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B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Downtown Urban Arts Festival will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with James Earl Hardy's B-BOY BLUES THE PLAY. Directed by Broadway World Award nominee Christopher Burris, performances will run June 3 - 25 at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street) as the centerpiece of the 2022 Festival.

INEGRO A RHAPSODY World Premiere Begins Tonight At New Ohio Theatre Photo INEGRO A RHAPSODY World Premiere Begins Tonight At New Ohio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2022

The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater Archive Residency world premiere of iNegro, a rhapsody, begins performances tonight at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St.) in New York City! iNegro, a rhapsody is written and performed by Kareem M. Lucas, with production concept by Stevie Walker-Webb, and directed by Zoey Martinson.

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by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

New Ohio Theatre & IRT's Archive Residency to Present iNegro, a rhapsody & A Burning  Photo New Ohio Theatre & IRT's Archive Residency to Present iNegro, a rhapsody & A Burning Church
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater will present the Archive Residency world premiere of iNegro, a rhapsody, written and performed by Kareem M. Lucas, and production concept by Stevie Walker-Webb, and a work-in-progress presentation of A Burning Church.

Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShor Photo Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShorts Opening Night Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021

On September 23rd, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will once again host a star-studded Opening Night celebration. Attendees of the in-person ceremony will witness short film premieres from Academy Award-winning alumni and Hollywood heavyweights. Kicking off the 17th annual festival will be a special screening from Film Independent and Netflix Film Club.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for NO SUDDEN MOVE Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for NO SUDDEN MOVE
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

NO SUDDEN MOVE centers on a group of small-time criminals who are hired to steal what they think is a simple document.

VIDEO: NY Phil Bandwagon 2 Brings Music to the Bronx Photo VIDEO: NY Phil Bandwagon 2 Brings Music to the Bronx
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2021

NY Phil Bandwagon 2 brought the beat to the Bronx last weekend with partner Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education! This weekend Bandwagon 2 activities have been cancelled due to rain and cold weather.

Additional Details Announced for ImageNation's Cocktails and Sol Cinema: MUSE: Black  Photo Additional Details Announced for ImageNation's Cocktails and Sol Cinema: MUSE: Black Art Unseen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

On Thursday, May 20 at 7:00pm ET, the Apollo Theater and ImageNation will bring together a diverse collection of short films by Black creatives in an array of genres from documentary and experimental to psychological thriller in an evening that explores the creative process from four different perspectives. 

Sarah T. Schwab and Brian Long Launch Cardinal Flix, An  Independent Film Production  Photo Sarah T. Schwab and Brian Long Launch Cardinal Flix, An Independent Film Production Company Based In New York
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 9, 2020

film production company Cardinal Flix (CFI). The New York-based company will produce low budget (under $2.5MM) independent films covering a range of genres, from dramas to psychological thrillers.

LAByrinth Theater Announces New Artistic Director, PSA On White Supremacy, World Prem Photo LAByrinth Theater Announces New Artistic Director, PSA On White Supremacy, World Premiere, and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2020

LAByrinth Theater Company, heading into its 29th season, has named Aaron Roman Weiner as its new Artistic Director. 

POETIC LICENSE: RENEWAL, The 9th Annual Festival Of New Poetic Theater, is Coming To  Photo POETIC LICENSE: RENEWAL, The 9th Annual Festival Of New Poetic Theater, is Coming To The Wild Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020

Poetic Theater Productions has announced their annual festival of new poetic theater, Poetic License: Renewal. In honor of a new decade, and in celebration of 10 years of poetic theater, this year's festival will feature live performances from Wednesday, March 4th through Sunday, March 8th at the Wild Project, located at 195 East 3rd Street. The 2020 Poetic License festival will highlight poetry and theatrical collaborations that place an emphasis on this year's theme - renewal - evoking that which makes us new, fresh, or strong again.

Poetic Theater Productions Presents Love Redefined: RENEW Photo Poetic Theater Productions Presents Love Redefined: RENEW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020

Poetic Theater Productions announces their tenth annual Love Redefined showcase, Love Redefined: RENEW to take place Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 8:00pm at Judson Memorial Church, presented with Judson Arts. Love Redefined is a celebration of radical love of self and others with a night of poetic, theatrical, and musical remixes, re-imaginings and riffs.

Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director Photo Studio Theatre Has Named Reginald L. Douglas as New Associate Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Studio Theatre and Artistic Director David Muse have announced that Reginald L. Douglas will join the organization as its new Associate Artistic Director later this month. Douglas comes to Studio from City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, where he has served as Artistic Producer since 2015.

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by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event Photo Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

On December 5th, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe proudly presents a panel with Jeremiah Moss (author of Vanishing New York), Sarah Schulman (author of Gentrification of the Mind) and Betty Yu (co-founder of the Chinatown Art Brigade). These activists and authors will discuss the personal and social impacts of gentrification, and explore effective forms of anti-gentrification activism. The talk will center on the history, and current state, of gentrification in the Lower East Side. Poetic performances by muMs, Caridad De La Luz, and Darian Dauchan will finish out the night.

Nylon Fusion Will Present the NYC Premiere Of Michaela Jeffery's THE LISTENING ROOM a Photo Nylon Fusion Will Present the NYC Premiere Of Michaela Jeffery's THE LISTENING ROOM at The New Ohio
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of The Listening Room, written by Michaela Jeffery (National Enbridge Playwrights Award recipient; Playwrights Guild of Canada's RBC Emerging Playwright Award finalist). and directed by Ivette Dumeng (Malan American Reconciliation at Royal Family: Jack in the Box/Medusa at Planet Connections) & Lori Kee (Luft Gangster at The Sheen Center) at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014), November 30 - December 21. Performances will be on Saturday, November 30 at 8pm, Sunday, December 1 at 8pm, Monday, December 2 at 8pm, Friday,

The Barrow Group Presents World Premiere Of Lyle Kessler's PERP Photo The Barrow Group Presents World Premiere Of Lyle Kessler's PERP
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, closes its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Perp by Lyle Kessler. Under the direction of Ms. Brock, Perp is scheduled to run at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th St.) from March 16 through April 11, with an opening night of March 25.

Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT N Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT NEGRO (OR INEGRO)
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) is proud to kick-off its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with this year's first production, The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro (or iNegro) written by and starring Kareem M. Lucas, mentored by Craig 'muMs' Grant. The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro is directed by David Mendizabal and will begin performances on Wednesday, February 20 and run through March 2 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).  Tickets are $25 ($60 for a three-show membership) and can be purchased by visiting cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling 866-811-4111.

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwrights Award-Winning Mentor Project Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Playwrights Award-Winning Mentor Project
by Julie Musbach - Dec 4, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre is proud to announce that this year's Mentor Project playwrights include Kareem M. Lucas, Matthew Paul Olmos, and C.A. Johnson, who will join the previously announced mentors, Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac and Martyna Majok as part of the 21st season of the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project. Mentor Project will culminate in three fully-staged productions presented between February 20 to April 13, 2019.   

Cherry Lane's Mentor Project to Include Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok Photo Cherry Lane's Mentor Project to Include Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Cherry LaneTheatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) is proud to announce that Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majokwill participate as mentors as part of the 21st season of the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project.

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