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Paul Robeson - 1978 - Broadway

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)
222 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
Artists are cordially invited to participate in the Arts Council of Princeton's Sauce for the Goose Outdoor Art Market. This annual pop-up market of artworks by local and regional artists has established itself as a destination for ceramics, textiles, glassware, and additional forms of fine art and craft. The application deadline: October 15. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Cheryl L. West's new play Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!, directed by Marshall Jones III, at the outdoor tent at Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, October 15-18, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2020
The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, presented via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2020
The Robey Theatre Company presents the next in its series of events via Zoom, Making Theatre with Ben Guillory (The Performance).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP)Executive Director and nationally-acclaimed ceramic artist Adam Welch will be In Conversation with Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the Arts Council's Artist-in-Residence program on Tuesday, October 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
The University of Wolverhampton's School of Performing Arts is celebrating Black History Month with a virtual event exploring the work of Black performers across the theatres and variety halls of the West Midlands between 1900 and 1950.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
The Boch Center's new television music series, The Ghost Light Series, continues Friday, October 9th at 7:30 PM on NECN with singer and songwriter, Kemp Harris filmed live on-stage at the Wang Theatre.
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 28, 2020
Until The Ribbon Breaks has released a remix and accompanying video for legendary Jamaican musical pioneers Toots and The Maytals' hit single 'Got To Be Tough' (the title track of the album released in August via Trojan Jamaica / BMG).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Vineyard Theatre has announced a schedule change for Lessons In Survival. To provide more time for single ticket buyers to view performances and to better connect Sunday Community Conversation events and performances, the schedule for the remaining three weeks of programming has been adjusted slightly.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PST, presented via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
When COVID-19 became a household name, Irvington Theater worked quickly to provide free, online programming to keep their audience members connected. And because it was so successful this summer, one such offering is back: the Arts Incubator offers a glimpse into the creative process by showcasing works-in-progress from artists across mediums.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
For twenty-six years, The Robey Theatre Company has made its mission the telling of the stories of the Black global experience on stage. It is now also doing so in print. The Robey Theatre Company Playwright Series currently has nine play scripts in publication, available in paperback edition and also in Kindle format.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
In 2019, Amanda Muggleton packed her bags for the UK to star in the London premiere season of the outrageously titled play Coral Browne: This F**king Lady!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
On Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. PDT, there will be a Zoom chat hosted by Millena Gay and featuring The Robey Theatre Company's Co-Founders, Danny Glover and Ben Guillory. This event, entitled Let's Talk, is the first of six projected virtual events.
by BWW Features - Jun 28, 2020
We've rounded up 10 MORE books about Black theatre to read and educate yourself while in quarantine. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has announced the latest in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century.
by BWW Features - Jun 19, 2020
Karen Brown, Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing the current movement, 'Dear White American Theater,' and more. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Footlighters presents The World is My Homea?"The Life of Paul Robeson, June 20 and 21, 2020 at 8:15 PM. The show is written and performed by Stogie Kenyatta.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene)-led by Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, and Dominick Balletta, Executive Director-continues its virtual entertainment series Folksbiene! LIVE in June.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
In honor of Juneteenth, WQXR is devoting the entire day to spotlighting the work of Black composers and performers from around the globe with an all-day tribute a?oeMusic for Juneteenth: A Celebration of Black Classical Artistry.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.
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 28, 2020
The Harlem School of the Arts, today announced, the addition of esteemed cultural icon and civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte, to its Advisory Council. Mr. Belafonte joins an eclectic list of influential names, with diverse experience, expertise and insight, who provide guidance, and serve as stewards of this historic cultural institution.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Off-Broadway's 62-seat Playroom Theater, who's tagline is 'Caution, Artists at Work,' was forced to close on June 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Summer is often a popular time for theaters and festivals across the country to produce free Shakespeare for their cities. Obviously things are different this year, so Main Street Theater is bringing Shakespeare to people in their homes with two virtual offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Santa Monica Playhouse and Stogie Kenyatta present Kenyatta's acclaimed solo show about African-American artist/activist Paul Robeson, a powerful and poignant, entertaining and educational, heartfelt and humorous evening of theatre streaming live on January 9 and a playback will be available throughout January 2021. Honoring the Brotherhood of Man for Martin Luther King.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is proud to announce its 43rd season lineup, featuring two New Orleans area premieres. The spring season kicks off with a one-man show about the life of the great African-American bass-baritone, scholar, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson, followed by the psychological drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Next week, Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents a one-man show about the life of the great Paul Robeson.  The show is offered for two performances only on Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center at 6400 Airline Drive in Metairie. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
The Robey Theatre Company will present an online reading of Othello by William Shakespeare on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PST.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2021
The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. PST, presented via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Today, Trojan Jamaica/BMG officially released the powerful Until The Ribbon Breaks' re-imagination of Toots and The Maytals' 'Got To Be Tough' (the title track of the album released in August via Trojan Jamaica / BMG).
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 5, 2021
The Arts Legacy REMIX “Lift Every Voice & Sing” will feature OperaTampa, Patel Conservatory Advanced Chamber Ensemble, and other artists.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Today we're learning all about ground-breaking African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry- best known as the first African-American female author to have a play performed on Broadway.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021
Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
The event will feature just-added performances & appearances from Tiffany Haddish, Usher, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Charlamagne Tha God, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Susan Sarandon & Pete Buttigieg.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
There is much work to be done for the equity of Blacks in theater and when Broadway reopens, hopefully, it will be a new and truly inclusive Black Broadway. The book, Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way, is a thorough examination of the history of the Black contribution to Broadway. The publishers of Black Broadway, Square One Publishing, have released a Kindle version and in honor of Black History Month, the ebook is available for $1.99 for the month of February. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Carmen Morgan and Futaba Shioda have been named the 2020 recipients of the Paul Robeson Award by the Actors’ Equity Association and Actors’ Equity Foundation. These two individuals exemplify the principles to which Robeson dedicated his life. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
The Arts Council of Princeton has announced acclaimed fine art photographer Robin Resch as its Winter 2021 Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, Resch will continue work locally on her series, aptly named Taking Pause, in response to the challenges of this year and the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 7, he chatted with the incredible Tonya Pinkins about her new film, Red Pill, and more!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 7, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 7 (12pm ET), as he chats with the incredible Tonya Pinkins!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'I'd have to be deaf and blind not to have heard and read the protests against me since I started investigating the treatment of the indigent mentally ill. 'And a woman made these terrible discoveries?  It really should not be discussed above a whisper.''
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
The legendary Columbia Artists Management Inc. has announced that it is shutting down.
by Gil Kaan - Aug 3, 2020
As live theatre remains in lockdown, Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) is morphing their Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival into a free, livestreaming program of four FESTIVAL EVENTS on Saturdays in August, and a hybrid stage production of ROMEO & JULIET Labor Day weekend. ISC's co-founders David Melville & Melissa Chalsma were most gracious in answering my emailed queries on their twenty-plus-years-old theatre organization.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Robey Theatre Company presents the next in its series of monthly events via Zoom, An Evening Conversation, with discussion by a panel of artists on several topics.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Mike Peros has released the first comprehensive biography on José Ferrer!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Audible has announced  its latest Emerging Playwrights Fund class.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2020
The next installment of The Robey Theatre Company's online series of Evening Conversations will be on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2020
The Robey Theatre Company presents a staged reading of a new play, Revolutionary Genocide, on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. It will be presented via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The Robey Theatre Company presents the next in its series of events via Zoom, Making Theatre with Ben Guillory (The Rehearsal). As the title of this instalment of Mr. Guillory's series implies, this chapter focuses on the significance of the rehearsal in creating works of theatre.