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Bio:
Jesse Williams is an activist/actor/entrepreneur and former high school teacher. He plays 'Dr. Jackson Avery' on ABC's hit series "Grey's Anatomy" and has appeared in films including Lee Daniels' The Butler, The Cabin in the Woods, Band Aid, and the upcoming Jacob's Ladder and Selah and the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jesse Williams is an activist/actor/entrepreneur and former high school teacher. He plays 'Dr. Jackson Avery' on ABC's hit series "Grey's Anatomy" and has appeared in films including Lee Daniels' The Butler, The Cabin in the Woods, Band Aid, and the upcoming Jacob's Ladder and Selah and the ... (read complete bio)
Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams to Return to TAKE ME OUT on Photo Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams to Return to TAKE ME OUT on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

Second Stage Theater has confirmed that Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jesse Williams will return for the upcoming production of Richard Greenberg’s Tony-winning play, TAKE ME OUT. TAKE ME OUT will now begin previews on Broadway at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on March 9, 2022 and will officially open on April 4, 2022.

Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FRE Photo Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Will Receive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Debbie Allen Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Debbie Allen
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 5, 2021

Debbie Allen is one of those arts types that simply doesn’t fit into one category. I think it is safe to say she is an all-around goddess of the arts. Her list of achievements includes being directed by Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins, directing Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway, choreographing the Oscars, being an executive producer and actress on the long running Grey’s Anatomy, and running a dance academy that bears her name.

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. 

Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More A Photo Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More About The Hayes Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Hayes Theater! Learn about Broadway's smallest theater, which has presented shows including Rock of Ages, Lobby Hero, What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons and many more!

A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Returns April 23 Photo A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Returns April 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 23, 2021

The narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 22- with Santino Fontana, Lynn Nottage and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 22- with Santino Fontana, Lynn Nottage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021

Today (February 22) in live streaming: Santino Fontana sings with Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Page takes on Shakespeare's villains, and more!

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Present IN CASE YOU HADN'T HEARD Photo Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Present IN CASE YOU HADN'T HEARD
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 4, 2021

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts, in partnership with Eastville Community Historical Society and the Southampton African American Museum, is pleased to announce the online world premiere of In Case You Hadn't Heard: A Conversation Between America's Past And Its Promise, a provocative view of race in America, on Monday, February 22, at 8 p.m. EST at baystreet.org.

ABC Talent and Casting Will Present Annual ABC Discovers: Talent Showcases Virtually Photo ABC Talent and Casting Will Present Annual ABC Discovers: Talent Showcases Virtually
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 2, 2020

For the first time in its 19-year history, ABC Talent and Casting will present its annual ABC Discovers: Talent Showcases virtually, as part of the company’s legacy and commitment to create powerful opportunities to discover, nurture, and recognize talent.

Who's Who in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2 Photo Who's Who in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 29, 2020

Learn about the cast of the hit Disney Plus Series, find out when it's coming back & more!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, December 3, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, December 3, 2020
by TV Scoop - Nov 16, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY''S ANATOMY and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Thursday, December 3, 2020!

Ayo Davis Named Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy for Disne Photo Ayo Davis Named Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy for Disney Branded Television
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 13, 2020

Ayo Davis has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy, Disney Branded Television, it was announced today by Gary Marsh, President and Chief Creative Officer, Disney Branded Television, to whom she will report.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November 19, 2 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November 19, 2020
by TV Scoop - Nov 9, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of GREY''S ANATOMY and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 19, 2020!

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November 12, 2020
by TV Scoop - Oct 28, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on the Season Premiere of GREY''S ANATOMY and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 12, 2020!

Starz Acquires WITH DRAWN ARMS Documentary Photo Starz Acquires WITH DRAWN ARMS Documentary
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 26, 2020

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the exclusive acquisition of With Drawn Arms.

Kit Lang Stars In The War Crime Drama BATTLE SCARS Photo Kit Lang Stars In The War Crime Drama BATTLE SCARS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2020

Los Angeles, CA - October 2020 - Canadian born actor, producer, writer, Christopher 'Kit' Lang ('Remember Me,' 'Money') stars in Prolific Pictures' 'Battle Scars.' It is his first feature-length starring role as Michael Delucca in the war crime drama. 'Battle Scars' has been released in Canada, the UK, and the USA through DVD in July 2020 and VOD in August 2020.

VIDEO: STATION 19 and GREY'S ANATOMY Dedicate Seasons to Essential Workers Photo VIDEO: STATION 19 and GREY'S ANATOMY Dedicate Seasons to Essential Workers
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2020

'This season, our work is dedicated to the healthcare workers who put their lives on the line every day to try to save ours,' said Krista Vernoff, showrunner and executive producer.

Second Stage Theater Announces New Board of Directors Trustees Photo Second Stage Theater Announces New Board of Directors Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

Second Stage Theater has announced new Board of Trustees members Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mia Campbell, Dre Taylor Lindsay, Alice Pacthod and John Sorkin. They join the board as the company celebrates its 42nd season, returning to stages in the spring of 2021.

VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren, LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding Perform NEXT TO NORMAL  Photo VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren, LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding Perform NEXT TO NORMAL at Second Stage's Virtual Benefit Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

On Monday, September 21st, Second Stage Theater's Virtual Benefit Celebration honored Trustee Angela Sun and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt for their extraordinary work, commitment to Second Stage and remarkable impact on American theater.

ABC Announces Fall Scripted Drama Series Premiere Dates Photo ABC Announces Fall Scripted Drama Series Premiere Dates
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 17, 2020

Today, ABC announced premiere dates for its scripted drama series slate, rounding out the network’s fall schedule. Dates for unscripted and comedy series were previously announced.

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