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Paul Robeson was an American actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, lawyer, and basso profondo concert singer who was also noted for his wide-ranging social justice activism.

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Booth Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center Present An Evening with Bollywood, a free, family-friendly event celebrating Bollywood culture on Saturday, September 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, Princeton. In previous years, this event has attracted over a thousand people from local and surrounding communities.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Paul Robeson a?" a play examining the life of the famous scholar, athlete, entertainer and activist who graduated from Rutgers 100 years ago a?" is be the first production of the upcoming season of the Crossroads Theatre Company as well as Crossroads' first play in the new New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Join the Paul Robeson Celebration Committee this Friday, September 6, 8:00 pm, at the Paramount Theatre, 1008 Brown Street in Peekskill, NY, to celebrate the legacy of Paul Robeson.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) marked the opening of the world-class performing arts center in an event on Wednesday evening. The highly anticipated opening of the $172 million, state-of-the-art performing arts center officially raised its curtain in a star-studded evening with members of New Jersey's cultural arts, academic and governmental community. The new performing arts center will transform New Brunswick's downtown cultural arts district, setting a new standard for performing arts excellence throughout the Northeast.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The Players announces its next Pipe Night, honoring Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). A favorite Players tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century, the Pipe Night for Mr. Iconis will be held on Monday, September 9th starting at 6:30 pm at The Players, located at 16 Gramercy Park South. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Your Inner Space, a joint exhibit featuring paintings by Ifat Shatzky and sculptures by Mira DeMartino. The exhibit will be on view in the Arts Council of Princeton's Taplin Gallery from October 12 through November 16, with an Opening Reception on Saturday, October 12 from 3-5 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) today announced $6,687,310 million in grants to be distributed to 175 cultural organizations statewide in 2020 with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. NYSCA grants support the transformative impact of the performing, visual and literary arts in New York State.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) and Eden Autism are proud to announce a new joint program that brings hands-on art to adults with autism. The 12 week trial, which ran over the spring and summer of 2019, has been extended and will now meet weekly at the Art Council's Paul Robeson Center the Arts in downtown Princeton. Approximately eight of Eden's participants will take part in the program.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 10, 2019
The Crossroads Theatre Company is presenting a stunning production of 'Paul Robeson,' written by Phillip Hayes Dean. The show is wonderfully directed by the Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, Marshall Jones III and the role of Robeson is mastered by accomplished actor, Nathaniel Stampley. His powerful performance is complemented by the outstanding musicianship of Nat Adderley Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Last night, Monday, September 9, 2019, The Players honored Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) with a Pipe Night, a club tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
The Wrong Kind of People. World Premiere engagement of a new comedy. WHO: Written by George W. Corbin. Directed by C. Julian White. Presented by The Robey Theatre Company. Producing Artistic Director: Ben Guillory.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Oct 24, 2019
Charlotte Symphony continued its skein all-Russian concerts with somewhat diminished returns as they failed to conquer Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain for the third time in the last 10 years, but with Christopher James Lee wielding the baton with more controlled fury, they slayed with Stravinsky's FIREBIRD Suite.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Forty-one years ago, two Rutgers University Theatre Arts students envisioned, embraced and captured the opportunity to create a space where the black experience would be shared through stories produced on stage for all to enjoy; and that was and is the story of Crossroads Theatre Company, a staple of the arts and cultural community in New Brunswick, NJ and across the region, state and nation.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 7 when over 1,700 students and teachers from 39 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Forrest Theatre.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 3, 2019
Crossroads Theatre Company has had a marvelous start to their 2019/2020 Season. After a successful staging of 'Paul Robeson' in September, the Company recently had an event that will be treasured by supporters, friends and patrons for a very long time. 'A Night With Crossroads-Honoring Denzel Washington' was held on October 19.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 29, 2019
Crossroads Theatre Company continues their exciting season with a holiday show for all. A Christmas Carol will be performed at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) in the Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater from December 5 to December 15. Directed by the Company's Artistic Director, Marshall Jones III, the production promises to put audience members in the holiday spirit.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Celebrate the season with local family-favorite musician Alex Mitnick and his fun-loving band, Alex & The Kaleidoscope! What makes the holidays special? Being together with your family, and what better way to spend time together than with a rollicking, super-fun interactive concert for all ages. Winner of the 2015 New York Emmy® for Best Children's Programming, Alex Mitnick has been entertaining families in the Princeton area for almost 20 years.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, recipient of the 2019 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has announced the appointment of Tim Bond as its new Artistic Director. Bond will join the company officially in March 2020, stepping in as Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley winds down his 50th and final season at the helm of the theatre he created, ending one of the longest tenures in American theatre. Kelley previously announced his retirement at the conclusion of the company's current season in June 2020. Said Bond upon accepting the appointment, a?oeI am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue Robert Kelley's great work, and to lead this spirited company into its next exciting phase.a??
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Town Hall today announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after the celebrated actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will recognize today's leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change, and will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event at The Town Hall, a national historic landmark, in February 2020. The recipient of the Lena Horne Prize was selected by an advisory board that includes Lena Horne's daughter Gail Lumet Buckley, as well as an esteemed list of entertainers and philanthropists including Harry Belafonte, Billy Porter, Judy Collins, Deesha Dyer, Roxane Gay, Bob Santelli, Bruce Cohen, Jose Antonio Vargas, and more. The recipient will receive a $100,000 donation to be directed to a charity of their choice.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
This summer, the New York State Council on the Arts will support new and expanded music festivals designed to spark economic revitalization and tourism, build community, and celebrate diverse voices in New York State arts and culture. The festivals will highlight the rich history of the Capital Region, Buffalo and Rochester.  The Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform works celebrating New York State's pivotal role in women's suffrage and other important civil rights milestones. 
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Following the break-out success of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present When Blood Ran Red, a new, award-winning work that chronicles the darkest era in the Soviet Union, when former wartime heroes of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee were persecuted as enemies of the state for daring to report on the truth of the Holocaust in the German-occupied East. It will be performed on Sunday, June 16 at 2PM and 6PM at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra's BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition featuring middle school student artwork and writing created in response to composer Missy Mazzoli's Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) opens at the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP). Many of the students will be on hand at the opening to discuss their displayed works and celebrate their artistry with family and friends. The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, June 2.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center will join Uta Hagen at 100, HB Studio's season-long celebration of the centennial of the legendary actress, activist, and HB Studio master teacher, with a look into her life and legacy.   The Library's Billy Rose Theatre Division houses three major collections related to Uta Hagen: The Uta Hagen/Herbert Berghof Papers; The HB Studio Records; and The HB Playwrights Foundation Records.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
Powerful drama: still made in America. Lynn Nottage's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat opens tonight in its Chicago premiere at Goodman Theatre. Ron OJ Parson directs the collision of race, class and friendship at a pivotal moment in America-hailed as 'extraordinarily moving' (The New York Times) and 'passionate and necessary...a masterful depiction of the forces that divide and conquer us' (Time Out New York). Sweat marks the fourth Nottage play to be produced at the Goodman, following Crumbs from the Table of Joy (2006), Ruined (a 2008 world-premiere Goodman commission that earned the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (2013). Sweat appears through April 14 in the Albert Theatre. Tickets ($20 - $80; subject to change) are available at Goodmantheatre.org/Sweat, by telephone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 N. Dearborn).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Pandora Colin, Ben Cura, Tory Kittles and Emma Paetz will make their Chichester debuts in Nicholas Wright's new play 8 Hotels, which Richard Eyre directs at the Minerva Theatre from 1 - 24 August (press night: 7 August).
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 18, 2019
The Gallery at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, NYC) presents 'Entanglements by Alex Harsley.' The photo exhibition launches with an opening reception in the Gallery and a talkback with the artist on the stage of the Loreto Theater on Thursday, July 11 at 6PM.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 15, 2019
You might think SHOW BOAT is impossibly quaint and politically incorrect. Well, it is, but an excellent CPCC Summer Theatre cast keeps the ol' boat afloat on 'Ol' Man River.'
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 13, 2019
"I did this show two decades ago with these amazing ladies, and when I asked them if they would be willing to reprise their performances. When they said 'yes,' I was thrilled to be able to bring this new production here to MSMT." Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark is speaking about Maine State Music Theatre's 2019 season opener, the dazzling Duke Ellington revue, SOPHISTICATED LADIES, and its co-stars E. Faye Butler and Felicia P. Fields, who are now playing at Brunswick's Pickard Theater. Butler, Fields, and Jessica A. Lawyer, one of the astounding dancers in the show, have joined Clark and BROADWAY WORLD'S Maine Editor, Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, on June 12 at Curtis Memorial Library to discuss the production at the opening panel discussion of the theatre's annual PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
A film festival completely dedicated to the youth, about the youth, and for the youth, returns for its second season. The 2nd Annual Just Be You Performing Arts Youth Film Festival (Just Be You Festival for short) will take place on Friday, August 30, 2019, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Rutger's University Paul Robeson Campus Center Dance Theater - 350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102. The festival will feature film screenings of short-films by kid and teen filmmakers from all over the world, with a special spotlight on New Jersey youth filmmakers.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
A series of free seminars designed for kids and teens in the creative arts will be hosted by Just Be You Performing Arts in Rahway and Bound Brook, New Jersey. Developed for youth interested in a career in the performing arts from ages 5 to 18 year's old. To be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Bound Brook Memorial Library in Bound Brook, New Jersey and on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Rahway Public Library in Rahway, New Jersey.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Due to technical issues (or spy interference) the Off Broadway premiere of I Spy A Spy, a new (declassified) musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Jamie Jackson and book & music by SoHee Youn, directed and choreographed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Desperate Measures) with musical direction by Dan Pardo (Amazing Grace) will now begin its limited engagement (through September 21) at The Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Saturday, July 6th at 8pm. The show will have its official opening on Thursday, July 18th at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
New Brunswick Cultural Center/Arts New Brunswick presents the eighth annual Hub City Sounds series, taking place this summer to fall from July 27 through October 27. This FREE family-friendly series is a performing, visual, and culinary arts festival with events for all tastes! 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Every star you see in the night sky is bigger and brighter than our sun. From where we stand - from our perspective - that story doesn't add up. A parallel universe is a hypothetical self-contained reality co-existing with one's own.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Seattle Rep will welcome back director Tim Bond and a cast of Seattle veteran actors for its production of Lucy Kirkwood's post-apocalyptic drama The Children, beginning February 7 in the Leo K. Theater. Tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 and online at seattlerep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Centenary Stage Company has announced its cast for the upcoming 2020 production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys opening February 14 and running through March 1 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Applications are now available for Communiversity ArtsFest 2020, the town-gown event that attracts more than 40,000 people to the heart of Princeton every spring. Communiversity ArtsFest is presented by the Arts Council of Princeton in collaboration with Princeton University and the town of Princeton.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
The Arts Council of Princeton announces the 26th annual holiday pop-up, Sauce for the Goose Art Market. This yearly December sale of unique works by area artists is a go-to resource for ceramics, glassware, ornaments, jewelry, textiles and other forms of fine art and craft for one-of-a-kind handmade gifts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Applications are now available for Communiversity ArtsFest 2020, the town-gown event that attracts more than 40,000 people to the heart of Princeton every spring. Communiversity ArtsFest is presented by the Arts Council of Princeton in collaboration with Princeton University and the town of Princeton.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
On Sunday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m., beloved Welsh bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for a recital featuring works by Ireland, Quilter, Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, selections from Vaughan Williams's Songs of Travel as well as additional selections to be announced from the stage. He is joined by pianist Natalia Katyukova. This concert marks his first recital at Carnegie Hall in ten years; for his complete performance history please click here. The full program is listed below.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
The Arts Council of Princeton has announced that Caroline Cleaves, a Princeton native, has been named Director of Development, effective January 2, 2020.
by Gary Naylor - Aug 9, 2019
Nicholas Wright's new play, set on the road in wartime America, examines the relationships between Paul Robeson and his Othello co-stars, José Ferrer and Uta Hagen. It does not waste that wonderful set up.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
A new film festival designed just for the youth is now free for kids and teens. The 2nd Annual Just Be You Performing Arts Youth Film Festival takes places on Friday, August 30, 2019, at the Paul Robeson Campus Center Dance Theater at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. Kids and teens under the age of 17-year's-old are admitted free of charge with an accompanied adult. The festival features a diverse collection of short-films created by youth filmmakers.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2019
The upcoming season of Crossroads Theatre Company's three plays and Genesis Festival of new works was recently featured at their 2019/2020 announcement at The Heldrich in New Brunswick.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
A new film festival designed just for the youth is now free for kids and teens. The 2nd Annual Just Be You Performing Arts Youth Film Festival takes places on Friday, August 30, 2019, at the Paul Robeson Campus Center Dance Theater at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. Kids and teens under the age of 17-year's-old are admitted free of charge with an accompanied adult. The festival features a diverse collection of short-films created by youth filmmakers.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2019
Today's top stories: relive the Broadway journeys of The Prom and Be More Chill, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat eyes a Broadway transfer, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced its 15th anniversary season, featuring four new plays that explore the power and responsibility of legacy.