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Bio:
Born and raised in New York, his acting career began when he was selected for the leading role in director Spike Lee’s Clockers. He was most recently seen in the Starz original series “Torchwood: Miracle Day” as CIA agent Rex Matheson. Phifer is most recognizable for his role as Dr. Gregory ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Born and raised in New York, his acting career began when he was selected for the leading role in director Spike Lee’s Clockers. He was most recently seen in the Starz original series “Torchwood: Miracle Day” as CIA agent Rex Matheson. Phifer is most recognizable for his role as Dr. Gregory ... (read complete bio)
Veteran Casting Director Robi Reed Returns to The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Photo Veteran Casting Director Robi Reed Returns to The Richard Lawson Studios Master Class Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

The Richard Lawson Studios will continue its Self-Tape Master Class Series with Emmy Award winning Casting Director Robi Reed. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.

Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Daniel J. Watts & More Will Star in STICK FLY Reading  Photo Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Daniel J. Watts & More Will Star in STICK FLY Reading on Plays in the House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

On Saturday, August 1, Stars in the House's Plays In The House series will take on STICK FLY, by Lydia R. Diamond. The reading will star Jelani Alladin, Laura Benanti, Crystal Monee Hall, Keith Randolph Smith, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart, Daniel J. Watts and Renika Williams.

Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011! Photo Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opened on Broadway. The play, which featured music by Alicia Keys, played for 93 performances at the Cort Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD Photo VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Apple TV+ is excited to share a 'FIRST-LOOK' clip of its upcoming limited drama series, 'Truth Be Told,' featuring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul. Premiering December 6, 'Truth Be Told' is an eight-episode limited series starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul and Emmy-nominated Lizzy Caplan. Spencer plays Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race. View the official trailer HERE

Tracie Thoms To Appear On ON THE ROCKS WITH ALEXANDER Radio Show Photo Tracie Thoms To Appear On ON THE ROCKS WITH ALEXANDER Radio Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Broadway's Falsettos and RENT's Tracie Thoms will appear on iHeartRadio/United Broadcasting Network's On the Rocks with Alexander radio show, Tuesday January 8th at 7pmPST/10pmEST for an in-depth chat about her career in stage, TV and film. 

Smith Global Sets Release Date for Star-Studded Social Injustice Film CANAL STREET Photo Smith Global Sets Release Date for Star-Studded Social Injustice Film CANAL STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Smith Global Media announced today they have acquired the Worldwide rights to CANAL STREET, which screened to rave reviews at this year's American Black Film Festival (ABFF) among others. The film will open on January 18th, 2019, over Martin Luther King weekend, with a limited release playing in screens throughout the country.

Smith Global Media Acquires CANAL STREET Photo Smith Global Media Acquires CANAL STREET
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Smith Global Media announced today they have acquired the Worldwide rights to Canal Street, which screened to rave reviews at this year's American Black Film Festival (ABFF) among others. The film will open on January 18th, 2019, over Martin Luther King weekend.

Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones & More Round Out Cast Of ARE YOU SLEEPING? Photo Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones & More Round Out Cast Of ARE YOU SLEEPING?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones & More Round Out Cast Of ARE YOU SLEEPING?

The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced Photo The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) continues its 22-year legacy of providing a platform for diverse storytelling and emerging filmmakers, by announcing the 2018 official selections in all screening categories. The festival returns to Miami Beach, FL from June 13-17. 

Book-It to Face Fear with Love in THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO Photo Book-It to Face Fear with Love in THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Starting next month, Book-It Repertory Theatre is hosting Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York to present a stage adaptation of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Junot Diaz was adapted and directed for the stage byElise Thoron and will be performed by Elvis Nolasco ("American Crime", "She's Gotta Have It"). This collaboration across the coasts is the first time Book-It has hosted another company in its 28-year history.

AMERICAN CRIME Actor Takes Stage for Adaptation of Junot Díaz Novel Photo AMERICAN CRIME Actor Takes Stage for Adaptation of Junot Díaz Novel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Repertory Theatre is hosting Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York to present a stage adaptation of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This Pulitzer Prize-winning 2008 novel written by Junot D az was adapted and directed for the stage by Elise Thoron and will be performed by Elvis Nolasco from the Emmy-winning ABC show American Crime. This collaboration across the coasts is the first time Book-It has hosted another company in its 28-year history.

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 1/1-1/28 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 1/1-1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Check out what is coming up this month on NBC!

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Today, December 30, 2017 Photo Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Today, December 30, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC today, December 30, 2017!

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Saturday, December 30, 2017 Photo Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Saturday, December 30, 2017
by - Dec 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Saturday, December 30, 2017!

BWW Review: A LESSON BEFORE DYING at The Encore Theatre
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Feb 24, 2017

A LESSON BEFORE DYING by Romulus Linney is based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines. I remember reading the book, and I was familiar with the screen adaptation starring Don Cheadle and Mekhi Phifer, but the stage play I didn't know. So, the Encore Theatre's production, directed by Harold J. Haynes, was something I was looking forward to.

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Today, February 8, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC today, February 8, 2017!

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY2/3 - 2/10 on NBC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY2/3 - 2/10, airing on NBC

Scoop: FREQUENCY Season Finale on THE CW - Today, January 25, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY Season Finale, airing on THE CW today, January 25, 2017!

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Wednesday, February 8, 2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Wednesday, February 8, 2017!

Scoop: FREQUENCY Season Finale on THE CW - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
by - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on FREQUENCY Season Finale, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, January 25, 2017!

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