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Keenan Scott II

 

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[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Playwright [Replacement]

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Keenan Scott II and Harvey Fierstein Photo

Keenan Scott II and Harvey Fierstein

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04/25/2022
Tristan Mack Wilds, Keenan Scott II and Bryan Terrell Clark Photo

Tristan Mack Wilds, Keenan Scott II and Bryan Terrell Clark

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04/25/2022
Keenan Scott II, Ellie Marie Scott Photo

Keenan Scott II, Ellie Marie Scott

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04/21/2022
Keenan Scott II, Ellie Marie Scott Photo

Keenan Scott II, Ellie Marie Scott

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04/21/2022
Elle Marie Scott and Keenan Scott II Photo

Elle Marie Scott and Keenan Scott II

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02/11/2022

 

Stage

Productions

Playwright [Replacement]


Keenan Scott II Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - John Gassner Award
Keenan Scott II, Thoughts of a Colored Man

Keenan Scott II News

Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5 Photo Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, continues to bring quality family theatre to Maine.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dominique Morisseau, Vivian Reed, Black Theatre United & More  Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Dominique Morisseau, Vivian Reed, Black Theatre United & More to be Honored by Project1VOICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Project1VOICE, a New York-based organization dedicated to supporting theatre and the performing arts by people of African descent, has announced the esteemed recipients for their upcoming Project1VOICE Honors. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees will include Vivian Reed, two-time Tony-nominated veteran of five Broadway shows and more.

Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Royal Family Productions to Present A Re-imagining of ROMEO AND JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Royal Family Productions will present the inaugural production in a new Young BIPOC Directors series, Romeo and Juliet. This new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by Lindsay Price is directed by Lily Ventura.

COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center Photo COVID STILL SUX: The Musical Part 2 to be Presented at the Franco Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Receives Outstanding Broadway Production Award At GLAAD Med Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Receives Outstanding Broadway Production Award At GLAAD Media Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

Tonight, the Broadway play Thoughts of a Colored Man, written by Keenan Scott II, was honored with the Outstanding Broadway Production Award at the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The ceremony, which took place at the New York Hilton Hotel, recognizes and honors media and entertainment for their fair, accurate and inclusive representation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York St Photo New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Playwright Keenan Scott II Honored With Sardi's Portrait Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Playwright Keenan Scott II Honored With Sardi's Portrait
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

Thoughts of a Colored Man producer Kandi Burruss announced today that the author of acclaimed Broadway play, Keenan Scott II, is the youngest Black playwright to be honored with a Sardi's portrait ‚Äď one of the most enduring and coveted theatrical traditions.

2022 Douglas Lyons' Next Wave Initiative Winners Announced! Photo 2022 Douglas Lyons' Next Wave Initiative Winners Announced!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022

The 2022 winners of Douglas Lyons' Next Wave Initiative have been announced.  NWI is a developmental branch of The Directors Company committed to amplifying future Black voices in The American Theatre. Each winner will receive financial scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,959 to support their undergraduate or graduate education.

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Ends Broadway Run Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Ends Broadway Run
by Robert Diamond - Dec 23, 2021

The Keenan Scott II play, directed by Steven H. Broadnax III has tried its hardest to safely navigate the current health crisis, even putting the playwright on stage with script this past Tuesday evening, but eventually was not able to continue under the unfortunate conditions of Covid exposure in the city and country.

Keenan Scott II Videos

Photos & Video: Mayor-Elect Eric Adams & More Attend THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN VideoPhotos & Video: Mayor-Elect Eric Adams & More Attend THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2021

Mayor-Elect Eric Adams attended last night‚Äôs performance of¬†Thoughts of a Colored Man, his first Broadway play in his new position. After the show, which was attended by¬†Mary J. Blige, Broadway‚Äôs own¬†Sheryl Lee Ralph¬†and her husband PA. State¬†Senator Vincent Hughes¬†and¬†Tasha Smith, Mr. Adams praised Keenan Scott II‚Äôs play as ‚Äúhistoric‚ÄĚ.

VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERCA Goes Behind the Scenes of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN VideoVIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERCA Goes Behind the Scenes of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2021

Just before its opening night on Broadway, Good Morning America went behind the scenes of Thoughts of a Colored Man, the first Broadway play in history to be written and directed by Black men, and to include a cast of all Black men. Watch the interview with the play's cast and creatives now!

VIDEO: Tristan Mack Wilds & Luke James Honor First Preview of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED M VideoVIDEO: Tristan Mack Wilds & Luke James Honor First Preview of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2021

Mack gave thanks to playwright and Broadway’s newest voice, Keenan Scott II, and in honor of the first performance, Luke James sang and acapella blessing to the cast and the production and to all the Broadway theaters and their casts.

VIDEO: Keenan Scott II and Steve H. Broadnax III Talk THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN on Br VideoVIDEO: Keenan Scott II and Steve H. Broadnax III Talk THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2021

This morning, the marquee for Thoughts of a Colored Man was installed at the Golden Theatre making it the first new show to take up residence at a Broadway theater since the pandemic forced all plays and musicals to stop performances on March 12, 2020.

VIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage VideoVIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN starts previews tomorrow at Baltimore Center Stage.


Keenan Scott II Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Keenan Scott II been nominated for?
John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Thoughts of a Colored Man .