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Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD
Bio:
Off-Broadway: The Fabulous Miss Marie (Wanda) - Castillo Theatre, Three Little Birds (Nansi) - The New Victory Theatre [Helen Hayes Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Resident Musical], We the People: America Rocks! (Dawn u/s) - Lucille Lortel Theatre; Regional: Harry & the Thief, All ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD

Bio:
Off-Broadway: The Fabulous Miss Marie (Wanda) - Castillo Theatre, Three Little Birds (Nansi) - The New Victory Theatre [Helen Hayes Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Resident Musical], We the People: America Rocks! (Dawn u/s) - Lucille Lortel Theatre; Regional: Harry & the Thief, All ... (read complete bio)
Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER Photo Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones.  The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition.  Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.  Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place.

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER Photo Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones.  The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition.  Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.  Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place.

Premiere Production of PLUTO (no longer a play) Comes to The Brick
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2017

The Brick Theater presents the world premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play), the latest from New York-based collective Superhero Clubhouse and the final installment of their Planet Plays series. PLUTO tackles the subject of mass extinction as three humans attempt to give a presentation about the remains of a play that no longer exists. The fragments seem to suggest the story of a unicorn, a hunter, and a wizard, all struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Facing similar dilemmas, the three humans reenact their findings, searching for hope among the bones.

The Brick Theater Presents the World Premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Brick Theater presents the world premiere of PLUTO (no longer a play), the latest from New York-based collective Superhero Clubhouse and the final installment of their Planet Plays series.

Workshop Reading of New Musical GO GENTLY FORWARD by Rob Cardazone
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2017

Playwright, Rob Cardazone Presents Go Gently Forward, a developmental reading for the book of a new musical, written by Rob Cardazone; directed by Guy Stroman. With George Abud, Jennifer Blood, Kendall Lloyd, John Pasha, Brittany N. Williams, Patrick McCarthy, Chuck Bradley, Katherine Wessling and Sam Kahler. The reading will take place on February 6th @ 8:00 pm. RSVP for location at http://bit.ly/2jHIKks

Tiffany Mann, Kyle Taylor Parker, & David Rowen Lead JOYFUL, JOYFUL Remake for Social Change
by Robert Diamond - Nov 13, 2016

David Rowen, producer of YouTube series davidrowen/creative, assembled a diverse group of Broadway/theatre performers to remake and put a spin on the classic gospel medley, 'Joyful, Joyful,' from the Whoopi Goldberg and Lauryn Hill film, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. The video is the creative element of a larger project to promote positive social change, and to raise awareness and charity for Teen and Police Service (TAPS) Academy, which is a program that connects at-risk youth and law enforcement to build trust and understanding between the two groups.

Lyra Theater's Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht.

Lyra Theater to Stage Election-Year Satire THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Lyra Theater presents the U.S. Premiere of Jennifer Wise's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 1941 by German playwright Bertolt Brecht.

The Margaret Project Proudly Presents a Workshop of MARGARET I
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2016

THE MARGARET PROJECT is pleased to announce the world premiere workshop of MARAGET I, adapted and directed by Elyzabeth Gorman. MARGARET I will play a limited engagement workshop at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street, New York, New York 10036). Performances begin September 7th and continue through September 13th.

The Acting Company Presents THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND - Tamara Tunie, Lynda Gravatt, Brenda Pressley and More; 5/16
by Christina Mancuso - May 10, 2016

The Acting Company's (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) 2016 John McDonald Salon Series will conclude with a reading of acclaimed writer Marcus Gardley's The House that Will Not Stand on Monday, May 16th at 7 PM at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at The Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street (at Lafayette), New York, NY 10012. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. For tickets, visit www.theactingcompany.org or call (212) 258-3111.

Cast Announced for Mac Rogers' UNIVERSAL ROBOTS at The Sheen Center, 6/3-26
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 22, 2016

Gideon Productions will proudly present at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street between Bowery and Lafayette) - UNIVERSAL ROBOTS, a science fiction epic from acclaimed playwright Mac Rogers (The Honeycomb Trilogy; The Message Podcast) inspired by Karel Capek's seminal 1921 play R.U.R. The production, directed byJordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy; Asymmetric at 59E59), will run June 3-26 with performances Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, and Monday at 8pm with additional performances on Wednesday, June 15 & 22 at 8pm. Tickets ($25) are available online at http://sheencenter.org or by calling OvationTix at866-811-4111. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Tonya Pinkins in THE FABULOUS MISS MARIE, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by Tyler Peterson - May 1, 2014

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre continues its 44th season with the second play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' dedicated to the pioneer of the Black Arts Movement and one of America's most important and influential playwrights: The Fabulous Miss Marie, first produced in 1971 at the New Lafayette Theatre in Harlem, opens tonight, Thursday May 1st and continues through May 18th. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action!

Tonya Pinkins Stars in THE FABULOUS MISS MARIE, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre continues its 44th season with the second play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' dedicated to the pioneer of the Black Arts Movement and one of America's most important and influential playwrights: The Fabulous Miss Marie, first produced in 1971 at the New Lafayette Theatre in Harlem began performances April 17th and continues through May 18th, with opening night set for tonight, May 1st. Woodie King Jr directs a cast that features Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman ('Sesame Street') along with Toccarra Cash, Michael Chenevert, Ugo Chukwu, Aaliyah Habeeb, Beethovan Oden, G. Alverez Reid, Ashley C. Turner, and Brittany N. Williams.

A CHORUS LINE, HELLO, DOLLY!, STUPID F**KING BIRD, BOOK OF MORMON, Rachel York and More Top 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards in D.C. - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

Washington theatre celebrated its highest honors for achievement at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards tonight, April 21, 2014 at the National Building Museum. Scroll down for the full list of winners!

Tonya Pinkins to Star in THE FABULOUS MISS MARIE Off-Broadway, Begin. 4/17
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 24, 2014

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre continues its 44th season with the second play of 'The Ed Bullins Project' dedicated to the pioneer of the Black Arts Movement and one of America's most important and influential playwrights: The Fabulous Miss Marie, first produced in 1971 at the New Lafayette Theatre in Harlem will begin performances April 17th and continue through May 18th, with opening night set for May 1st. Woodie King Jr directs a cast that features Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman ('Sesame Street') along with Toccarra Cash, Michael Chenevert, Ugo Chukwu, Aaliyah Habeeb, Beethovan Oden, G. Alverez Reid, Ashley C. Turner, and Brittany N. Williams.

Amber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Cedric Neal (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, After Midnight), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Clinton Roane (Scottsboro Boys), and Marcus Paul James (Rent, In The Heights) singing a concert of songs by composer/lyricist, Darius Smith at 54 Below, tonight, February 11.

Amber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Cedric Neal (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, After Midnight), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Clinton Roane (Scottsboro Boys), and Marcus Paul James (Rent, In The Heights) singing a concert of songs by composer/lyricist, Darius Smith at 54 Below, Tuesday, February 11.

New Vic to Stage BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS, 2/7-23
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 7, 2014

A jammin' new musical with live accompaniment featuring the timeless music and lyrics of Bob Marley, Bob Marley's Three Little Birds shares the legendary reggae artist's message of peace and love with a new generation of songbirds. Opening the day after what would have been the singer and songwriter's 69th birthday, Bob Marley's Three Little Birds performs at The New Victory Theater on 42nd Street in Times Square from February 7 - 23, 2014.

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyer Ferguson Theaterworks' Influence on His Career
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2010

In the clip below, Jesse Tyler Ferguson discusses the impact Theaterworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for family audiences, has had on his career.

Photo Flash: We the People: America Rocks! at the Lucille Lortel
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 12, 2010

Theatreworks USA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Dir.; Ken Arthur, Producing Dir.),the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for family audiences, is pleased to announce that Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond will serve as Opening Night Co-Chairs for its 22nd Annual Free Summer Theatre Program.

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