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Review: CHICKEN & BISCUITS at Crossroads Theatre Company-An Excellent Comedic Play

Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) is presenting the play, Chicken & Biscuits through Saturday, December 31st.  There are just a few more opportunities to enjoy the show, so get your tickets now to top off your holiday week.

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

BWW Review: MARIE AND ROSETTA at Mosaic Theater Company

Rock and roll is a cornerstone of American culture - Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Little Richard are all household names across the country. And yet, the names of the women who pioneered the genre are largely unknown, as are their stories. “Marie and Rosetta,” which opened Mosaic Theater's fourth season, seeks to change that.

Mosaic Theater Company's Fourth Season Begins With Empowering MARIE AND ROSETTA

"How Hope Happens," the Fourth Season at Mosaic Theater Company, will open with Marie and Rosetta, written by George Brant and directed by local artist Sandra L. Holloway. This play featuring gospel music, blues, and rock n' roll tells the story of the first rehearsal between Sister Rosetta Tharpe (recently inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame), and her young protegee Marie Knight.

BWW Review: Avant Bard's Timely Revival of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

What if gospel music was taken out of church? What if its structure, soul and power were applied to some other ancient stories, such as, for example, Sophocles, where actors talk about gods plural?

Photo Flash: Avant Bard Revives THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

Avant Bard's acclaimed up-close and unplugged production of The Gospel at Colonus reopens with some exceptional new talents on board-including a gospel recording artist and a drummer who worked on Black Panther.

Revival Of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Features Fresh New Faces

Avant Bard's acclaimed up-close and unplugged production of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS reopens with some exceptional new talents on board-including a gospel recording artist and a drummer who worked on Black Panther.

Kenton Rogers To Headline GOSPEL AT COLONUS Revival

Well-known gospel recording artist Kenton Rogers has joined the cast of Avant Bard's revival of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience hit last season. Rogers--an actor, singer, and ordained preacher--will headline The Gospel at Colonus in the role of Singer Oedipus along with local civic legend William T. Newman Jr., who returns as Preacher Oedipus.

Gospel Recording Artist Kenton Rogers to Headline Avant Bard's Revival of THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

Well-known gospel recording artist Kenton Rogers has joined the cast of Avant Bard's revival of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience hit last season. Rogers-an actor, singer, and ordained preacher-will headline The Gospel at Colonus in the role of Singer Oedipus along with local civic legend William T. Newman Jr., who returns as Preacher Oedipus.

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS Returns in All its Glory

Avant Bard's acclaimed production of The Gospel at Colonus, a critical and audience favorite a year ago, returns in all its glory to Gunston Arts Center February 22 to March 25, 2018. The exhilarating African American musical will again star renowned Arlington actor and judge William T. Newman (pictured above) in the role of Oedipus.

BWW Review: WSC Avant Bard's THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS a Brilliant Revival

Lee Breuer's The Gospel at Colonus took Sophocles' meditation on mortality, sin and redemption and brought it solidly into the American mainstream. This production of The Gospel at Colonus, revived by WSC Avant Bard under the inspired direction of Jennifer l. Nelson, is one of the most joyous experiences in live theatre you are likely to see.

Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

Avant Bard continues its Season 27 with the legendary African American musical The Gospel at Colonus, a soaring celebration of transcendence and the fragility of life. The Gospel at Colonus transforms Sophocles' timeless tale of the last days of Oedipus into a parable for our times. Check out photos and a backstage video from the show below!

Arlington Actor and Judge William T. Newman Jr. to Headline New Production of Legendary Black Musical

Avant Bard theatre proudly presents the legendary African American musical The Gospel at Colonus, starring esteemed stage and film actor (and Arlington Circuit Court Chief Judge) William T. Newman Jr. as Oedipus. The production runs February 23 through March 26, 2017, at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.

Arlington Actor and Judge William T. Newman Jr. to Headline New Production of Legendary Black Musical

Avant Bard theatre proudly presents the legendary African American musical The Gospel at Colonus, starring esteemed stage and film actor (and Arlington Circuit Court Chief Judge) William T. Newman Jr. as Oedipus. The production runs February 23 through March 26, 2017, at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.

Arlington Actor and Judge William T. Newman Jr. to Headline New Production of Legendary Black Musical

Avant Bard theatre proudly presents the legendary African American musical The Gospel at Colonus, starring esteemed stage and film actor (and Arlington Circuit Court Chief Judge) William T. Newman Jr. as Oedipus. The production runs February 23 through March 26, 2017, at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.

Regional Roundup: 'Tis the Season! Top 10 Holiday Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/2; BLACK NATIVITY in DC, A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Austin and More!

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few.

BWW Review: BLACK NATIVITY at Theater Alliance

Langston Hughes' "Gospel Song-Play" chronicles and celebrates the birth of Jesus and the unique cultural identity and heritage of Black Americans. This joyous musical compels us to look inward and find the wonder in life. This performance is recommended for audiences of all ages.

Cast Announced for Theater Alliance of Washington DC's BLACK NATIVITY

Announcing the cast of this year's Black Nativity!

Cast Announced for Theater Alliance of Washington DC's BLACK NATIVITY

Announcing the cast of this year's Black Nativity!

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