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Bio:
Drama Desk award-winning Brooklyn based performer and one of NYC's premiere beatbox/vocal percussionists and pioneering figure in American beatbox culture. Off-Broadway: In Transit (Primary Stages), Burn This, Back From the Front (dir. Giovanna Sardelli) National tour: Vocalosity. Exec. Producer ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Drama Desk award-winning Brooklyn based performer and one of NYC's premiere beatbox/vocal percussionists and pioneering figure in American beatbox culture. Off-Broadway: In Transit (Primary Stages), Burn This, Back From the Front (dir. Giovanna Sardelli) National tour: Vocalosity. Exec. Producer ... (read complete bio)
SKELETON CREW Delays Previews & Opening Due to Covid-19 Cases in the Company Photo SKELETON CREW Delays Previews & Opening Due to Covid-19 Cases in the Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Due to company members having tested positive for COVID-19, MTC has delayed the beginning of preview performances of the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW until Monday, December 27th.

Photos: See First Look Portraits of the Company of SKELETON CREW Photo Photos: See First Look Portraits of the Company of SKELETON CREW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Performances begin Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and opening night is Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Photos: Meet the Company of MTC's SKELETON CREW on Broadway Photo Photos: Meet the Company of MTC's SKELETON CREW on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 2, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club will soon present the  Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Broadway Premiere of SKELETON CREW Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Broadway Premiere of SKELETON CREW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Joshua Boone (Actually at MTC, Network, A Jazzman’s Blues) joins the previously announced Chanté Adams (A Journal for Jordan), Brandon J. Dirden (Jitney at MTC), Adesola Osakalumi (Fela!), and Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun) to complete the full company.

Drama Desk Award Winner Chesney Snow Joins Harlem School Of The Arts Staff Photo Drama Desk Award Winner Chesney Snow Joins Harlem School Of The Arts Staff
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

The Harlem School of the Arts has announced the addition of stage actor/musician/songwriter, and educator Chesney Snow to the institution's staff.  Mr. Snow, a Drama Desk Award recipient has accepted the position of HSA Theater Chair.

Drama Desk Award Winner Chesney Snow Joins Staff Of Harlem School Of The Arts Photo Drama Desk Award Winner Chesney Snow Joins Staff Of Harlem School Of The Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

The Harlem School of the Arts has announced the addition of stage actor/musician/songwriter, and educator Chesney Snow to the institution's staff. Mr. Snow, a Drama Desk Award recipient has accepted the position of HSA Theater Chair.

OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Cond Photo OPERA America Announces Recipients of Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

This new initiative allows Professional Company Members to receive up to $10,000 to subsidize as much as 50 percent of the fee of a woman stage director or conductor who is contracted for the first time by the company.

Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and Mor Photo Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

Kicking it all off is the brand-new Plaza Players Series with Tony-Nominated writer and composer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) joined by Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) and other special guests.

Lea Salonga, Jerusha Cavazos and More to Take Part in PASSING IT ON Presented by Rosi Photo Lea Salonga, Jerusha Cavazos and More to Take Part in PASSING IT ON Presented by Rosie's Theater Kids
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021

Rosie’s Theater Kids will present Passing It On, an evening of performances celebrating mentorship. Special appearances will be made by Tony Award winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga and singer Jerusha Cavazos. The virtual event is scheduled for June 2 at 7 pm ET.

Syracuse Stage Cold Read Festival Goes Virtual in 2021 Photo Syracuse Stage Cold Read Festival Goes Virtual in 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021

 All plays were once new plays. That’s the idea behind Syracuse Stage’s Cold Read Festival of New Plays. Now in its fourth season, the Cold Read Festival has seven different events featuring some of the freshest voices writing for theater today, nationally and locally, scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, through Sunday, March 28.

BWW Interview: Jamie deRoy & Laughs & Memories & More Photo BWW Interview: Jamie deRoy & Laughs & Memories & More
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 12, 2021

In an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most fascinating women, Stephen Mosher covers the bases and the decades with Jamie deRoy

New York Stage and Film Announces NEXUS Initiative Artist Grants Photo New York Stage and Film Announces NEXUS Initiative Artist Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

New York Stage and Film¬†has committed $100,000 to their new NEXUS Initiative that brings together 20 multihyphenate artists to explore the question ‚Äúwhere does story exist at the intersection of stage and film?‚ÄĚ Each participant receives $5,000 and will take part in a series of conversations focused on new and expanded forms of storytelling.

Primary Stages Announces an Encore Presentation of THE NIGHT WATCHER and ESPAfest Spr Photo Primary Stages Announces an Encore Presentation of THE NIGHT WATCHER and ESPAfest Spring 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES has announced an encore presentation of The Night Watcher by Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Charlayne Woodard (In Real Life), which was previously streamed in November 2020. 

VIDEO: On This Day, December 11- IN TRANSIT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, December 11- IN TRANSIT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2020

On this day in 2016, IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall opened at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 14-15- with Lillias White, Laura Benanti and M Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 14-15- with Lillias White, Laura Benanti and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, November 7-8, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 12- with Lillias White, Aisha de Haas and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 12- with Lillias White, Aisha de Haas and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2020

Today (November 12) in live streaming: Lillias White visits Backstage Live, Aisha de Haas in concert, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, November 11- with Corey Cott, Laura Osnes and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, November 11- with Corey Cott, Laura Osnes and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 11, 2020

Today (November 11) in live streaming: A Bandstand Reunion on Stars in the House, Michael Cerveris in concert, and so much more!

Santino Fontana, Lynn Ahrens, Ciara Renée and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2 Photo Santino Fontana, Lynn Ahrens, Ciara Renée and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2020 Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES announced today their 2020 Virtual Gala, which will honor the dedicated NYC Public School teachers and Drama Desk-nominated lyricist/composer Adam Gwon (Scotland, PA; Ordinary Days).

BWW News: Syracuse Stage Announces Revised and Re-envisioned 2020/2021 Season Photo BWW News: Syracuse Stage Announces Revised and Re-envisioned 2020/2021 Season
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 16, 2020

Syracuse Stage has announced plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus. Three previously announced plays will be replaced in the six show season. The Cold Read Festival of New Plays returns with additional enhanced experiences. A series of community focused performances and conversations will be added and subscribers will be given access to a series of special interviews and behind the scenes looks guided by Syracuse Stage artistic leadership.

Syracuse Stage Announces Re-imagined 20/21 Season Photo Syracuse Stage Announces Re-imagined 20/21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2020

Syracuse Stage announced today plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus.

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