Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Present HARRIET'S RETURN: Based Upon The Legendary Life Of Harriet TubmanWoodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Present HARRIET'S RETURN: Based Upon The Legendary Life Of Harriet Tubman
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. The production takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world. The production is directed by Clinton Turner Davis and will take stage February 8 to March 4 at Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

HARRIET'S RETURN Based On Harriet Tubman Comes to New Federal Theatre/CastilloHARRIET'S RETURN Based On Harriet Tubman Comes to New Federal Theatre/Castillo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. The production takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world. The production is directed by Clinton Turner Davis and will take stage February 8 to March 4 at Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage HARRIET'S RETURNNew Federal Theatre to Stage HARRIET'S RETURN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. (more...)

New York Theatre Scene Gears Up to Celebrate Black History MonthNew York Theatre Scene Gears Up to Celebrate Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

New York's most exciting theatre companies will be taking to the stage this February to celebrate Black History Month. See full listings below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: TRU Annual Benefit, Featuring Robert Cuccioli and Jana RobbinsPhoto Coverage: TRU Annual Benefit, Featuring Robert Cuccioli and Jana Robbins
by Adrienne Onofri - Nov 5, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited celebrated its 25th anniversary at a gala where Jana Robbins was honored. (more...)

Honoree Jana Robbins to Perform at 25th Anniversary TRU LOVE BenefitHonoree Jana Robbins to Perform at 25th Anniversary TRU LOVE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the addition of a performance by honoree Jana Robbins at its 25th Anniversary Benefit, '25 Years of TRU Love: Creating Community Through the Arts.' (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Host Post-Show Discussion Following FREIGHTNew Federal Theatre to Host Post-Show Discussion Following FREIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2017

On Sunday, October 29, immediately after the 2:30 pm matinee of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green,' New Federal Theatre will host a discussion among Artistic Director Woodie King, Jr., playwright Howard Craft and actor Alphonse Nicholson about incarnation, playwriting, and acting. (more...)

Emory University's Rose Library To Honor 50th Anniversary Of The Negro Ensemble Company's FoundersEmory University's Rose Library To Honor 50th Anniversary Of The Negro Ensemble Company's Founders
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Project1VOICE (P1V) in association with The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (Rose Library) at Emory University and Theater Emory are proud to announce a screening for the #LegacyLeaders video of Douglas Turner Ward in Atlanta. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre to Present Screening of TCG's LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR VIDEO PROJECTThe Ensemble Theatre to Present Screening of TCG's LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR VIDEO PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Ensemble Theatre joins the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project with a screening, Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 p.m. 3535 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002. (more...)

Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE Begins TonightOff-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

From tonight, October 19, to November 19, Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present the Off-Broadway debut of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green' by Howard L. Craft, directed by Joseph Megel, starring J. Alphonse Nicholson, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

TRU Welcomes Klea Blackhurst, Bob Cuccioli, Julie Reyburn, and Steve Ross to the 25th Anniversary TRU Love BenefitTRU Welcomes Klea Blackhurst, Bob Cuccioli, Julie Reyburn, and Steve Ross to the 25th Anniversary TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the preliminary lineup of performers and the honoree committee for its 25th Anniversary Benefit, '25 Years of TRU Love: Creating Community Through the Arts.' (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/14/2017
by - Oct 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/14/2017. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble CompanyDouglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Project1VOICE (P1V) have announced a screening series tour for the #LegacyLeaders video of Douglas Turner Ward coming to three cities this fall. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENENew Federal Theatre to Stage Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From October 19 to November 19, Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present the Off-Broadway debut of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green' by Howard L. Craft, directed by Joseph Megel, starring J. Alphonse Nicholson, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble CompanyDouglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Project1VOICE (P1V) have announced a screening series tour for the #LegacyLeaders video of Douglas Turner Ward coming to three cities this fall. (more...)

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative Consultant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn's esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (www.newfederaltheatre.com) as Administrative Consultant.   (more...)

Ronald Rand Hosts Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Tonight, July 12th, 6-7pm, International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On Friday, June 9th, 2017, 5-7pm — a Special Book Event for “CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live” — a new book by best-selling author, Ronald Rand — will be held at The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40 Street in New York City.  (more...)

The Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Join Classix as they expand their collective knowledge of the classical canon with an exceptional group directors and actors for this unique series-curated by Awoye Timpo as "an exhibition of rarely seen Black classic plays,' in collaboration with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. (more...)

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