BWW Review: CROWNS at New Haven's Long Wharf TheatreBWW Review: CROWNS at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Apr 30, 2018

Does anyone still wear a hat? sang Elaine Stritch in Company. The answer is a definite yes in Regina Taylor's Crowns, the final production of Long Wharf Theatre's 2017-2018 regular season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mccarter Presents The 15th Anniversary Production Of Regina Taylor's CROWNSPhoto Flash: Mccarter Presents The 15th Anniversary Production Of Regina Taylor's CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018

Fifteen years after its world premiere at McCarter Theatre Center, Crowns is returning. When Yolanda's brother is killed on the streets of Chicago, the shaken teenager is sent to live with her grandmother in South Carolina, where she embarks on a journey toward discovering her place in the world, and in her family. Produced in association with Long Wharf Theatre, Crowns runs March 13 - April 1 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre. (more...)

Hip Hop And Gospel Unite As McCarter Presents Regina Taylor's CROWNSHip Hop And Gospel Unite As McCarter Presents Regina Taylor's CROWNS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Fifteen years after its world premiere at McCarter Theatre Center, Crowns is returning. When Yolanda's brother is killed on the streets of Chicago, the shaken teenager is sent to live with her grandmother in South Carolina, where she embarks on a journey toward discovering her place in the world, and in her family. Produced in association with Long Wharf Theatre, Crowns runs March 13 - April 1 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre. (more...)

1st Annual Musical Soul Food Festival Launches This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

?While thousands of people are planning to hit the Essence Festival in New Orleans next week or the Hampton Jazz Festival this week, thousands of gospel music lovers are planning to converge on the Hampton Roads (the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg) area of the state of Virginia for the first annual Musical Soul Food Festival that features a who's who of today's top gospel music acts. (more...)

Gospel Artists Raise Voices in National Singing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition, presented in conjunction with television network UP, returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness particularly in the African-American community through the power of music. (more...)

Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival Kicks Off Today, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Celebrate Brooklyn! previously announced its lineup for this year, which begins today, June 5 with a free concert by reggae icon Jimmy Cliff. (more...)

Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival Announces Line-Up Beginning June 5 - 32 Shows Including SLOW FADE TO BLACK
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

Celebrate Brooklyn! today announced its lineup for this year, which begins June 5 with a free concert by reggae icon Jimmy Cliff. (more...)

BET Networks Unveils New Market Research and Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

During its annual Upfront presentation to the advertising community, BET Networks will reveal its new consumer research, new programming strategy including scripted programs and original movies, and the reinvigorated direction for the company at New York City's Nokia Theatre. Touting the Network's unique understanding of black consumers through its 'African Americans Revealed' study, BET will reinforce its position as the world's #1 provider of black content with unprecedented reach to all types of African American consumers across all demographics and genres. (more...)