Alice Childress News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 12, 1916
Date Of Death:
August 14, 1994 (77)
Birth Place:
Charleston, SC, USA
 
Date of Birth: October 12, 1916
Date of Death: August 14, 1994 (77)

Birth Place: Charleston, SC, USA
The HCLAB Presents the 2nd Annual Old Play Reading Festival The HCLAB Presents the 2nd Annual Old Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

The HCLAB Theatre Company and the Art of Acting Studio are proud to present its second annual Old Play Reading Festival, a twist on the concept of a a?oenewa?? play festival that instead honors plays in the classic theatre canon. The festival features alumni, faculty, administration, and friends of the Art of Acting Los Angeles and Stella Adler Studio of Acting NYC communities. (more...)

BlackTheatre Troupe Presents TROUBLE IN MIND BlackTheatre Troupe Presents TROUBLE IN MIND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

As the 1950's draw to a close, a newly integrated theatre company prepares to open a progressive, but misguided new play on Broadway. This troubled production of a fictional anti-lynching play will feature renowned actress Wileta Mayer. She has the opportunity to become the first leading lady of color on the Great White Way, but is she willing to compromise her beliefs to make history and take the giant career leap this role will bring. (more...)

The Shaw Festival Announces 2020 Season Playbill The Shaw Festival Announces 2020 Season Playbill
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival have announce their 2020 season. (more...)

Loft Ensemble Announces Eighth Anniversary Season Loft Ensemble Announces Eighth Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Loft Ensemble has announced its eighth anniversary season, the first in its new North Hollywood location. The slate of plays will feature four world premieres, a holiday comedy, and five productions in Sawyer's Playhouse, the company's 40-seat space upstairs from the main stage. (more...)

Three-Day Line-Up Announced for Black Lives, Black Words 'I AM...FEST' Three-Day Line-Up Announced for Black Lives, Black Words 'I AM...FEST'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Black Lives, Black Words International Project, in partnership with Goodman Theatre and Artistic Directors of the Future, is proud to announce the festival line-up for "I AM…FEST: A Celebration of Women of Color in Arts, Activism and Leadership." Curated by Black Lives, Black Words Co-founders Reginald Edmund and Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway, "I AM…FEST" is a first-of-its-kind international festival that shines a spotlights on female voices across the globe through three days of innovative and inspiring events. (more...)

WINE IN THE WILDERNESS by Alice Childress this March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

In Her Shoulders is pleased to present a staged reading of Wine In The Wilderness by Alice Childress, directed by Bianca LaVerne Jones today, March 15, 2019. Doors open at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start with The Play in Context by Arminda Thomas, who situates the script in its historical time and place, followed by the reading and a post-performance Q&A with refreshments. Admission is by Donation ($10 suggested).The performance is at The New School, Starr Foundation Hall, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room UL102. R.S.V.P. to OnHerShouldersReservations@gmail.com. (more...)

WINE IN THE WILDERNESS by Alice Childress this March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

In Her Shoulders is pleased to present a staged reading of Wine In The Wilderness by Alice Childress, directed by Bianca LaVerne Jones on Friday, March 15, 2019. Doors open at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start with The Play in Context by Arminda Thomas, who situates the script in its historical time and place, followed by the reading and a post-performance Q&A with refreshments. Admission is by Donation ($10 suggested).The performance is at The New School, Starr Foundation Hall, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room UL102. R.S.V.P. to OnHerShouldersReservations@gmail.com. (more...)

New York Stage & Film Holds Sold Out Reading Of Donja R. Love's SOFT New York Stage & Film Holds Sold Out Reading Of Donja R. Love's SOFT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

New York Stage and Film has announced that Donja R. Love's soft will be the second installation in their NYC Reading Series at Barnard College, held on Monday, October 29th at 7:00pm at the Glicker-Milstein Theater at The Diana Center. Directed by Awoye Timpo, the cast of soft features Gabriel Diego Hernandez, Galen Ryan Kane, Obie and AUDELCO Award winner Russell G. Jones, Andy Lucien, Joshua E. Nelson, Cristina Pitter, Lortel Award nominee Namir Smallwood, Ryan Jamaal Swain, and James Udom. (more...)

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Lines Up Alan Cumming, Ngozi Anyanwu, Margot Bordelon, and More in Upcoming Season Vineyard Theatre Lines Up Alan Cumming, Ngozi Anyanwu, Margot Bordelon, and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced the upcoming 2018-2019 Season. (more...)

Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-Wheeler Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-Wheeler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

Project1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater For Juneteenth Project1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater For Juneteenth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

Project1VOICE 2018 National Staged Reading Event Is Set Project1VOICE 2018 National Staged Reading Event Is Set
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Dominique Morisseau Shameless-ly TOO PROUD of Her DETROIT CREW BWW Interview: Playwright Dominique Morisseau Shameless-ly TOO PROUD of Her DETROIT CREW
by Gil Kaan - May 29, 2018

Prolific playwright Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW begins June 5, 2018 as the next Geffen Playhouse production. SKELETON CREW, the final play in Dominique's three-play cycle THE DETROIT PROJECT, focuses on four co-workers of an auto factory about to go under, circa 2008.  We had the chance to catch Dominique in between her multi-tasking of writing on her multitude of projects, including Showtime's Shameless and the upcoming AIN'T TOO PROUD scheduled for a Broadway run. (more...)

Boston Court Presents The West Coast Premiere Of HER PORTMANEAU Boston Court Presents The West Coast Premiere Of HER PORTMANEAU
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center presents the West Coast premiere of Her Portmanteau written by Mfoniso Udofia and directed by Gregg T. Daniel, May 24 - June 30, 2018 (press opening June 2).  The production stars Joyce Guy (Abasiama), Omoze Idehenre (Adiaha) and Dele Ogundrian (Iniabasi). (more...)

Project1VOICE and Excellence Happens Present FLYIN' WEST Project1VOICE and Excellence Happens Present FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Manoa Valley Theatre is proud to announce a presentation of this year's Project1VOICE One Play One Day project Flyin' West, locally produced by Excellence Happens in Cooperation with Project1Voice, live on stage June 18th. Advance tickets are $25, $30 on the day with discounts available for groups of 10 or more. A portion of the proceeds benefit Manoa Valley Theatre. For tickets and more information visit www.excellencehappens.com.  (more...)

Project1VOICE And Excellence Happens Present FLYIN' WEST Project1VOICE And Excellence Happens Present FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Manoa Valley Theatre is proud to announce a presentation of this year's Project1VOICE One Play One Day project Flyin' West, locally produced by Excellence Happens in Cooperation with Project1Voice, live on stage June 18th. Advance tickets are $25, $30 on the day with discounts available for groups of 10 or more. A portion of the proceeds benefit Manoa Valley Theatre. For tickets and more information visit www.excellencehappens.com.  (more...)

Project1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater Across The Nation Project1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater Across The Nation
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

Boston Court Presents The West Coast Premiere Of HER PORTMANEAU Boston Court Presents The West Coast Premiere Of HER PORTMANEAU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center presents the West Coast premiere of Her Portmanteau written by Mfoniso Udofia and directed by Gregg T. Daniel, May 24 - June 30, 2018 (press opening June 2).  The production stars Joyce Guy (Abasiama), Omoze Idehenre (Adiaha) and Dele Ogundrian (Iniabasi). (more...)

Performances of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Added at A Noise Within Performances of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Added at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

A Noise Within (ANW) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Gregg T. Daniel, the sixth production of its 26th season performing February 25 to April 8 (Press Opening March 3). Now added - three performances - Wednesday, March 14 at 7:30 pm, Wednesday March 29 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, April 8 at 7 pm. (more...)

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