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Keenan Scott II, THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Playwright, Selected as TED2021 Fellow Photo Keenan Scott II, THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Playwright, Selected as TED2021 Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021

Playwright Keenan Scott II, whose new play Thoughts of a Colored Man will have its Broadway premiere at the Golden Theatre in the upcoming season, has been selected as a TED2021 Fellow, joining a class of 20 remarkable individuals who are collaborating across disciplines to spark positive change around the world. 

Political And Media Figures Zoom Together To Celebrate A Buzzy New Political Play At  Photo Political And Media Figures Zoom Together To Celebrate A Buzzy New Political Play At Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021

Actress Joy Bryant, Broadway journo Imogen Lloyd Webber, Broadway press legend Irene Gandy, CBS News commentator Jamal Simmons, and Michel Martin of NPR and PBS fame, joined journalist turned playwright, Keli Goff and others for a virtual opening night screening and zoom toast to celebrate the launch of Goff's play, The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls at Baltimore Center Stage (BCS) where it will be streamed through April 18th.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces All Black Women Cast And Artistic Team For THE GLORI Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces All Black Women Cast And Artistic Team For THE GLORIOUS WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the cast and artistic team for the world premiere of The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls, the first offering of the Mainstage Series. The play will be delivered solely virtually.  

Photo Flash: The THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Marquee Goes Up at the Golden Theatre Photo Photo Flash: The THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Marquee Goes Up at the Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021

Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II will play Broadway’s Golden Theatre. Signaling a genuine moment of optimism about the future return of theater to New York City, this morning, the marquee for Thoughts of a Colored Man was installed at the Golden Theatre making it the first new show to take up residence at a Broadway theater since the pandemic forced all plays and musicals to stop performances on March 12, 2020.

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Confirmed for Broadway Run at the Golden Theatre Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Confirmed for Broadway Run at the Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021

Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, will play Broadway's Golden Theatre

 Baltimore Center Stage Announces All Black Women Cast and Artistic Team for THE GLOR Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces All Black Women Cast and Artistic Team for THE GLORIOUS WORLDOF CROWNS, KINKS AND CURLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the cast and artistic team for the world premiere of The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls, the first offering of the Mainstage Series. The play will be delivered solely virtually.  

VIDEO: Keenan Scott II and Brian Moreland Discuss the Impact of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED Photo VIDEO: Keenan Scott II and Brian Moreland Discuss the Impact of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021

Writer Keenan Scott II and producer Brian Moreland discussed the upcoming Broadway premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man. The new play, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, will open on Broadway in the upcoming season at a Shubert theater to be announced.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Updated 58th Season Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Updated 58th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021

Today, Baltimore Center Stage announced updates to their 58th season. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, this new season allows both the rehearsal process for cast and crew, as well as the delivery of the productions to audiences, to happen in the safest way while also best honoring the spirit of each production.  

Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Director Of Learning And Social Accountability Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Director Of Learning And Social Accountability
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the addition of Janal Daniel to its leadership team and artistic staff as the new Director of Learning and Social Accountability.  

BWW Blog: Sharing Their Stories- An Interview With Stephanie Ybarra Photo BWW Blog: Sharing Their Stories- An Interview With Stephanie Ybarra
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Dec 23, 2020

Stephanie defines what it truly means to be an artist.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 19- with Luba Mason, Andrew Barth Feldman a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 19- with Luba Mason, Andrew Barth Feldman and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Today (November 19) in live streaming: Luba Mason visits Backstage Live, Andrew Barth Feldman guests on Ten Minute Tidbits, and so much more!

VIDEO: Spotlight on NEA & CARES Act in Theatre on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Spotlight on NEA & CARES Act in Theatre on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a spotlight on NEA & CARES Act in Theatre with NEA Chairman, Mary Anne Carter joined by Matt Gutschick (Rose Theater), Jamil Jude (True Colors), Jonelle Procope Apollo Theater), Emika Abe (Woolly Mammoth), Leslie Ishii (Perseverance Theatre), Stephanie Ybarra (Baltimore Center Stage) and Eric Johnson (Honolulu Theatre).

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN by Keenan Scott II to Open on Broadway This Upcoming Season Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN by Keenan Scott II to Open on Broadway This Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020

Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Samira Wiley, and Sheryl Lee Ralph, announced that Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, will open on Broadway in the upcoming season at a Shubert theater to be announced.

LaChanze, Daniel J. Watts, Brian Moreland, Stephanie Riggs and More Announced as TEDx Photo LaChanze, Daniel J. Watts, Brian Moreland, Stephanie Riggs and More Announced as TEDxBroadway 2020 Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

TEDxBroadway organizers announced today the speakers who'll be taking the TEDxBroadway virtual stage on Tuesday, November 17 at 1pm Eastern.

American Alliance for Theatre & Education to Host Leaders of Color Institute Photo American Alliance for Theatre & Education to Host Leaders of Color Institute
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

On November 7th and 14th, the American Alliance for Theatre & Education will be hosting the Leaders of Color Institute (LOCI) for artists, teachers, arts professionals, administrators, and anyone who wants to learn from and interact with leaders in the field.

Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, Joe Iconis, Kirsten Childs and More Will Headline New Yo Photo Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, Joe Iconis, Kirsten Childs and More Will Headline New York Theatre Barn's Round Table Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host A Seat at the Table: A Panel on Inclusivity in the Theatre on Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 7PM EDT. The live virtual round table presentation will serve as a benefit for the non-profit organization that has served as a home for original musicals since 2007.

The Public Theater Announces Artistic Leadership Promotions for Bryan Joseph Lee, Rox Photo The Public Theater Announces Artistic Leadership Promotions for Bryan Joseph Lee, Roxanna Barrios and Yuvika Tolani
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Public Theater today announced the promotions of Roxanna Barrios, Bryan Joseph Lee, and Yuvika Tolani. The promotions celebrate and recognize Barrios, Lee, and Tolani's continued leadership, growth, and significant impact across the organization during their tenures.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Dates For The Bridge Series Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Dates For The Bridge Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Today, Baltimore Center Stage announced the dates for The Bridge Series, a new series of virtual gatherings from Baltimore Center Stage. The Bridge Series explores the interconnectedness of classic and contemporary theater through virtual play readings and conversations between artists and scholars. With discussions with leading theatermakers in Baltimore and around the country, Baltimore Center Stage will explore classic texts, reflect on the rich production history of BCS, and dive deeper into the elusive artistic process.  

Lloyd Suh Named 2020 Recipient Of The Horton Foote Prize Photo Lloyd Suh Named 2020 Recipient Of The Horton Foote Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) announced today that The 2020 Horton Foote Prize has been awarded to Lloyd Suh for his play The Chinese Lady. Awarded since 2010, the biennial prize is named in honor of the late playwright, and recognizes excellence in American theatre. 

Baltimore Center Stage Announces First Round Of Antiracist Artistic Practices Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces First Round Of Antiracist Artistic Practices
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

In response to the We See You White American Theater, Baltimore Center Stage has announced its first round of shifts in practices to help dismantle the systemic exclusion and oppression of BIPOC artists, administrators, producers and executives in the theater industry.

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