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Oz Scott Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Director - Play

Oz Scott, For Colored Girls Who have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

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Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at Arizona Theatre Company

INTIMATE APPAREL: It is the great achievement of Arizona Theatre Company that Lynn Nottage's meditation on one woman's loneliness and desire is fully realized. Directed by Oz Scott, with a stellar ensemble, featuring Tracy N. Bonner's tour de force performance, the production is a must-see. Runs through March 3rd at Tempe Center for the Arts.

Arizona Theatre Company's INTIMATE APPAREL to Run in Tucson & Tempe

Arizona Theatre Company presents Intimate Apparel, a stunning drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Follow the journey of an African American seamstress in 1905 Manhattan.

Ntozake Shange Social Justice Theater Residency Established by The Public Theater and Ntozake Shange Literary Trust

The Public Theater, the Barnard Center for Research on Women and the Ntozake Shange Literary Trust have announced the establishment of The Ntozake Shange Social Justice Theater Residency. This rotating two-year playwriting residency is named in honor of Public Theater artist and Barnard alumna (Class of 1970) Ntozake Shange.

FOX Announces 2022-23 Program Slate

Returning FOX series include 9-1-1: LONE STAR (Season Four) and THE CLEANING LADY (Season Two); comedies CALL ME KAT (Season Three) and WELCOME TO FLATCH (Season Two); THE SIMPSONS (Season 34), FAMILY GUY (Season 20), BOB’S BURGERS (Season 13), THE GREAT NORTH (Season Three) and HOUSEBROKEN (Season Two); and THE MASKED SINGER (Season Eight).

The History of FOR COLORED GIRLS... and its Journey on Stage and Screen

This production marks the first Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's piece, however, it has had quite the life on stage and screen. Today, we're taking you through the production history of for colored girls... to learn more about its journey back to Broadway!

BAM to Present Tribute to Cicely Tyson

This February, BAM will pay tribute to groundbreaking actress Cicely Tyson, who passed away in 2021 and left behind a formidable legacy and a 60-year career that included several Emmys, a Tony Award, an honorary Oscar, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Tubi Strikes Major Film Deal With Village Roadshow Entertainment Group

Upcoming feature films and Tubi Originals CINNAMON and MURDER CITY (wt) will be produced by Village Roadshow, alongside NBA MVP and cross-over talent Kevin Garnett and his Content Cartel (“Uncut Gems”), and iconic director and producer Oz Scott (“Black Lightning,” “S.W.A.T.”).  

New Federal Theatre Announces 2021 Ntozake Shange Readings Series

Woodie King's New Federal Theatre has set plays by Mustapha Matura, S. Shephard-Massat and Larry Muhammad for the June, 2021 edition of its Annual Ntozake Shange Readings Series, which will be held three Tuesdays in June--June 8, 15 and 22-- all in live streamed readings on Zoom.

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

Patricia Clarkson, John Slattery, and Bradley Whitford to Reunite for New Reading of THREE DAYS OF RAIN

Manhattan Theatre Club will present a new reading of Three Days of Rain, originally produced in MTC’s 1997-1998 season, as the next offering in MTC’s virtual Curtain Call series. Streaming on demand from Thursday, March 11 through Sunday, March 21, Three Days of Rain will reunite its incredible original stars.

MTC Curtain Call Series to Stream THE PAST IS THE PAST Starring Ron Cephas Jones and Jovan Adepo

Manhattan Theatre Club will present The Past Is The Past as the first production in MTC’s virtual Curtain Call series, streaming on demand from Thursday, February 18 through Sunday, February 28 only. The scene is a pool hall, where a man in his mid-40s shoots a solitary game until a college student he has never met challenges him to play.  

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces MTC VIRTUAL STAGE 2021 Programming With Patricia Clarkson, Gabrielle Carrubba & More

While physical stages remain dark across America, Manhattan Theatre Club invites audiences to gather virtually as a community and find connection, inspiration, and entertainment through a series of virtual theatrical experiences from the comfort of their homes.

Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Theatre Gala

At New Federal Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Sunday January 17, special guests will include Debbie Allen, Trazana Beverly, Mya Carter, Patrice Johnson Cevannes, Debbi Blackwell Cook, D.K. Dyson, Joseph Edwards, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ted Lange, Pauletta Washington, Kevin Maynor, S. Epatha Merskerson, Phylicia Rashad and more.

DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Gala

DeWanda Wise, star of the Netflix series 'She'd Gotta Have It,' and her husband, Alano Miller, best known for the WGN America drama series 'Underground,' will join Ted Lange as co-hosts of New Federal Theatre's '50th Anniversary Virtual Gala' January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  

Phylicia Rashad, Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes and More to be Honored at New Federal Theatre 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala

New Federal Theatre will hold a 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration as a virtual event January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The Gala will be accessible from the theater's website, and will honor Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward.  

Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his “The Huey P. Newton Story” and as Smiley in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for “The Secret Life of Bees” and 2006 Tony award winner for “The Color Purple”. 

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series Welcomes Producer/Director Oz Scott

The Richard Lawson Studios will continue its Self Tape Master Class Series with producer/director Oz Scott. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.

The Richard Lawson Studios Launches Master Class Series

The Richard Lawson Studios launched a new Master Class series to rave reviews on August 4th, 2020 with veteran BET Casting Director Robi Reed. Classes will take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST.

The Richard Lawson Studios Begins Industry Master Class Series

The Richard Lawson Studios will be launching a new Master Class series on August 4th, 2020 to take place every Tuesday evening at 6pm PST.


Oz Scott has been nominated for the Outstanding Director - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on "For Colored Girls Who have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf".

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