Christian McBride Big Band Plays The Soraya April 26Christian McBride Big Band Plays The Soraya April 26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Steeped in old-school swing, Latin jazz, funk and Ray Charlesian soul-blues, bristling with hotshot soloists, the Christian McBride Big Band has redefined the sound of big band music for the 21st Century.  Now, iconic jazz bassist, composer and arranger, Christian McBride, brings to The Soraya stage his 17-piece nsemble for one-night only on Friday, April 26 at 8pm.  (more...)

LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Comes to Garry Marshall TheatreLADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Comes to Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Garry Marshall Theatre presents the Broadway play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson for 15 performances May 15 to June 2, 2019 (press opening is Friday, May 17).  The time is 1959, a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday's last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers - including "What a Moonlight Can Do," "Crazy He Calls Me," "Easy Living," "Strange Fruit," "Taint Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do," and "God Bless the Child" -- are interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music. (more...)

A SOULFUL MUSIC CELEBRATION Returns To Aaron Davis HallA SOULFUL MUSIC CELEBRATION Returns To Aaron Davis Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

A moving voyage through the sounds of the Black American experience returns to Aaron Davis Hall as City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents "A Soulful Music Celebration" on Saturday, April 6, at 3 p.m. The event, featuring Marvin Lowe and Friends and narrated by Obie-award winning actress Barbara Montgomery will take audiences on a journey through the music created by Africans and African-Americans in response to their trials and triumphs over the centuries. The soulful trek also seeks to inspire contemporary listeners to use their own voices to create change and help unite all people in these trying times. (more...)

Uma Thurman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and More Among Performers Set For 2019 Williamstown Theatre FestivalUma Thurman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and More Among Performers Set For 2019 Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its lineup for its 65th season. Among those set to perform are Uma Thurman in Ghosts, Jesse Tyler Ferguson in Grand Horizons, and more.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of SMART BLONDE written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. (more...)

PBS to Honor the Legacy of Black History MonthPBS to Honor the Legacy of Black History Month
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

PBS today announced special programming to commemorate Black History Month, as part of its commitment to celebrating the diversity of America year-round. (more...)

Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78. (more...)

Extraordinary Group Of Renowned Artists Gather In DC To Salute Honorees At THE 41st ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORSExtraordinary Group Of Renowned Artists Gather In DC To Salute Honorees At THE 41st ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Following are honoree, presenter, performer and production credits for THE 41st ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 26 on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATERNegro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones.  The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition.  Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.  Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon To Headline TDF's 50th Anniversary GalaBrandon Victor Dixon To Headline TDF's 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Hot off the heels of his triumphant performance as Judas in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Tony Award nominee BRANDON VICTOR DIXON will be the headliner at TDF's 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATERNegro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones. The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition. Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America. Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

Negro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATERNegro Ensemble Company Presents HERCULES DIDN'T WADE IN THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

From May 16 to 27, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. will present the world premiere production of 'Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water' by Michael A Jones.  The play is winner of the troupe's 2017 Emerging Playwrights Competition.  Called a 'drama with comedy,' it is a story of displacement of Black families and the forces that lead to it in modern America.  Performances are at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of FEEDING THE DRAGONPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of FEEDING THE DRAGON
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 4, 2018

It was one of the season's most exciting Off Broadway Opening Night's at The Cherry Lane Theatre last night as Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Hartford Stage presented writer and performer Sharon Washington in Feeding The Dragon. (more...)

TDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary GalaTDF Will Honor Tony Kushner At Its 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is celebrating 50 years of service to audiences and the performing arts community in 2018, has announced it will be honoring Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright TONY KUSHNER at its 50th Anniversary Gala on Monday, June 18 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). Mr. Kushner's masterwork, Angels in America, is currently receiving its first Broadway revival with the National Theatre production at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/19-4/15NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/19-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/19-4/15 (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/5-4/1NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/5-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/5-4/1 (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18 (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11 (more...)

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4 (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25 (more...)

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