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American Dance Guild Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup This Month

The American Dance Guild Festival returns to Ailey Citigroup Theater from Feb. 22-25, featuring works by 30 contemporary choreographers and honoring Joan Miller, Ron K. Brown/Evidence, and Celia Ipiotis/Eye on Dance. Don't miss this celebration of modern dance innovation.

Playwrights Horizons Managing Director Leslie Marcus to Step Down at the End of 2023-24 Season

Leslie Marcus, who has served as Playwrights Horizons' Managing Director for three decades, is stepping down from the position in the summer of 2024, at the conclusion of the 2023-24 season.

Photos: NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Edward W. Hardy And More At Eddie Gibbs' BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION & INAUGURATION

On February 16, Edward W. Hardy, Noele E. Phillips, Jeff Redd, Peterwane, and the Nate Lucas Allstars Jazz Band performed at a Black History Month Celebratory Event & Inauguration for residents of Harlem and NYS government officials. Check out the photos from the event!

Urban Stages to Host Special Post Show Conversations Following Performances of ELEANOR AND ALICE

Award-winning Off-Broadway theater, Urban Stages, will host several special post-show conversations following performances of Eleanor and Alice: Conversations Between Two Remarkable Roosevelts by Ellen Abrams and directed by Urban Stages Founder/Artistic Director Frances Hill.

Industry Pro Newsletter: New CEO of Second City, New Leadership Across the Country

With the announced closing of Broadway’s longest running show, questions have risen about tourism (the numbers in New York actually look much stronger than a hot take on Phantom might suggest), about the resiliency of brands (also highlighted by what the future might hold for Second City), and what gets audiences excited to come out to the theater.

Composer Matthew Head Talks PBS' THE BLACK CHURCH On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

THE BLACK CHURCH's composer Matthew Head joins Tom Needham on the next SOUNDS OF FILM. Emmy-winning composer Matthew Head (P-Valley) scored PBS and WETA's upcoming 'The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song.' His inspiration for creating the score and brand new gospel songs comes from his own childhood experiences in the Black church.

How Theatres Everywhere Are Celebrating Black History Month

This February, BroadwayWorld is committed to celebrating the outstanding contributions that Black artists have made to the American theatre. How can you tune in for Black History month programming? We've rounded up just a few events that highlight that legacy.


YUSUF HAWKINS: STORM OVER BROOKLYN, directed by Muta'Ali Muhammad (“Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee”) and debuting WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 (9:00-10:40 p.m. ET/PT), tells the story of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager who was murdered in 1989 by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura And CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT Director Join Tom Needham On The Next SOUNDS OF FILM

Tom Needham will be interviewing Fred Peabody, the director of CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT, writer Chris Hedges, and TV Host Jesse Ventura this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Veteran Actor Danny Aiello

Take a look back on the life and career of Danny Aiello with a collection of photos we've snapped over the years. 

BWW Review: A CITY OF REFUGE Offers Communion Amidst Crisis at The Center At West Park

Inspired by true events, A City of Refuge from Primitive Grace Theatre Ensemble brings the audience squarely to church, a haven-as-melting-pot that reaches its boiling point and beyond. As a motley crew of community members collectively tries to absorb the shockwaves of what's happening outside (the Washington Heights riots), they must individually bear witness to each other, as well as to their own fears, biases, and the need for personal strength amidst relentless violence, shared vulnerability, and dwindling resources.

BWW Review: Michael Benjamin Washington Portrays Members Of A Divided Community in Crisis in Anna Deavere Smith's FIRES IN THE MIRROR

It's been a long-time point of pride among New Yorkers to be living in the most culturally and ethnically diverse spot on the planet, and given the history of the planet you can say that, comparatively, the city has done pretty well in encouraging a society of integration and acceptance.

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Receives Certificate Of Recognition From The New York City Mayor's Office and Harlem Week Pride 50 Award

Prior to Thursday night's performance of Anais Mitchell's Hadestown, Tony and Emmy Award winner André De Shields was being honored at the annual Harlem Week kick-off reception at Gracie Mansion in New York.

48 LAWS OF POWER's Robert Greene and Composer Ilan Eshkeri To Be Guests On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

THE LAWS OF HUMAN NATURE Author, Robert Greene, and UK-based composer Ilan Eshkeri are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Photo Flash: MIRACLE IN RWANDA Performs At The United Nations

World-renowned play MIRACLE IN RWANDA (now Off Broadway at the Lion Theater on Theater Row), gave a special performance at the UNITED NATIONS (405 E 42nd St.) in Manhattan -- in association with the Permanent Mission of Rwanda to the United Nations-on the 25th Commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.  

Dionne Warwick & Jesse Sweet To Be Guests On Tom Needham's THE SOUNDS OF FILM

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Dionne Warwick, is Tom Needham's featured guest this Thursday at 6 pm EST on WUSB's 'The Sounds of Film.' The interview marks Ms. Warwick's third time on the long-running program. Also on the show, is award-winning director of 'City of Joel,' Jesse Sweet.

The Castillo Theatre Company Commemorates 30th Anniversary Of The Murder Of Yusuf Hawkins With Production Of BILLIE

The Castillo Theatre (Dan Friedman, artistic director; John Rankin, associate managing director) is proud to announce that it will produce a revival of the 1991 play by Fred Newman, Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Yusuf Hawkins' murder in 1989.  Billie, Malcolm & Yusuf will be directed by award-winning director, Gabrielle Kurlander.  The production includes blues and rap music. The Castillo Theatre is located at 543 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. Performances are between February 15 and March 17, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: NYC Politicians Pay A Visit To I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE

Former Congressman Charles Rangel and Former Mayor David Dinkins stopped by to see the Joe Mantegna directed I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce, written by and starring Ronnie Marmo as the late iconic free-speech fighter. 

Emma L. Bowen Center Announces 2018 Humanitarian Award Recipients

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem's leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services to clients throughout the five boroughs, today announced the recipients of the 2018 Humanitarian Awards and Community Leadership Award. The recipients will be honored at a special reception, to be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. PepsiCo and la Fleur de Harlem will serve as sponsors of the event.


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