILLE: Photo BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Composing 'Remember My Name' for RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 17, 2021

We spoke with Daniel Mertzlufft, Music Supervisor, Music Producer, Arranger, and Composer of 'Remember My Name' about his original TikTok, the process of bringing the virtual show to life, being eligible for an Emmy Award and much more....
THE BLACK COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo THE BLACK COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 10, 2021

THE BLACK COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, an original musical by Michele R. Hampton, directed by Cate  Cammarata, with musical direction by Seth Weinstein, is scheduled for a limited run beginning late  September at Off-Broadway's Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St. NY). ...
BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Photo BWW Review: New Works, Bold Voices at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
by Steve Callahan - June 15, 2021

The glorious Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has opened its New Works, Bold Voices Lab. This is its continuation of a program exploring where the world of opera might go in days ahead. This season’s offerings are three quite different short pieces, together lasting some hour and a quarter....
Student Blog: Interview: Jemarcus M. Kilgore by Katie Van Sickle Photo Student Blog: Interview: Jemarcus M. Kilgore by Katie Van Sickle
by Student Blogger: Katie Van Sickle - June 22, 2021

For my next blog post, I sat down with local Atlanta-based actor Jemarcus Kilgore to discuss the industry here in Georgia and what his experience has been like throughout the years. Jemarcus M. Kilgore has been a working actor in the industry for a few years now....
Anthony Rapp, Lilli Cooper, Andrew Barth Feldman and More Hit the Feinstein's/54 Belo Photo Anthony Rapp, Lilli Cooper, Andrew Barth Feldman and More Hit the Feinstein's/54 Below Stage This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2021

Feinstein's/54 Below has announced additional shows for its reopening months....
Phillip Michael Scales Shares 'When They Put Me In My Grave' Featuring Archie Lee Hoo Photo Phillip Michael Scales Shares 'When They Put Me In My Grave' Featuring Archie Lee Hooker
by Michael Major - September 17, 2021

Throughout its 14 soulful tracks, Scales' upcoming album explores, growth, mistakes, being black in America, searching for love, and finding your place in the world. He calls his sound “Dive Bar Soul,” blending indie rock storytelling with the passion of the blues....
BWW Review: Jeremy Jordan CARRY ON Achieves New Heights In Storytelling Photo BWW Review: Jeremy Jordan CARRY ON Achieves New Heights In Storytelling
by Stephen Mosher - May 01, 2021

With a May 6 premiere and streaming options through May 27th, CARRY ON is a film worth gathering the family around the TV set....
Grateful Dead & Rhino Partner With The Coda Collection to Present A Series of Exclusi Photo Grateful Dead & Rhino Partner With The Coda Collection to Present A Series of Exclusive Archival Content
by Michael Major - August 25, 2021

The Grateful Dead and Rhino have partnered with The Coda Collection to present professionally filmed live performances from the iconic band. Starting with the Grateful Dead's summer tour in 1989, The Coda Collection will stream a series of exclusive content from 1989-1991....
Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 1-2- with Andrea McArdle, Telly Leung, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 1-2- with Andrea McArdle, Telly Leung, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 01, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 1-2, 2021....
Anthony Rapp, Lilli Cooper, Andrew Barth Feldman and More Hit the Feinstein's/54 Belo Photo Anthony Rapp, Lilli Cooper, Andrew Barth Feldman and More Hit the Feinstein's/54 Below Stage This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2021

Feinstein's/54 Below has announced additional shows for its reopening months....
BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shar Photo BWW Interview: Marla Mindelle Talks Getting Into Character to Play Celine Dion & Shares Details About TITANIQUE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 01, 2021

From Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price and streaming platform Stellar comes the upcoming event TITANIQUE: THE MAIDEN VOYAGE CONCERT, a musical parody of the larger-than-life film, featuring the iconic song catalog of everyone's favorite French-Canadian diva. ...
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to be Presented by NKU SOTA Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to be Presented by NKU SOTA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 27, 2021

Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts will be adding a regional premiere of a new musical in 2022. 'The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,' directed by Jamey Strawn, is slated to run Feb. 17-27, 2022....
Barbra Streisand Will Sing Music By Carole King, Randy Newman & More on RELEASE ME 2 Photo Barbra Streisand Will Sing Music By Carole King, Randy Newman & More on RELEASE ME 2
by Nicole Rosky - June 04, 2021

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Release Me 2, a new collection of ten previously unreleased studio performances from the legendary Barbra Streisand, available Friday, August 6, 2021. ...
What's On Stage This Summer? Check Out Our Guide To Theatre Across The Country! Photo What's On Stage This Summer? Check Out Our Guide To Theatre Across The Country!
by Alan Henry - April 24, 2021

We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!...
Which Broadway Shows Are Back This Summer/Fall? Photo Which Broadway Shows Are Back This Summer/Fall?
by Team BWW - May 15, 2021

The sun will come out tomorrow. That's because after over a year of waiting, New York officials have at last spread word that Broadway will indeed soon be back. Which shows will return when? BroadwayWorld has gathered all of the latest news on the return of live theatre. Check back regularly for upd...