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Having Our Say - 1995 - Broadway

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Booth Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
222 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is reinventing what the live theatre experience looks like as it moves forward with an abbreviated season of three live productionsa?"two that reflect social issues at the forefront of the national consciousnessa?"coming to its stage this fall.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Legendary lighting designer and teacher Allen Lee Hughes will be honored with the Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards at the 56th annual event on October 14 in a livestream awards ceremony.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Invisible Theatre's Managing Artistic Director, Susan Claassen, announced the re-opening of Tucson, Arizona's Invisible Theatre with the official approval to reopen granted by The Arizona Department of Health Services!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
At its first meeting of the 2019/2020 season, McCarter Theatre Center welcomed seven new members to its Board of Trustees. These leading community volunteers join an existing team of trustees who are outstanding arts advocates. All support McCarter's mission of creating world-class theater and presenting the finest performing artists for the engagement, education, and entertainment of the community.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, announced casting for its November production of Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, playing November 8-17 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. Raised in Raleigh, trailblazing African-American activists, sisters and best friends Sadie and Bessie Delany - both over 100 years old - take audiences on an inspiring and entertaining journey as they recount the stories of their lives, from growing up on what is now the campus of Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh as the daughters of a former slave, to integrating a New York suburb during the Harlem Renaissance, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an Oral History Project event with the award-winning composer, lyricist, playwright, and actress Micki Grant on Monday, November 16 at 6pm on Zoom. Admission to the event is FREE. The interview with Ms. Grant has been prerecorded, and will be followed by a live Q&A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Hartford Stage and Christ Church Cathedral are partnering to provide free babysitting services for theatregoers. PlayDate will offer reliable, convenient babysitting for parents and guardians eager to relax and enjoy a live theatre performance. The service will be available during the 2 p.m. matinee performances of Cry it Out on Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2020
The Indiana Repertory Theatre staff and Board have been reimagining their 2020-2021 Season and curating IRT classic productions that will bring us all joy and hope for the future.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019-2020 theater season were presented yesterday at a virtual awards ceremony attended by more than 100 people. Awards were presented in 6 different categories and Allen Lee Hughes was awarded the Ming Cho Lee Lifetime Achievement Award.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
The Indiana Repertory Theatre staff and Board have been reimagining their 2020-2021 Season and curating IRT classic productions that will bring us all joy and hope for the future.
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll has died Friday at the age of 84.The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved performer, pioneer, and Tony Award winner Diahann Carroll, who passed away on October 4, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Broadhurst, Helen Hayes, Hudson, Marquis, New Amsterdam, Samuel J. Friedman, St. James, and Vivian Beaumont Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, October 16th at exactly 7:45pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
McCarter Theatre Center announces a generous gift of $500,000 from McCarter supporter and arts philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson, in honor of Emily Mann's thirty years as Artistic Director and Resident Playwright. The gift will be used to support the ongoing artistic excellence for which McCarter became known during Mann's tenure.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Design impresario Ken Fulk and theatre producer Mark Cortale have announced that they will present Heavenly Bodies, a special event benefiting The Foundation at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in San Francisco, starring historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald on Friday, November 1 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Musical theater returns to McCarter Theatre Center with the 2021 arrival of Bhangin' It, a large-scale uplifting new musical that will premiere in June 2021, following a production at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 10, 2019
'At my age, I can say what I want,' Bessie Delany says in HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANEY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS. And truly, who's to argue with a woman who's lived more than a century? North Carolina Theatre's latest show tells the story of sisters, Sadie and Bessie Delany, two African-American women who were trailblazers in their careers and communities. Directed by Tia James, the play invites the audience into the sisters' home as they recount stories from their lives and explores themes of family, faith, and what it means to be a black woman in America.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2020
New Village Arts has announced the San Diego Premiere of THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman. This new dark comedy about self-discovery and new beginnings will be directed by longtime NVA collaborator Samantha Ginn, and will star Milena (Sellers) Phillips and Kim Strassburger.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Kevin Nelson, Interim Managing Director) announced today that the Company's 2020 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Spring Forward, will be held at Gallery 308 (Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123) on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
by Katie Laban - Mar 2, 2020
Hey Detroit! Are there any Nick Jr. fans out there? Get ready to sing, clap, dance, and move to the music with all your favorite Nick Jr. friends at the Fox Theatre in The Detroit District this Friday, March 6th through Sunday, March 8th! Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present Nick Jr. Live! 'Move to the Music', an all-new, one-of-a-kind adventure. For the first time on stage together, this musical spectacular features characters from multiple Nick Jr. series, including Bubble Guppies, PAW Patrol (produced by Spin Master Entertainment,) Dora The Explorer, Shimmer and Shine, Blue's Clues and You, Blaze and the Monster Machines, and Top Wing. BroadwayWorld Detroit had a special chance to speak with native Detroiter, Jenia Head, as she returns to Detroit to perform in the show as Molly from the Bubble Guppies.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Our Times: Uprising, a virtual reading series of plays, poetry & other writings by Black American Authors. Beginning on Monday July 13, the series runs three weeks on consecutive Mondays and provides an original overview of African American history and culture while exploring issues of race, oppression and injustice for contemporary audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Carnegie Hall is live with Audra McDonald! 
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 - Jan 24, 2020
Lyric Theatre presents the joyful celebration of the lives of two centenarians in its 2020 season opener next month at the Plaza Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020
American Repertory Theater presents Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. Written by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Still Life) and directed by Tony Award winner Paulus (Jagged Little Pill, The White Card), performances of the Off-Broadway hit begin Friday January 24, 2020 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. The production opens officially on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Due to one week of added performances, it will now close Saturday, March 1, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020
American Repertory Theater presents Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth. Written by Tony Award nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Still Life) and directed by Tony Award winner Paulus (Jagged Little Pill, The White Card), performances of the Off-Broadway hit begin Friday January 24, 2020 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. The production opens officially on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Due to one week of added performances, it will now close Saturday, March 1, 2020.
by David McKibbin - Jan 2, 2020
2019 has brought Palm Beach County a slew of high-quality productions. From Having Our Say at Primal Forces to A Streetcar Named Desire at Palm Beach Dramaworks to The Music Man at the Wick. Audiences can still expect to see great theater throughout 2020, even during its first month. If your New Year's Resolution is to see more live theater, don't miss these four shows.
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 - Jan 13, 2020
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2020 season includes an eclectic mix of shows featuring stories of hope, love and family, Native peoples and reunions.
by Adrienne Proctor - Feb 24, 2020
HAVING OUR SAY is a staged memoir of the Delany Sisters, two women who experienced the Civil Rights Movement and lived to be over 100 years old and tell the tale. This quiet, comfortable play invites the audience to the sister's home as they prepare a meal on stage and recount their extraordinary lives.
by Adrienne Proctor - Feb 12, 2020
HAVING OUR SAY tells the story of the Delany sisters, two sisters who were born to a former slave and grew up in the Jim Crow South. The Delany sisters both lived to be over 100 years old, and wrote their version of events in the 1993 biography that inspired the play. Lyric's production features two Broadway stars in the roles of Bessie and Sadie.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2020
The Helen Hayes Award ® nominated one-woman show, 'The Resurrection of Alice,' will be The Essential Theatre's first presentation in a new series of digital offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, have announced the creative team and cast of Gloria: A Life, presented in association with the McCarter Theatre Center and by special arrangement with Daryl Roth.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
The Big Chill meets This is Us in Rachel Bonds' play Goodnight Nobody. In this deeply moving and funny world premiere, a group of old friends reconnect after years apart. They reminisce with wild abandon, until the things they aren't telling each other come hurtling to the surface. The production runs January 10 through February 9 in McCarter's Berlind Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote, Brooklyn's Brave New World Rep will present Over and Above: Women Over 55 Speak, August 26th, 7pm on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
This summer, Great Performances explores the lives of two trailblazing American women with two acclaimed theatrical productions. Great Performances: Ann, Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor's compelling portrayal of the legendary Texas Governor Ann Richards, premieres Friday, June 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS.