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Crossroads Presents A Raisin in the Sun 4/14-5/1
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 18, 2011

A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama about the struggles and triumphs of an African American family in the 1950s, makes its first appearance on the stage of the Crossroads Theatre Company in a new production, April 14 through May 1.

Photo Flash: Crossroads' IT AIN'T NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES Opening Night
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 13, 2008

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues was originally produced by in 1998 and went directly from Crossroads to New York where it was nominated for four Tony Awards including Best Musical. Opening with African chant and moving through some three dozen musical numbers, this rousing show traces the roots of the blues-America's cultural treasure.

Producer Doug Claybourne and LaMama Hold Darfur Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2008

The idea of families in Darfur being torn apart, wives from husbands, children from mothers, deeply moved Hollywood film producer Doug Claybourne ('Nights in Rodanthe,' 'North Country,' 'Fast and the Furious,' 'The Mask of Zorro') and playwright L.D. Napier. Knowing that women and children were being raped and brutally killed as they go for firewood each night, stopped them cold. They were forced to ask themselves a hard question - 'What can we do - just one individual?' The answer led Claybourne to put his 28 year producing career on hold and Napier to write a play.

Baldwin, Conrad, Etc. Set for NJ Staging of Henry V
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2007

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opens its newly extended 2007 season a month earlier than in the past with William Shakespeare's epic Henry V, which has not been seen at The Shakespeare Theatre in a decade.

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