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New Conservatory Theatre Center Announces RIDE THE CYCLONE And More for 2024-25 Season

Discover the exciting 2024-25 season at New Conservatory Theatre Center, featuring six captivating productions.

THE COLOR PURPLE Director Blitz Bazawule to Direct Upcoming BLACK SAMURAI

Fresh off the heals of his 2023 musical hit The Color Purple, director Blitz Bazawule has found his next project. According to Variety, the director will be working with Warner Bros. on a new take on the story of Yasuke, the 16th century African warrior. In addition to Warner Bros, three other studios were also interested in the project, resulting in a bidding war.

Hattie Winston, Emily Yancy To Read HAVING OUR SAY For LA Inner City Cultural Center At The Kirk Douglas Theatre

Join Emily Yancy and Hattie Winston for a special one-off reading of HAVING OUR SAY at the Los Angeles Inner City Cultural Center.

The Flynn Reveals Adi Oasis as the Curator for the 2024 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

The Flynn has announced Brooklyn-based French-Caribbean soul-funk-R&B artist and producer Adi Oasis as the curator for the 2024 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.

Meet the Cast of CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Kit Kat Club is now open! Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, starring Academy Award and Tony Award winner Eddie Redmayne and introducing Gayle Rankin, begins previews tonight, April 1, at the August Wilson Theatre. Meet the cast of Cabaret here!

The Lark Playwrights Workshop To Continue As Part of Second Stage Theater's NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL

Second Stage Theater which became the new home for the Lark Playwrights Workshop in 2022, will conclude this year’s program on March 26th. Learn more about the program!

Interview: TV Star Victoria Pedretti Talks Transition From Screen to Stage in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Read BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with TV star Victoria Pedredtti, as she discusses making her Broadway debut in An Enemy of the People.

THE COLOR PURPLE, Colman Domingo, and More Take Home NAACP Image Awards - Full List of Winners!

The 55th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced during a ceremony on Saturday, March 16th. See the full list of winners here!

Durango PlayFest 2024 to Feature New Works by Kathleen Cahill, Richard Dresser & More

Durango PlayFest will feature four new works that will headline its 6th annual play development festival. Learn about the works and see how to purchase tickets.

Photos: Danielle Brooks, Vanessa Hudgens & More Hit the Oscars Red Carpet

Check out photos of Danielle Brooks, Cynthia Erivo, Ariana Grande, Florence Pugh, Lupita Nyong'o, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, America Ferrera, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Hudgens, Emma Stone, Laverne Cox, and more on the red carpet at the Oscars.

Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Will Present Artios Awards

Rachel Brosnahan, Alfred Molina, J. Harrison Ghee and more will present casting winners at the Artios Awards in New York on March 7. Find out who takes home the honors at this prestigious event celebrating casting excellence in the industry.

Interview: Audra McDonald talks about AN EVENING WITH AUDRA MCDONALD, her role in 'Rustin' and more

When it comes to concerts, Audra McDonald says she’s learned to choose a song list that really appeals to her. And she’s done just that for her current tour, which will bring her to Symphony Hall for her eighth appearance with the Celebrity Series of Boston, this time with an orchestra of local musicians, on February 27.

Sir Patrick Stewart To Receive ICG Publicists 2024 Television Showperson Of The Year Award

Stewart's career spans over six decades. A classically trained theater artist who got his start at the Royal Shakespeare Company before breaking into film and television, Stewart's legendary performances have garnered him three Olivier Awards plus Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, Critics Choice and Tony Award nominations, among countless honors.

Blue Finch Films Boards Sales On SXSW Selected COLD WALLET

UK based sales and distribution outfit Blue Finch Films has boarded worldwide rights to thriller COLD WALLET directed by Cutter Hodierne. The film stars Raul Castillo (Cassandro), Melonie Diaz (The First Purge), with Tony Cavalero (The Righteous Gemstones), and Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), as well as Zoe Winters (Succession).

Alex Edelman to Host The 39th Artios Awards New York Ceremony

Alex Edelman will host the New York ceremony for the 39th Artios Awards. Learn more about the awards ceremony and see who is nominated!

Photos: Go Inside Black Theatre Coalition's BUILDING THE CHANGE Gala

Just last night, the Black Theatre Coalition hosted its Inaugural BTC Gala, celebrating entertainment professionals working in theater, film, television, cultural institutions, and music. Check out photos from inside the big night here!

Meet the Cast of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen’s thunderous masterwork, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, adapted by Tony Award Nominee Amy Herzog and directed by Tony Award Winner Sam Gold, begins previews tonight, Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Meet the cast of An Enemy of the People here!

Ava DuVernay to be Honored at Black Theatre Coalition's BUILDING THE CHANGE Gala

Black Theatre Coalition will honor Producer and Director Ava DuVernay with the first Poitier-Belafonte Award for Cultural Activism at its Inaugural “Building the Change” Gala.

Gigi Gorgeous Getty & Anthony Allen Ramos to Host GLAAD's GRAMMYs Red Carpet Coverage

GLAAD recognizes both the meteoric expansion of LGBTQ representation in music and the influence LGBTQ artists have had on the music industry at-large over the last several years. As such, GLAAD's presence on the Grammys red carpet, co-hosted by Gigi Gorgeous Getty and GLAAD's Anthony Allen Ramos.

Colman Domingo Appointed to the Gotham Film & Media Institute's Board of Directors

Colman Domingo will join Gotham's Board of Directors. As the newest member, the star of “Rustin” and “The Color Purple” will work with The Gotham on their mission to celebrate and nurture independent film and media creators by providing career-building resources, access to industry influencers, and pathways to wider recognition.

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