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Ntozake Shange

Birth Place: Trenton, NJ, USA

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New Federal Theatre to Present TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL Beginning Next Month

Four women writers of the Harlem Renaissance meet in 'Telling Tales Out of School' by Wesley Brown, directed by Woodie King, Jr. at Castillo Theatre/ASP. The play offers a unique perspective on the Harlem Renaissance by providing a character study of four of its most-noted female prime movers. Check out event information here!

New Federal Theatre to Hold 53rd Anniversary Celebration Next Month at Edison Ballroom

NEW FEDERAL THEATRE will hold its 53rd Anniversary Celebration on October 2 at Edison Ballroom, honoring Woodie King, Jr., Gabrielle Kurlander, and Sade Lythcott. The gala is chaired by Kenny Leon and Lynn Whitfield.

Davalois Fearon Dance Virtual Theater to Present CONSIDER WATER and TIME TO TALK WITH DAVA for Climate Week NYC

DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE presents the Virtual Premiere of 'Consider Water' and 'Time to Talk with Dava' as part of Climate Week NYC. Experience a dynamic and immersive performance exploring water issues and join the discursive series on structural racism in dance and academia.


SheNYC Arts has announced complete casting for the two plays running in rep, September 23 to October 14, by Festival alumni writers at A.R.T/NY Mezzanine Theatre. The plays are Fort Huachuca and Bloodshot.

World Premiere Play CHILD SUPPORT to be Presented at Camden Repertory Theatre

Discover the world premiere of 'Child Support' at Camden Repertory Theatre. This urgent and wildly inventive play examines single parenthood and financial responsibility in an immersive experience that will leave you questioning the unspoken rules of the 'Child Support Game'. Book your tickets now.

New Federal Theatre To Hold 53rd Anniversary Celebration in October

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT), led by Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Van Dyke, will hold a 53rd Anniversary Celebration October 2, 2023 at Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47th Street.  

Annual Black Theatre Day to Celebrate The Legacy of the African Grove Theatre & More

Join the annual Black Theatre Day celebration on Sunday, Sept. 17 to honor the legacy of the African Grove Theatre and support Black theatres worldwide. Discover the history and impact of Black theatre and the careers it has launched.

21 Theater Books for Your Fall 2023 Reading List

We're falling into fall with a great Broadway read! This season, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 21 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's fall reading list.

Magic Theatre Extends Run of World Premiere Play JOSEPHINE'S FEAST

Join us at the Magic Theatre for the world premiere of 'Josephine's Feast,' a captivating new play. Don't miss your chance to experience the enchanting world of this mesmerizing production, running until August 30th. Book your tickets now!

Playhouse 46 at St. Luke's Welcomes New Board Members Vince Chang, Flora Stamatiades, and Angelina Fiordellisi

Find out the latest news from PLAYHOUSE 46 AT ST. LUKE'S as they welcome Vince Chang, Flora Stamatiades, and Angelina Fiordellisi as new board members. Learn about their backgrounds and what this means for the future of the theater.

The Negro Ensemble Company to Premiere MECCA IS BURNING at Harlem Schoool Of The Arts In August

From August 10 to 26, the Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC), in conjunction with their residency at Penn Live Arts, will perform the world premiere of 'Mecca Is Burning' at Harlem School of the Arts.

Full Cast & Creative Team Unveiled for The Acting Company's World Premiere of Lisa Peterson's ODYSSEY 

The Acting Company has revealed the full cast and creative team for Lisa Peterson's world premiere of ODYSSEY. Get all the details and book your tickets now.

SheNYC Arts Will Produce FORT HUACHUCA and BLOODSHOT Off-Broadway This Fall

SheNYC Arts, an organization devoted to producing plays, musicals, and adaptations by writers of marginalized genders and who produces summer theater festivals of work by women/trans writers in NYC, LA, and Atlanta,  will be producing an off-Broadway run of two shows by Festival alumni writers.

Introducing the Cast and Creative Team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company

Get an exclusive look at the star-studded cast and talented creative team of ODYSSEY at Marin Theatre Company. Meet the actors and creatives bringing this epic story to life in a captivating stage adaptation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness their incredible talents in action.

Stephen Bogardus, Lana Gordon & More to Star in World Premiere Musical ON CEDAR STREET at Berkshire Theatre Group

Get ready for the world premiere musical 'ON CEDAR STREET' at Berkshire Theatre Group, starring Stephen Bogardus and Lana Gordon. Experience the magic and unforgettable performances in this spectacular new production. Don't miss out on this enchanting musical event!

The Magic Theatre and Campo Santo to Present World Premiere of JOSEPHINE'S FEAST Next Month

The Magic Theatre will premiere the first live production by Playwright In Residence Star Finch and announce the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of her new play JOSEPHINE’S FEAST. This profound and potent new play is directed by legendary theatre artist Ellen Sebastian Chang.  JOSEPHINE’S FEAST will perform from August 02– August 20, 2023 at the Magic Theatre’s Fort Mason location

New Federal Theatre In Association With ASP Presents A Staged-Reading Of P.J. Gibson's LONG TIME SINCE YESTERDAY

New Federal Theatre (NFT), Elizabeth Van Dyke, Producing Artistic Director, in association with ASP/Castillo Theatre, will present a reading oof Long Time Since by P.J. Gibson, to benefit the Classix Collective. The performance will take place on June 27th at 7pm at Castillo Theatre (543 W. 42nd Street, New York, New York 10036).


Gibney and Lincoln Center are proud to co-present the debut of Sydnie L. Mosley Dances’ PURPLE: A Ritual in Nine Spells, an evening-length choreopoem embodying the power of deep sisterhood for social change through storytelling and movement.

Station Hope Features a Poet Laureate, a Focus on Jesse Owens, a Local Jazz Club, and More

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) presents the 10th anniversary of Station Hope on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm on the grounds of Cleveland’s first authenticated Underground Railroad site St. John’s Episcopal Church at 2600 Church Avenue. Station Hope is a jubilant community event celebrating Cleveland’s social justice heritage and exploring contemporary struggles for freedom and equity.

Tatiana Wechsler, Kaliswa Brewster & More to Star in THREE SISTERS AFTER CHEKHOV Reading at The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced the complete cast for the reading of Mustapha Matura's new play Three Sisters After Chekhov. This is a part of the Reading Series in honor of The Acting Company's 50th anniversary. 


Ntozake Shange has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Ntozake Shange has not appeared in the West End

Ntozake Shange has written 1 shows including for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf (Bookwriter).

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