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Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
New Animated Musical Comedy STEPS in Development at Netflix Photo New Animated Musical Comedy STEPS in Development at Netflix
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2021

Steps deepens Poehler's relationship with Netflix. She made her directorial debut with Wine Country in 2019 and most recently directed Moxie which premiered on Netflix March 3rd.

BWW Review: Lupita Nyong'o and Juan Castano Are Bilingual Lovers in The Public's Radi Photo BWW Review: Lupita Nyong'o and Juan Castano Are Bilingual Lovers in The Public's Radio Drama ROMEO Y JULIETA
by Michael Dale - Mar 28, 2021

The visuals may be left to the listener's imagination in The Public Theater's new audio play, but what lands on the ear takes Joseph Papp's revolutionary concept a bit further.

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Plans for 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audi Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Plans for 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audio Plays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced the Festival’s return for summer 2021, including the inaugural StageFree Audio Play Series, featuring new commissions by playwrights Theresa Rebeck and Chisa Hutchinson, and live outdoor performances at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT throughout July and August. 

VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Practiced Kissing Over Zoom for Virtual ROMEO Y JULIETA Product Photo VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Practiced Kissing Over Zoom for Virtual ROMEO Y JULIETA Production
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2021

Lupita Nyong'o, who stars in a new radio play adaptation of 'Romeo Y Julieta,' tells Stephen how she and her co-star pulled off convincing kissing scenes despite never being in the same room.

The Public Theater's ROMEO Y JULIETA Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Juan Castano and More A Photo The Public Theater's ROMEO Y JULIETA Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Juan Castano and More Announces Premiere Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021

The Public Theater and WNYC Studios will debut the bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta on Thursday, March 18. Featuring Lupita Nyong’o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers, this world premiere production has been adapted by Saheem Ali and Ricardo Pérez González, based on the Spanish translation by Alfredo Michel Modenessi.

Kukua Announces Partnership With Academy Award-Winning Kenyan Actress and Author Lupi Photo Kukua Announces Partnership With Academy Award-Winning Kenyan Actress and Author Lupita Nyong'o for SUPER SEMA
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2021

A new YouTube Originals kids and family program, Super Sema is Africa’s first kid superhero animated series, which premieres on March 8, International Women’s Day. Nyong'o not only serves as an Executive Producer of Super Sema, but as a shareholder in Kukua.

Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festiva Photo Amanda Seyfried Wins Montecito Award at 36th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2021

Amanda Seyfried will receive the Montecito Award at the 36th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Seyfried will be honored on Friday, April 9th and will be recognized for her impressive career and performance in David Fincher’s MANK from Netflix, for which she recently received Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice nominations.

'Reimagining Tomorrow' Virtual Fundraising Event Benefits Goodman Goodwork Photo 'Reimagining Tomorrow' Virtual Fundraising Event Benefits Goodman Goodwork
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces a virtual fundraiser to support Goodman GoodWork—inclusive of the theater's nationally-recognized, award-winning Education and Engagement programming. “Reimagining Tomorrow” centers on the possibility, opportunity and change in the American Theater after a time when remote work, e-learning and social distance have challenged the fundamental human connection at the industry's core.

76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022 Photo 76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place when Broadway returns. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors.

The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More Photo The Public Theater Announces ROMEO Y JULIETA With Lupita Nyong'o and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

The Public Theater announced an array of free programming has been added to The Public's digital season. Though its physical stages remain dark, the additional virtual programming will include a bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta co-presented with WNYC Studios featuring Lupita Nyong'o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers.

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 TV News Desk - 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.

Hulu's Annual Huluween Experience is Back with a Spooky Outdoor Drive-in Event, New H Photo Hulu's Annual Huluween Experience is Back with a Spooky Outdoor Drive-in Event, New Hulu Originals and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Huluween is back and spookier than ever. Horror fans can celebrate the third year of Hulu's annual Halloween event with a full slate of nail-biting new Hulu Originals, a devilish drive-in movie theater event and an online Halloween immersive experience for fans to enjoy from home.

Lupita Nyong'o Shares Beautiful Tribute to Chadwick Boseman Photo Lupita Nyong'o Shares Beautiful Tribute to Chadwick Boseman
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Variety reports that Lupita Nyong'o has shared a tribute to her co-star Chadwick Boseman.

Watch a Clip From OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION Photo Watch a Clip From OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, “OWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton” airs today.

OWN Announces Black Fatherhood Special OWN SPOTLIGHT: THEY CALL ME DAD Photo OWN Announces Black Fatherhood Special OWN SPOTLIGHT: THEY CALL ME DAD
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Oprah Winfrey Network announced today “OWN Spotlight: They Call Me Dad,” a one-hour special that celebrates Black fatherhood, is set to premiere on Tuesday, September 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (immediately after OWN’s hit drama series “Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots”).

Oprah Winfrey Hosts OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION August 28th Photo Oprah Winfrey Hosts OWN SPOTLIGHT: CULTURE CONNECTION August 28th
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today “OWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton” to air Friday, August 28 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET/PT.

BLACK IS KING, de Beyoncé, llega a Disney + Photo BLACK IS KING, de Beyoncé, llega a Disney +
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jul 20, 2020

El próximo 31 de julio, dos semanas después del primer aniversario del estreno en cines del remake fotorealista de EL REY LE?"N, llega a Disney + la película BLACK IS KING, dirigida por Beyoncé y basada en la música del disco The lion King: The gift que la cantante publicó poco después del estreno del film.

BWW Review: Saheem Ali Reinvents Shakespeare In The Park With An Audio RICHARD II Tha Photo BWW Review: Saheem Ali Reinvents Shakespeare In The Park With An Audio RICHARD II That Stresses Color Consciousness
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2020

'What does it mean to have a Black man who is deemed unfit to rule and what does it mean to have a Black woman take his place?'

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 13- with Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, July 13- with Lupita Nyong'o, Phylicia Rashad & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

Today (July 13) in live streaming: Richard II continues, Audra McDonald sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Lupita Nyong'o Joins The Public Theater and WNYC's RICHARD II as the Narrator Photo Lupita Nyong'o Joins The Public Theater and WNYC's RICHARD II as the Narrator
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Lupita Nyong'o will join The Public Theater and WNYC's Richard II as the narrator. 

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