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Amen Corner - 1983 - Broadway

Based on the play The Amen Corner by James Baldwin

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Nederlander Theatre

(New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020
Lighting designer Adam Honoré has been making a splash in the theater world from the moment he burst onto the scene. One of the youngest designers ever to have been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, at the age of 24, for the Off-Broadway smash Carmen Jones, Honoré is consistently working to amplify voices of BIPOC artists in theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Signature Theatre releases the fifth episode of The Signature Show, featuring a Diner cast reunion, a wig making extravaganza with Anne Nesmith and performances by Inés Nassara, Brent Barrett and Cedric Neal with Kayla Pecchioni, Nova Y. Payton and Shayla Simmons. The Signature Show is a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature's past and a glimpse into its future.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Signature Theatre releases the fifth episode of The Signature Show, featuring a Diner cast reunion, a wig making extravaganza with Anne Nesmith and performances by Inés Nassara, Brent Barrett and Cedric Neal with Kayla Pecchioni, Nova Y. Payton and Shayla Simmons.
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 - Oct 9, 2020
Yesterday, in a virtual townhall meeting for staff, season subscribers, and donors, Artistic Director Simon Godwin and Executive Director Chris Jennings shared the lineup for Shakespeare Theatre Company's revised 2020/21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Round House Theatre, in association with McCarter Theatre Center, announces additional details for The Work of Adrienne Kennedy: Inspiration & Influence, a four-week festival highlighting the award-winning playwright.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
American Repertory Theater has announced today details about the first three events in the theater's new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, composers, and choreographers who are making work at the A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced the new cinematic concert Signature Vinyl. This fully-produced, professionally filmed experience features 26 local singers and musicians, and was safely filmed at several outdoor locations across the DC area.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company is extending an invitation to this year's free Virtual Gala titled Shakespeare Everywhere on Saturday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Hosted by STC's Artistic Director Simon Godwin the hour-long event will be a combination of live and recorded performances including performers from 25 countries in a truly worldwide celebration.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Signature Theatre's cinematic concert Signature Vinyl is now available for streaming. This fully-produced, 80 minute professionally filmed experience features 26 local singers and musicians, and was safely filmed at several outdoor locations across the DC area.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Renowned British-Canadian musician, composer, conductor and pianist Clement Ishmael Presents an Intimate Concert of Classic Poems Set to Music, performed with internationally acclaimed soloist, Melanie Marshall.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
The evocative sounds of the 60s are returning to Warrington this month with stunning stage show Bringing on Back the 60s.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival presents its annual programming for the West Hollywood area to the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036 on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Eight genre- and format-spanning pieces are among the works being developed by a diverse array of theatremakers at the 2020 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Helena-Joyce Wright (Zora Is My Name!, Amen Corner, Jerry's Girls, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) introduces us to E'lan Baxter--Broadway Diva EXTRA ORDINAIRE in this witty, satirical, one-woman show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
A dark comedy of reinvention, written by one of the most popular playwrights in the country right now, is the latest production by PRIME Productions, a professional theater in the Twin Cities that seeks to explore and illuminate the powerful stories of women over 50. THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman will take over the Andy Boss Thrust Stage at Park Square Theatre in the Historic Hamm building in St. Paul, May 7 a?" 24, 2020. 
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 27, 2019
From the songs of the swinging sixties to An Evening with Eric and Ern, there's lots to look forward to at the Belgrade Theatre this Spring with a wide range of music and comedy that's guaranteed to suit all tastes.
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 21, 2019
BAFTA Award-winning actress Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) lock horns in theNational Theatre of London's production of Julie directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea). Julie comes to the big screen in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse Thursday, April 18 at7:30pm, part of Atria Senior Living Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Award-winning playwright Andrea J. Fulton's acclaimed, AUDELCO award-winning play UGLY IS A HARD PILL will get performances in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 13 at 2pm and 6pm at theCamba Cultural Center (1958 Fulton Street, Brooklyn), presented by the 81st Precinct Community Council and the Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Award-winning playwright Andrea J. Fulton's acclaimed, AUDELCO award-winning play UGLY IS A HARD PILL will get performances in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 13 at 2pm and 6pm at the Camba Cultural Center (1958 Fulton Street, Brooklyn), presented by the 81st Precinct Community Council and the Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
'Tonight at the London Coliseum' is a week-long series of concerts to be performed on stage at the London Coliseum by some of the UK's most prolific musical theatre stars.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Winter just got a whole lot warmer with the announcement of the 2019 Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Live Encore Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company is delighted to announce the full cast of The Amen Corner, James Baldwin's classic parable of passion and perseverance, which will grace the stage at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW) from February 11-March 15, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
Watford Palace Theatre today announces full cast for Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular. Joining the previously announced Terence Frisch (Sidney) and Jill McAusland (Jane) are Oliver Longstaff (Geoffrey), Emily Tucker (Eva), Sarah Quist (Marion) and Walter van Dyk (Ronald). The production, directed by Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, opens on 12 March, with previews from 7 March and runs until 30 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Washington theatre community remains in mourning over the loss of Victor Shargai, long-time theatreWashington board chair, theater lover, and philanthropist, who passed away peacefully at home on December 24, 2019. For decades, Victor dedicated himself to celebrating theater artists and strengthening the theater institutions in the Washington D.C. region. As a champion and a supporter, he believed fervently in theater's power to transform lives and communities.
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 12, 2020
Lil & Louis Armstrong Come to Life in Sarasota
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Cleveland Play House rings in the new year with the next installment of Theatre Thursday: Inspiring Resolutions on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Hosted by Artistic Director Laura Kepley, the January edition features performances by Peter Hargrave, Eric Lockley, Laura Perrotta, and Mariama Whyte.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
In celebration of their 50th anniversary, UK music legends Strawbs, plus a host of guest performers, former Strawbs, and Strawbs-related artists, will be performing at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ on April 26-28, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
The Citizens Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Nora: A Doll's House, a bold adaptation of Ibsen's classic text by Stef Smith.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced its 2020-2021 season, reflectively and timely themed a?oeThis is America.a?? Inspired by Donald Glover's 2018 video essay of the same name about the history of race relations in American culture, the season will feature four main-stage productions that examine democracy, civility, truth and acts of complacency that disfigure public discourse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
The evocative sounds of the 60s are returning to Warrington with stunning stage show Bringing on Back the 60s.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 20, 2020
The Amen Corner shows the role faith can play when there is almost nowhere left to turn. This alone is a powerful statement about the American experience.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Ballet and theatre lovers are in for a treat with The Fugard Bioscope Encore Season on Sundays in March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Incoming Artistic Director Simon Godwin today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2019-2020 Season. Godwin's debut season highlights his artistic aspirations for the company to create high quality, exciting, inclusive theatre. Godwin states, This is not my season, but ours, everybody's season.
by Cara Joy David - Feb 11, 2020
Performances begin tonight for The Shakespeare Theatre Company mounting of THE AMEN CORNER, James Baldwin's classic parable of passion and perseverance, at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW) in Washington, D.C.. The production will run from February 11-March 15, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, a co-production with Elliott & Harper Productions and Cindy Tolan.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Signature Theatre has released the eighth episode of The Signature Show, a free half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature’s past and a glimpse into its future.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
The pandemic has not stopped the producers of the hit holiday musical Black Nativity from bringing their production to audiences around the world. Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience is known for sold out performances in Atlanta, and cities in the southeast, will return this year as a streamed theatrical concertized performance.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced the first seven masterclasses of 2021 in its popular Thursday evening virtual masterclass series. Sessions include a wide range of subjects taught by leaders in the industry including Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick, Rachel Leigh Dolan, Dani Ebbin, Anne Nesmith, Nova Y. Payton and Dana P. Rowe.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Every Thursday at 3pm from September 10th - October 31st, Tony award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins and TV & Broadway star Ciara Renée will come together for exclusive, one-on-one conversations with new guest stars each week when Pinkins' puts a horror-fying lens on the upcoming election with her film RED PILL.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Simon Godwin has named Whitney White and Soyica Colbert as associate directors.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of CLEANING UP WHEN FRIENDS VISIT written by Grace Gibbons, CHEERS! A BAR STOOL STORY written by Janine D. Robinson and THERAPY written by Ellen Orchid, all 3 plays directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Zoom on SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ 8 PM EST (U.S. and Canada).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
With the critically acclaimed The Son currently running at Kiln Theatre, and with Inua Ellams' The Half God of Rainfall in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announced the full cast for Blues in the Night - Susie McKenna directs Sharon D Clarke (The Lady), Debbie Kurup (The Woman), Clive Rowe (The Man) and Gemma Sutton (The Girl) the first major London revival in 30 years. The production opens on 24 July, with previews from 18 July, and runs until 7 September.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
BAFTA Award-winning actress Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) lock horns in the National Theatre of London's production of Julie directed by Carrie Cracknell. This new version of August Strindberg's play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.  Julie comes to the big screen in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse Thursday, April 18 at 7:30pm, part of Atria Senior Living Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Award-winning playwright Andrea J. Fulton's acclaimed, AUDELCO award-winning play UGLY IS A HARD PILL will get performances in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 13 at 2pm and 6pm at the Camba Cultural Center (1958 Fulton Street, Brooklyn), presented by the 81st Precinct Community Council and the Anderson & Bert Cade Fulton Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Baltimore Center Stage is excited to announce two additions to its leadership team and artistic staff. Chiara Klein has been appointed Director of Artistic Producing and will join Center Stage from New York's Public Theater. Adena Varner has been promoted to Director of Learning and Social Accountability.