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Listen: Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin on LITTLE KNOWN FAC Photo Listen: Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 26, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Fox News reporter, Jennifer Griffin who discussed her career and more. Listen to the full episode here!

Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October Photo Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

The Santa Fe Opera will present the world premiere of This Little Light of Mine, a new opera about the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. The one-act opera is composed by Chandler Carter with libretto by Diana Solomon-Glover. Under development since 2017, the piece is commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera and its Opera for All Voices (OFAV) consortium partners.

FORGOTTEN VOICES Comes to the Canal Cafe Theatre Photo FORGOTTEN VOICES Comes to the Canal Cafe Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

Forgotten Voices is the remarkable true story of a London pensioner who helped pave the way for Nelson Mandela and the liberation of South Africa. 

Janice Honeyman's ADVENTURES IN PANTOLAND Arrives in November Photo Janice Honeyman's ADVENTURES IN PANTOLAND Arrives in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

In 1992, the then Johannesburg Civic Theatre presented writer/director Janice Honeyman's pantomime 'Sinbad's African Adventures' as its end-of-year festive season attraction. Now, thirty years later - and as the 27th annual Janice Honeyman pantomime on the Nelson Mandela Theatre stage of Joburg Theatre - the Panto of All Pantos, 'Adventures in Pantoland', marks the finale of Joburg Theatre's 60th Anniversary celebrations.

BlackRock Announces 2022-2023 Season of Performances, Exhibits, and Events Photo BlackRock Announces 2022-2023 Season of Performances, Exhibits, and Events
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

BlackRock Center for the Arts, providing opportunities to explore, celebrate and engage in the arts, invites you to join us for an anniversary season to ignite your inner joy and love of the arts. To kick off this special 20th year, BlackRock will be celebrating an entire week with an artist reception and gallery opening on September 17, social media previews of the season during the week, and a culminating opening party on September 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM. 

August Wilson House Grand Opening Attracts Hundreds To Pittsburgh's Historic Hill Dis Photo August Wilson House Grand Opening Attracts Hundreds To Pittsburgh's Historic Hill District
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Hundreds gathered in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District on Saturday, Aug. 13, for a day of festivities to mark the grand opening of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's restored childhood home at 1727 Bedford Ave.

'Winter Sassy Classics - Women's Month Festival' Comes to The Drama Factory This Mont Photo 'Winter Sassy Classics - Women's Month Festival' Comes to The Drama Factory This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

In this Sassy Classics concert, we celebrate women's power and unique strength. Each artist's performance is an expression of their individuality. We aim to inspire, entertain and enchant you with beautiful music. 

HISTORY OF HOUSE Comes to Edinburgh This Month Photo HISTORY OF HOUSE Comes to Edinburgh This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

Ministry of Sound/ARIA-nominated DJ Groove Terminator teams up with 3 x Grammy Award winners Soweto Gospel Choir for History of House an exhilarating journey through the history of dance music for two nights only at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  

The Pittsburgh Playhouse Offers Six Performances Of Black Femme Artists and Creators  Photo The Pittsburgh Playhouse Offers Six Performances Of Black Femme Artists and Creators In The Playhouse Presents 22-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

‚ÄúShaping the Arts: Black Femme Artists and Creators‚ÄĚ is the centerpiece of the Point Park University's Playhouse Presents 22-23 season, shining a light on Black femme artists and creators with performance, dance, and music.¬†

Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Hannah Corneau, The Skivvies & More to be Featured in Joe Photo Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Hannah Corneau, The Skivvies & More to be Featured in Joe's Pub Fall Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Joe’s Pub has announced fall programming. This season presents incredible performances from Latine artists: Afro-Cuban jazz grooves from Dayramir González, an evening of Latin alternative music with Jessica Medina & Mai-Elka Prado, and more.

Nelson Mandela Videos

VIDEO: He Can Sing! Idris Elba Reveals He Auditioned for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: He Can Sing! Idris Elba Reveals He Auditioned for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2017

He's one of Hollywood's most in-demand actors, but did you know that Idris Elba also loves musicals? In a recent interview with People's Jess Cagle, the actor revealed not only that he has a history with Guys and Dolls, but that he auditioned to play Gaston in the recent remake of Beauty and the Beast.

Photos and Video: Sneak Peek - Garth Drabinsky's Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA Hits the Rehearsal Studio in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Keith Tomasek, a blogger from Ontario, Canada, was recently invited to an open rehearsal for Garth Drabinsky's Broadway-bound SOUSATZKA, where he captured some great backstage moments and previews from the event.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Trailer of MANDELA TRILOGY UK Tour
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2016

Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera are delighted to present the return of Mandela Trilogy, opening at Wales Millennium Centre on 24 August 2016, followed by a UK and Ireland Tour, finishing on 24 September 2016.   BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the trailer below!

VIDEO: Morgan Freeman Talks Oscars' Girl Scout Cookie Moment on THE TALK
by - Mar 4, 2016

Actor Morgan Freeman visited "The Talk" and recalled Nelson Mandela's reaction to the Oscar winner's portrayal of him.

VIDEO: Teaser Trailer for Netflix Original Film BEASTS OF BURDEN
by - Jul 30, 2015

Netflix, Bleecker Street and Landmark announced a partnership today that will put Netflix’s first original film, Beasts of No Nation, in 19 Landmark markets.

VIDEO: Lady Gaga Joins U2 On Stage for Performance of 'Ordinary Love'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 27, 2015

Lady Gaga joined rock legends U2 on stage at New York's Madison Square Garden last night, Sunday, July 26th, for a surprise collaboration on "Ordinary Love.'

VIDEO: 'Long Walk to Freedom's Naomie Harris Talks Nelson Mandela on ARSENIO
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 7, 2014

Actress Naomie Harris from the Nelson Mandela biopic, "Long Walk to Freedom," stopped by last night's THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW.

VIDEO: Idris Elba 'Wants to Do More' After Portraying Nelson Mandela
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 3, 2014

Idris Elba, who recently received a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Nelson Mandela in MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about the film.

VIDEO: Tyler Perry Talks Meeting Nelson Mandela on LENO
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2013

Tyler Perry stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO and shared the story of how he met Nelson Mandela with the help of Oprah. Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: Patti LaBelle Remembers Nelson Mandela on THE TALK
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2013

Grammy-winning legend Patti LaBelle stopped by THE TALK on CBS to remember the late Nelson Mandela. 'Meeting him was very very special...He was a gentle giant, a beautiful spirit,' she shared.


Nelson Mandela Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Nelson Mandela written?
Nelson Mandela has written 1 shows including Figures of Speech (Author).