Rarely Revived 1974 Best Musical Tony Winner RAISIN Coming To Astoria Performing Arts Center
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2016

RAISIN, adapted from Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking drama A RAISIN IN THE SUN, has not been frequently produced since winning the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

The Blues Foundation Announces 37th Blues Music Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the nominations for its annual Blues Music Awards, which the international organization will present at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis (more...)

VIDEOS: Broadway's Road To THE WIZ; Five Early-70s Musicals About Black Urban Life
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015

THE WIZ was part of a growing trend of the 1970s when urban black stories and music were making their way to Broadway. (more...)

Woodie King to Tour 2015 Black History Month Play Series to Harlem, Queens and the Bronx, 2/8-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

Woodie King's National Black Touring Circuit's 2015 Black History Month Play Series will feature "Adam," the story of legendary Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, and a reading of Ossie Davis' seminal play "The People of Clarendon County" from February 8 - 22 in Harlem, Queens and the Bronx. It's produced in conjunction with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group. Tickets are $20. For more information call 212-353-1176. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the New Federal Theatre's 44th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary culminated with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) last night, March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

Dessa Rose, Birdie Blue, Merkerson and Moore Among AUDELCO Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2005

S. Epatha Merkeson, Billy Porter, Melba Moore, Norm Lewis, Dessa Rose and Birdie Blue were among the winners of the 33rd annual AUDELCO Awards (more...)

McDonald and Others Discuss Ruth on Character Studies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2005

Audra McDonald, Ruby Dee and others will share their insights on the character of Ruth in A Raisin in the Sun when they appear on PBS' Character Studies (more...)