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Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GL Photo Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GLASS CEILING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The Billie Holiday Theatre has¬†announced the return of its¬†monologue showcase series - 50in50 ‚Äď with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling. For this year‚Äôs show, 50 original monologues were selected from women of African descent from across the globe and will be read by 50 women actors.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents WE RISE: MKE'S CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONT Photo Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents WE RISE: MKE'S CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Milwaukee Rep presents We Rise: MKE’s Celebration of Black History Month with four Facebook Live events every Monday night in February at 7pm CT. The celebration is in honor of the rich contributions that African American artists, administrators, audiences, and board members have made to the growth, strength and development of Milwaukee Rep.

The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents 50IN50: LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA Photo The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents 50IN50: LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2020

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre announced today cast details for a special edition of its breakout 50in50 monologue showcase series - 50in50: Love in the Time of Corona - with title inspiration from the classic novel Love in the Time of Cholera by Nobel prize winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez.

Billie Holiday Theatre to Present Virtual Edition of 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR SONS Photo Billie Holiday Theatre to Present Virtual Edition of 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR SONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

The AUDELCO and Obie-Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre will present a special virtual edition of its popular 50in50 monologue showcase series with the highly anticipated 50in50:Letters to Our Sons as part of its new #StayAtHome Reading Series, an innovative online play reading series.

The Billie Holiday Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month With 50IN50: LETTERS TO O Photo The Billie Holiday Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month With 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR SONS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2020

The Billie Holiday Theatre is proud to announce the cast and selected writers for the fourth monologue showcase of its popular series - 50in50: Letters to Our Sons.

BWW Review: 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS Raises The Roof in Brooklyn Photo BWW Review: 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS Raises The Roof in Brooklyn
by Melanie Votaw - Mar 18, 2019

On March 9 in Brooklyn and March 16 in Los Angeles, The Billie Holiday Theatre, in collaboration with Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop, presented its third annual monologue showcase, 50IN50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS, to honor Women's History Month.

BWW Review: 50 IN 50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS at Kumble Theater Photo BWW Review: 50 IN 50: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS at Kumble Theater
by Tracy Hopkins - Mar 18, 2019

The monologue showcase 50 in 50: Letters to Our Daughters features an all-star cast of familiar names and faces from stage and screen, including Tony award-winning Broadway star LaChanze, actress Pauletta Pearson Washington, original Hamilton cast member Jasmine Cephas Jones, and actress and comedienne Phyllis Yvonne Stickney who bring to life letters written by 50 women of color about their hopes, dreams, regrets and fears for their daughters.

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 Julie Musbach - 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.

50IN50: Women's Voices Initiative Curated By Playwright Dominique Morriseau Comes to  Photo 50IN50: Women's Voices Initiative Curated By Playwright Dominique Morriseau Comes to The Billie Holiday Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2018

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre brings back the groundbreaking 50in50: Women's Voices Initiative with the Obie Award-winning Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop with a reading March 17, 2018 at 7pm in The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. 

Bed-Stuy Restoration Launches Restoration Art & Unveils Newly Renovated Billie Holiday Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 18, 2017

Forged in the kiln of the civil rights movement and birthed in the midst of urban decay, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration), founded in 1967, celebrates its 50th anniversary in Central Brooklyn, home to the largest Black community in the United States. With a deepened and renewed commitment to supporting revolutionary art makers and protecting sustainable art spaces, Restoration launches the dynamic 21st century creative complex: RestorationArt.  

BEAUTY SHOP 25th Anniversary Performance Set for Wilshire Ebell Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Shelly Garrett Entertainment has announced a 25th Anniversary one night only performance of BEAUTY SHOP, written and directed by Shelly Garrett. BEAUTY SHOP will perform tonight, October 24 at 8pm. This very special 25th anniversary performance will be at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W. 8th St., Los Angeles.

New Heritage Theatre to Present A SEASON IN AN EVENING: A NIGHT TO REMEMBER, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

On Monday, October 27, 2014, New Heritage presents A Season in an Evening: A Night to Remember in celebration of the theater's 50 years. Actors, musicians, friends and supporters will be treated to an exciting glimpse of history with theatre and music performances by a stellar cast of New Heritage alums and invited guests.

BEAUTY SHOP 25th Anniversary Performance Set for Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 10/24
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 17, 2014

Shelly Garrett Entertainment has announced a 25th Anniversary one night only performance of BEAUTY SHOP, written and directed by Shelly Garrett. BEAUTY SHOP will perform on Friday, October 24 at 8pm. This very special 25th anniversary performance will be at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W. 8th St., Los Angeles.

Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 14, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary will culminate with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) on Sunday evening March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. Honorary Chairmen are Harry Belafonte and Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins. The celebration will kick off at 4pm, and feature performances from Daniel Beaty, Impact Repertory Theater (Academy Award Nominee, 'Raise It Up' from the film August Rush), Chuck Jackson, and Valerie Simpson.

Pauletta Pearson Washington & Roscoe Orman Lead Revival Reading of POWER PLAY, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Dynamic producing duo Executive Producer, Mr. Voza Rivers' New Heritage Theater and Ms. Debra Ann Byrd's Take Wing and Soar will team up to bring Pauletta Pearson Washington and Roscoe Orman to the New York stage for a revival production of Lorey Hayes' POWER PLAY, a story about politics, passion and the power of God.

Pauletta Pearson Washington and Roscoe Orman Lead Cast in Revival of Lorey Hayes’ POWER PLAY, Free Staged Reading, 10/18
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 16, 2012

Dynamic producing duo Executive Producer, Mr. Voza Rivers' New Heritage Theater and Ms. Debra Ann Byrd's Take Wing and Soar will team up to bring Pauletta Pearson Washington and Roscoe Orman to the New York stage for a revival production of Lorey Hayes' POWER PLAY, a story about politics, passion and the power of God.

Phyllis Yvonne Stickney Brings ARE YOU KIDDING ME to Dinosaur BBQ of Harlem Tonight, 8/25
by Kelsey Denette - Aug 24, 2012

Acclaimed film, television and stage actress Phyllis Yvonne Stickney hits Harlem with her popular one woman comedy show "Are You Kidding Me?" at Dinosaur BBQ, 700 W. 125th Street, tonight, August 25 with shows at 8 pm and 10 pm.

BET Networks Unveils New 2012 Programming Line-Up
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 13, 2012

During its annual Upfront presentation to the advertising community, BET Networks, the leading provider of content to black consumers globally, will reveal its new programming content including scripted programs and original movies for both BET and CENTRIC as well as new web series for BET.com.

NY Family Arts Festival Ends 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary, The Riverside Theatre is presenting its 12TH Annual New York Family Arts Festival, a festival of interactive multicultural weekend activities for families to enjoy from Friday, June 11 - Monday, June 28 at the Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights. All Festival events are free of charge to attend.

Riverside Theatre's Annual Family Festival To Feature Free Multicultural Events Throughout June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2010

Currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary, The Riverside Theatre is presenting its 12TH Annual New York Family Arts Festival, a festival of interactive multicultural weekend activities for families to enjoy from Friday, June 11 - Monday, June 28 at the Theatre, 91 Claremont Ave. (bet. 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights. All Festival events are free of charge to attend.

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