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Also Credited As: Bea Richards, Bea Richards
 
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Date Of Birth:
July 12, 1920
Date Of Death:
September 14, 2000 (80)
Birth Place:
Vicksburg, MS, USA
 
Beah Richards Headshot
Date of Birth: July 12, 1920
Date of Death: September 14, 2000 (80)

Birth Place: Vicksburg, MS, USA
25 Theatre Books for Your Fall Reading List Photo 25 Theatre Books for Your Fall Reading List
by Team BWW - Nov 6, 2021

Fall has arrived and chilly weather means lots of time to snuggle under your favorite blanket with a great book. You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.

BWW Review: FÊTE NOIRE: A FESTIVAL CELEBRATING BLACK CULTURE ACROSS THE AFRICAN DIAS Photo BWW Review: FÊTE NOIRE: A FESTIVAL CELEBRATING BLACK CULTURE ACROSS THE AFRICAN DIASPORA at New Match Collective
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 22, 2020

Fête Noire: A Festival Celebrating Black Culture Across the African Diaspora by New Match Collective and its powerful pieces and performances are the perfect way to close out February.

Austin Pendleton's WARS OF THE ROSES Returns 12/3 Photo Austin Pendleton's WARS OF THE ROSES Returns 12/3
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2018

Theater for the New City has announced that due to popular demand they will be presenting Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton's adaptation of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III for three nights only December 3rd, 4th and 5th.

Photo Flash: First Look at WARS OF THE ROSES at the 124 Bank Street Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at WARS OF THE ROSES at the 124 Bank Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2018

Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. Produced by Ruth Stage, the production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit www.proveavillain.com.

Austin Pendleton Directs And Adapts A New Stage Version Of Shakespeare's Greatest Vil Photo Austin Pendleton Directs And Adapts A New Stage Version Of Shakespeare's Greatest Villain In WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. The production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit www.proveavillain.com.

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month Photo getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 13, 2018

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month

getTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wils Photo getTV Honors Black History Month with Salute to Artists from Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson & Sammy Davis Jr. to Lena Horne, Diana Ross & More
by Robert Diamond - Feb 10, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute the 20thCentury's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music.

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month Photo getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month
by Macon Prickett - Feb 6, 2018

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute to the 20 th Century's pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today's generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music.

BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES at Palm Beach Dramaworks Photo BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by John Lariviere - Oct 30, 2017

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes. Considered by many to be Hellman's masterpiece, this classic play about greed and the path of destruction it leaves in it's wake is as timely now as when it was written in 1939.

Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES Photo Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2017

Shortly after The Little Foxes opened on Broadway in 1939, Lillian Hellman summed up the meaning of her play in an interview in theNew York Herald Tribune . I merely wanted, in essence, to say: 'Here I am representing for you the sort of person who ruins the world for us.'

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks presents Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2017

Shortly after The Little Foxes opened on Broadway in 1939, Lillian Hellman summed up the meaning of her play in an interview in the New York Herald Tribune. I merely wanted, in essence, to say: 'Here I am representing for you the sort of person who ruins the world for us.'

50th Anniversary Edition of Classic Film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to Hit Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

A groundbreaking film classic that still resonates with audiences today celebrates a golden milestone when GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER: 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION arrives on Blu-ray Feb. 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

50th Anniversary Edition of Classic Film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to Hit Blu-ray
by Movies News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

A groundbreaking film classic that still resonates with audiences today celebrates a golden milestone when GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER: 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION arrives on Blu-ray Feb. 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Inner City Cultural Center to Honor George Takei and Robert Kennard Tonight
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2016

Nate Holden Performing Arts Center 50th Anniversary Gala honors the legacy of ICCC's founder, C. Bernard Johnson (also known as Jack). ICCC provided a platform for many residents and those who came to Los Angeles to pursue their dreams and aspirations.

ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Receives Los Angeles Inner City Essence Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The alumni of the Inner City Cultural Center (ICCC) 50th Anniversary Planning Committee will present to renowned actor George Takei 

ALLEGIANCE's George Takei to Recieve Los Angeles Inner City Essence Award
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2016

The alumni of the Inner City Cultural Center (ICCC) 50th Anniversary Planning Committee will present to renowned actor George Takei 

Bay Street Theatre Announces 'Valentine's Day Film and Dance' Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2011

Bay Street Theatre announces a special film and dance event on Saturday, February 12 at 8 pm. See Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams in the romantic film MAHOGANY followed by a dance with a DJ just in time for a special night on Valentines Day Weekend. Tickets are $25 at the door one hour before showtime. For more information log on to baystreet.org.

Bay Street Theatre Announces 'Valentine's Day Film and Dance' Event
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 2, 2011

Bay Street Theatre announces a special film and dance event on Saturday, February 12 at 8 pm. See Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams in the romantic film MAHOGANY followed by a dance with a DJ just in time for a special night on Valentines Day Weekend. Tickets are $25 at the door one hour before showtime. For more information log on to baystreet.org.