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Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
Martin Luther King, Jr.  Headshot
Date of Birth: January 15, 1929
Date of Death: April 04, 1968 (39)

Birth Place: Atlanta, GA, USA
 

 





Martin Luther King, Jr. News

Hermitage Artist Retreat Welcomes Sanford Biggers, Rajiv Joseph, Cathy Park Hong, Du  Photo Hermitage Artist Retreat Welcomes Sanford Biggers, Rajiv Joseph, Cathy Park Hong, Du Yun To National Curatorial Council
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

The Hermitage Artist Retreat recently announced its 2022-2023 Curatorial Council, comprised of distinguished national arts leaders spanning the fields of theater, music, visual art, literature, and arts education.

AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season Photo AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Ava: The Secret Conversations will join the Geffen Playhouse 2022/2023 season lineup to complete the full season.

The Music Institute of Chicago Announces 2022â€"23 Season at Historic Nichols Concer Photo The Music Institute of Chicago Announces 2022â€"23 Season at Historic Nichols Concert Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

The Music Institute of Chicago’s 2022–23 season at historic Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston features a diverse lineup of artists performing classical, jazz, and gospel music.    

Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN Photo Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Netflix has shared a first look at Tony winner Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's upcoming film, Rustin. The new film will also star Audra McDonald, Adrienne Warren, Michael Potts, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Rock, and more. Check out the first look photo now!

National Sawdust Announces Fall 2022 Season Presenting Groundbreaking Artists at Vari Photo National Sawdust Announces Fall 2022 Season Presenting Groundbreaking Artists at Various Stages in Their Careers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

National Sawdust has announced its Fall 2022 season, bringing musical and multidisciplinary artists from around the world to its state-of-the-art Williamsburg, Brooklyn home to share ambitious new explorations.

FirstWorks And Brown Arts Institute To Partner With Tony Award-Winning Director And C Photo FirstWorks And Brown Arts Institute To Partner With Tony Award-Winning Director And Choreographer Bill T. Jones
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

FirstWorks, a Providence-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University, a new university-wide research enterprise and catalyst for the arts at Brown, announced their partnership to co-present an artist residency featuring visionary director, choreographer, and dancer Bill T. Jones.

Photos: First Look At The World Premiere of TROUBLE THE WATER At Theatricum Photo Photos: First Look At The World Premiere of TROUBLE THE WATER At Theatricum
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

 Inspired by the little-known, larger-than-life true story of Robert Smalls, the first African American hero of the Civil War, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of Trouble the Water, freely adapted by Ellen Geer from the 2019 award-winning historical novel by Rebecca Dwight Bruff.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Hustle At The Pillow, and More In Week 9 Of Jaco Photo Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Hustle At The Pillow, and More In Week 9 Of Jacob's PIllow Dance Festival 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022

Returning to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for the first time since 2002, Denver-based modern dance company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, will perform in the Ted Shawn Theatre from Aug. 17-21, with pieces enriched in emotion, femininity, war, race, and elegance.

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of India Independence at Minnesota State Capitol Gro Photo Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of India Independence at Minnesota State Capitol Grounds, August 13
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022

IndiaFest — Experience India in a Day, a celebration of India's rich culture, heritage, traditions and diversity, is back in-person for 2022, bigger and better than ever, on Saturday, August 13, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the Minnesota State Capitol grounds, 75 Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. St. Paul, MN. 

Presenting the West Coast Premiere of Roy Harris Bicentennial Symphony At The Walt Di Photo Presenting the West Coast Premiere of Roy Harris Bicentennial Symphony At The Walt Disney Concert Hall
by Grace Cutler - Jul 16, 2022

The MusicUNTOLD Orchestra and Los Angeles Master Chorale present the West Coast premiere of American composer Roy Harris’ Bicentennial Symphony.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos

VIDEO: Alliance Theatre Holds Virtual Performance for Martin Luther King Day 2022 VideoVIDEO: Alliance Theatre Holds Virtual Performance for Martin Luther King Day 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022

The Alliance Theatre performed Power in the Pulse: Can You Feel It? A Virtual Performance for King Day 2022. The performance was created in collaboration with Pearl Cleage, Distinguished Artist in Residence, and was directed by Patrick McColery.

VIDEO: Spike Lee Shares His Memory of the Day MLK Was Assassinated on THE TONIGHT SHO VideoVIDEO: Spike Lee Shares His Memory of the Day MLK Was Assassinated on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2021

Spike Lee talks about his film Da 5 Bloods and shares his memory of the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.

VIDEO: Center Theatre Group Gathers Artists to Recite Martin Luther King's 'I Have a  VideoVIDEO: Center Theatre Group Gathers Artists to Recite Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' Speech
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2021

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, twenty one artists and arts leaders recite Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary I Have A Dream speech.

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings David Shire's 1968 Protest Song 'The Morning After' VideoVIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings David Shire's 1968 Protest Song 'The Morning After'
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2020

In honor of Black Lives Matter, Liz Callaway sang a cover of David Shire's 1968 protest song 'The Morning After' in her home.

VIDEO: Check Out Highlights From RED BUCKET FOLLIES 2019 VideoVIDEO: Check Out Highlights From RED BUCKET FOLLIES 2019
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

Check out highlights from this year's Red Bucket Follies benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Video below!

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 VideoTHE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

BWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More! VideoBWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 3, 2019

Fans of Succession have gotten to watch Brian Cox give a masterful performance every Sunday night this fall on HBO. Fans of Broadway can watch an equally masterful performance eight times a week at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnso VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Cox gives us a lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nix VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Righ VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act.