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James Baldwin

Date of Death: December 01, 1987 (63)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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NYU Skirball’s Spring 2024 season will open with the U.S. premiere of Crow’s Theatre’s William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, A Radical Retelling By Cliff Cardinal, presented in partnership with the 2024 Under the Radar Festival, on Friday, January 12 & Saturday, January 13 at NYU Skirball.     

BAM to Present AMERICAN FICTION: The Characters of Jeffrey Wright

Through Sunday, February 11, 2024, BAM will present American Fiction: The Characters of Jeffrey Wright, a look at almost four decades of celluloid creations from the Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor.

Video: Kayne the Lovechild Releases Music Video for His First Single

Kayne’s up-beat anthem is a bold reminder that the beauty of existing is being authentically yourself. His visual that accompanies this catchy new single is a true testament to his view on life. The video begins showcasing a fun night out which leads to the inevitable morning after.  

Ethan Hawke Will Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Perforamnce

Classical Theatre of Harlem has announcedthat board member Ethan Hawke will host the upcoming Brandon Victor Dixon’s intimate holiday concert.

Ethan Hawke to Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert at Ginny's Supper Club

CTH announces Ethan Hawke as host of Brandon Victor Dixon’s ‘Here for the Holidays’ concert at Red Rooster. Join CTH and Brandon Victor Dixon for an intimate holiday concert on December 18th at Ginny's Supper Club. Limited standing room tickets available.

LETTERS LIVE to Hold Special Women's Prize Show at the Royal Albert Hall

Letters Live is set to return to the Royal Albert Hall next year for a special one-off event on Wednesday 6 March, in aid of the Women’s Prize Trust.

LOS NUTCRACKERS to Return to BAAD! For 20th Year at The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance

Join the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo at BAAD! This queer Latinx comedic holiday play interweaves The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, taking the audience on a psychedelic trip through the lives of a couple on Christmas Eve. Don't miss the in-person performances on select dates in December. Get your tickets now!

Interview: Zachary Reeve Davidson of Coin & Ghost On Directing MAMA MAMA CAN'T YOU SEE

Zachary Reeve Davidson is the Founding Artistic Director of Coin & Ghost, the group presenting Mama Mama Can’t You See, an explosive new play about human connection and the mythology of war written by ex-Marine Stan Mayer and Cecilia Fairchild. Davidson is directing and choreographing, opening November 10 at Studio/Stage. Since the new play tells the story of being involved in a war from the viewpoint of a Marine, I decided to speak with Zachary about its creation and relevancy to our world today in which wars seem to be constantly in the news.

Marcus Leslie Singleton's Inaugural Show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Opens in December

Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to feature new work by Marcus Leslie Singleton in his inaugural show with the gallery. On view from December 14, 2023 through January 27, 2024, Return from Exile showcases 10 new paintings, including the artist’s largest paintings to date, and his first exhibited video.

Queer|Art Unveils Winner Of 2023 Illuminations Grant For Black Trans Women Visual Artists

Queer|Art has revealed the winner of the 2023 Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists. Find out who received this prestigious award.

Colette Ambo and Jelani Dream to Star in FOLK NATIVITY IN CONCERT at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Alwin Bully's Folk Nativity In Concert on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 9:30pm.

Kayne The LoveChild Releases First Single 'WE OUTSIDE'

Kayne The LoveChild’s first single 'WE OUTSIDE' is out now! This upbeat track spreads joy and positivity, encouraging listeners to be their authentic selves. Kayne's charming attitude and universal message of inclusivity make this a must-listen.

Review: MACBETH IN STRIDE at Shakespeare Theatre Company

They aren’t actually that in Whitney White’s concert cum critique “Macbeth in Stride” at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. But they do backup singing, some choreographed dance moves (by Raja Feather Kelly), reply and advise the lead and never quite leave the stage, itself dressed up like a spangly nightclub revue (set by Daniel Soule, lighting by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew). In all, it seems perfect for that girl group from Detroit.

EgoPo's 30th Anniversary Crossing Oceans Season Opens With Lorraine Hansberry's LES BLANCS

EgoPo’s 30th Anniversary Crossing Oceans Season, co-presented with South African and Indonesian partners, kicks off its first production with an immersive regional premiere of Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs.

Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces TOPDOG/UNDERDOG

Detroit Repertory Theatre announces the upcoming production of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG. Don't miss this powerful play opening on October 27, 2023.

South Coast Repertory Launches 'American Icon Series' With A RAISIN IN THE SUN By Lorraine Hansberry

South Coast Repertory introduce the theatre's American Icon series with one of the most impactful plays of the 20th century—A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.

Stephen Petronio, Jerron Herman And Violinist Jennifer Koh to Perform at NYU Skirball in November

Experience the collaboration between Stephen Petronio Company, Jerron Herman, and Grammy-winning violinist Jennifer Koh at NYU Skirball in November. Don't miss this unique performance featuring live improvisation and stunning choreography. Dates: November 2 - 4, 2023.

The Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert At Ginny's Supper Club At Red Rooster

Join The Classical Theatre of Harlem and Tony, Emmy, & Grammy Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon for Here For The Holidays, a concert with an open bar at Ginny's Supper Club (Red Rooster) on December 18th at 8:00 p.m.

THE PEOPLE VERSUS LENNY BRUCE Comes to 3 West Club This Week

Food For Thought Productions continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique series set for its 2023 Season. Learn more about The People Versus Lenny Bruce and find out how to get tickets here!

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Returns to the UK For Black History Month

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY returns to the UK with performances at Bristol Old Vic and The Cambridge Union as part of Black History Month. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!


James Baldwin has written 3 shows including Blues for Mister Charlie (Playwright), The Amen Corner (Playwright), Amen Corner (Source Material).

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