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Bio:
Extensive theatre credits include A Raisin in the Sun (Tony Award nomination, Drama League Award nomination); Joe Turner's Come and Gone; The Taming of the Shrew, for colored girls..., Spell #7, Casanova, and Unfinished Women (Public Theater); Stop Reset (Signature Theatre); August Wilson’s ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Extensive theatre credits include A Raisin in the Sun (Tony Award nomination, Drama League Award nomination); Joe Turner's Come and Gone; The Taming of the Shrew, for colored girls..., Spell #7, Casanova, and Unfinished Women (Public Theater); Stop Reset (Signature Theatre); August Wilson’s ... (read complete bio)
Front Row Productions Announces First Fellow Photo Front Row Productions Announces First Fellow
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

Front Row Productions was established by award-winning producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey to bring major works to Broadway and the West End featuring diverse casts, creative teams and management.

Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Photo Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.

Emilio Sosa Has Been Elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing Photo Emilio Sosa Has Been Elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021

Tony Award-nominated Costume and Fashion Designer Emilio Sosa has been elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing. Mr. Sosa, in his role as Chair of the Wing’s Board of Directors, will be joined by newly named Vice-Chairs Dale Cendali, Patricia Crown, James Higgins, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Lee Perlman, and Nadine Wong.

Applications Now Open For Front Row Productions Fellowship Photo Applications Now Open For Front Row Productions Fellowship
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

Prospective applicants are encouraged to join an Information Session on Monday, June 7 at 6:30PM EDT.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 19- Remembering Lorraine Hansberry, Author of A RAISIN IN THE Photo VIDEO: On This Day, May 19- Remembering Lorraine Hansberry, Author of A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2021

On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of history-making playwright, journalist, and author, Lorraine Hansberry, on her birthday. 

Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GL Photo Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GLASS CEILING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the return of its monologue showcase series - 50in50 – with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling. For this year’s show, 50 original monologues were selected from women of African descent from across the globe and will be read by 50 women actors.

Marc Kudisch, Jessica Hecht, LaTanya Richardson and More to Star in Virtual Reading o Photo Marc Kudisch, Jessica Hecht, LaTanya Richardson and More to Star in Virtual Reading of SQUEAKY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2021

The production, which will premiere on Guild Hall's YouTube channel on Sunday, March 28 at 7:30pm EST, is directed by Bob Balaban and features a multi-award-winning cast including Jessica Hecht, Marc Kudisch, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Ben Shenkman, and Harris Yulin.

Educational Theatre Foundation Raises Record Setting Donations from Theatre Alive! Ga Photo Educational Theatre Foundation Raises Record Setting Donations from Theatre Alive! Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

More than 4,000 theatre supporters tuned in to watch as the Educational Theatre Foundation’s Theatre Alive! gala honored award-winning director, producer & actor Kenny Leon with the second annual Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award, and Chairman and CEO Robert E. Wankel accepted the annual Standing Ovation Award on behalf of The Shubert Foundation.

Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & Mo Photo Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More About The Shubert Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Lorraine Hansberry Photo Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Lorraine Hansberry
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 4, 2021

Today we're learning all about ground-breaking African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry- best known as the first African-American female author to have a play performed on Broadway.

Chasten Buttigieg to Join Educational Theatre Foundation's Virtual Gala Photo Chasten Buttigieg to Join Educational Theatre Foundation's Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

Teacher, writer, and LGBTQ rights advocate Chasten Buttigieg will participate in the virtual Educational Theatre Foundation gala in support of theatre education. The event will be streamed on January 28 at 8:30 p.m. (EST).

Tina Fey and Wayne Brady Join Educational Theatre Foundation's Virtual Gala Photo Tina Fey and Wayne Brady Join Educational Theatre Foundation's Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright Tina Fey, and actor, singer, and improv comedian Wayne Brady, will show their support for school theatre by participating in the live streamed Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) gala.

Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Th Photo Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Theatre Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

At New Federal Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Sunday January 17, special guests will include Debbie Allen, Trazana Beverly, Mya Carter, Patrice Johnson Cevannes, Debbi Blackwell Cook, D.K. Dyson, Joseph Edwards, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ted Lange, Pauletta Washington, Kevin Maynor, S. Epatha Merskerson, Phylicia Rashad and more.

DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Photo DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

DeWanda Wise, star of the Netflix series 'She'd Gotta Have It,' and her husband, Alano Miller, best known for the WGN America drama series 'Underground,' will join Ted Lange as co-hosts of New Federal Theatre's '50th Anniversary Virtual Gala' January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  

Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley & More Join Educational Theatre Foundati Photo Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley & More Join Educational Theatre Foundation THEATRE ALIVE! Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

The Educational Theatre Foundation will honor award-winning director, producer, and actor Kenny Leon with its second annual Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award on January 28 at 8:30 p.m. (EST).

VIDEO: Watch Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Featuring Laura Benanti, Alex Boniel Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway for Biden's IN OUR AMERICA Featuring Laura Benanti, Alex Boniello, James Harkness and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

Broadway for Biden's all-star virtual fundraiser In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation is now available to watch on the NowThis YouTube page and Broadway for Biden's Facebook through Wednesday, November 4. The concert originally streamed on Wednesday, October 21.

Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broad Photo Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broadway for Biden
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2020

Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin and Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, along with cast members from the beloved television series “The West Wing” and the Broadway company of Sorkin's adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird (directed by Sher), will host Broadway for Biden's election eve phone banking event on Monday, November 2 from 7:00-9:00pm EST.

Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's Photo Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's STORIES ABOUT THE OLD DAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

On 10/30 - 11/1, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Stories About the Old Days,' the acclaimed 1986 drama about hidden secrets, featuring co-stars Pauletta Washington and Michael Potts, associate producer Linda Herring and its original director LaTanya Richardson Jackson at the helm.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Jennifer Hudson performed Tomorrow from Annie as part of Broadway For Biden's In our America: A Concert For the Soul of the Nation earlier this week.

VIDEO: Watch 70+ Stars in IN OUR AMERICA: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation Photo VIDEO: Watch 70+ Stars in IN OUR AMERICA: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 21, 2020

Tonight at 8pm, Broadway for Biden will present In Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation. The virtual event will bring Broadway together to celebrate hope and benefit the Biden Victory Fund.

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