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FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW Comes to OKC Rep in 2025

Frederick Douglass NOW will be presented by OKC Rep in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary next year. Performances run May 1-4, 2025 at Te Ata Theater.
Harlem Stage Artistic Director & CEO Patricia Cruz to Step Down After 25 Years

Patricia Cruz will step down from her leadership position as Artistic Director and CEO of Harlem Stage and take on a special advisory role on July 1.
The August Wilson African American Cultural Center Presents Black Bottom Film Festival This Month

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center presents the sixth Black Bottom Film Festival, celebrating African American cinema. Join us from October 27th to October 29th, 2023 for this dynamic event.
OWN's Courtroom Drama ALL RISE Back in Session

The “All Rise” cast includes Simone Missick as ‘Judge Lola Carmichael,’ Wilson Bethel as Judge Carmichael’s best friend, Deputy District Attorney ‘Mark Callan,’ Jessica Camacho as public defender ‘Emily Lopez,’ J. Alex Brinson as bailiff-turned-public defender ‘Luke Watkins,’ Ruthie Ann Miles as Lola’s judicial assistant ‘Sherri Kansky,’ and more.
CAP UCLA Reveals 2023-24 Inaugural Season at the new UCLA Nimoy Theater

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) announces the inaugural 2023-24 season at The UCLA Nimoy Theater (The Nimoy), formerly known as The Crest Theatre, a landmark venue in Westwood that has been renovated and transformed into a flexible 300-seat off-campus performing arts space. 
CAP UCLA Reveals 2023-24 Inaugural Season at the new UCLA Nimoy Theater

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) has announced the inaugural 2023-24 season at The UCLA Nimoy Theater (The Nimoy), formerly known as The Crest Theatre, a landmark venue in Westwood that has been renovated and transformed into a flexible 300-seat off-campus performing arts space. 
CAP UCLA Announces 2023-24 Inaugural Season At The New UCLA Nimoy Theater

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) announces the inaugural 2023-24 season at The UCLA Nimoy Theater (The Nimoy), formerly known as The Crest Theatre, a landmark venue in Westwood that has been renovated and transformed into a flexible 300-seat off-campus performing arts space.
Merle Dandridge, Regina Taylor, Andre Royo & More to Star in IS GOD IS Staged Reading Presented by Lobby Theatre

Lobby Theatre will debut for the first time in Los Angeles with a staged reading of Aleshea Harris’s Obie Award-winning play, ‘IS GOD IS,’ starring Merle Dandridge, Jayme Lawson, Regina Taylor, and Dominique Thorne.
Harlem Stage to Present Choreographer nia love's UNDERCURRENTS in May

Harlem Stage will present Bessie- and Herb Alpert Award-winning choreographer, dancer, and Harlem Stage WaterWorks Established Artist nia love’s UNDERcurrents, May 4-6.
Tim Sanford and Aimée Hayes Launch The Tent Theater Company, Dedicated to Supporting Elder Playwrights

Tim Sanford, former artistic director of Playwrights Horizons, and Aimée Hayes, former producing artistic director of Southern Rep, have launched The Tent Theater Company.
Roger Guenveur Smith's Solo Performance OTTO FRANK Announced At The Public Theater

Roger Guenveur Smith will premiere his new solo performance OTTO FRANK at the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, January 22-29, 2023.
The Public's UNDER THE RADAR Festival Begins Tomorrow, Featuring 36 Artists and Companies at Six Venues

The Public Theater will begin performances for the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4. Learn more about the lineup and how to get tickets!
FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW Announced At August Wilson African American Cultural Center

After performing Frederick Douglass NOW on Martha's Vineyard, a site where Douglass himself spoke 145 years earlier, Obie Award-winning playwright, actor, and educator Roger Guenveur Smith will bring his acclaimed one-man show to the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) in Pittsburgh as a continuation of his partnership with the Center as its inaugural guest theater curator.
The Magic Theatre 2023 Year Long Performance Passes Available Now

The Magic Theatre has announced the 2023 Year Long Performance Passes are now available for purchase. The programming for the calendar year 2023 will include the World Premieres plays THE TRAVELERS by Luis Alfaro (February 15 – March 5, 2023), THE N* LOVERS by Marc Anthony Thompson (May 3 – 21, 2023), and more.
RENNIE HARRIS LIFTED! A GOSPEL HOUSE MUSICAL Comes to The August Wilson African American Cultural Center

One of the preeminent contemporary choreographers, Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris, brings his heralded LIFTED to Pittsburgh this month following a week-long residency at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) and invites the community to make history by performing alongside the company on the AWAACC stage.
Interactive Series Inspired By August Wilson, Rennie Harris, Jazz Greats, And More Come To Pittsburgh This Fall

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) announced today its Fall 2022 season lineup, featuring a broad-range of in-person events and visual arts programming, including the previously announced week of blues and jazz concerts beginning today (September 14) with the Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival and Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival (PIJF) starting on September 16.
Campo Santo to Present Return Engagement of OTTO FRANK Beginning This Month

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo has announced a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.
Campo Santo's Encore Engagement Of OTTO FRANK, Created And Performed By Roger Guenveur Smith

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo is honored to announce a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by incomparable star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.  
Broadway, TV Actress Rena Strober Turns Her Hit One-Woman Show SPAGHETTI & MATZO BALLS! Into a Short Film 

Adapted from Rena Strober's hit Off-Broadway show, this film focuses on  the gripping story of how Strober was inspired to learn more about her heritage after  witnessing a mob hit during a performance at an iconic Italian restaurant. 
Photos: Campo Santo Premieres OTTO FRANK at The Magic Theatre

The Magic Theatre’s (Sean San José, Lead Director and Kevin Nelson, Managing Director) first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo is honored to announce a limited engagement of the Premiere Run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by incomparable star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith, with an original score and live sound by award winning musician Marc Anthony Thompson.  OTTO FRANK will perform from March 12-27, 2022 on Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm and 8pm, at Magic Theatre’s Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123). 

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Roger Guenveur Smith has been nominated for the Outstanding One Person Show award at the Drama Desk Awards for "A Huey P. Newton Story."

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