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[Broadway, 1981]

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Obie Awards - 1986 - Obie Grant

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American Composers Orchestra to Host 2nd Annual Creative Catalyst Awards Honoring Paquito D'Rivera & More

The American Composers Orchestra will present an evening of honors and performances during its second annual Gala and Creative Catalyst Awards on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:00PM.

The Schoolhouse Theater Presents 3-WAY STOP By James Sheldon

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the Westchester Premier of James Sheldon's 3-Way Stop, directed by Schoolhouse Artistic Director Owen Thompson.

Meet the Cast of JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Jaja's African Hair Braiding will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, September 12 and open on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast of Jaja's African Hair Braiding here!

World Premiere of Renae Simone Jarrett's DAPHNE to be Presented at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3

Discover the latest news from Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 as they announce 'DAPHNE,' a captivating new play by Renae Simone Jarrett. Directed by Sarah Hughes, this highly anticipated production will be running at Lincoln Center Theater. Immerse yourself in the world premiere of 'DAPHNE' and witness the talent showcased at this renowned theater institution.

Daniel J. Watts, Nicole Ari Parker & More to Star in THE REFUGE PLAYS at Roundabout Theatre Company

Discover the complete cast for THE REFUGE PLAYS, the highly anticipated production at Roundabout Theatre Company. Get ready for an unforgettable experience as the talented actors bring this captivating play to life. Make sure to secure your tickets now.


The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, written by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Whitney White. Find out who is starring in the world premiere here!

Brooklyn Academy Of Music Adds Five Dynamic New Board Members

BAM's (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Board of Trustees has announced today the addition of five new board members—Jennifer Kopylov, Depelsha McGruder, Juliet Moser, Eri Nishikawa, and Marcel Przymusinski.

Tatiana Wechsler, Kaliswa Brewster & More to Star in THREE SISTERS AFTER CHEKHOV Reading at The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced the complete cast for the reading of Mustapha Matura's new play Three Sisters After Chekhov. This is a part of the Reading Series in honor of The Acting Company's 50th anniversary. 

651 ARTS in Partnership with The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents SONG SALON

651 ARTS - Brooklyn's premier institution for the African Diasporic performing arts- in partnership with The Billie Holiday Theatre (The Billie) - one of the nation's preeminent arts and culture organizations – will present a new innovative live performance series this Spring with the Song Salon.

International Association of Blacks in Dance Receives National Medal of Arts Award

President Joseph R. Biden presented the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) with the National Medal of Arts, along with eleven other renowned artists and arts organizations.

Meet the Cast of FAT HAM, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Fat Ham begins previews tonight, Tuesday, March 21, 2023, and will officially open on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at the American Airlines Theatre. This is a 14-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 25, 2023.

FAT HAM Full Cast and Design Team Announced

The full cast and design team has been announced for the Broadway production of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames. See who is starring in the show, how to purchase tickets and more!

Photos: The Billie Holiday Theatre's 50th Anniversary Major Presentation BLACK GENIUS IN THE AMERICAN THEATER

See photos from The Billie Holiday Theatre's first major presentation of its 50th Anniversary season with the world premiere of  Black Genius in the American Theater: A Concert Reading.

The Billie Celebrates 50th Anniversary With World Premiere Of BLACK GENIUS IN THE AMERICAN THEATER: A CONCERT READING

The Billie Holiday Theatre - one of the nation’s preeminent arts and culture organizations and currently celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary - has announced that it will present the world premiere of  Black Genius in the American Theater: A Concert Reading on Friday, February 18th and Saturday, February 19th.

The League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Theatre Women Awards in March

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present its annual Theatre Women Awards on March 27th from 1 to 3 p.m., at a Midtown Manhattan location to be announced. 

Billy Crudup to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre 40th Anniversary Gala

Vineyard Theatre's 40th Anniversary Gala will honor Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup with celebratory toasts to Ken Greiner, Chair, Vineyard Board of Directors and Marcia Pendelton, President and Founder of Walk Tall Girl Productions, on February 13, 2023 beginning at 6:00pm at Edison Ballroom.

Stevie Walker-Webb to Direct Presentations of New Musical GUN & POWDER in New York City

Obie Award-winning director and playwright, Stevie Walker-Webb, will helm the new musical Gun & Powder.  Following a sold-out run at Washington D.C.’s Signature Theatre in 2020, reading presentations for the production will take place in New York City on December 15 and 16.

How Female Playwrights Are Making the Industry Better

Other than a handful of playwrights 30 and under, all the playwrights spoken to for this piece believe their sex has impacted their careers in the theater. Women feel that they have trouble getting in the room and being taken seriously once there. But there is something more, a sense that when things get really bad -- beyond mansplaining bad -- there aren't many people to turn to in the theater.

Quick Silver Theater Company To Host Staged Reading of SON OF AN UNKNOWN FATHER

In 2019, The Episcopal Actors Guild partnered with Quick Silver Theater Company for the Thomas Barbour Awards. Playwright, Reynaldo Piniella's play Black Doves was selected as the award winning play for the year.

The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. to Present OUR VOICES, OUR TIME at Cherry Lane Theatre This Fall

From October 19 to November 6 at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present 'Our Voices, Our Time,' a program of three one-acts that have been co-commissioned by Penn Live Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.


The Billie Holiday Theatre has been nominated for the Obie Grant at the Obie Awards.

The Billie Holiday Theatre has won the Obie Grant at the Obie Awards.

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