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15th National Black Writers Conference Goes Virtual Photo 15th National Black Writers Conference Goes Virtual
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

The Center for Black Literature is holding the 15th National Black Writers Conference, November 11 - 14, 2020. The conference is dedicated to screenwriters and playwrights.

Photo Flash: Over 100 Black Cultural Leaders And Artists Celebrate Iconic Photo with  Photo Photo Flash: Over 100 Black Cultural Leaders And Artists Celebrate Iconic Photo with "A Great Day in New York"
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

On August 12, 1958, in the midst of this nation’s burgeoning civil rights movement, a legendary group of jazz artists gathered in Harlem to be forever captured in the iconic photo, “A Great Day in Harlem.”

Cast Recordings For BROADBEND, ARKANSAS; THE PERFECT FIT; and GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE  Photo Cast Recordings For BROADBEND, ARKANSAS; THE PERFECT FIT; and GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Three new releases now available on digital platforms today via Broadway Records, Broadbend, Arkansas (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording), The Perfect Fit a?" The Musical (The Remote Album), and the re-release of Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (Original Cast Recording). You can buy or stream all three where digital musical is sold.

Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Streaming Begins July 20 Photo Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Streaming Begins July 20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Transport Group has announced that the filmed performance of its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas will be available for video streaming beginning Monday, July 20 for four weeks. An original cast recording will be released by Broadway Records later this month.

THE THEATERMAKERS ��" A BLACK THEATER PREVIEW: WINTER/SPRING EDITION Will Take Place  Photo THE THEATERMAKERS ��" A BLACK THEATER PREVIEW: WINTER/SPRING EDITION Will Take Place at Kumble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Today, AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) President Jackie Jeffries, SeasonWalk Productions CEO Denise Gray, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, LIU Brooklyn Campus (Rodney Hurley, Managing Director) announced THE THEATERMAKERS - A Black Theater Preview: Winter/Spring Edition.

Photo Flash: HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Receives 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Ac Photo Photo Flash: HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Receives 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Emmy and 2019 Tony Award-winning actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, playwright and educator André De Shields received the 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ron Simons To Host THE THEATERMAKERS- A Black Theater Preview Fall Edition At The Sch Photo Ron Simons To Host THE THEATERMAKERS- A Black Theater Preview Fall Edition At The Schomburg Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Today, AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) President Jackie Jeffries , Project1Voice Founder and CEO Erich McMillan-McCall , Marcia Pendelton , President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center) announced THE THEATERMAKERS - A Black Theater Preview: Fall Edition.

NYC Black Theater Network Presents BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS? Photo NYC Black Theater Network Presents BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Today, influencer and talent manager ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center) announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Winter Preview: Broadway and Off-Broadway Edition. The event is scheduled at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd) on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Four-time Tony Award-winning producer Ron Simons of SimonSays Entertainment (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Porgy & Bess, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Jitney) will host the program whose purpose is to bring attention to the unprecedented number of plays by black playwrights being produced on Broadway and Off-Broadway this season.

Black Theater Fall Preview BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS? Comes to the V Photo Black Theater Fall Preview BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS? Comes to the Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Today, influencer and talent manager ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the award-winning Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, Artistic Directors; Suzanne Appel, Managing Director) announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Fall Preview: Off Broadway Edition. The event is scheduled at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th Street) on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Four-time Tony Award-winning producer Ron Simons of SimonSays Entertainment (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Porgy & Bess, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Jitney) will host the program whose purpose is to bring attention to the unprecedented number of plays by black playwrights being produced Off-Broadway this season.

NYC Black Theater Network, Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, Vineyard  Photo NYC Black Theater Network, Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, Vineyard Theatre Present BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Today ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the award-winning Vineyard Theatre announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Fall Preview: Off Broadway Edition.

MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Begins Performances Tomorrow Photo MTC's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Performances begin tomorrow - Tuesday, June 5 - for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love, directed by Saheem Ali. 

Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebra Photo Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

 On Saturday, May 5th 2018, Take Wing And Soar Productions (TWASInc), an award winning, Harlem-based, professional Theater Arts Corporation held its Fifteenth Anniversary Gala Celebration, the TAKE WING AND SOAR SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS, at Columbia University's Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium.  The elegant afternoon featured esteemed hosts, talented classical actor/singers and the Volunteer Divas who were joined by approximately 120 business leaders, artists, patrons, volunteers, friends and alumni.

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields and More Celebrate 15 Years of Marcia Pendelton's Walk Tall Girl Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Marcia Pendelton, founder and president of Walk Tall Girl Productions, celebrated the 15th anniversary of her company on Monday, September 28, 2015. Pendelton and her friends from the performing arts, fashion and media joined forces to celebrate her company's work to bring diverse audiences to the arts, on Broadway and beyond. A TASTE OF MY WORLD: An Anniversary Celebration in Two Acts took place in the Herbert Cave Auditorium of the Harlem Hospital Center in Harlem, New York. Scroll down for photos from the event!

Walk Tall Girl Productions to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with 'A TASTE OF MY WORLD', 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Marcia Pendelton, founder and president of Walk Tall Girl Productions has announced the 15th anniversary celebration of her company. On Monday, September 28, 2015, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Pendelton and her friends from the performing arts, fashion and media will join forces to celebrate her company's work to bring diverse audiences to the arts, on Broadway and beyond. 

The REP & Theatre UCF to Co-Present FOUR LITTLE GIRLS: BIRMINGHAM 1963, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) is proud to announce a partnership with Theatre UCF to co-present Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963 by Christina Ham, as part of a national staged reading commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Bombing. This reading is September 15th, 2013 at 6pm in Studio 1 of the UCF Performing Arts Center. It is FREEand open to the public (UCF Parking Policies apply).

The Ensemble Theatre Is One of 30 African American Theaters to Stage A SOLDIER'S PLAY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The Ensemble Theatre is one of 30 African American theatres to participate in a national benefit staged play reading of A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, tonight, June 17, 2013, 6:30PM at 3535 Main Street, Houston, TX.

The Ensemble Theatre Will Be One of 30 African American Theaters to Stage A SOLDIER'S PLAY, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

The Ensemble Theatre is one of 30 African American theatres to participate in a national benefit staged play reading of A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30PM at 3535 Main Street, Houston, TX.

Photo Flash: Daniel Beaty's TEARING DOWN THE WALLS - Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Writer, director, and co-composer Daniel Beaty, Grammy Award-winning co-composers Jamal Joseph and Charles Mack, and the cast of Tearing Down The Walls (Dietrice Bolden, Kelechi Ezie, Rumando Kelley, Jevon McFerrin, Adrienne C. Moore, and Umi Shakti) were joined by celebrity guests including Ruby Dee and Damon Dash on the show's opening night, May 12.

Riverside Theatre Presents Updated EMERGENCE-SEE, 8/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

The Riverside Theatre, Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre and Walk Tall Girl Productions will present Obie Award-winner Daniel Beaty in EMERGENCY, an updated version of his critically acclaimed solo play EMERGENCE-SEE! Once again directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, EMERGENCY will have a limited engagement of only four performances, Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 7 at 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, August 8 at 3:00 p.m. at The Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Avenue. Tickets for all performances are $20 and can be purchased online at www.theriversidetheatre.org, by phone at 212.870.6784 or in person at the Theater box office (Thursday-Saturday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 4:00 p.m.).

Riverside Theatre Presents Updated EMERGENCE-SEE, 8/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

The Riverside Theatre, Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre and Walk Tall Girl Productions will present Obie Award-winner Daniel Beaty in EMERGENCY, an updated version of his critically acclaimed solo play EMERGENCE-SEE! Once again directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, EMERGENCY will have a limited engagement of only four performances, Thursday, August 5 - Saturday, August 7 at 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, August 8 at 3:00 p.m. at The Riverside Theatre, 91 Claremont Avenue. Tickets for all performances are $20 and can be purchased online at www.theriversidetheatre.org, by phone at 212.870.6784 or in person at the Theater box office (Thursday-Saturday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 4:00 p.m.).

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