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2nd Narrator

Elizabeth Sandry

Cheryl Lynn Bruce Movies

[1989]Music Box Georgine Wheeler

[1991]Victimless Crimes Maggie

[1991]Daughters of the Dust Viola Peazant

[1993]The Fugitive O.R. Doctor

[2006]Stranger Than Fiction Head ER Nurse

[2022]Rounding Vivian Spurlock

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Review: South Coast Repertory Brings LA HAVANA MADRID to Mission San Juan Capistrano

While the play-with-music has its fair share of interesting and even poignant moments, SCR's overall production feels surprisingly low-stakes, and only really becomes much more lively when it reaches its celebratory music-filled finalé. With its stories delivered via monologues, it becomes difficult to really be connected to the play's characters.

Outside SCR Returns To Mission San Juan Capistrano With LA HAVANA MADRID

South Coast Repertory  returns for a third summer to the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano with the Outside SCR production of La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado.

Photos: First Look at WRITTEN BY PHILLIS at Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic theatre, concludes Season XIII: Celebrating the Extraordinary with a world premiere of Paul Oakley Stovall’s Written by Phillis, directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce. A new play exploring the life and poetry of America’s first published Black poet Phillis Wheatley, Written by Phillis is presented in association with Chicago’s New Classics Collective, opens tonight, May 13. Check out production photos here!

World Premiere of Paul Oakley Stovall's WRITTEN BY PHILLIS to be Presented at Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group will conclude Season XIII: Celebrating the Extraordinary with a world premiere of Paul Oakley Stovall’s Written by Phillis, directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce.

Chicago Puppet Fest to Present Living Room Tour Benefit Shows

Hot on the heels of the 5th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, its largest and most successful ever, the Chicago Puppet Fest is pulling strings again this spring, dangling two delightful opportunities for Chicago audiences to enjoy the art and craft of contemporary puppetry.

South Coast Repertory Announces Programming and Schedule Changes to Current Season

South Coast Repertory has announced that it will make programming and schedule changes to the current 2022-23 season. Prelude to a Kiss, The Musical, which was to have its world premiere this spring has been postponed until spring 2024. 

Teatro Vista Welcomes Five New Board Members

Teatro Vista has announced the appointment of five new board members, expanding support, oversight and important new visibility for Chicago’s only Equity-affiliated Latine theater company.

22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards Nominations Announced

The Board of Directors of the African American Arts Alliance, and the Black Excellence Awards Committee have announced the nominations for the 22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards. The Awards were established in 2002 to honor the outstanding works of art by African Americans in Theater, Dance, Music, Film, Literature, Visual Arts and Digital Media.

Review: Stunning, Well-Made HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE at Contemporary American Theater Festival

A well-made, stunning play, about racist mental hospital practices in the not very long-distant past, with four strongly-imagined characters and an explosive ending.

BWW Review: CATF's THE HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE is a Riveting, Mind-Blowing Experience

Terence Anthony's offering at this year's Contemporary American Theater Festival, 'The House of the Negro Insane,' will sweep you up in a tornado of emotions and deliver a few gut-punches as well, with riveting characters whose challenges make our own problems look as trivial as that fly landing on your picnic blanket. A polished piece of playwriting, this piece-now finally launched, after the long COVID hiatus-should find its place on stages across the country.

DuSable Museum & The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Present Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE

The DuSable Museum of African American History is partnering with the 4th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to present a remarkable production of The Bluest Eye, based on Toni Morrison's 1970 groundbreaking coming-of-age novel.

Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022

After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.


On Saturday, June 12th at 8:00pm CST, Play-PerView will present Dianne Nora's Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Living Document in collaboration with Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. The production will stream through June 16, 2021.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Tveit and More!

This week (June 7-13) in live streaming: Matthew Morrison visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Season 3 finale, Show of Titles premieres, and so much more!

Lena Hall, Blair Brown, Ben Feldman and More to Star in Livestreamed Works by Zakiyyah Alexander, Mando Alvarado & Others

On Saturday, May 22nd at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream AYA or Dear Lover by Fernanda Coppel (King Liz, “How To Get Away With Murder”).  Directed by Estefania Fadul, this production will feature Raul Castillo (“Looking,” “Atypical”), Tina Huang (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Arrow”), and Roxana Ortega (“The Casagrandes,” “American Vandal”). 

The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Works

The Broad Stage has announced a new chapter in its artistic future – as a commissioner and producer of new work – centered around dynamic partnerships with a diverse mix of performers, directors, choreographers, composers, librettists, and arts venues – in the 2021-2022 through 2023-2024 seasons, with exact production dates to be announced.

Teatro Vista Launches Search For New Artistic Director

Teatro Vista, Chicago's largest professional Latinx theater company and one of the country's premier Latinx arts organizations, has launched a search for its next Artistic Director.  

Court Theatre Continues Thought Series With THE BACCHAE + CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATIONS

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, continues its Theatre & Thought series with Euripides' The Bacchae + Contemporary Adaptations.

Ricardo Gutiérrez to Step Down as Artistic Leader of Teatro Vista

Teatro Vista announced today Ricardo Gutiérrez is stepping down as Executive Artistic Director after helming the company's artistic mission for the past eight years.

Art On TheMART Livestream Series Continues Tomorrow

The latest Art on theMART Facebook livestream, scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m. CT, will feature site-specific commissions by internationally recognized artists Charles Atlas and Petra Cortright as well as passages from John Boesche's a?oe7 soliloquies.a?? The program was originally projected onto the façade of theMART in September 2019.  


Cheryl Lynn Bruce has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Cheryl Lynn Bruce has not appeared in the West End

Cheryl Lynn Bruce has been nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production category at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in "From the Mississippi Delta".

Cheryl Lynn Bruce has won the Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production award at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in "From the Mississippi Delta".

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