VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for HOLIDAY RUSH VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for HOLIDAY RUSH
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for Holiday Rush, starring Romany Malco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Deon Cole, Amarr M. Wooten, La La Anthony, Andrea-Marie Alphonse, Selena-Marie Alphonse, Alysia Livingston, Deysha Nelson, Roscoe Orman, Malika Samuel, with Tamala Jones and Darlene Love. (more...)

SESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This November SESAME STREET Returns for Historic 50th Season This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Sesame Street got its start at the height of the civil rights movement and the war on poverty, in answer to a simple but powerful question: could television help prepare less advantaged children for school? In 1969, the show's founders tapped researchers, entertainers, and other visionaries to create a “street” like no other, where colorful monsters, humans, and even grouches lived side by side. Today, Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit organization behind the iconic show, which has grown to reach kids and families in more than 150 countries and 70 languages – is proud to announce the start of Sesame Street's landmark 50th season. (more...)

Photo Flash: All-Access Pass To The National Black Theatre Festival Gala With Andre De Shields Photo Flash: All-Access Pass To The National Black Theatre Festival Gala With Andre De Shields
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

2019 Tony winner Andre De Shields has been attending The National Black Theatre Festival® (NBTF) in Winston-Salem, N. C. since 1995. Dubbed the 'Black Theatre Holy Ground,' NBTF is the international outreach program of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company, founded by the late Larry Leon Hamlin in 1979. The Festival, also founded by Hamlin, has been held biennially since 1989. The NCBRC celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, while the NBTF celebrated its 30th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields 'Lifts Every Voice' At The National Black Theatre Festival Kick Off Photo Flash: Andre De Shields 'Lifts Every Voice' At The National Black Theatre Festival Kick Off
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019

2019 Tony Award winner André De Shields spent his day off from HADESTOWN at The National Black Theatre Festival® (NBTF) in Winston-Salem, NC. (more...)

Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere  Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere  Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run. (more...)

Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS At The Bridge Theater Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS At The Bridge Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run. (more...)

Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere  Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS Nixon Cesar Joins World Premiere  Of Paul Calderon's MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run. (more...)

Project Sunshine Celebrated Supporters, Volunteers, Patients and Families at Their 15th Annual Gala Project Sunshine Celebrated Supporters, Volunteers, Patients and Families at Their 15th Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Project Sunshine celebrated supporters, volunteers, patients and families at their 15th annual gala fundraiser last evening at Cipriani 42nd Street which raised over $1mm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: NATIVE SON Adaptation Gets Southern California Premiere at Antaeus Photo Flash: NATIVE SON Adaptation Gets Southern California Premiere at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Andi Chapman directs the Southern California premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's visceral, groundbreaking stage adaption of Richard Wright's racially charged novel, Native Son, for Antaeus Theatre Company. Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale beginning April 19, with performances continuing through June 3. Low-priced previews take place April 12-18. (more...)

NATIVE SON Adaptation Gets Southern California Premiere at Antaeus NATIVE SON Adaptation Gets Southern California Premiere at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Andi Chapman directs the Southern California premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's visceral, groundbreaking stage adaption of Richard Wright's racially charged novel, Native Son, for Antaeus Theatre Company. Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale beginning April 19, with performances continuing through June 3. Low-priced previews take place April 12-18. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)

Roscoe Orman Leads 'I Am Soul' Workshop of BLOOD Tonight at National Black Theatre Roscoe Orman Leads 'I Am Soul' Workshop of BLOOD Tonight at National Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre NBT welcomes Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street, The Night Of) in Nambi E. Kelley's play 'Blood,' the first I AM SOUL PLAYWRIGHTS RESIDENT workshop. The show is directed by Elizabeth Van Dyke. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/11/2017
by - Nov 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/11/2017. (more...)

Roscoe Orman to Lead 'I Am Soul' Workshop of BLOOD at National Black Theatre Roscoe Orman to Lead 'I Am Soul' Workshop of BLOOD at National Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre NBT announced today that Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street, The Night Of) will star in Nambi E. Kelley's play 'Blood,' the first I AM SOUL PLAYWRIGHTS RESIDENT workshop. The show will be directed by Elizabeth Van Dyke. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)

BWW Review: BUD, NOT BUDDY at The Kennedy Center
by Heather Nadolny - Jan 13, 2017

If you hear upbeat jazz wafting through the halls of The Kennedy Center this weekend, it may very well be their world premiere commission BUD, NOT BUDDY, a production that is part jazz concert, part radio play, and all quite good. (more...)

Justin Weaks, Frankie Faison, Charlayne Woodard, Roscoe Orman and More Sign on for BUD, NOT BUDDY at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full casting for the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist and composer Terence Blanchard. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIANO LESSON at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 24, 2016

When is a legacy worth preserving and when is it time to move forward with life? What cost can one pay to jump-start their future? These are some of the central questions tackled in August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, which is now playing at Hartford Stage. One of Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" plays (10 plays that shed light on African-American lives in each decade of the 20th century), THE PIANO LESSON - "a ghost story with traditional African-American songs" sits firmly in the 1930's, a time of struggle, change, and a time many African-Americans made the great migration north from the Jim Crow south, looking for a better life. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring. (more...)

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