Date of Death: February 19, 2013
Photo Flash: 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'
by BWW - Feb 29, 2008

The all African-American production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof directed by multiple Emmy winner and two-time Tony nominee Debbie Allen will open on Thursday March 6, 2008. (more...)

Cast of 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' on 'Today Show' 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2008

Al Roker of 'The Today Show' will sit down with the four lead cast members and director Debbie Allen on Friday, February 29 at 9:15AM to talk about the highly anticipated revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof which is set to open Thursday, March 6. (more...)

'Cat' Extends with Boris Kodjoe as Brick During Howard's Leave
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2008

The new revival of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Debbie Allen, will get a new 'Brick' when Boris Kodjoe joins the cast on April 15, 2008. Kodjoe will take over this pivotal role for an exclusive six week engagement while Terrence Howard leaves the production for a prior contractual engagement. (more...)

Signature Theatre Company Nominated for 16 AUDELCO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2007

The Signature Theatre Company 2006-2007 season productions of August Wilson's Two Trains Running and King Hedley II have been nominated for 16 AUDELCO Awards, which recognize excellence in black theatre. The winners will be announced on November 19 at a ceremony held at Aaron Davis Hall. (more...)

King Hedley II: The Tragedie of...
by Michael Dale - Mar 18, 2007

The final production in the Signature Theatre Company's outstanding August Wilson season is the 1980's entry of the author's cycle of ten plays depicting a decade-by-decade account of black experiences in the 20th Century. (more...)

King Hedley Extends at Signature Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2007

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Kathryn M. Lipuma, Executive Director) announced today that it would extend August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II one additional week since the originally scheduled run has been sold-out for weeks. (more...)

King Hedley II Sells Out Entire Run at Signature
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2007

Signature Theatre Company's upcoming production of King Hedley II is sold out. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Casting for King Hedley II
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2007

Casting has been announced for Signature Theatre Company's upcoming production of August Wilson's King Hedley II. (more...)

Bayardelle, White, Marshall Join The Color Purple, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2006

On November 5th, LaChanze will bid farewell to The Color Purple, the musical in which she gives a Tony Award-winning performance as Celie (more...)

Oprah Becomes An Investor And Producer Of Broadway's The Color Purple
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2005

When the curtain rises this season on The Color Purple, theatergoers will see Oprah Winfrey's name above the title as producer. (more...)

Color Purple Casting Announced, with LaChanze to Star
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2005

LaChanze has been announced as the star of the upcoming musical The Color Purple, which will begin previews at the Broadway Theatre on November 1st (more...)

  1  2