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Haiti - 1938 - Broadway


Lafayette Theatre

(New York, NY)
132nd St. and 7th Ave.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
DanceAfrica is returning with new content reimagined for the digital space. Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) DanceAfrica 2021 pays homage to the ancestral energy of Haiti, a metonym for Black liberation.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 4, 2021
This year's theme is 'Women Leading the Change,' and the program will recognize the myriad achievements of women leaders who are blazing trails and creating new pathways for others in their respective areas of expertise.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021
In honor of Haitian Heritage Month, celebrated annually during the month of May, the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami will launch a series of activations and educational programs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021
La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
BAM's DanceAfrica will continue its celebration with special Memorial Day weekend programs, including A Return: Liberation as Power (May 24—31), featuring six Haitian visual artists’ meditation on liberation; a special “for teens by teens” event Haiti In Full Scope—exploring the history, art, and culture of Haiti, and more.
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021
Today (May 21) in live streaming: Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Top 10, an Annie reunion on Stars in the House, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021
The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami will present “After the Rain Comes Light: Portraits of Resilience,” the first collaborative museum exhibition by Miami-based artists Morel Doucet and Stephen Arboite. The new work will be on view both inside and outside of the museum building.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 20, 2021
“I Love You Anne, We Love You Anne and Cousines directed by Richard Senecal and played by Gessica Geneus and Jimmy Jean-Louis are the most beautiful Haitian movies out there. to me there will be no other Haitian movie like this ever again.” Kadda Sheekoff notes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
Mark DeGarmo Dance will broadcast its transcultural transdisciplinary Virtual Salon Performance Series for Social Change to a New York City, national, and international audience on Zoom with performances featuring performing artists Anabella Lenzu, Barbara Mahler, and Seema Viswanath on Thursday, June 3rd at 7PM ET.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2021
Dedicated to healing the world through music, independent music collective The Starships are back with dynamic synergy in their collaborative new single 'Living Water'. 'Living Water' combines the talents of artists Nashoba, Danny Barz, Scott Damn and SharmonJarmon as well as the production stylings of Lord Haiti.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021
With a myriad of events, activities, and music to keep fans entertained day and night, MORC ’22 promises to be a fantasy camp, personal paradise, and the vacation of a lifetime for hard-rockin’ music enthusiasts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021
Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra has announced the return of their Socially Distanced Summer in-person concerts at Olympia Fields Country Club on May 19, June 23, July 14 and August 4, at 6:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., plus the streaming of the final concert of the IPO Reimagined season.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 10, 2021
 FilmAfrica also includes a stunning program of shorts films: Jojolo (Lebert Bethune, 1966), In the Heart of Vivianne Gauthier (Marie-Claude Fournier, 2017), Tezen (Shirley Bruno, 2016), The Prophetess (Sylvie Weber, 2018), Razana (Haminiaina Ratovoarivony, 2018), and Al-Sit (Suzannah Mirghani, 2020).
by Student Blogger: Audrey Myers - Mar 8, 2021
In order to graduate from Samford University as a theatre student, one must complete a final thesis called a “Catalyst project.” This year, two senior Theatre for Youth majors, Anna Johnson and Chloe Tower, teamed up to reach students on the other side of the world through their collaborative senior project.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2021
This ever-popular opera captivates from its opening notes to Carmen's sultry and vivacious Habanera, to Escamillo's rousing Toreador song, and finally to Don Jose's beautifully tragic Flower Song.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today invited art lovers and photo fans to enjoy the current exhibition by award-winning photojournalist Maggie Steber, the recipient of the prestigious FOTOmentor Award 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021
Mark DeGarmo Dance broadcasts its transcultural transdisciplinary Virtual Salon Performance Series for Social Change to an international audience on Zoom with performances featuring international and emerging performing artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
The team behind the operatic miniseries 'desert in,” now in production for a June 2021 debut on Boston Lyric Opera’s streaming service, announced today an award-winning roster of composers and performers working on the project.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2021
Opera Orlando welcomes an incredible cast representative of the rich culture of Haiti in the 1960s, as Georges Bizet's fiery masterwork Carmen takes the stage at Dr. Phillips Center on April 1 and 3.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021
BAM today announced a new season—an ambitious mix of outdoor in-person programming and new virtual events—that is all about bringing live arts back to Brooklyn, and bringing Brooklyn’s creative spirit to the world. The season spans theater, dance, music, talks, visual arts, community events, and its annual gala.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City have partnered to film the children’s chorus performing Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beautiful classic “You’ll Never Walk Alone” outdoors on Lincoln Center’s campus to honor those we have lost to the pandemic. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced today its Harris Theater Presents season for 2021-22. Beginning with a free outdoor event on the Harris Theater Rooftop in August, the Theater will reopen to the public for the first time since March 2020.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021
Kingg Bucc’s debut EP SWIPER SEASON  was released in late 2019. Produced by GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer DJ Hardwerk (Cardi B, Major Lazer, Camila Cabello), the EP included the singles, “Swiper Season,” “Big Shot,” and “Pick Sides.”
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021
Mark DeGarmo Dance broadcasts its transcultural transdisciplinary Virtual Salon Performance Series for Social Change to a New York City, national, and international audience on Zoom with performances featuring performing artists Anabella Lenzu (Argentina; NYC, USA), Barbara Mahler (NYC, USA), and Seema Viswanath (India; North Carolina, USA)
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021
Deemed one of the '25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World' by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition. This year the festival will be hosted hybrid style with a thoughtfully curated mix of in-person and virtual screenings beginning June 24, 2021, through July 1, 2021, in Miami, Florida.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2021
The Greek National Opera has announced its 2021 lineup, a tribute programme to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821, which is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 27, 2021
It's true, age doesn't define anyone's intelligence, and skin color doesn't take a side on who should be an intellectual because anyone can be an intellectual but not all are chosen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021
Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that the nonprofit organization’s 26th annual and first virtual FOTOfusion will spotlight photojournalist Maggie Steber, who will receive this year’s prestigious FOTOmentor Award.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 18, 2021
Werley Nortreus is a Haitian entrepreneur, self-help entrepreneur, and media mogul from Haiti that some people must know about for inspirations and motivations in the business field.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021
Beloit Auction & Realty, one of the country's most respected full-service auction companies has announced The Columbus Museum & Chicago 1893 World's Columbian Exposition (World's Fair) Online Auction.
by The Chaos Twins - Feb 24, 2021
Tune in today, February 24 (4pm ET) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld. This week's special guest is the wonderful Vasthy Mompoint!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 23, 2021
D'Haiti plays the trumpet and is a senior at the Keystone School. In addition to AYPO, D'Haiti was accepted into the National Youth Orchestra of the USA in 2020, and has performed with the Young Wind Ensemble at Tanglewood Music Institute.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021
Playwright, lyricist, and librettist Melisa Tien is the creator and producer of the upcoming live, online song cycle Swell, presented by HERE from March 17-21, 2021. This contemporary work about immigrants and children of immigrants, written by immigrants and children of immigrants, is directed by Elena Araoz with music direction by Tian Hui Ng.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 11, 2021
WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform HBO Max is scheduled to launch in late June in 39 territories across Latin America and the Caribbean, marking the first availability for the platform outside the U.S. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021
Palm Beach Photographic Centre today announced that the nonprofit organization's 26th annual and first virtual FOTOfusion next week will spotlight photojournalist Maggie Steber, who will receive this year's prestigious FOTOmentor Award.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 1, 2021
To celebrate Black History Month, BroadwayWorld is spotlighting the lives and legacies of Black artists from every corner of the theatrical spectrum. Today is all about La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club's Ellen Stewart.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021
Broadway for Arts Education, affectionately known as BAE, officially became the new name of the nonprofit organization formerly known as Broadway's Babies this past week. On January 31, 2021, BAE announced its new name to the world with a promotional video starring Ali Ewoldt, Antoine L. Smith, Mia Gentile, Natalie Joy Johnson, and more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2021
Haitian Heritage Month is a nationally recognized month and an opportunity for admirers of the Haitian culture to celebrate the rich culture, distinctive art, delicious food, and rich traditions of Haiti and its people.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 29, 2021
DACAMERA  announces a return to in-person concerts and recitals for its 2021/2022 season.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces plans to  welcome audiences back with its first set of concerts for summer. Re-emerging from a one-year pandemic closure of the Filene Center and Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods, Wolf Trap will celebrate the 50th anniversary season at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts with its first live music performances since December 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021
On the heels of sold-out, in-person performances of Opera Orlando’s Creole Carmen, the Company is partnering with WUCF TV to broadcast its ENCORE! presentation of Bizet’s fiery masterwork. This original take on Carmen is set in the politically tumultuous and culturally provocative reign of “Papa Doc” Duvalier in 1960s Haiti.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 23, 2021
“Trouble” is a dancehall-infused electropop jam that builds on Aluna’s signature sound, blending soaring vocal harmonies with infectious beats to create an incendiary anthem just in time for this summer’s dancefloors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2021
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced the official public opening of Restart Stages—a new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus—welcoming audiences to reimagined community spaces and new outdoor venues, with dozens of free events and surprise Pop-Up performances in music, dance, drama, and more.
by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2021
honor of Black leaders who shaped and defined American history, The Marsh is presenting Darryl Van Leer’s riveting The Escape of Frederick Douglass on its digital platform, MarshStream. Van Leer wrote and stars in the acclaimed production, which brings to vivid life the early years of African American rights activist Frederick Douglass, from his youth as an unruly boy caught in a slave training camp to his gripping and suspenseful train ride to freedom. Immediately following the performance, Van Leer will be joined by The Marsh Founder/Artistic Director Stephanie Weisman for a Q&A. The Escape of Frederick Douglass will be streamed on Saturday, April 24 at 7:30pm PDT. For more information, please visit BroadwayWorld up with Van Leer last week from his home base in Nashville, Tennessee. An actor with some notable film & TV credits, Van Leer is perhaps best known for his stage works about political and cultural leaders, including musical performers such as Ray Charles and Little Richard. We discussed The Escape of Frederick Douglass and how he went about bringing such an iconic historical figure to life, and his thoughts on finding hope in difficult times. Van Leer has made it his mission to take inspiration from these great historical figures and pass it on to his audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021
Louisville Folks School & Kentucky Performing Arts will present 'Exploring the African American Influence on Kentucky Music' in April. Composer Rachel Grimes, educator Dr. Clark Kimberling, and historian Michael L. Jones explore the legacy of celebrated, Kentucky-born violinist, composer, and bandleader Henry Hart (1839 - 1915).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2021
Carnegie Hall today announced the more than 200 outstanding young musicians selected from across the country for the Hall’s three national youth ensembles: National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2021
On the heels of sold-out, in-person performances of Opera Orlando's Carmen, set in 1960s Haiti, the Company is proud to present this production online via the ENCORE! series.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
BBC Arts has partnered with theatres across the country to produce this unprecedented season of 18 plays for audiences at home. It is 20 Stories High's second BBC commission following Performance Live title I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021
La MaMa has announced the lineup for the 16th edition of La MaMa Moves! Returning for its annual spring season for two weeks in May, the 2021 festival will feature works by Hadar Ahuvia and Tatyana Tenenbaum, J. Bouey, Jasmine Hearn, Tiffany Mills, Ricarrdo Valentine, and Sugar Vendil.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 12, 2021
Many people never thought if he could write stories for movies because he didn't look like that. Well, he's a writer who writes stories for movies too. He even writes stories about events happening in the world for history books so people can always remember the events.