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My People - 1963 - Chicago


Arie Crown Theatre

( Chicago, IL)
2301 South Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Contestant Serenity Holmes shares more about her charity, the Broadway choreographer she would love to work with, and what she's been up to during quarantine!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas and The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph have joined forces to curate performances by New Haven and Hartford artists to be presented as part of The Kennedy Centera??s Arts Across America series on Monday, September 28 at 4PM.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Alongside stunning, impactful performances by Natalia Baron and Francisco Solorzano, Ms. Cantisano makes her debut in the French festivity and is proud to be able to expand the awareness of such an important discussion, especially in her home country.
by Jim Munson - Sep 16, 2020
The best part of my job as a theater writer is that I get to speak with fascinating people, and they dona??t come more fascinating than actor and Paralympic athlete Katy Sullivan, who plays the titular role in TheatreWorks Silicon Valleya??s benefit online workshop reading of Pandora. This intriguing new work by acclaimed playwright Laurel Ollstein investigates the Pandoraa??s box myth, delving into the world-changing curiosity and hope resulting from one womana??s fateful actions. The streamed performance features a stellar cast of actors assembled from across the country and was recorded over Zoom under the direction of TheatreWorks Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli. Pandora will be offered via video streaming from 6pm (PDT), Thursday, September 24, 2020 until 6pm (PDT), Monday, September 28, 2020. Viewers can sign up to receive a link to view Pandora at without charge, although donations are encouraged to support TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. For additional information, visit or call (650) 463-1960.
by Student Blogger: Annie Coulson - Sep 11, 2020
Coming back to college is a weird thing, even if we werena??t in a pandemic. There is the a?oeah wea??re back!a?? moments of adrenaline but then you quickly fall into the pace and feel like you never left.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Have you ever wanted to work out with your favorite Broadway stars... for a cause? Whipped Into Shape for Biden is raising money weekly for the Biden Victory Fund and you can be a part of it!
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 5, 2020
Nightclub trailblazer, innovator, and belter Jack Bartholet may not be belting 'em out right now, but that doesn't lessen his artistic mission statement of always living in the light.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Handel's Messiah, one of the most beloved holiday traditions, begins with the phrase “Comfort ye my people.”  In a year when people need comfort more than ever, GBH and the Handel and Haydn Society today announced a collaboration to create a transformative take on the holiday tradition for television and video streaming. “Handel's Messiah for Our Time” will premiere on GBH 2 on December 20, 2020 at 7 p.m. and stream on YouTube, Facebook,,, and  
by Virag Dombay - Mar 31, 2020
Next up in our Brisbane Local Artists interview segment is Dorothy (Dot) Mae. Working as a performing artist and teacher, and as a Captain Starlight, Dot is very passionate about teaching youth about the arts and helping them release their creativity. Not only that, but she is one of the loveliest and supportive humans that I've ever met. Here is what we had a chat about...
by Neil Shurley - Mar 27, 2020
'He's 50% Lhasa, 30% mini poodle, and 20% Havanese - but I think he's 100% perfect.'
by Student Blogger: Molly Tucker - Jun 4, 2020
My life changed for the better on my eighth birthday. My loving parents gifted me with tickets to the touring production of The Lion King because it was coming to Atlanta around my big day.
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Tennessee-born, Minneapolis-based artist Chastity Brown is releasing her new single, 'Golden,' today in honor of Juneteenth.
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Edith Shlivovitz, a ferociously spirited octogenarian, hasn't left her apartment since Covid-19 descended upon NYC. Through belting showtunes to her taxidermied cat, pretending to be a snake, Zooming with her long-dead husband, and much more, she shares her journey during these solitary months and the lessons learned along the way. Created and Performed by Amanda Erin Miller
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Minneapolis-based Psych-Bluegrass 5-piece Pert Near Sandstone, the band behind the long running Blue Ox Music Festival have announced Warren Haynes will perform as part of a weekend of live music streamed from Whispering Pines Campground outside Eau Claire, WI on June 12 & 13.
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2020
In a powerful new video, and amidst the national uprising against racist violence, Daveed Diggs demands we ask what the Fourth of July means to Black people in America right now.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced the recipients of its 2020 National Heritage Fellowships. Onnik Dinkjian of Fort Lee is among the nine recipients to be honored this year. These lifetime honor awards of $25,000 are given in recognition of both artistic excellence and efforts to sustain cultural traditions for future generations.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) has been connecting communities to the art of choral music for 112 years, and even a pandemic will not stop the choir from continuing that mission. This summer, MCP has teamed up with the Oratorio Society of Minnesota (OSM) to offer a?oeCandid Conversations,a?? a weekly, online program that will combine professional vocal coaching sessions with lectures on timely topics in choral music. The sessions, which are free and open to all, will be held on Wednesdays, 8-9:30 p.m. EST, July 8 through August 5. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a new album from Marisha Wallace, the original Broadway cast recording of Hair on vinyl, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Today, Grammy-nominated producer, singer-songwriter, musician Terrace Martin shares a brand new album, Terrace Martin's Gray Area - Live at the JammJam, with one of a kind live performances featuring an array of today's top stars in jazz, hip-hop and more, like Kamasi Washington, Ben Wendel, Ronald Bruner Jr., Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown, Paul Cornish, and Joshua Crumbly. The collection was recorded live in-the-round with a full audience at one of Jammcard's trademark events, the JammJam. This will be the first release from Jammcard Music, in partnership with Sounds of Crenshaw, and EMPIRE Distribution.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
New Jersey City University (NJCU) and Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) will present a school-time commemoration for International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, January 23, at 9:45 a.m. with Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, to be held at Margaret Williams Theatre in the University's Hepburn Hall located at 2039 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City. Tickets for this special program are only $8.00.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 14, 2020
The popular child singer grew up, came out, and reintroduced himself to the world on The Voice. Now he's testing the waters of the smaller venue with shows in clubs like Joe's Pub. Stephen Mosher talks to Grammy nominee Billy Gilman about change, growth, and living in the light.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
With 2020 marking the 15-year anniversary of his label DIRTYBIRD, dance music mogul Claude VonStroke today announces the release of his fourth album, Freaks & Beaks, out 21st February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Recorded live in the Grand Hall of Budapest's Liszt Academy in December 2018, Hallgató is an inspired and moving album from Ferenc Snétberger and the Keller Quartett. Hungary's outstanding acoustic guitarist and its foremost chamber group are heard together and separately, in a program with compositions by Snétberger, Shostakovich, John Dowland and Samuel Barber, which unfolds with its own internal logic and dramaturgy.
by Student Blogger: Sabrina Duke - Feb 4, 2021
My family being in the audience “no matter what” has been a constant in my life
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
As part of its third season in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Target Margin Theater will continue its multi-year exploration of The One Thousand and One Nights with P*ssyc*ck Know Nothing, a new work that wrestles with The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad stories from the collection of classic Silk Road tales.
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Tantoo Cardinal, the iconic Indigenous actor of Métis descent, was named a 2020 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) recipient for Lifetime Artistic Achievement in Canada today. The GGPAA recognizes Canadian artists who have made an indelible contribution to cultural life in Canada and around the world. Cardinal joins other 2020 inductees including actress Catherine O'Hara, actor Ryan Reynolds, Canadian singer/songwriter, and First Nations artist Florent Vollant, composer Alexina Louie, choreographer Zab Maboungou and volunteer Lynda Hamilton, at the April 24 induction ceremony in Ottawa, Canada.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Raleigh Little Theatre will present Monica Flory's adaptation of 'The Jungle Book,' based on the beloved book by Rudyard Kipling. 'The Jungle Book' is the last show in RLT's 2019-20 Family Series and runs from March 20 - April 5 in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. The production will include puppets and shadow play and is directed by Judy M. Dove.
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2021
Released during Black History Month, the stunning visual is a statement piece on equality and freedom.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Goodman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 Season with the Chicago premiere of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. This a?oeuproarious comedy that also pulls at the heartstringsa?? (The Hollywood Reporter), written by Jocelyn Bioh, arrives on the heels of a critically acclaimed, extended run Off-Broadway at MCC Theater. Chicago favorite Lili-Anne Brown returns to the Goodman to direct, after last season's celebrated production of Lottery Day. Full casting is below.
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Marking the 15th anniversary of his DIRTYBIRD imprint, US dance music icon Claude VonStroke has unveiled his fourth studio album, Freaks & Beaks, out now!
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
The song premiered last Thursday (Feb 18) via The Ebro Show on Apple Music 1. Today, they two unleash the song’s brand new video directed by Nickii Kane and shot in Kingston, Jamaica. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Marking the 15th anniversary of his DIRTYBIRD imprint, US dance music icon Claude VonStroke has unveiled his fourth studio album, Freaks & Beaks, out 21st February.
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
Today, Adrian Younge has announced his most ambitious and deeply personal project to-date. The American Negro is a multimedia project release in conjunction with Black History Month.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
Today, Adrian Younge has announced his most ambitious and deeply personal project to-date.
by Brian Hilbrand - Feb 12, 2020
Jeff Foxworthy will headline the Gilda's LaughFest 10th Anniversary Signature Event. The 2020 Signature Event, A Night with Jeff Foxworthy, is a fundraiser for Gilda's Club Grand Rapids. Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country. The Grammy Award nominee and best-selling author of more than 26 books is widely known for his Redneck jokes and his act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature a?" a style that has been compared to Mark Twain's. The Signature Event is March, 14th, 2020 with a dinner that begins at 5:30 PM a show that follows at 8 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021
The Fisher Center at Bard will present Tania El Khoury and Basel Zaraa’s As Far As Isolation Goes (Online), a performance that uses touch, sound, and interactivity to bring audience members into contact with those faced with inhumane detention centers and a mental health system that disregard their political and emotional contexts (February 24-March 21). 
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2020
The art of Burlesque is always evolving and Misters Libby and Sapp are continually looking for new ways to assist that evolution.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Dec 7, 2020
All I can do is draw on my past experiences for guidance, find the people who care about me, and trust in myself that I can do this. I can also make lists.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Atlanta based indie-rock band Lesibu Grand is excited to share their latest single “Hot Glue Gun” premiering now exclusively with BrooklynVegan.
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, powerhouse hip-hop artist, painter, model, poet, and reggae singer Racquel Jones is teaming up with AFROPUNK to premiere the provocative music video for the brand new single “Sacrilege,” (Magnetic Moon) directed by award-winning video director Alex Di Marco (Khalid, Wiz Khalifa).
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
Strut present the brand new album from Alostmen, led by Stevo Atambire, a band at the forefront of kologo music in Ghana.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 16, 2020
She's played a lot of great roles in her life and career but nobody would deny that the greatest part she has ever played is Marissa Rosen.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 1, 2020
Train Ride is more than just a lovely song with a well-made video: it's a beacon of hope for romantics of all demographics, past and present.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2020
A video of a young Nigerian boy dancing outside went viral, and sparked interest from prestigious dance programs in the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Today, the Live Events Coalition in conjunction with the California Events Coalition held an impactful action day and video-documented activation titled ONE VOICE at Xbox Plaza at L.A. LIVE. The day of action, meant to showcase the breadth and impact of COVID-19 on the live events industry, kicked off with opening remarks by Live Events Coalition PR and Marketing Director, Gabriel Saavedra, and included remarks by Social Distortion vocalist and guitarist, Mike Ness, as well as a special performance by singer-songwriter Annie Bosko.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2020
Arts Centre Melbourne today announced a new digital initiative a?" Together with you a?" to uplift, comfort, educate and entertain local and global communities while its venues' doors are temporarily closed to the public.
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
A$AP Ferg shares today the video for his 2020 drop “Value,” directed by Ferg & Hidji. Showcasing his rapid fire lyrics celebrating the success he has achieved, the video ties together the theme of overcoming the odds to make it in this world. 
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 2, 2020
Robbie Rozelle is always in demand, whatever your cabaret needs are, and here Stephen Mosher talks to Mr. Rozelle about life in the living room and the cabaret room.