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Bio:
Dede Ayite is a costume designer whose Broadway credits include A Soldier’s Play, Slave Play, American Son, and Children of a Lesser God. Select Off-Broadway credits include Secret Life of Bees, FireFlies, Marie and Rosetta, Tell Hector I Miss Him (Atlantic); By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, JHAT ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Dede Ayite is a costume designer whose Broadway credits include A Soldier’s Play, Slave Play, American Son, and Children of a Lesser God. Select Off-Broadway credits include Secret Life of Bees, FireFlies, Marie and Rosetta, Tell Hector I Miss Him (Atlantic); By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, JHAT ... (read complete bio)
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Launches a New Holiday Tradition With First Annual Photo The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Launches a New Holiday Tradition With First Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) will launch a brand new holiday tradition with its first-ever annual production of Michael Wilson’s adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. The show begins previews on Friday, December 3, officially opening Friday, December 10 and running through December 23, 2021.

Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Company Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Company Celebrates Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 11, 2021

CHICKEN & BISCUITS, the new comedy written by Douglas Lyons and directed by Zhailon Levingston, made its Broadway debut just last night, October 10, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street.) The limited engagement runs through Sunday, January 2, 2022. We have photos from inside the big night!

AMERICAN BUFFALO to Begin Limited Broadway Engagement April 14 at Circle in the Squar Photo AMERICAN BUFFALO to Begin Limited Broadway Engagement April 14 at Circle in the Square
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

Emmy & Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Academy Award & Golden Globe winner  Sam Rockwell and Emmy Award & Golden Globe winner Darren Criss will star in the Broadway revival of David  Mamet's AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Neil Pepe.

Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Jonas Join Broadway Producing Team of CHICKEN & BISCUITS Photo Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Jonas Join Broadway Producing Team of CHICKEN & BISCUITS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

The new Broadway comedy that audiences are eating up, Douglas Lyons’ CHICKEN & BISCUITS, has announced that global superstars and entrepreneurs Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas have joined the producing team of the show, which is currently in previews at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater partnered with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. The performance inside the Kreeger Theater was broadcast to the center field video board at Nationals Park for thousands to experience.

SLAVE PLAY Will Return to Broadway for Limited Eight Week Engagement At The August Wi Photo SLAVE PLAY Will Return to Broadway for Limited Eight Week Engagement At The August Wilson Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 27, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Slave Play will return to Broadway beginning later this fall. The return engagement, directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara, will begin performances Tuesday, November 23 ahead of an official opening night of Thursday, December 2 for a strictly limited eight-week engagement through Sunday, January 23, 2022.

All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards! Photo All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards!
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday, Sept. 26! This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season. If you missed the ceremony or need a refresher, BroadwayWorld has all of the winners right here!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards are back. This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was brought to a halt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Hosts a Picnic Outside the Circle in the Square Theatre Photo Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Hosts a Picnic Outside the Circle in the Square Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

In celebration of moving into the theater & the 32 Broadway debuts taking place on and off stage, the company of CHICKEN & BISCUITS threw a picnic outside Circle In The Square Theatre with chicken and biscuits from Field Trip & Cheryl’s Global Soul.

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by - Sep 17, 2021

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The Metropolitan Opera Announces The Company Premiere Of Anthony Davis's X: The Life  Photo The Metropolitan Opera Announces The Company Premiere Of Anthony Davis's X: The Life And Times Of Malcolm X
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that Anthony Davis's X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X will have its company premiere on November 3, 2023, making it the second opera by a Black composer in Met history, after Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Playwright and director Robert O'Hara, who received a Tony Award nomination for his direction of Slave Play in 2020, creates the new production, which stars baritone Will Liverman in the title role.

Review Roundup: World Premiere of THE LAST OF THE LOVE LETTERS Opens Off-Broadway Photo Review Roundup: World Premiere of THE LAST OF THE LOVE LETTERS Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Sep 14, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere production of The Last of the Love Letters officially opened yesterday, Monday, September 13 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

BWW REVIEW: TONI STONE AT ARENA STAGE Photo BWW REVIEW: TONI STONE AT ARENA STAGE
by Hannah Wing - Sep 12, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Toni Stone at Arena Stage, directed by Pam MacKinnon, gives Toni (Santoya Fields) the power to tell her own story — the way she wants to tell it. 

Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Creative Team Poses in Rehearsals! Photo Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Creative Team Poses in Rehearsals!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021

Rehearsals have officially begun for CHICKEN & BISCUITS and the full company, including the cast, gathered at the rehearsal studio this week for a moving meet & greet session to launch the play's rehearsal period.

Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Cast Gathers for First Rehearsals Photo Photos: CHICKEN & BISCUITS Cast Gathers for First Rehearsals
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021

Producers Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious and Leah Michalos have just released first-look photos of the groundbreaking creative and producing team of the Broadway play CHICKEN & BISCUITS, a new comedy written by Douglas Lyons and directed by Zhailon Levingston.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of THE LAST OF THE LOVE LETTERS Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of THE LAST OF THE LOVE LETTERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere production of The Last of the Love Letters written by and featuring Ngozi Anyanwu, directed by Patricia McGregor, and featuring Tony Award Daniel J. Watts and Xavier Scott Evans.

Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is proud to partner with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.

BWW Review: Shakespeare in the Park Triumphantly Returns with MERRY WIVES Photo BWW Review: Shakespeare in the Park Triumphantly Returns with MERRY WIVES
by Christian Lewis - Aug 10, 2021

Joeclyn Bioh's Merry Wives makes a play written by a white man in England 300 years ago speak to the experience of Black Americans and West African immigrants living in Harlem in 2021. Merry Wives is a vastly enjoyable piece of theater, a celebration of Black joy. After the past year, it is exactly the type of theater we need.

Review Roundup: MERRY WIVES at Shakespeare in the Park- See What the Critics Are Sayi Photo Review Roundup: MERRY WIVES at Shakespeare in the Park- See What the Critics Are Saying!
by Review Roundups - Aug 9, 2021

Set in South Harlem, amidst a vibrant and eclectic community of West African immigrants, MERRY WIVES is a New York story about tricks of the heart, performed in the heart of the City-Central Park's magical Delacorte Theater.

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