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A Raisin in the Sun - 1959 - Broadway


Belasco Theatre

(New York, NY)
111 West 44th St.
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2020
On this day we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Invictus Theatre Company today announced the cast and production team for its live virtual production of Marsha Norman's drama, 'NIGHT, MOTHER, winner of 1983's Pulitzer Prize for drama.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
During this uncertain time for the nation and the arts community, 1st Stage remains committed to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers. Despite the prolonged theatre closure necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company delights in bringing you the same quality of beautiful, emotional, relatable stories that you could have otherwise seen on our stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced The Teeming Autumn, an outdoor performance and benefit dinner showcasing some of the most famous and beloved scenes, sonnets, and soliloquies of William Shakespeare, on Saturday, October 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. on the grounds of Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced the cast for At the Full Yum by Rahima R. Rice, the first of four readings in its 2020/21 SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. The reading will be directed by Jared Shamberger and stars Valeka Jessica, Gary-Kayi Fletcher, Avery Michael Johnson and Jefferson A. Russell.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced the musical productions in development as part of the next chapter of the longstanding Tony-honored Encores! series, all of which will be explored in-depth as part of the 2020-2021 season in a new digital series Encores! Inside the Revival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
The Public Theatre is creating a PLAY Club Each month the company will choose a play and meet on ZOOM to talk about it. The group will meet three times and discuss three fabulous plays. Executive Artistic Director Christopher Schario will be the moderator and Professor Martin Andrucki of Bates College will provide insights and suggestions for discussion.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatre's continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
As part of Rubicon Theatrea??s continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG. Helmed by by Rubicona??s new Associate Artistic Director CHRIS BUTLER, A SONG will be livestreamed for free on Saturday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced the appointment of Doug Schroeder as Technical Director. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose has signed on for a new dramedy series from Netflix. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) held its annual Awards Night celebration on Monday, September 14, to honor those who volunteered as cast and crew in the 2019/20 season. Due to COVID-19 health precautions, the event took place virtually over Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2020
The Resident Acting Company, formed two years ago by members of the Pearl Theater Company, due to the intense popularity of the series, announced today that they will continue Play Dates With The RAC into the fall of 2020. 
by Student Blogger: Laura Johnson - Sep 11, 2020
If youa??re anything like me, Ia??m sure that you have heard at least one person question the value of the arts or a career in the arts.  Lately, many arts workers have made social media posts about the a?oeBe An Arts Heroa?? initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
San Francisco's premier Black theatre company Lorraine Hansberry Theatre has announced the appointment of Bay Area theatre titan Margo Hall as its new Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Borba and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, today announced the appointment of Stori Ayers as Associate Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Cleveland Public Theatre's (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to welcome Nicole Sumlin as the new Education Director. Nicole Sumlin's extraordinary artistry, demonstrated leadership, and array of experience from in-school programming, out-of-school arts programs, and community-based engagement, align with CPT's values and public commitment. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Belasco Theater! Learn about the legendary theater-maker David Belasco, the history of the theater's Broadway plays, the apartment built above the theater and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
Forgetting, Not Forgotten. A multimedia virtual show (presented online) livestreamed from the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. An official selection of the Black Voices Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here - that are part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival's season to Audible.
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Audra McDonald and Steven Pasquale will star in the upcoming six-episode series 'The Second Wave' at Spectrum Originals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Classic Stage Company today announced a virtual Classic Conversation with Tony-winning actress and singer Anika Noni Rose (Broadway: Caroline, or Change; Off-Broadway: Carmen Jones at CSC; Film: The Princess and the Frog, Dreamgirls) on October 29.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has announced the recipient and three finalists for the annual Zelda Fichandler Award. The Fichandler Award recognizes directors and choreographers who have demonstrated great accomplishment to-date with singular creativity and deep investment in a particular community or region.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Following the success of Bobbie's Summer and Fall Series, Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the extension of Bobbie's Fall Series to include two more weekends in October. A fall inspired menu by KJ Nosh will be available for advance purchase and on site. Cider and donuts from Hilltop Orchards will be also available for purchase on site.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Literature Live! with an online theatrical production of Herman Melville’s American classic Moby Dick. This virtual production is adapted by Bay Street Theater Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O’Reilly.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
As theatres in Minnesota and around the country face an ongoing a?oeintermission,a?? Park Square Theatre continues to create projects that keep audiences and artists connected.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Chip Miller has been named the associate artistic director of Portland Center Stage, the city's largest professional theater company. Miller originally joined the company in the spring of 2019, in the role of associate producer. In the past season, they directed the company's smash-hit production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and the celebrated world premiere of Redwood, a play he also helped develop. Miller steps into the new role immediately. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Tampa Repertory Theatre will present a live, virtual production of award-winning Tampa Bay playwright Sheila Cowley's World War II drama Flying on Sunday, August 16 at 3 PM, on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The production is helmed by internationally renowned stage director L. Peter Callender. A live talkback with the playwright, director and cast will be held following the performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
The Board of Directors of RUBICON THEATRE of Ventura, California, has appointed Ovation, NAACP and Garland Award-Winner CHRIS BUTLER as the company's new Associate Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
People's Light recently announced a reimagined 2020/2021 Season, which includes an investment in filmed theatrical productions and a hopeful return to live theatre in March 2021.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Carnegie Hall is live with Audra McDonald! 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Today (July 2) in live streaming: Conor McPherson visits Meet the Makers, Judy Kuhn has a classic conversation and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
BUST, written by playwright and actress, Zora Howard (HULU's Premature) is a true in-development play, is perhaps one of the Cape Cod Theatre Project's most anticipated readings of the season. What starts with a traffic stop of black man, quickly flips the script and a majority of what will transpire afterwards will be developed in the idyllic setting of the Cape and through audience feedback. Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series titled The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
At 7:30 pm. EDT on Saturday, July 11, the Hangar Theatre Company will perform a virtual production of Queens Girl in the World, directed by Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced casting for three productions: Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler, directed by Susan Stroman; Animals by Stacy Osei-Kuffour, directed by Whitney White; and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, directed by Robert O'Hara.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
 Skylight Music Theatre today unveiled their revised 2020-21 season, with a new line-up of outstanding music theatre addressing the realities of presenting live performances in the time of Covid-19. Skylight is Milwaukeea??s professional music theatre company and located at 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukeea??s Historic Third Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
In partnership with the first annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival, Milwaukee Rep will host the 20/20 Vision for Milwaukee Arts, a one-day virtual conference on September 9, 2020 from 1-4pm CT.
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Lifetime extends their partnership with trusted journalist Robin Roberts for four new movies under the Robin Roberts Presents banner. The network greenlights their next foray into the gospel music world with the biopic Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Carbonell Awards, South Florida's Theatre & Arts Honors, held its 44th awards ceremony-the first virtual one in its history-on August 3.
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
HBO Max has released the names and images of the actors set to portray iconic LGBTQ+ activists in the upcoming four-part docuseries EQUAL, premiering as a binge drop in October 2020 during LGBT History Month.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Coney Island USA (CIUSA), the not-for-profit arts organization that for the past 37 years has presented the Mermaid Parade, today revealed more details about the 2020 event. The Parade, to be held on August 29th at 1:30pm, has morphed into a Tail-a-Thon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Deadline has reported that Sophie Okonedo and Kae Alexander have signed on for The Wheel of Time, Amazona??s adaptation of Robert Jordana??s fantasy epic. Okonedo will take on the role of Siuan Sanche, and Alexander will be playing Min Farshaw.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
SDCF has announced the Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency, to partner a visionary mid-career BIPOC director or choreographer with an Artistic Director who is contemplating significant changes for their theatre as they face a new reality.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
The first wave of featured performers has been announced for HBOa??s adaptation of the critically acclaimed stage show, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020
Today's top stories: Hamilton cast members will reunite for a HAM4CHANGE fundraiser, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Powerhouse vocalist and actor Audra McDonald returns to the Van Wezel in 2021! Musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed brings A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul to the Hall for its Sarasota debut, and single tickets for South Pacific will be available for purchase this week.