BWW Review: Aziza Barnes' Fast and Furiously Funny BLKS Follows Three Friends on a Crazy NightBWW Review: Aziza Barnes' Fast and Furiously Funny BLKS Follows Three Friends on a Crazy Night
by Michael Dale - May 21, 2019

There's a scene in poet-turned-playwright Aziza Barnes' fast and furiously funny debut stage piece, BLKS, where the main characters, a trio of black Brooklyn women in their 20s 'out on a mission to resurrect our fly back' find themselves at the corner of Prince Street and Broadway, where the N,R subway station entrance displays the faces of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in an ad for their Netflix comedy series, 'Grace and Frankie,' a show about two women who are there for each other during life's rough patches. In another time, the station might have shown an ad for 'Girls' or 'Sex and The City,' or any other such high-profile program where the default setting for the women who stick together is white. (more...)

MCC Extends BLKS Through June 2MCC Extends BLKS Through June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

MCC Theater announces the extension of the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. Previously scheduled for a limited run through May 26, BLKS will now play through Sunday, June 2 at the The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC Theater Celebrates Opening Night of BLKSPhoto Coverage: MCC Theater Celebrates Opening Night of BLKS
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2019

MCC Theater's New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara opened just last night, May 9, in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aziza Barnes' BLKS at MCCPhoto Flash: First Look at Aziza Barnes' BLKS at MCC
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Previews are underway for MCC Theater's New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Peña. BLKS began performances on Saturday, April 20th in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, May 9th. (more...)

Photo Flash: BLKS Cast Poses in MCC's New Theatre Space!Photo Flash: BLKS Cast Poses in MCC's New Theatre Space!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Previews are underway for MCC Theater's New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Peña. BLKS began performances on Saturday, April 20th in the Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, May 9th. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS!BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 29, 2019

MCC Theater will soon present the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast will feature Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Peña. The creative team for BLKS includes scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey + Company/Adam Caldwell,CSA, William Cantler, CSA, Karyn Casl, CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Brett Anders. (more...)

FOX Announces Talent Lineup for the 2019 MLB SeasonFOX Announces Talent Lineup for the 2019 MLB Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Today, FOX Sports announces its lineup of on-air broadcasters for the 2019 Major League Baseball season. Whether it's in the studio or at the ballpark, the network continues to elevate the game with signature voices and fresh faces that are synonymous with the sport's greatest moments. Today's announcement was made by Mark Silverman, President, FOX Sports National Networks. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Aziza Barnes' BLKS at MCCPhoto Coverage: The Cast of Aziza Barnes' BLKS at MCC
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 26, 2019

MCC Theater will soon present the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast will feature Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Peña. The creative team for BLKS includes scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey + Company/Adam Caldwell,CSA, William Cantler, CSA, Karyn Casl, CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Brett Anders. (more...)

Marié Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy and More Lead MCC's BLKS; Full CastMarié Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy and More Lead MCC's BLKS; Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

MCC Theater announced today the complete cast and creative team for the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. (more...)

BWW Review: An Irresistible Tom Hanks Goes for the Gusto as Falstaff in HENRY IVBWW Review: An Irresistible Tom Hanks Goes for the Gusto as Falstaff in HENRY IV
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 11, 2018

Director Daniel Sullivan's adaptation of HENRY IV, Parts 1 & 2 may only be playing in the Japanese Garden on the VA campus for another three weeks but it is bound to rank as one of the summer's most talked-about events. Why? Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles has saved up a secret weapon for the production, one few can resist. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Hanks in HENRY IV at Shakespeare Center of Los AngelesPhoto Flash: First Look at Tom Hanks in HENRY IV at Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

"Henry IV," staged by Tony Award winning director Daniel Sullivan, features Harry Groener as Northumberland, Tom Hanks in his Los Angeles stage debut as Sir John Falstaff, Hamish Linklater as Hal, Joe Morton as Henry IV, and Tony winner Rondi Reed as Mistress Quickly. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Tom Hanks in HENRY IV at the Shakespeare Center of Los AngelesReview Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Tom Hanks in HENRY IV at the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

This week, the cast and crew of Shakespeare's Henry IV, starring Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, came together for the first meet and greet of the production. Check out shots from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Hanks Begins Rehearsals For HENRY IV at the Shakespeare Center of Los AngelesPhoto Flash: Tom Hanks Begins Rehearsals For HENRY IV at the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

This week, the cast and crew of Shakespeare's Henry IV, starring Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, came together for the first meet and greet of the production. Check out shots from the event below! (more...)

Rattlestick Announces PAGE TO STAGE Event with Adam Rapp and MoreRattlestick Announces PAGE TO STAGE Event with Adam Rapp and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER is pleased to announce PAGE TO STAGE, a special one-night event featuring excerpts and conversations with authors, taking place Tuesday, February 6 at 7:30pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place New York, NY 10014).  All tickets are general admission, with a suggested donation of $10. (more...)

BWW Review:  The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Offers A Free THE WINTER'S TALEBWW Review: The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Offers A Free THE WINTER'S TALE
by Michael Dale - Dec 8, 2017

Before every performance by The Public Theater's Mobile Unit, the audience is reminded of Joseph Papp's credo that the plays of William Shakespeare belong to everyone. The theatre pioneer created the world-famous Shakespeare In The Park based on that simple philosophy, and it's the driving force behind this unique outreach branch helping to fulfill the historic company's mission. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit 'WINTER'S TALE' Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit 'WINTER'S TALE' Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Public Theater opened the MOBILE UNIT's production of THE WINTER'S TALE last night, November 30, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Public's Free Mobile Unit WINTER'S TALEPhoto Flash: First Look at The Public's Free Mobile Unit WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Public Theater begins previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of THE WINTER'S TALE on Sunday, November 26. Directed by Lee Sunday Evans, the free run of THE WINTER'S TALE at The Public follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents A WINTER'S TALEPhoto Flash: Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents A WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

This fall, The Public Theater's Mobile Unit, which strengthens community engagement with the arts by bringing free, world-class productions of Shakespeare to communities all across New York City, will journey through tragedy into comedy with an enchanting new production of THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. (more...)

The Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALEThe Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater is mounting its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. (more...)

JACK to Present Hicks & Brathwaite's 690 WISHES IN CONCERTJACK to Present Hicks & Brathwaite's 690 WISHES IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

JACK presents 690 wishes in concert by Justin Hicks and The HawtPlates with Charlotte Brathwaite, running November 1 - 3, 2017. (more...)

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