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Play On Shakespeare Commissions UNIVERSES To Take On HAMLET Photo Play On Shakespeare Commissions UNIVERSES To Take On HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces a commission with UNIVERSES to take on Hamlet. Amrita Ramanan, OSF's Literary Director, will serve as dramaturg.

Wake Up With BWW 11/18: Joshua Henry Joins HAMILTON Thanksgiving Performance, and Mor Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/18: Joshua Henry Joins HAMILTON Thanksgiving Performance, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Today's top stories: Joshua Henry joins Hamilton's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performances, watch Randy Rainbow's latest parody, Thoughts of a Colored Man comes to Broadway next season, and more!

Roundabout Announces Plans for 2021-22 Season; CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and TROUBLE IN THE Photo Roundabout Announces Plans for 2021-22 Season; CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and TROUBLE IN THE MIND Coming Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced plans to resume production in Fall 2021. On deck is Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner’s CAROLINE, OR CHANGE starring Sharon D Clarke, directed by Michael Longhurst, and choreographed by Ann Yee at Studio 54. Additionally, Alice Childress’s TROUBLE IN MIND, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, will debut at the American Airlines Theatre.

Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christin Photo Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christine Toy Johnson, Georgia Stitt & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting the 2nd season of their podcast, Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. Season 2 explores the idea of access. In the 1st episode, TALKBACK host Christine Toy Johnson is joined by Georgia Stitt & Lloyd Suh to discuss the theatre industry’s “pipeline”.  

Door Shakespeare Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Photo Door Shakespeare Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Door Shakespeare has announced their second virtual production: The Comedy of Errors, by William Shakespeare. The Comedy of Errors streams to homes from Tuesday, October 27 through Monday, November 16.

Broadway Producers Brian Moreland and Rachel Sussman to Join Diana DiMenna's Plate Sp Photo Broadway Producers Brian Moreland and Rachel Sussman to Join Diana DiMenna's Plate Spinner Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Award-winning producer Diana DiMenna is pleased to announce that esteemed colleagues Brian Moreland and Rachel Sussman have joined Plate Spinner Productions, the producing company DiMenna launched in 2018.

VIDEO: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena S Photo VIDEO: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Arena Stage is releasing the first look at a new song from next season's upcoming world-premiere musical, American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words.

MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK Wins Best Documentary At The 2020 American Black Film  Photo MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK Wins Best Documentary At The 2020 American Black Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

The 2020 American Black Film Festival announced its winners during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, August 30 from Miami Beach, Fla. Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker hosted the awards show, which featured Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Laz Alonso, Bevy Smith, Logan Browning, Sinqua Walls and La La Anthony as presenters with BeBe Winans closing the ceremony with a performance of his original song “Black Lives Matter.”

OWN Announces Straight-to-Series Order for DELILAH Photo OWN Announces Straight-to-Series Order for DELILAH
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a straight-to-series order for the new original drama series “Delilah,” from acclaimed “Greenleaf” creator Craig Wright, who will serve as executive producer along with Charles Randolph-Wright and Oprah Winfrey.

Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, & More to Star in the HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE  Photo Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett, & More to Star in the HBO Special Event BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

The first wave of featured performers has been announced for HBOa??s adaptation of the critically acclaimed stage show, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013 Photo Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2020

Today we flashback to 2013, when Motown first performed on the Bryant Park stage. Motown opened on April 14, 2013 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 738 performances, and returned to Broadway in 2016. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams, it starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia Lekae, Bryan Terrell Clark, Charl Brown, and more.

Watch While We Breathe - A Night of Creative Protest Photo Watch While We Breathe - A Night of Creative Protest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

In case you were unable to join us for the live stream, or if youa??d like to revisit the powerful new works by some of Broadway and Hollywooda??s most vital voices, we invite you to watch #WhileWeBreathe, recorded live on Wednesday, July 29.

Patina Miller, Will Swenson and More Join #WHILEWEBREATHE A Night of Creative Protest Photo Patina Miller, Will Swenson and More Join #WHILEWEBREATHE A Night of Creative Protest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland (Blue) and Arvind Ethan David (Jagged Little Pill) have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest.

Behind the Curtain: Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland Explain #WHILEWEBREATHE Photo Behind the Curtain: Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland Explain #WHILEWEBREATHE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland, the producers of #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest

WhileWeBreathe: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Lynn Whitfield, Patina Miller  Photo WhileWeBreathe: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Lynn Whitfield, Patina Miller and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced casting for #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Project, Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD), BYP100 Education Fund, Forced Trajectory Project (FTP), The Justice Committee, and SONG.

VIDEO: Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season Will Begin January 2021; Announced During Livestr Photo VIDEO: Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season Will Begin January 2021; Announced During Livestream Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced the updated 2020/21 Season during a livestreamed event with the Washington Post's Peter Marks.  

#WHILEWEBREATHE: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Works by Charles Randolph-Wri Photo #WHILEWEBREATHE: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST to Feature Works by Charles Randolph-Wright, Arvind Ethan David & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Project, Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD), BYP100 Education Fund, Forced Trajectory Project (FTP), The Justice Committee, and SONG.

Theatre Artists of Color to Unite for #WHILEWEBREATHE: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST Photo Theatre Artists of Color to Unite for #WHILEWEBREATHE: A NIGHT OF CREATIVE PROTEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Variety has reported that theatrical creatives of color will come together for an event titled #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest to benefit civil rights organizations. 

Breaking: Roundabout Postpones CAROLINE, OR CHANGE & More Until Spring 2021; TROUBLE  Photo Breaking: Roundabout Postpones CAROLINE, OR CHANGE & More Until Spring 2021; TROUBLE IN MIND Added to Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that the current theatrical season will resume in Spring 2021, and has added the Broadway debut of Alice Childress's Trouble in Mind, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, to its roster of upcoming shows. Childress was a Founding Member of the American Negro Theatre and the first African-American woman to be produced professionally in New York (Gold Through The Trees in 1952); Randolph-Wright is a celebrated director and writer whose play Blue had an acclaimed run at Roundabout in 2001. Trouble in Mind will premiere on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre in Winter 2021/22.

Joe Morton, Dyllon Burnside and More Join Live Reading Of CUTTIN UP To Benefit The Cl Photo Joe Morton, Dyllon Burnside and More Join Live Reading Of CUTTIN UP To Benefit The Classical Theatre Of Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

An online streamed reading of Charles Randolph-Wright's Cuttin Up based on the book 'Cuttin Up: Wit and Wisdom From Black Barbershops by Craig Marberry.

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