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Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre Photo Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2021

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

BWW Feature: George Salazar & Joe Iconis Among Starry Benefit for URBAN STAGES Octobe Photo BWW Feature: George Salazar & Joe Iconis Among Starry Benefit for URBAN STAGES October 22nd
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 19, 2020

URBAN STAGES lines up some heavy hitters for their virtual fundraiser premiering October 22nd!

15th National Black Writers Conference Goes Virtual Photo 15th National Black Writers Conference Goes Virtual
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2020

The Center for Black Literature is holding the 15th National Black Writers Conference, November 11 - 14, 2020. The conference is dedicated to screenwriters and playwrights.

BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal  Photo BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal Theatre
by BWW Features - Jun 26, 2020

Woodie King Jr., founder of New Federal Theatre has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing New Federal Theatre's past, present and more.

The Public Announces Additional Extension of FOR COLORED GIRLS... Photo The Public Announces Additional Extension of FOR COLORED GIRLS...
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2019

The Public Theater announced a second extension today for the major New York revival of FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange.

FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends Through November 24 At The Public Theater Photo FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends Through November 24 At The Public Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater announced an extension today for the major New York revival of FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange. Directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner with choreography by Camille A. Brown, FOR COLORED GIRLS begins performances on Tuesday, October 8 in The Public's Martinson Hall, with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Thursday, October 10 and an official press opening on Tuesday, October 22. This powerful revival has been extended one week and will now run through Sunday, November 24.

Jocelyn Bioh, Celia Chevalier, and More Star in the Public's FOR COLORED GIRLS... Photo Jocelyn Bioh, Celia Chevalier, and More Star in the Public's FOR COLORED GIRLS...
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2019

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the major New York revival of FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2019 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Reception Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the 2019 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Reception
by Walter McBride - Jun 19, 2019

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals announced the winners of the 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2018-2019 season.

Photo Flash: Virginia Rep presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN Photo Photo Flash: Virginia Rep presents A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 20, 2018

"The play that changed American theatre forever" (New York Times) comes to Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) this February. Lorraine Hansberry's seminal masterpiece opens Friday, February 16th, 2018 , and runs through March 11th , with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th.

Tony Winner Trezana Beverley to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep Photo Tony Winner Trezana Beverley to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The play that changed American theatre forever (New York Times) comes to Virginia Rep's November Theatre (114 West Broad Street) this February. Lorraine Hansberry's seminal masterpiece opens Friday, February 16th, 2018, and runs through March 11th, with two preview performances on Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th.

LaChanze, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Project1VOICE's 'FOR COLORED GIRLS' Reading, 6/16
by Tyler Peterson - May 22, 2014

Project1VOICE will present FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF by Ntozake Shange in partnership with the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Harlem Hospital Pavilion at 506 Lenox Ave./Malcolm X Boulevard in New York City. The fourth annual 1VOICE/1PLAY/1DAY event celebrates what it means to be female in the 21st century, with a focus on empowering women and girls.

Red Bull Theater Presents Workshop of THE AENEID, 2/11-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Red Bull Theater presents an 'In the Raw' workshop of THE AENEID, by Oliver Kemeid, a powerful new play inspired by Virgil that transports Aeneas's search for a homeland into the modern world of middle-eastern revolution. THE AENEID will play at the St. Clements Theater for three performances on Feb. 11 and 12.

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Oct 7-Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation).

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Now thru Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from today, October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation).

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Oct 7-Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation).

Red Bull Theater Presents Workshop of THE AENEID, 2/11-2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

The Red Bull Theater presents an 'In the Raw' workshop of THE AENEID, by Oliver Kemeid, a powerful new play inspired by Virgil that transports Aeneas's search for a homeland into the modern world of middle-eastern revolution. THE AENEID will play at the St. Clements Theater for three performances on Feb. 11 and 12.

Red Bull Theater Presents Workshop of THE AENEID, 2/11-2/12
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2012

The Red Bull Theater presents an 'In the Raw' workshop of THE AENEID, by Oliver Kemeid, a powerful new play inspired by Virgil that transports Aeneas's search for a homeland into the modern world of middle-eastern revolution. THE AENEID will play at the St. Clements Theater for three performances on Feb. 11 and 12.

Beverley, Potts Lead Karin Coonrod's Strangers and Other Angels In Streets Of NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2010

The medieval mystery play will get a 21st century update on December 4th when the Christmas story is brought to life on the streets of New York City through a raucous mix of music, dance, song, and drink.

Alliance Theatre Presents 'NACIREMA SOCIETY REQUESTS' World Premiere Thru 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

Alliance Theatre artistic director Susan V. Booth and New York Times best-selling author Pearl Cleage collaborate this fall on the world premiere of The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years.

Beverley, Potts Lead Karin Coonrod's Strangers and Other Angels In Streets Of NYC
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 9, 2010

The medieval mystery play will get a 21st century update on December 4th when the Christmas story is brought to life on the streets of New York City through a raucous mix of music, dance, song, and drink.

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