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Josephine Baker Headshot
Date Of Birth:
June 03, 1906
Date Of Death:
April 12, 1975 (68)
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO, USA
 
Josephine Baker Headshot
Date of Birth: June 03, 1906
Date of Death: April 12, 1975 (68)

Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton with Dustin Cross, Donna Moore, Mary Mossberg and Babs Winn!

Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016 Photo Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021

Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.

Project Y Theatre Company & Women in Theatre Festival Present Digital World Premiere  Photo Project Y Theatre Company & Women in Theatre Festival Present Digital World Premiere of CLOSE (BUT NOT TOO CLOSE!)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

'Close (But Not Too Close!)' is a new musical created for theatre-lovers longing for that 'live' theatre vibe, while simultaneously reveling in the ease of watching a show in pajamas at whatever time they want. This comedic new musical takes audiences on a journey into the world of a new dating website designed for the times we are living in.

BWW Feature: Black History In The Making Photo BWW Feature: Black History In The Making
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021

If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.

Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner Photo Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Holder, History-Making Tony Award-Winner
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021

Today it's all about history-making performer, choreographer, director, costume designer, composer and visual artist, Geoffrey Holder.

BWW Previews: March 1 PAJAMA CAST PARTY Features Cast of Magnificent Music Makers Photo BWW Previews: March 1 PAJAMA CAST PARTY Features Cast of Magnificent Music Makers
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 24, 2021

With forty six episodes of PAJAMA CAST PARTY under his belt, Jim Caruso shows no signs of slowing down, as his guest lists continue to impress.

Broadway Producer and General Manager Gary Gunas Passes Away Photo Broadway Producer and General Manager Gary Gunas Passes Away
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Broadway company and general manager Gary Gunas passed away today in his London home after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Photo Flash: Tymisha Harris is Josephine Baker in JOSEPHINE from Orlando Shakes Photo Photo Flash: Tymisha Harris is Josephine Baker in JOSEPHINE from Orlando Shakes
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021

The sensational off-Broadway musical, Josephine, created by Tymisha Harris, Michael Marinaccio, and Tod Kimbro, will run February 17 - March 21.

HISTORY GIRLS Comes to Galloway Theatre on the Waterfront Theatre School Campus Photo HISTORY GIRLS Comes to Galloway Theatre on the Waterfront Theatre School Campus
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2021

With the closure of theatres world-wide due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the performing arts sector has suffered a severe setback.¬† This unexpected ‚Äėdowntime‚Äô has not deterred Abrahamse & Meyer, Tally Ho! and the Waterfront Theatre School, who have utilised this temporary hiatus to join artistic forces and develop an original musical titled, HISTORY GIRLS.

How Theatres Everywhere Are Celebrating Black History Month Photo How Theatres Everywhere Are Celebrating Black History Month
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2021

This February, BroadwayWorld is committed to celebrating the outstanding contributions that Black artists have made to the American theatre. How can you tune in for Black History month programming? We've rounded up just a few events that highlight that legacy.

BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later  Photo BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 8, 2021

Last week, we looked at the early stage work of a quintet of actors who have gone on to celebrated work, and a wider public, onscreen. But the same trajectory is every bit as true of Britain's dazzling array of actresses, five of whom are here remembered from their early stage work before one celluloid assignment or another cemented their fame.

Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents AMPLIFIED DIGNITY Online Exhibition Celebrating Bla Photo Al Hirschfeld Foundation Presents AMPLIFIED DIGNITY Online Exhibition Celebrating Black History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation is celebrating Black History Month with its latest online exhibition, Amplified Dignity: Black Dancers Drawn by Hirschfeld. Through March 13, the exhibition features Hirschfeld's reflections of legendary 20th Century artists including Sammy Davis Jr., Josephine Baker, Nicholas Brothers, Bunny Briggs, and more.

Celebrate Black History Month With Musical Theatre West Photo Celebrate Black History Month With Musical Theatre West
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

Featuring three complementary components, this month-long tribute takes audiences on a virtual tour of some of the most important moments in Black Musical Theatre History as well as introducing audiences to the talents that helped create the Broadway Musical as we know it.

Orlando Shakes in Partnership With UCF Honors Black History Month With Two Works Feat Photo Orlando Shakes in Partnership With UCF Honors Black History Month With Two Works Featuring African American Icons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF honors Black History Month with two different works featuring African American icons. First up, the theater will produce a Video on Demand performance of Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night, filmed onstage in the Goldman Theater.

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by BWW - Dec 23, 2020

Orlando Shakes Makes Changes To Spring 2021 Season Photo Orlando Shakes Makes Changes To Spring 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020

As Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF prepares to enter 2021, the theater is making big changes to the remainder of their 2020-2021 Season. To maintain safety for patrons and artists, all upcoming productions will now be performed either outside or offered virtually.

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by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2020

Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020

The 48th¬†Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his ‚ÄúThe Huey P. Newton Story‚ÄĚ and as Smiley in Spike Lee‚Äôs ‚ÄúDo the Right Thing‚ÄĚ! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for ‚ÄúThe Secret Life of Bees‚ÄĚ and 2006 Tony award winner for ‚ÄúThe Color Purple‚ÄĚ.¬†

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced Photo 2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WR Photo Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WRONG MAN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for its 2020 'VIV' Awards, honoring excellence in Black Theatre.

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