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Spike Lee to Direct FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW FilmSpike Lee to Direct FREDERICK DOUGLASS NOW Film
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Variety reports Spike Lee will “Frederick Douglass Now,” his third movie adaptation of a one-man stage show by Roger Guenveur Smith, after “A Huey P. Newton Story” and “Rodney King.” (more...)

Mandy Patinkin to Appear in Concert in Palo AltoMandy Patinkin to Appear in Concert in Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Oshman Family JCC presents Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018. This spectacular event will offer the rare chance to experience the internationally acclaimed Broadway legend in an intimate concert setting. (more...)

Roger Guenveur Smith's THE HENDRIX PROJECT Set for The Public's Under the Radar FestivalRoger Guenveur Smith's THE HENDRIX PROJECT Set for The Public's Under the Radar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

BRIC teams up with the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival and CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) to present the New York premiere of Roger Guenveur Smith and CNP's The Hendrix Project, January 11-14, 2018, at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Downtown Brooklyn), as part of the Public Theater's 2018 Under the Radar Festival. (more...)

Roger Guenveur Smith's THE HENDRIX PROJECT Set for The Public's Under the Radar FestivalRoger Guenveur Smith's THE HENDRIX PROJECT Set for The Public's Under the Radar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

BRIC teams up with the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival and CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) to present the New York premiere of Roger Guenveur Smith and CNP's The Hendrix Project, January 11-14, 2018, at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Downtown Brooklyn), as part of the Public Theater's 2018 Under the Radar Festival. (more...)

L.A. Premiere of THE MOUNTAINTOP Begins in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The Matrix Theatre Company honors Black History Month with the Los Angeles premiere of The Mountaintop, directed by Obie Award-winner Roger Guenveur Smith and starring Larry Bates and Danielle Mone Truitt. Recipient of London's 2010 Olivier Award, Katori Hall's gripping and often humorous re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. takes on new meaning with the advent of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Mountaintop opens at the Matrix Theatre on February 6, with previews beginning January 28. (Scroll all the way down to view links to high resolution photos.) (more...)

The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Second Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, December 12 - 14, 2014. (more...)

Roger Guenveur Smith's RODNEY KING Set for BRIC House, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Following its New York premiere at the 2013 Under The Radar festival and an international tour, BRIC will present Rodney King, Roger Guenveur Smith's solo performance on the legacy of Rodney King. The critically acclaimed production was listed in The New York Times as a Critics' Pick and described as "sinuous, complicated, [and] deeply moving." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Explosive Solo Performance Piece, RODNEY KING, Plays Woolly Mammoth
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 10, 2014

This one doesn't shy away from the hard questions... (more...)

The Public Theater's JUAN AND JOHN Begins Previews 12/1, $10 Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, December 1 for the world premiere of JUAN AND JOHN, written, directed and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith and featuring sound and video design by Marc Anthony Thompson. (more...)

The Public Theater's JUAN AND JOHN Begins Previews 12/1, $10 Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, December 1 for the world premiere of JUAN AND JOHN, written, directed and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith and featuring sound and video design by Marc Anthony Thompson. (more...)