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Bio:
Regional theatre: Race at St. Louis Rep, Knock Me a Kiss at New Federal Theatre, Space and Intimate Apparel at Steppenwolf Theatre, Blues for an Alabama Sky and The Ballad of Emmett Till at Goodman Theatre, Trust and Fedra: The Queen of Haiti at Looking Glass Theatre and Elmina’s Kitchen at Congo ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Regional theatre: Race at St. Louis Rep, Knock Me a Kiss at New Federal Theatre, Space and Intimate Apparel at Steppenwolf Theatre, Blues for an Alabama Sky and The Ballad of Emmett Till at Goodman Theatre, Trust and Fedra: The Queen of Haiti at Looking Glass Theatre and Elmina’s Kitchen at Congo ... (read complete bio)
Lifetime Announces Movie and Documentary Events for Winter 2021 Photo Lifetime Announces Movie and Documentary Events for Winter 2021
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2020

Lifetime unveils airdates for two all-new authorized biopics and three new documentaries centered on some of the most iconic women in pop culture history.

38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announced - MOBY-DICK, Billy Porter's TH Photo 38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announced - MOBY-DICK, Billy Porter's THE PURISTS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards.

BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston Photo BWW Review: THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company In Boston
by Jan Nargi - Sep 19, 2019

There's more gray than black and white in the scintillating new play THE PURISTS written by Dan McCabe and directed by Billy Porter. Receiving its rollicking world premiere at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, this rap versus Broadway battle for musical purity between an ex-rapper, a hip-hop DJ and a showtunes aficionado finds common ground among this disparate group of stoop dwellers and thus throws staunchly held beliefs about music, self, and others into serious question.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE PURISTS at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Performances of The Purists at Huntington Theatre Company recently began. The Billy Porter directed production has released a first look at the show!

Photo Flash: Meet Billy Porter and the Company of THE PURISTS Photo Photo Flash: Meet Billy Porter and the Company of THE PURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

The Purists directed by Billy Porter begins performances at the Huntington Theatre Company soon, so here's a glimpse at the creative process!

Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends THE PURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of The Purists. Due to high ticket demand, this new play about people with opposing viewpoints who choose to get along will now run at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 30 a?" October 6.

J. Bernard Calloway, Morocco Omari, and John Scurti to Lead Billy Porter Directed THE Photo J. Bernard Calloway, Morocco Omari, and John Scurti to Lead Billy Porter Directed THE PURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of The Purists.

PBS to Air Live From Lincoln Center's Presentation of PIPELINE on February 8 Photo PBS to Air Live From Lincoln Center's Presentation of PIPELINE on February 8
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

In honor of Black History month, the Live from Lincoln Center presentation of PIPELINE will air Friday, February 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS*. Produced in partnership with BroadwayHD, PIPELINE depicts a mother's hopes for her son and their clash with an educational system rigged against him. The powerful work was originally staged at Lincoln Center Theater in 2017 to wide critical acclaim, and was hailed as "potent and intensely acted" by the New York Times, and confirmed Dominique Morisseau's "reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence". 

BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE; Now Available on Broa Photo BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE; Now Available on BroadwayHD!
by Naomi Serviss - Oct 10, 2018

A teacher struggles against the chaos of a tough inner city public school and the system that threatens her son.

Photo Flash: PIPELINE Celebrates Theatrical Release at NYC Screening! Photo Photo Flash: PIPELINE Celebrates Theatrical Release at NYC Screening!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Tickets are now available for the debut cinema run of PIPELINE, coming to movie theaters nationwide October 3, 5, and 7. The LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTERpresentation-produced in partnership with BroadwayHD-depicts a mother's hopes for her son and their clash with an educational system rigged against him. The powerful work was originally staged at Lincoln Center Theater in 2017 to wide critical acclaim. Hailed as 'potent and intensely acted' and confirming Dominique Morisseau's 'reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence' (New York Times), the film will be available in cities across the U.S. including New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Distributed by Screenvision Media, a full list of theaters and ticketing information is available at PipelineInCinema.com.

Tickets On Sale For Live From Lincoln Center's Presentation of Dominique Morisseau's  Photo Tickets On Sale For Live From Lincoln Center's Presentation of Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the debut cinema run of PIPELINE, coming to movie theaters nationwide October 3, 5, and 7. The Live From Lincoln Center presentation—produced in partnership with BroadwayHD—depicts a mother's hopes for her son and their clash with an educational system rigged against him. The powerful work was originally staged at Lincoln Center Theater in 2017 to wide critical acclaim. Hailed as “potent and intensely acted” and confirming Dominique Morisseau's “reputation as a playwright of piercing eloquence” (New York Times), the film will be available in cities across the U.S. including New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Distributed by Screenvision Media, a full list of theaters and ticketing information is available at PipelineInCinema.com.

Rattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays Festival Photo Rattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) and ROSALIND PRODUCTIONS INC. (Abigail Rose Solomon, Executive Producer) are proud to announce casting for their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL, which begins tonight, May 7, 2018 and will run through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

Musa Jackson and Famed Actor Morocco Omari Opens the First Kwanzaa Film Festival in H Photo Musa Jackson and Famed Actor Morocco Omari Opens the First Kwanzaa Film Festival in Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The first ever Kwanzaa Film Festival founded by Ina Norris (In A Woman Productions) begin with a red carpet breakfast on Saturday (December 30, 2017) in Harlem, New York. The opening welcome was given by the talented Model, producer, writer, Harlem Ambassador Musa Jackson encouraging the audience to embrace Harlem's Legacy and culture.

VIDEO: Watch World Premiere of EMPIRE/STAR 'You're So Beautiful' Music Video Photo VIDEO: Watch World Premiere of EMPIRE/STAR 'You're So Beautiful' Music Video
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Below, watch the world premiere of the all-new EMPIRE/STAR music video 'You're So Beautiful', plus an exclusive sneak peek at the new season of EMPIRE.

BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 17, 2017

A teacher struggles against the chaos of a tough inner city public school and the system that threatens her son.

Review Roundup: PIPELINE at Lincoln Center Theater
by Review Roundups - Jul 11, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opened just last night, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).

BWW Review: Dominique Morisseau Attacks The School-To-Prison System in PIPELINE
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2017

In December of 2015, shortly before her excellent drama SKELETON CREW opened Off-Broadway, playwright Dominique Morisseau essayed an article for American Theatre titled 'Why I Almost Slapped a Fellow Theatre Patron, and What That Says About Our Theatres.'

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 11, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opened just last night, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE, Opening Tonight at LCT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opens tonight, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Watch highlights from the production below!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/8/2017
by - Jul 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/8/2017.

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