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La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for 2021 POP Tour: PICK ME LAST Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for 2021 POP Tour: PICK ME LAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its 2021 Performance Outreach Program Tour production, Pick Me Last, by Idris Goodwin, directed by Jacole Kitchen, Playhouse Director of Arts Engagement and In-House Casting. This year’s POP Tour will be available in a virtual format.

ArtServe Presents 'Roots Of The Spirit: Soulful Expressions Of The African Diaspora'  Photo ArtServe Presents 'Roots Of The Spirit: Soulful Expressions Of The African Diaspora' Through Black History Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019

ArtServe, a non-profit that supports artists committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, is presenting a?oeRoots of the Spirit: Soulful Expressions of the African Diasporaa?? from Jan. 15 through Feb. 27, 2020, coinciding with Black History Month.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ELEKTRA By Sophocles Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ELEKTRA By Sophocles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Elektra by Sophocles, translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by Juliana Kleist-Mendez.

The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents MAN IN LOVE Photo The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents MAN IN LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Man In Love by Christina Anderson and directed by Stephen Buescher. Midwestern Metropolis during the Great Depression is severely segregated. If you're from 'The Spread' you are trying to survive another eviction notice, soup line, or night on the street. If you're from the segregated Black area called 'The Zoo' you are literally fighting for your life. The bodies of Black women are turning up dead all over the city. It's not even safe to stay inside. Christina Anderson's play Man in Love is about race, love, and terror, all living side by side.

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Williams Releases 'Prayer, Faith & Weight Loss: Abide In God, Ask & Believe'
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 16, 2017

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Williams, a Christian, mother, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Prayer, Faith & Weight Loss: Abide in God, Ask & Believe': a passionately crafted work that depicts the hurdles to a successful and sustainable diet. This book aims to enlighten the reader about the power of God and self-worth.

Brooklyn's FLICfest 16 to Feature 6 World Premieres
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 19, 2015

FLICfest, the first dance festival dedicated to presenting feature-length alternative works, will give 6 choreographers the opportunity to present work over two weekends‚ÄĒJanuary 21-23 and January 28-30, 2016. Produced by Irondale, located in the heart of Brooklyn Downtown Arts District, the first performance will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the second will follow at 9:00 p.m. on all six nights. A single ticket guarantees audience members entry to both shows and the late-night cabaret that takes place in the theatre's balcony lounge, following the performances. Audiences will have two opportunities over the festival to capture the works of FLICfest's 2016 choreographers Angel Chinn/Nona Lee Dance Company, Donofrio Dance Company, Taylor Drury, Beck Heiberg, Joya Powell and Movement of the People, and Hattie Mae Williams/Tattooed Ballerinas.

New Play AN OTHELLO THING to Open in January at The Tank
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 19, 2015

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Rania Jumaily, Artistic Directors), a non-profit arts presenter located in the heart of midtown, will present AN OTHELLO THING, an experimental play that involves abstract language, non-linear storytelling, and an awareness by the performers of their performance. In this play, written by Sean Edward Lewis, a man (Lewis) and a woman (Claire Campbell) carry out violent Othello Experiments in their domestic domain.

Acting School Scholarship Opportunity
by Contests - Broadway - Nov 10, 2014

BWW Reviews: Luminous Cicely Tyson Makes TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Don Grigware - Oct 3, 2014

In his timeless and invigorating script The Trip to Bountiful Horton Foote engages our attention with his keen appraisal that 'The world can't be bought'. Believing the best things in life are free - well, almost..., elderly Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson), in her Tony-winning role, proves just how healing a return to one's roots, however brief, may be. This Broadway revival directed by Michael Wilson also stars Vanessa Williams from the original New York production and Blair Underwood replacing Cuba Gooding Jr. It's a stellar cast, achieving a truly beautiful representation of Foote's infreqeuntly seen work.

BWW Profile: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Adaptation Nominated for 2014 Emmy Award
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 25, 2014

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL adaptation scored a number of 2014 Emmy nominations, including 'Best TV Movie,' and Cicely Tyson for her role. In honor of its nods, BWW is taking a look back at the production!

Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 7, 2014

Ms Tyson spoke exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter about her award-winning role, which she shared was one she always wanted to take on.

VIDEO: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, with Cicely Tyson, Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere tonight, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out the latest trailer for the film below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out a just-released trailer for the film below!

STAGE TUBE: First Lady Michelle Obama Introduces THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Screening
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama just hosted a White House screening of Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, as part of Black History Month.The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. The Trip to Bountiful premieres Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. Click below to check out the First Lady's opening remarks!

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, Airs Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play.

Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 20, 2014

The event, taking place in the Eisenhower Office Building's South Court Auditorium, will feature remarks from Obama, and will be livestreamed at http://www.whitehouse.gov//live.

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 6, 2014

Lifetime will celebrate Black HISTORY Month in February with The Trip to Bountiful, featuring two-time Emmy winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, and SAG and Tony winner Cicely Tyson (The Help), Emmy and Grammy nominee Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty), Golden Globe nominee and Grammy winner Blair Underwood (In Treatment) and SAG nominee Keke Palmer (CrazySexyCool).

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street.

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street.

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by Molly Hagan - Sep 20, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street.

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