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Charles Browning BIO

Broadway: How I Learned To Drive. Off-Broadway: In The Southern Breeze at Rattlestick, 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Fairview(Soho Rep, TFANA, Berkeley Rep) Drama desk nominee, Classical Theater of Harlem, Classic Stage Company, Gallery Players Regional: LaJolla Playhouse(Here There Are Blueberries),Virginia Stage Company, Arrow Rock Lyceum, Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare. TV: Hulu’s MONSTERLAND Education: Columbia University(MFA), DePaul University

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Broadway Revival Production, 2022

World Premiere, 2018


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Prop Piano in THE PIANO LESSON on Broadway to be Donated to The Smithsonian

The titular prop piano in the hit Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson will be donated to The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture after the culmination of the production’s recently-extended run.

Photos: Oprah Winfrey, Billy Porter, Anne Hathaway, and More Visit THE PIANO LESSON

The Piano Lesson on Broadway has seen several notable guests, including Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Billy Porter, Anne Hathaway, and more! BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of the guests backstage with members of the cast. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Robert De Niro, Lucy Liu & More Stars Attend THE PIANO LESSON

See photos of Robert De Niro, Lucy Liu and many more stars attending The Piano Lesson on Broadway!

THE PIANO LESSON Becomes Highest Grossing August Wilson Play on Broadway in History

The Broadway revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson has officially become the highest grossing Wilson play on Broadway in history.

Trai Byers to Play Final Performance in THE PIANO LESSON This Month

Casting changes have been announced through the end of the extended run of The Piano Lesson on Broadway, which concludes on January 29, 2023. See how to purchase tickets and more.

Photos: THE PIANO LESSON Company Celebrates Opening Night

The best of Broadway was at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where The Piano Lesson, directed by Tony Award nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson and starring Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks, opened on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos of the company on the red carpet below!

Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight!

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!

Review: HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at La Jolla Playhouse

Viewers who remember and were affected by THE LARAMIE PROJECT will see parallels in HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES, a beautiful and no-less-significant new play written by Kaufman and Amanda Gronich, co-produced by the Tectonic Theater Project and directed by Kaufman at the La Jolla Playhouse.

Photos: First Look at HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at La Jolla Playhouse

Following the world premiere opening night of Here There Are Blueberries on Sunday July 31, 202, Tectonic Theater Project and La Jolla Playhouse have released the first images of the production. Check out the photos here!

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

Cast & Creative Team Announced for HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

 La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Here There Are Blueberries, by Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman (Playhouse’s 33 Variations) and Amanda Gronich, conceived and directed by Moisés Kaufman.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH on Broadway

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth, opened just last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The production coincides with the 125th anniversary of Mr. Wilder's birth and also marks the Beaumont and Broadway debuts of LCT Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated opening night of the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hang for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: After a Brief Intermission...

How my exposure to the diversity of New York theatre changed once I started going to Off-Off-Broadway more frequently than to Broadway.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces 2021-2022 Season

Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced its 2021–2022 season which includes a return to in-person  events as well as four digital premieres. The season, running September 2, 2021 – March 31, 2022, illustrates how theatrical innovation and powerful storytelling can thrive as the industry finds a safe way back to in-person events. 

FAIRVIEW Licensing Rights Acquired by Broadway Licensing for Dramatists Play Service Division

The 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Fairview” by Jackie Sibblies Drury has been acquired for licensing by Broadway Licensing for their DPS division. The Acting Edition, the only script approved for licensing, of “Fairview” is also now available.

Joe Morton, Dyllon Burnside and More Join Live Reading Of CUTTIN UP To Benefit The Classical Theatre Of Harlem

An online streamed reading of Charles Randolph-Wright's Cuttin Up based on the book 'Cuttin Up: Wit and Wisdom From Black Barbershops by Craig Marberry.

TFANA Announces Second And Final Extension Of Soho Rep.'s FAIRVIEW

Theatre for a New Audience announces a second and final extension of Soho Rep.'s production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, staged by Sarah Benson and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, THE PROM, and More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards - Full List!

In the past few weeks, we've watched the nominations roll in. Today the final crop of nominees have been revealed, all leading to next week's ultimate announcement- the 2019 Tony nominations.

TFANA Announces 4-week Extension Of Soho Rep.'s Production Of FAIRVIEW

Theatre for a New Audience has announced a four-week extension of Soho Rep.'s production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, staged by Sarah Benson and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly. The original cast has reunited for the June 2 June 30 engagement and will now continue for the extension, July 2 July 28, 2019, on the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, TFANA's state-of-the-art home in the Brooklyn Cultural District.


Charles Browning has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Charles Browning has not appeared in the West End

Charles Browning has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in Fairview.

Charles Browning's next show will be The Piano Lesson which opens on 10/13/2022 on Broadway.

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