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Bio:
Theatre credits include: Ragtime (Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016), Shinbone Alley (Off-Off Broadway, 2006), Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Broadway, 2005), and Man of La Mancha (Broadway, 2002). Allyson Tucker has been married to Brian Stokes Mitchell since 1994. They have ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre credits include: Ragtime (Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016), Shinbone Alley (Off-Off Broadway, 2006), Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Broadway, 2005), and Man of La Mancha (Broadway, 2002). Allyson Tucker has been married to Brian Stokes Mitchell since 1994. They have ... (read complete bio)
Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term  Photo Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term Reforms
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 29, 2021

As Black Theatre United (BTU) marks its first year since the organization’s creation, the Founding Members have just announced they held a three-month Commercial Theatre Summit from March to June 2021 to establish industry- wide standards around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) with a focus on Black individuals in theatre as we move into the future.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Audra McDonald, Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Mor Photo VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Audra McDonald, Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More 'Stand for Change'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 26, 2021

Black Theatre United releases the new song and video, “Stand for Change,” today in partnership with the Republic Records Action Committee.

NYU Steinhardt & Black Theatre United Offer Behind-the-Scenes Discussion on the Makin Photo NYU Steinhardt & Black Theatre United Offer Behind-the-Scenes Discussion on the Making of New Record: 'Stand For Change'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

As part of its annual celebration of Black History Month, the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University’s Steinhardt School will host a virtual conversation with the founding members of Black Theatre United.

Black Theatre United and Williamstown Theatre Festival Announce Early Career BIPOC Th Photo Black Theatre United and Williamstown Theatre Festival Announce Early Career BIPOC Theatre-Makers Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Black Theatre United and Williamstown Theatre Festival have announced the creation of the Early Career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Theatre-Makers Program, in partnership and with a lead gift from the Tiger Baron Foundation.

VIDEO: BD Wong on His Involvement in the 'Georgia On My Mind' Rendition in Honor of t Photo VIDEO: BD Wong on His Involvement in the 'Georgia On My Mind' Rendition in Honor of the Georgia Senate Runoff Elections
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2021

Broadway's BD Wong recently appeared on MSNBC Live: Weekends, to talk about his appearance in the recently-released rendition of 'Georgia On My Mind' to mark the first day of voting for the January 5th Georgia Senate runoff elections.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Billy Porter, Ben Platt, Audra McDonald and More Release ' Photo VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Billy Porter, Ben Platt, Audra McDonald and More Release 'Georgia On My Mind' Single
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, alongside Audra McDonald, director Schele Williams, and Broadway Inspirational Voices’ Joseph Joubert and Michael McElroy, announced today that they have released a very special recording and music video of “Georgia On My Mind” to mark the first day of voting for the January 5th Georgia Senate runoff elections.  

Carmen Morgan and Futaba Shioda Announced as Recipients of 2020 Paul Robeson Aw Photo Carmen Morgan and Futaba Shioda Announced as Recipients of 2020 Paul Robeson Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020

Carmen Morgan and Futaba Shioda have been named the 2020 recipients of the Paul Robeson Award by the Actors’ Equity Association and Actors’ Equity Foundation. These two individuals exemplify the principles to which Robeson dedicated his life. 

VIDEO: Audra McDonald Discusses Black Theatre United on CBS THIS MORNING Photo VIDEO: Audra McDonald Discusses Black Theatre United on CBS THIS MORNING
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2020

Award-winning singer and actor Audra McDonald appeared on CBS This Morning today to discuss Black Theatre United, which seeks to create equality in the theater communities across the country.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks About Black Theatre United on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks About Black Theatre United on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2020

Vanessa Williams recently chatted with Good Morning America, where she talked about Black Theatre United, which she co-founded to help influence widespread reform within the industry.

Tune in Tomorrow for Black Theatre United's Virtual Town Hall With Viola Davis and Mo Photo Tune in Tomorrow for Black Theatre United's Virtual Town Hall With Viola Davis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020

Friday, July 24th at 7:00PM EST / 4:00PM PST, join Black Theatre United (BTU) member, actor and activist Viola Davis as she moderates a virtual Town Hall with Leader Stacey Abrams, Founder of Fair Fight and Fair Count and Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean, Vice President of Fair Count, in a conversation titled 'Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time.'

Broadway Catch Up: July 17 - Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tituss Burgess, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: July 17 - Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tituss Burgess, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tituss Burgess, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 7/17: BROADWAY BARKS, Immersive GREAT COMET Comes to Florida, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/17: BROADWAY BARKS, Immersive GREAT COMET Comes to Florida, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

Today's top stories: tune in to last night's virtual Broadway Barks hosted by Bernadette Peters, learn about an immersive production of Great Comet coming to Florida next year, and more!

VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell and Allyson Tucker Discuss Their Experience with COVID-1 Photo VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell and Allyson Tucker Discuss Their Experience with COVID-19
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020

Actors Equity Association has released a video in a new series, featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell and Allyson Tucker discussing their experiences with COVID-19.

Black Theatre United Will Host Chat with Audra McDonald and NAACP Legal Defense Fund' Photo Black Theatre United Will Host Chat with Audra McDonald and NAACP Legal Defense Fund's Sherrilyn Ifill
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 2, 2020

On July 9 (6:30pm EDT), Black Theatre United founding member and moderator Audra McDonald will join Sherrilyn Ifill (President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund) in conversation for Black Theatre United's Inaugural event 'Activating Black Artists and Allies for Racial Justice'

BROADWAY'S BEST FOR BREAST CANCER! Series Continues With Brian Stokes Mitchell, Telly Photo BROADWAY'S BEST FOR BREAST CANCER! Series Continues With Brian Stokes Mitchell, Telly Leung and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2020

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan will continue its free, smash hit virtual health and wellness series -Broadway's Best for Breast Cancer!-with co-hosts Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez and JCC senior director of health and wellness programming Caroline Kohles, on Mondays June 22 and 29 at 6 p.m.

Several Broadway Stars Among Founding Members of BLACK THEATRE UNITED, A Coalition to Photo Several Broadway Stars Among Founding Members of BLACK THEATRE UNITED, A Coalition to Combat Racism in the Theatre Industry and Beyond
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2020

A new coalition of artists, Black Theatre United, has been announced to influence widespread reform and combat systemic racism within the theatre industry and throughout the nation.

Actors Equity Association Will Host Racial Justice Town Hall for Members on 6/17 Photo Actors Equity Association Will Host Racial Justice Town Hall for Members on 6/17
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2020

Actors' Equity has invited members to attend an open discussion regarding racial injustice and anti-Black practices in the theatre industry. This conversation will be hosted by Equal Employment Opportunity Committee Vice Chairs E. Faye Butler, Barbara Roberts and Allyson Tucker.

 J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company Announces September Dates for A CLASS ACT Photo J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company Announces September Dates for A CLASS ACT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2020

J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company announced today that performances for the company's final production of its inaugural 2020 season have been rescheduled.

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled Photo Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, City Center cancelled the remainder of its season due to the current health crisis. One production that was cancelled, was Love Life, which was set to run March 18 - 22, starring Kate Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell. However, Jack Viertel, Encores! Artistic Director, has some promising news.

J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company's A CLASS ACT Begins Performances Tomorrow Photo J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company's A CLASS ACT Begins Performances Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The newly formed J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company ends its inaugural season with the 2001 musical, A Class Act, with book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price, and music and lyrics by Edward Kleban. Performances will begin TOMORROW Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:30pm and continue through March 22, 2020 at Theatre Row

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