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Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Th Photo Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Theatre Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

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 Photo DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

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 Theat Photo Phylicia Rashad, Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes and More to be Honored at New Federal Theatre 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

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.  

Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's Photo Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's STORIES ABOUT THE OLD DAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

On 10/30 - 11/1, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Stories About the Old Days,' the acclaimed 1986 drama about hidden secrets, featuring co-stars Pauletta Washington and Michael Potts, associate producer Linda Herring and its original director LaTanya Richardson Jackson at the helm.

New Federal Theatre Presents Virtual Play Reading of FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA Photo New Federal Theatre Presents Virtual Play Reading of FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

On October 16 - 18, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present the acclaimed 'From the Mississippi Delta,' the biographical journey of a Black woman's rise from poverty and prostitution to become a Civil Rights activist and historian by late scholar-poet Endesha Ida Mae Holland, PhD.

Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOI Photo Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOIS AND AND MISS OVINGTON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington,' the acclaimed 2014 drama about the beginnings of the NAACP with original stars Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant.'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington' are 7:00pm on Friday, October 9 and 7:00pm on Saturday, Oct 10.

Woodie King Jr. Appoints Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director of New Federal Theat Photo Woodie King Jr. Appoints Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director of New Federal Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

Woodie King Jr. Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), has appointed actress, director and producer Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre (NFT) will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF T Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF THE OLD DAYS and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

Glenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly Awards Photo Glenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2019

The 10th Annual Lilly Awards, honoring women in the American theatre, took place on Sunday, May 19th, 2019, at the Minetta Lane Theatre. The event was hosted by Obie and Drama Desk winner, Mia Barron, and star of Broadway's Come From Away, Jenn Colella.

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VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for HBO Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO
by - Jul 14, 2015

Part one of the exclusive HBO miniseries SHOW ME A HERO will debut SUNDAY, AUG. 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Watch the trailer below!