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Bio:
Broadway: Seven Guitars by August Wilson. Regional: One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest, Fabulation, King Lear, Jitney. TV: HBO’s “OZ,” “All My Children” and “Law and Order.” Film: We The Peeples, Musical Chairs, Tio Papi, Shaft (2000), a winner of six Audelco Awards…studied Lamda London. (read more)
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Bio:
Broadway: Seven Guitars by August Wilson. Regional: One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest, Fabulation, King Lear, Jitney. TV: HBO’s “OZ,” “All My Children” and “Law and Order.” Film: We The Peeples, Musical Chairs, Tio Papi, Shaft (2000), a winner of six Audelco Awards…studied Lamda London. (read more)
Syracuse Stage Launches Season with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MANSyracuse Stage Launches Season with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Syracuse Stage opens the 2019/2020 season with the world premiere production of a?oeThoughts of a Colored Man.a?? Performance dates are Sept. 4 through 22. Tickets are available at www.SyracuseStage.org or at the Box Office (315)-443-3275. (more...)

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Announces Casting; Forrest McClendon and MoreTHOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Announces Casting; Forrest McClendon and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Today, producers Brian Moreland and Ron Simons announced casting for the world premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and choreographed by Millicent Marie Johnnie in a co-production with Syracuse Stage and Baltimore Center Stage. (more...)

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

Riant Theatre To Present Pioneer Of The Arts Awards To CHOIR BOY's Camille A. Brown & JITNEY's Jerome Preston BatesRiant Theatre To Present Pioneer Of The Arts Awards To CHOIR BOY's Camille A. Brown & JITNEY's Jerome Preston Bates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Riant Theatre will be presenting THE PIONEER OF THE ARTS AWARDS to CAMILLE A. BROWN, Choreographer of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and CHOIR BOY on Broadway and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - LIVE on NBC with John Legend and to JEROME PRESTON BATES, Actor, JITNEY, STICK FLY & AMERICAN SON on Broadway, on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Mansion/Museum, Margo Feiden Galleries LTD, 15 East 9th St, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Workshop at Arena StagePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Workshop at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and producer Brian A. Moreland have partnered on a two-week intensive workshop of playwright Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man. Directed by Taye Diggs, with choreographer Jenny Parsinen, associate director Shannon Stoeke, and music and vocals by Madison McFerrin, the piece takes a raw and honest look at the limitations, stereotypes and obstacles that the world attempts to place on men of color through their discussions of love, race, education, family, and history. (more...)

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Workshop Is UnderwayTHOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Workshop Is Underway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater and producer Brian A. Moreland have partnered on a two-week intensive workshop of playwright Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man. Directed by Taye Diggs, with choreographer Jenny Parsinen, associate director Shannon Stoeke, and music and vocals by Madison McFerrin, the piece takes a raw and honest look at the limitations, stereotypes and obstacles that the world attempts to place on men of color through their discussions of love, race, education, family, and history. (more...)

Myriam Cyr To Portray The Marquise Du Chatelet In MOVING BODIES On Dream Up FestivalMyriam Cyr To Portray The Marquise Du Chatelet In MOVING BODIES On Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

MYRIAM CYR will return to the stage as Emilie, the Marquise du Chatelet in Lorraine Liscio's riveting new play 'Moving Bodies,' currently on the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City. Ms. Cyr, who also directed the play, will assume the leading role through September 16th. (more...)

TNC Presents The MARQUIS DU CHATELET & LAWS OF ATTRACTIONTNC Presents The MARQUIS DU CHATELET & LAWS OF ATTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival 2018 presents the World Premiere of 'MOVING  BODIES' (more...)

Project1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-WheelerProject1VOICE Honors The Lifetime Achievements Of Vinnette Carroll, Hope Clarke, Harold Wheeler And Hattie Winston-Wheeler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

Project1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater For JuneteenthProject1VOICE Celebrates The American Theater For Juneteenth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

Project1VOICE 2018 National Staged Reading Event Is SetProject1VOICE 2018 National Staged Reading Event Is Set
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2018 is set with national staged readings of Pearl Cleage's Flyin' West on Sunday, June 17, and Monday, June 18. Theater companies, museums, colleges and universities around the country unite for this eighth annual theater celebration that revives and re-introduces forgotten classic plays in the American theater. Check your local listings for exact dates and times in your area. (more...)

THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

THE MAN IN ROOM 306, Luna's critically acclaimed signature piece, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. April 12 through May 13th. (more...)

Christine Melton's STILL LIFE GOES ON Gets Reading in BrooklynChristine Melton's STILL LIFE GOES ON Gets Reading in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Billie Holiday Theatre, in association with The Frank Silvera Writers Workshop, presents a reading of STIILL LIFE GOES ON by Christine Melton, directed by Count Stovall, on December 11, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Billie Holiday Theater (1328 Fulton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY). (more...)

Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams and More Among 2017 AUDELCO Award Winners; Full List!Norm Lewis, NaTasha Yvette Williams and More Among 2017 AUDELCO Award Winners; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The 45th Annual AUDELCO Awards were held Monday, November 20th, at Symphony Space on 95th Street and Broadway. Scroll down for the winners of Black Theatre's most prestigious awards! (more...)

Billie Holiday Theatre's AUTUMN Sweeps 2017 Audelco AwardsBillie Holiday Theatre's AUTUMN Sweeps 2017 Audelco Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The energy of the evening was high with an array of black theater elite for the Audelco Awards at Symphony Space Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Tony Winners LaChanze and Lillias White Star in MELINDA Short FilmTony Winners LaChanze and Lillias White Star in MELINDA Short Film
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Filming has been completed on writer/director Marishka S. Phillips', MELINDA, a suspense-filled short, starring Tony Award winner LaChanze in the title role. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 7, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JITNEY's Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas set for performance and Q&A at Queens Library tonight! (more...)

Stars of Broadway's JITNEY Set for Performance, Q&A at Queens Library
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Four cast members from August Wilson's Jitney (the 2017 Tony Winner for Best Revival of a Play) will perform select readings from the show, followed by a Q&A with the audience, at Queens Library on Monday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Acting Company and Creative Advisors Join Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through July 30 at the Sundance Resort in Utah, is supervised by Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, and is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community. It's one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Annie Golden, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kate Wetherhead Among Acting Company, Advisors for Sundance Institute's 2017 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Sundance Institute's Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year's participating acting company and creative advisors. (more...)

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