Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  1. Broadway Shows
  2.   › 
  3. Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker - 1964 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More


Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Choreographer, director, and producer George Faison will receive the 2021 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and DanceAfrica, an annual celebration of African and African-American dance, music, and culture, will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021
A new play about iconic entertainer, spy and civil rights activist Josephine Baker comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this October half term.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
Josie and Grace explores the friendship of Josephine Baker and Grace Kelly, the Oscar-winning actress and Princess of Monaco. A chance encounter at New York’s fabled Stork Club leads to a lifelong friendship between two talented, headstrong women who dared challenge the system. Rachel Comeau portrays Grace Kelly.
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021
Browse restaurants near Broadway shows by food type, ranging from American to Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, and much more, find the address, website, and relative price, as well as a brief description of what you can expect.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre is excited to announce international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay, drag diva Le Gateau Chocolat, the 90s Baby Show podcast and platinum-selling artist Shingai as the headline acts of the inaugural For the Culture – Celebrations of Blackness Festival from Friday 28 January to Sunday 30 January 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
New England Conservatory has announced a series of fall master classes in-person and streaming live from the Boston campus this fall. Continuing with the technological innovations made during the pandemic, digital master classes and events by world-class artists open the doors of the Conservatory to anyone watching around the world.
by Michael Dale - Nov 14, 2021
Sharing views not only on the current Broadway and Off-Broadway scenes, but offering an appreciative spotlight to Off-Off Broadway artists and other lesser-known entertainers who are just as important in making New York the nation's live performing arts capital. To encourage rather than critique.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022
The first museum exhibition of its kind, Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 opens at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on August 21, 2022. It offers the public a chance to learn more about how Black performers and filmmakers have helped define cinema in the United States. The exhibition explores the achievements and challenges of both independent production and the studio system, from cinema’s infancy in the 1890s through the height of the civil rights movement. Regeneration features rarely seen excerpts of films restored by the Academy Film Archive, as well as other narrative films and documentaries; newsreels and home movies; photographs; scripts; drawings; costumes; equipment; posters; and historical materials, such as entrance tickets, note cards, and telegrams; along with augmented reality experiences (AR) designed specifically for the exhibition.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
The Shepherd's Bush venue continues its history of shining a light on unheard voices and reflecting issues in the community and today releases tickets for the second part of its 50th birthday season.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
On this day in 1921, a fast-moving, groundbreaking jazz musical danced into New York City – and by the end of its triumphant run, its Black creators were responsible for the most unlikely entertainment success story of the 1920s, a watershed moment for racial representation in America.
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022
blurbLos Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022
The show is written by Karen Bankhead with additional material by Pam Trotter and performed by Karen Bankhead. It features musical performance by singer Pam Trotter, and is directed by Karen Bankhead. It is produced by Free Spirit Productions. The production will play one performance at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068 on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. For tickets, call (323) 851-7977 or visit The show runs for 80 minutes and is recommended for ages 14+.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), has announced the recording of their original cast album, to be produced by Barry Manilow and co-produced by Lawrence Manchester. Jill Dell'Abate is the Production Manager.
by Patrick Honoré - Mar 7, 2022
18 years after his successful musical revue Zapping at the Théâtre du Gymnase before transferring to the Olympia and the Trianon, Bruno Agati is back with another off the wall production, this time focusing on gender ambiguity and digging more deeply into the inner psyche of its writer-director-choreographer. Always oscillating between first and second degrees of humor, whereas Zapping stayed exclusively on the latter, Mixity is essentially more of a drag show than a dance show even if every act is thoroughly choreographed, exploring the diversity of drag, man to woman, woman to man, and in between!
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
The Betsy (, a luxury family-owned and operated hotel on Miami Beach known internationally as a hub for arts, culture, and community, announces its 10th Annual Overture to Overtown (OTO) Jazz Festival, in celebration of National Jazz Appreciation Month (“JAM”) from April 1-April 30, 2022 on Miami Beach. Proud to be joining with other national jazz presenters, the hotel's month-long program co-produced with Carole Ann Taylor, will include over 40 live performances, curated community conversations, curated outdoor exhibits, and the exhibition, Sounds of FREEDOM. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022
Chamber Project St. Louis Celebrates Josephine Baker at Missouri History Museum, April 7, 6:30-8pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022
Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson will begin the night with a pre-show address welcoming the audience into the theatre for this special performance of “Blues for an Alabama Sky” intended for Black-identifying theatregoers.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
The Little Prince officially begins previews at the Broadway Theatre tonight, Tuesday, March 29, with opening night set for Monday, April 11. Meet the cast bringing this iconic story to the stage!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2022
Chicago's acclaimed Hell in a Handbag Productions makes a long-awaited return to New York with its 20th anniversary production of THE DRAG SEED, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed. Written by Artistic Director David Cerda and directed by Cheryl Snodgrass, THE DRAG SEED begins performances March 31 at La MaMa.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022
Join BlackLight Community's virtual reading of The Black Bullet Dichotomy. This virtual reading is a love poem to black men in America, with the text in spoken word, we take a dive into the journey it takes to find alignment in a society that brings hardship to the black culture.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
Chamber Music Detroit presents the world premiere of a new work by Jeff Scott titled “Fallen Petals of Nameless Flowers” whose poetry is based on collected writings of formerly incarcerated youth in Michigan’s prisons.  Performed by the Grammy Award-winning quintet Imani Winds, the performance also features pianist Cory Smythe, cellist Seth Parker Woods, and Detroit-based poet Robert Laidler, who composed the text.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens in previews this Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for a limited, seven-week run.
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the first round of exhibition rotations, which are scheduled for the 2022–2023 season. These rotations further the museum’s mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through dynamic and diverse exhibitions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Prospect Theater Company announced today the complete casting for their upcoming work-in-process concert presentation of The Oscar Micheaux Suite. The concert performances of The Oscar Micheaux Suite will take place on Saturday, March 26th at 2pm & 7pm, and Sunday, March 27th at 2pm at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022
Casting has been announced for “Blues for an Alabama Sky” directed by Center Theatre Group's Associate Artist Phylicia Rashad at the Mark Taper Forum April 6 through May 8, 2022. Set in 1930's Harlem, this revival of Pearl Cleage's rich and beautiful work opens April 13, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022
La Jolla Playhouse has announced several initial projects for its 2022 Without Walls (WOW) Festival. The WOW Festival will take place April 21 – 24 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, home of the Playhouse’s 2019 WOW Festival and the Pop-Up WOW event in August 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022
Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with a revival of its popular comedy The Drag Seed, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed.
by James Lindhorst - Jan 18, 2022
The Midnight Company announced its 25th Anniversary Season with their lineup of productions for their 2022 landmark silver anniversary year. The season will open with ANOMALOUS EXPERIENCE by the Company’s Artistic Director, Joe Hanrahan, running May 5-21 at the Kranzberg Black Box Theatre. Midnight’s second show of the season will be RODNEY’S WIFE by Richard Nelson and is directed by Joe Hanrahan. The show runs July 7-23 at The Chapel. The final show of the season will be ST. LOUIS WOMAN, written and directed by Joe Hanrahan, running October 6-22 at the .ZACK.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2022
Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with a revival of its popular comedy The Drag Seed, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced the entire cast and creative team for Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera).
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022
Working In Concert announces the 4th international exchange of the Cabaret Connexion, to be held in Chicago, May 8 to 16, 2022. Open to performers and the public, the event convenes cabaret enthusiasts from around the globe to gather for concerts and educational workshops. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
The Old Globe announced today the four-member cohort for the 2022 Classical Directing Fellowship, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean teacher, author, and director. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 13, 2022
Chicago Paris announced the program and registration for the next Cabaret Connexion to be held in Chicago. The dates for the fourth international exchange have expanded to include activities from May 8 to 16, 2022.
by Gil Kaan - Feb 1, 2022
A Los Angeles theatre community favorite Ryan O'Connor dons his directorial hat for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, opening at Greenway Court Theatre February 4th. I had the chance to question Ryan on A LITTLE behind-the-scenes of NIGHT MUSIC, his pandemic past times and his various ties with the L.A. theatre scene.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Brett Cullum - Dec 14, 2021
Josephine Baker is a historical figure that is not discussed nearly enough, but one of the joys of the Vincent Victoria company is they make sure attention will be paid.  And they do it with a keen eye for detail, and an honor for the spirit of the lady who lived it.
by Aaron Wallace - Aug 30, 2021
It is a marvel to fathom the many aptitudes required of Tymisha Harris in crafting and delivering JOSEPHINE, a 75-minute, one-act, one-woman show that the Orlando native co-created and took to New York and international tour. She, like the trailblazer she honors, is a singular force of manifold talent...
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2021
The evening will also feature Dayna Dantzler (Waitress, The Book of Mormon) and Trevon Davis (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2021
Rochester's internationally renowned PUSH Physical Theatre will perform live and in-person for the first time in more than a year and a half at the tenth annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (September 14-25) at the CenterStage Theatre at JCC's Hart Theatre (1200 Edgewood Ave.) for three performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work – on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
You’ll Be Swell! You’ll Be Great! The Fine Art of Performance is the new exhibition from Helicline Fine Art beginning May 2 through August 31, 2022. About three dozen works of art depicting theatre, film, dance, music and circus, will be available online and in person.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022
The revival of Pearl Cleage's rich and beautiful work 'Blues for an Alabama Sky' opened Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. Go inside the starry opening night below!
by Andrew Child - Apr 14, 2022
Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky at Center Theatre Group gets a few topical buzz words in there, but there is nothing fresh, urgent, or timely about the piece. Pitting a closed-minded character against a cohort of progressive friends, the play is deadly: as dull as its message is heavy-handed.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens tonight at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. Read the reviews!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barry Manilow has released a statement, sharing that due to testing positive for COVID-19, he will be unable to attend the opening night performance of his musical HARMONY. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens this Wednesday night to a sold-out crowd at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
The revival of Pearl Cleage’s rich and beautiful work “Blues for an Alabama Sky” opens Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum and continues through May 8.