Frederick Douglass News

North Coast Brings Hip-Hop Improv Musical to The Connelly TheaterNorth Coast Brings Hip-Hop Improv Musical to The Connelly Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

ANYBODY: An Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera, created by the critically-acclaimed improv group, North Coast, will play at the Connelly Theater in the East Village starting on September 20. The fully improvised hip-hop musical is directed by Jody Shelton (Baby Wants Candy) and will run for five performances through Saturday, September 23. (more...)

REDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial TimeREDCAT Announces 15th Fall Season: Vital Artists at a Crucial Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

raises the stakes in 2017 with a bold international program of daring and provocative artists who confront the most vital issues of our time with intelligent, memorable experiences you won't soon forget. Artists from around the world are using our theater and gallery–and other LA neighborhoods–to probe urgent issues: Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula  uses exquisite movement, music and piercing poetry to masterfully capture the essence of hope in the face of the tragedies facing his war-torn home of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Activist-powerhouse Karen Finley's incisive writing and performing gives us a freshly hilarious and alarming perspective on drastic changes in our own country; and Chile's famed playwright/director Guillermo Calderón directs the U.S. premiere of his work questioning the vital role of artists at times of injustice. (more...)

Kyle Carter Joins the Cast of WOMEN IN THE WINGS at Feinstein's/54 BelowKyle Carter Joins the Cast of WOMEN IN THE WINGS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Kyle Carter joins the cast of Women of the Wings: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Fall 2017 McDaniel College Theatre Performances AnnouncedFall 2017 McDaniel College Theatre Performances Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, literary, film and other events during the fall of 2017. (more...)

Author Jessica Harris Joins Renaissance House for July 4th Reading of Frederick Douglass SpeechAuthor Jessica Harris Joins Renaissance House for July 4th Reading of Frederick Douglass Speech
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

The public is invited to a celebration of diversity and human rights by participating in the Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists' 11th annual free dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass' powerful landmark speech 'What Does the Fourth of July Mean to the Negro?' taking place on July 4 at 4:00pm on Martha's Vineyard historic Inkwell Beach in Oak Bluffs. (more...)

New Works by Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Sandra Tsing Loh and More Set for 20th Anniversary Ojai Playwrights ConferenceNew Works by Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Sandra Tsing Loh and More Set for 20th Anniversary Ojai Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its celebratory 20th Anniversary season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshop presentations and special performance events from August 6 through 13, 2017 in Ojai, California. (more...)

Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season On Sale Monday, 6/26Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season On Sale Monday, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Single (non-subscription) tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season at the War Memorial Opera House go on sale Monday, June 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at sfopera.com; in-person at the San Francisco Opera Box Office, located at 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco and open Mondays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and by phone at (415) 864-3330 during Box Office hours. Full and Half Series subscription packages are also available. Tickets for the three cycles of Wagner's Ring during the summer of 2018 are available as complete, four-opera cycles only. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

John Legend's Song 'In America' from UNDERGROUND Released TodayJohn Legend's Song 'In America' from UNDERGROUND Released Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Academy Award®, Golden Globe® winner and ten-time Grammy Award® winning visionary John Legend has released "In America," a new, original song featured in WGN America's hit TV series "Underground," produced by Sony Pictures Television. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Now in its sixth year, NYC Dance Week is an annual festival that provides FREE dance, fitness and wellness classes throughout all five boroughs of New York. This year, NYC Dance Week will occur on June 15th through June 24th, and will feature a wide and diverse offering of classes for participants to enjoy.  (more...)

LOVE IS A DIRTY WORD to Premiere at VS. TheatreLOVE IS A DIRTY WORD to Premiere at VS. Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Tilted Field, in association with VS. Theatre Company, is proud to present the World Premiere of Giovanni Adams' new play Love is a Dirty Word, opening in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 17th at 8:00pm. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre Mainstage from June 8-18. (more...)

Servant Stage Company to Present THE CIVIL WARServant Stage Company to Present THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Servant Stage Company will present The Civil War, on May 28, 2017, at Lititz Springs Park and on June 4 and 11 at The Winter Visual Arts Center on the campus of Millersville University. (more...)

Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

The harrowing journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad continues when the critically acclaimed drama, UNDERGROUND: SEASON TWO, debuts on DVD July 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

Packed House Celebrates Croswell Opera House's ReopeningPacked House Celebrates Croswell Opera House's Reopening
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

More than 600 people crowded into the Croswell Opera House in Adrian on May 6 to celebrate the historic theater's reopening after a yearlong renovation project. (more...)

NORTHBOUND Goes from Stage to Free Screen Showing May 15NORTHBOUND Goes from Stage to Free Screen Showing May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Following a successful run at Theater for the New City, Northbound, a play mixing real figures from the era of slavery and emancipation with a fictional story, is back this time on the screen. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Cincinnati (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Delaware (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Cincinnati (more...)

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