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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.

VIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and M Photo VIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

Blue, the new play directed by Phylicia Rashad, is celebrating Mothers' Day with a new video!

American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees Photo American Conservatory Theater Announces 2020 Honorary Master Of Fine Arts Degrees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today that honorary Master of Fine Arts degrees will be conferred upon playwright Lydia R. Diamond and Magic Theatre's outgoing artistic director Loretta Greco. Both recipients will receive their degrees at a virtual graduation ceremony for the A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program class of 2020 on Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m.

Laura Bell Bundy, Colton Ryan, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Featured in Upcoming Feinste Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Colton Ryan, Andy Karl, Orfeh and More Featured in Upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below Online Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Programming Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

Arena Stage, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), will begin hosting virtual programming to engage the community.

Up on the Marquee: BLUE at the Apollo Theater Photo Up on the Marquee: BLUE at the Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

The marquee is up on the legendary Apollo Theater for the upcoming Broadway Uptown production of “Blue” starring Leslie Uggams and Lynn Whitfield and directed by Phylicia Rashad.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of KATY KEENE on THE CW - Thursday, March 12, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of KATY KEENE on THE CW - Thursday, March 12, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 21, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of KATY KEENE, airing on THE CW on Thursday, March 12, 2020!

Cast & Creative Team Announced For World Premiere Of ORFEUS: A House Music Opera at t Photo Cast & Creative Team Announced For World Premiere Of ORFEUS: A House Music Opera at the Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Gabriel Brown, Chauncey Chestnut and More Join BLUE at the Apollo Theater; Complete C Photo Gabriel Brown, Chauncey Chestnut and More Join BLUE at the Apollo Theater; Complete Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Eric Falkenstein, Mike Jackson and singer John Legend announced complete casting for Blue, a play by Charles Randolph-Wright and directed by Phylicia Rashad which will play a 16-week limited engagement at New York's legendary Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street) in Harlem starting Monday, April 27 with opening night set for May 10.. Blue will run through August 16.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For BLUE At The Apollo Theater Photo Tickets Are Now On Sale For BLUE At The Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that tickets for Blue are officially on-sale. The beloved play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by Charles Randolph-Wright, will play a 16-week engagement at New York's legendary Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street), under the direction of Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad who starred in both the play's 2000 world premiere at Arena Stage and 2001 New York premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company. Previews are set to begin on April 27th with opening night on May 10th. Blue will run through August 16th.

Cornelius Smith Jr. to Play Frederick Douglass in AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLAS Photo Cornelius Smith Jr. to Play Frederick Douglass in AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced Cornelius Smith Jr. (ABC's Scandal and All My Children) will perform in Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season.

BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater Photo BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater; John Legend to Produce
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that Blue, the play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by Charles Randolph-Wright, will play a 16-week engagement at New York's Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street), under the direction of Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad who starred in both the play's 2000 world premiere at Arena Stage and 2001 New York premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company.

Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: Beth Leavel, Tony Yazbeck, Andy Karl & Orfeh, And  Photo Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: Beth Leavel, Tony Yazbeck, Andy Karl & Orfeh, And More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET Musical Announced at Arena Stage Photo World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET Musical Announced at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the world-premiere musical American Prophet, directed and co-written by award-winning playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Broadway's Motown The Musical) and featuring new music by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and co-script writer Marcus Hummon. The musical chronicles the life and legacy of one of the most notable human rights leaders of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass. Known as one of the greatest leaders of the abolitionist movement, Douglass was a prominent activist, author, orator and statesman. His own words power the soaring new melodies and original script. Directed by Randolph-Wright, American Prophet runs July 10 - August 16, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Photo Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

Celebrate Motown at The King's Photo Celebrate Motown at The King's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

This weekend in Detroit, the birthplace of Motown records, celebrations are being held for Motown's diamond anniversary, marking 60 years of the label founded by Berry Gordy. Motown shares its legacy in the UK with the legendary Motown catalogue which is bought to life in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, a story by Berry Gordy which uncovers how MOTOWN changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation.

BORN FOR THIS Receives Five NAACP Theatre Awards for Los Angeles Production Photo BORN FOR THIS Receives Five NAACP Theatre Awards for Los Angeles Production
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 18, 2019

Anticipating a Broadway bow this season, Born For This: A New Musical took home five awards at the 28th annual NAACP Theatre Awards held last night, June 17, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.  

Cush Jumbo Plays Hamlet & More In Young Vic's 2020 Programme Photo Cush Jumbo Plays Hamlet & More In Young Vic's 2020 Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced the Programme for 2020.

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