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Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Th Photo Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad and More Announced as Special Guests for New Federal Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021

At New Federal Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Sunday January 17, special guests will include Debbie Allen, Trazana Beverly, Mya Carter, Patrice Johnson Cevannes, Debbi Blackwell Cook, D.K. Dyson, Joseph Edwards, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ted Lange, Pauletta Washington, Kevin Maynor, S. Epatha Merskerson, Phylicia Rashad and more.

DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Photo DeWanda Wise and Alano Miller Join Roster of Stars as Co-Hosts of New Federal Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021

DeWanda Wise, star of the Netflix series 'She'd Gotta Have It,' and her husband, Alano Miller, best known for the WGN America drama series 'Underground,' will join Ted Lange as co-hosts of New Federal Theatre's '50th Anniversary Virtual Gala' January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  

Phylicia Rashad, Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes and More to be Honored at New Federal Theat Photo Phylicia Rashad, Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes and More to be Honored at New Federal Theatre 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

New Federal Theatre will hold a 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration as a virtual event January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The Gala will be accessible from the theater's website, and will honor Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward.  

Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's Photo Pauletta Washington & LaTanya Richardson Jackson Collaborate in New Federal Theatre's STORIES ABOUT THE OLD DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

On 10/30 - 11/1, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Stories About the Old Days,' the acclaimed 1986 drama about hidden secrets, featuring co-stars Pauletta Washington and Michael Potts, associate producer Linda Herring and its original director LaTanya Richardson Jackson at the helm.

New Federal Theatre Presents Virtual Play Reading of FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA Photo New Federal Theatre Presents Virtual Play Reading of FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

On October 16 - 18, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present the acclaimed 'From the Mississippi Delta,' the biographical journey of a Black woman's rise from poverty and prostitution to become a Civil Rights activist and historian by late scholar-poet Endesha Ida Mae Holland, PhD.

Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOI Photo Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant Reunite for New Federal Theatre's DR. DUBOIS AND AND MISS OVINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington,' the acclaimed 2014 drama about the beginnings of the NAACP with original stars Peter Jay Fernandez and Kathleen Chalfant.'Dr. DuBois and Miss Ovington' are 7:00pm on Friday, October 9 and 7:00pm on Saturday, Oct 10.

Woodie King Jr. Appoints Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director of New Federal Theat Photo Woodie King Jr. Appoints Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director of New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Woodie King Jr. Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), has appointed actress, director and producer Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre (NFT) will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF T Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF THE OLD DAYS and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

Glenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly Awards Photo Glenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

The 10th Annual Lilly Awards, honoring women in the American theatre, took place on Sunday, May 19th, 2019, at the Minetta Lane Theatre. The event was hosted by Obie and Drama Desk winner, Mia Barron, and star of Broadway's Come From Away, Jenn Colella.

Photo Coverage: New Dramatists 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Honors Nathan Lane Photo Photo Coverage: New Dramatists 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Honors Nathan Lane
by Walter McBride - May 15, 2019

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14th at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Check out photos of the cast in action below!

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN SON! Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN SON!
by Walter McBride - Nov 5, 2018

A Florida police station in the middle of the night. Two parents searching for answers. AMERICAN SON is a gripping tale about who we are as a nation, and how we deal with family relationships, love, loss, and identity.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber at American Theat Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber at American Theatre Wing Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 25, 2018

Just last night, The American Theatre Wing celebrated 101 Years of supporting strong and fearless voices in the American Theatre with a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber's unrivaled body of work amassed over five decades. Performers included Tony Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Tony winner and Grammy Award nominee Heather Headley, Tony winner Katrina Lenk, Tony and Grammy nominee Norm Lewis, Webber muse Sierra Boggess, two-time Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative recipient Sydney Lopes, and a mega-band that includes School of Rock alumni Evie Dolan, Ethan Khusidman, Raghav Mehrotra, and Brandon Niederauer.

Spelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the  Photo Spelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the Lens of Black Feminist Theory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Spelman College's newly formed Department of Dance Performance and Choreography has chosen a unique approach to teaching the next generation of dancers, choreographers and change makers by accentuating Black feminist theory. As a result of integrating the works of notable Black feminist writers and activists such as bell hooks and Audre Lordethroughout the curriculum, the department is cultivating freethinkers and intelligent movers interested in becoming influential creators, writers, historians, educators and scholars within the evolving field of dance.

The American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial Gala Photo The American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its Centennial Gala, held last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $1.2 million (besting the previous record, which was set in 2016, by more than $400k), with an online Charitybuzz.com auction and a once-in-a-lifetime Prizeo sweepstakes package featuring Neil Patrick Harris continuing through the end of September.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala! Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing just held its Centennial Gala last night, September 18th, celebrating the power of musical theater in American life over the past 100 years.

BroadwayHD to Capture American Theatre Wing's Starry Centennial Gala Photo BroadwayHD to Capture American Theatre Wing's Starry Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Just confirmed, BroadwayHD will be capturing the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala on Monday, September 18th, for on-demand viewing on BroadwayHD.com early next year.

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches 2017 Season Photo Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940 2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings and books, and evocative paintings and photographs. 'Beverly Buchanan Ruins and Rituals,' on view September 14-December 2, 2017, at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.

Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at Amer Photo Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced that Natalie Cortez, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, and Taylor Trensch will perform at its annual Gala on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street).

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