Black Girl - Off-Broadway

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McGinn-Cazale Theatre

(New York, NY)
2162 Broadway (4th Floor)
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by TV News Desk - May 28, 2020
Producer and entertainment executive Tara Duncan joins FreeForm as the young adult cable network's new president, it was announced today by Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020
American Masters joins PBS' summer-long celebration of female trailblazers in honor of the women's vote centennial with three new documentaries exploring the lives of remarkable changemakers, both past and present.
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2020
Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced that the guitar played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's acclaimed MTV Unplugged in New York performance will be sold at their MUSIC ICONS event taking place on Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th, 2020 live in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
On Wednesday March 25th at 8:00PM, The OBC Society will commemorate Women's History Month with the premiere of a new series of cabarets - The OBC SPEAKeasy!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of As You Like It, presented April 30a?"June 21, 2020 in the Courtyard Theater. This vibrant, '60s-inspired adaptation infuses Shakespeare's romantic comedy with the hit songs of The Beatlesa?"lifting the playwright's timeless verse in beautiful harmony with the immortal music of the a?oeFab Four.a??
by Herbert Paine - Mar 23, 2020
Phoenix area artists, driven by an innate determination to withstand all forms of trial and tribulation, are taking to the cyberwaves to create a virtual extension of theater life.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
La Jolla Playhouse has announced via Instagram that they will be canceling all remaining performances of the musical FLY.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
La Jolla Playhouse's Fly is currently playing through March 29 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre! The cast features Storm Lever (Playhouse/Broadway productions of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical) as 'Wendy' and Lincoln Clauss (Bat Out of Hell) as 'Peter Pan.' They are joined by Eric Anderson as 'Hook,' Victor E. Chan as 'Boris,' Audrey Cymone as 'Slightly/Jane,' Jeremy Davis as 'Noodler,' Nick Eibler as 'Nibs,' Collin Jeffery at 'Curly,' Nehal Joshi as 'Smee,' Liisi LaFontaine as 'Crocodile,' Isabelle McCalla as 'Tink,' Sean Pope as 'Twins,' David Price as 'Skylights,' Daniel Quadrino as 'Toodles,' Daniel Stewart Sherman as 'Max,' along with ensemble members Hettie Barnhill, Dayna Jarae Dantzler, Victoria Fiore, Shonica Gooden, Amara Granderson, Masumi Iwai, Emily Grace Kersey, Kamille Upshaw and Naomi C. Walley; and Lillith Freund, Jimmy Larkin, Jake Millgard and Alexia Sky as Swings.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The New York Youth Symphony is continuing its mission of educating and inspiring young musicians through its Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber Music, Composition, Musical Theater Songwriting, Conducting, and First Music commissioning programs.
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.
by Student Blogger: Janelle Murray - Jun 26, 2020
No. I did not get into one of my top college choices because I am black. I was accepted because I prepared for months and did the best I could at the audition.
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Today, BET announced the second season pickup of Lena Waithe's breakout hit “Twenties”, as well as an FYC partnership with Showtime, which will air season one starting July 6th.
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
HBO announced today their selection of finalists who will compete in ABFF's 23rd annual HBO Short Film Competition.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
Playwrights Horizons today announced Episodes 6 and 7 of the acclaimed new anthological scripted fiction podcast Soundstage: BOY FACTORY, written and performed by Milo Cramer (Cute Activist), to be released on June 23 and more.
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Black Eyed Peas unleash their anxiously awaited eighth full-length album and debut for RCA Records UK, TRANSLATION, today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of CINDY SOUL by Kenike Miché and Directed by Casheka Forte on THURSDAY, JUNE 25TH @ 8 PM EST (U.S. and Canada).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
American Masters – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, a compelling documentary about the legendary Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will make its U.S. broadcast premiere Tuesday, June 23 at 8pm on PBS (check local listings).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced that Daniel Banks has been awarded the Alan Schneider Director Award.
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Belgium-born, Congolese-American singer/songwriter Murielle just shared her self-directed video for “SO MUCH!”, taken from her self-produced mixtape Cancer Moon Child.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
The Vagrancy announces THE LIFE AND DEATH OF written and directed by June Carryl. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF is a short, poetic piece dedicated to Oluwatoyin 'Toyin' Salau featuring an epilogue by librect baker to benefit Black Lives Matter and Black Trans Protesters Emergency Fund  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
ALEWYA shares the Honey Dijon remix of her first official single 'Sweating,' out now via Because London Records. The transcendent sounds of the multidisciplinary artist are met with Honey's iconic signature style on 'Sweating (Honey Dijon Remix),' which has taken shape as a summer-ready dancefloor hit. 'Black Girl Magic at it's finest. The future is female!' notes Honey Dijon. Hear 'Sweating (Honey Dijon Remix)' here: https://Alewya.lnk.to/Sweating_HoneyDijonRemix.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Public Theater announced today the 10 new playwrights for the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its eighth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a group of up-and-coming playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the complete cast and creative team for its upcoming musical Fly, based on the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy, with book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Playhouse's Guards at the Taj, Broadway's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo); music by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Bill Sherman (music director for Sesame Street; orchestrator for In the Heights); lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin) and Rajiv Joseph, direction by multiple Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton, Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights), and co-choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, Bandstand) and Stephanie Klemons (In the Heights). Fly will run February 18 - March 29 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Toni Morrison Tribute Gala and production of The Bluest Eye will light up the Hudson Backstage Theatre on Friday, January 24. Following the theatrical adaptation, join playwright Lydia R. Diamond, Actor Obba Babatundé, Actress Ann Marie Johnson, and Director Bernadette Speakes for an intimate discussion of Mrs. Morrison and her work. Appetizers, dessert, & wine reception immediately following.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting and inspirational night recognizing African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres Sunday, January 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
All the Way West Productions, Inc. is thrilled to bring its Black History Month Production of The Bluest Eye, an adapted play by Lydia Diamond and the Los Angeles tribute and 50th Anniversary celebration of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The highly anticipated play From bold award-winning theatre maker Damilola DK Fashola is set to take over Theatre503 From January 21 - February 1, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Cereal royalty, a monster that eats words, the source of all black girl magic, a unique bird that tastes bad. Welcome to Make/Believe, a theatre festival that challenges its young - and young at heart - audiences to throw out the way things have always been done and indulge their imagination.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced additional programming associated with its upcoming production of Gloria: A Life. Upcoming activities embody Gloria Steinem's lifelong efforts to achieve equity, inspire empathy, and build community. Activities include Act II talking circles with special guests, partnerships more than forty not-for-profit organizations, a donation drive, and a companion historical exhibition.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
With Seth's Big Fat Broadway Vacations, you can cruise the seven seas with Broadway favorites Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley and LaChanze, who will join in on the fun to Bermuda and Newport (July 12 - 19, 2020). The Caribbean is calling on this Bermuda and Newport voyage, round trip from New York aboard the incredible Celebrity Summit. Seth and company have some incredible events and exclusive Broadway shows in store!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company announces the award-winning creative team of Huntington Playwriting Fellow Lydia R. Diamond's (Stick Fly on Broadway and the Huntington, Smart People at the Huntington) stage adaptation of Toni Morrison's first novel The Bluest Eye. Ms. Diamond's stage adaptation of this profound piece of American literature by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author will be directed by one of American Theatre's a?oeTheatre Workers You Should Know,a?? Awoye Timpo (In Old Age at New York Theatre Workshop, Good Grief at the Vineyard Theatre). The Bluest Eye begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) Friday, April 24, 2020 and runs through Sunday, May 24, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
La Jolla Playhouse presents the new musical Fly, based on the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The Paley Center for Media today announced an exciting lineup of new PaleyLive and Paley Media Council programs as part of its 2020 spring calendar. These events will feature some of the brightest and most respected names in media, television, and entertainment and will take place at the Paley Center's New York location at 25 West 52nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Liberation Theatre Company (LTC) will present the New Voices Reading Series -- public readings of original full-length plays developed by the four playwrights in their 2019-2020 Writing Residency Program.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 17, 2020
Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon) sat down with Ilana and shared stories of growing up in a small suburb in New Jersey and feeling like no one else looked like her and how the unexpected reaction to a solo she sang in kindergarten changed her life forever . Nikki opens up about how the loss of her father changed her so deeply at a very young age and that time she was in London and got a call asking if she might be able to take over in the London production of Mormon -that night- even though she had been out of the Broadway production for quite a while. This is an actress who takes on huge challenges and never stops working on her craft.
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
From director Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times, The First Monday in May) comes an electrifying portrait of writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili and her acclaimed one-woman show, Bronx Gothic. Rooted in memories of her childhood, Okwui – who's worked with conceptual artists like Ralph Lemon and Julie Taymor – fuses dance, song, drama, and comedy to create a mesmerizing space in which audiences can engage with a story about two 12-year-old black girl's coming of age in the 1980s.
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK! collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival (BGR!FEST), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women's Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus.
by Kyle Christopher West - Dec 23, 2019
Newcomer Mariah Lyttle hasn't exactly pounded the New York City pavement quite yet, but it's not a reflection on her motivation or hard work. In fact, the young actress barely crossed the graduation stage before headlining a regional production of THE WIZ, which closed only moments before she booked the coveted role of Celie in the latest THE COLOR PURPLE national tour. While back at home for the holidays with her family, Ms. Lyttle sat down to share how the role has helped her find her voice, and how this classic story inspires hope and faith in audiences of all backgrounds and beliefs.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2019
In conjunction with the New England premiere of the acclaimed drama Pass Over, SpeakEasy Stage Company and the Front Porch Arts Collective, Boston's only professional black-led theater company, are sponsoring a panel discussion on a?oeRestorative Justice and Healing After Loss.a?? The event will take place on Tuesday, January 7, from 6-8PM, at Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street in Boston. Admission is free but advance registration is requested.
by Juan Michael Porter II - Dec 20, 2019
'If you ask me if a traditional Swan Lake at the Mariinsky can have a black girl in the corps de ballet, I can tell you honestly that I don't have the answer. But I feel like telling you no.' JC Maillot
by Juan Michael Porter II - Dec 20, 2019
If an audience is full of Black, Brown, Asian or whatever color people, you as a director will think twice about programming La Bayadere or Petrushka. I really believe that.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2019
In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the Ghost of Christmas Present - Tony winner LaChanze - from A Christmas Carol. Check out the recipe for Katie's Ghost of Christmas Dessert Eggnog Ice Box Cake below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the choreographers and lead cast members for its upcoming musical Fly, based on the novel Peter and Wendy, by J.M. Barrie, with book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Playhouse's Guards at the Taj, Broadway's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo); music by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Bill Sherman (music director for Sesame Street); lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin) and Rajiv Joseph, directed by multiple Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton, Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights). Fly will run in the Mandell Weiss Theatre February 18 - March 29, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
a??Theater podcast a??Playing on Air is a??launching its spring season of short audio plays. Every Sunday from April 5 through the end of May, a new short play will arrive, free and instantly accessible, in subscribers' feeds and on Playing on Air's website.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
In a video introduced by Isabelle McCalla, La Jolla Playhouse Costume Shop Supervisor Jennifer Ables will teach you how to DIY your own Tink fairy wings, inspired by the musical Fly and the whimsical Paul Tazewell-designed costume.