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Paul Robeson - 1995 - 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.


Longacre Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street
by A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Sarah Jae Leiber - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright August Wilson’s play “Radio Golf” will officially open the 2021-2022 mainstage season at Gulfshore Playhouse. Directed by Marshall Jones III, “Radio Golf” will play at Gulfshore Playhouse beginning Nov. 11 through Dec. 5, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021
RED BULL THEATER will present “To Sing a Song that Old Was Sung,” a new RemarkaBULL Podversation with Raphael Nash Thompson, on Monday, October 4th at 7:30 PM EDT.  Thompson will join host Nathan Winkelstein, and special guest Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s  Founder & Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on Shakespeare’s Pericles. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021
Little LTF is a new strand to the hugely successful Liverpool Theatre Festival, which was staged for the very first time last September in response to an ongoing need for live entertainment during Covid-19. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2021
On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of history-making playwright, journalist, and author, Lorraine Hansberry, on her birthday. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021
Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Theatre companies from Los Angeles and New York unite to create the Black Wall Street Festival. 2021 marks the centennial of the Black Wall Street Massacre, a two-day event that concluded on June 1, 1921.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) will host in-person street-side performances featuring the performers captured in Rachel Rampleman's exhibit LIFE IS DRAG. On Saturday March 13 at 5:00 PM Darlinda Just Darlindaand Mimi Silk will perform in the windows of the cell's space on 23rd street.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
Grammy Award winning Bass-Baritone Mark S. Doss has announced a new weekly concert series, live streaming on Facebook each Wednesday at 7 pm Eastern. As Mark Steven celebrated a year of broadcasting his popular and uplifting Heart and Soul streamed performances, he felt compelled to serve audiences with a new series.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2021
Paul Robeson (1898-1976), actor, singer, athlete, civil rights activist and humanitarian is the inspiration for The Robey Theatre Company and the man from whom The Robey gets its name. On Friday, April 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, The Robey will have a virtual birthday celebration for Paul Robeson. This is the first of projected annual celebrations commemorating Paul Robeson.
by Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
Wai Ching Ho ('Marvel's The Defenders'; ENDLINGS, New York Theatre Workshop), James Chen ('FBI'; 'The Walking Dead'), and Jon Norman Schneider (Bitter Melon; HENRY VI, PARTS 1-3, National Asian American Theatre Company) lead the cast and program of Second Generation Productions' (2g's) INFLECTIONS, five short new works about the undulations of the Asian American life, curated by Executive Producer Victor Malana Maog (Disney, American Conservatory Theater, Magic Theater, Cal Shakes). Jonathan Castanien (The Sống Collective, Atlantic Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club) produces.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading produced by Roundabout.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021
The Boch Center is putting the Folk Roots Americana Hall of Fame (FARHOF) on full display. Images of some of the hundreds of items from artists such as Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Joan Baez will be displayed on the marquee outside the Wang Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
It was announced today that the 160-seat off-Broadway theater located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th & 11th Avenues) will reopen this fall rechristened as Theater 555. Unused since the start of the Covid pandemic in March 2020, the theater was the home of the Signature and Pearl Theater Company’s.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
A sister event and new strand to Liverpool Theatre Festival, which was first staged in September 2020, Little LTF was launched to champion and showcase new works and rising talent as lockdown restrictions are lifted. 
by A.A. Cristi - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Sarah Jae Leiber - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Sarah Jae Leiber - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021
Opening August 12th at The Ivoryton Playhouse is the extraordinary and life-affirming play HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS by Emily Mann (adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2020
The legendary Columbia Artists Management Inc. has announced that it is shutting down.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020
Mike Peros has released the first comprehensive biography on José Ferrer!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, Queens Theatre's New American Voices and Theatre for All, in collaboration with Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES, present An Evening of Short Plays, featuring three works by artists from the Disability community.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2021
Now open at the Ivoryton Playhouse is the extraordinary and life-affirming play HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS’ FIRST 100 YEARS by Emily Mann (adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021
Paul Robeson (1898-1976), actor, singer, athlete, civil rights activist and humanitarian is the inspiration for The Robey Theatre Company and the man from whom The Robey gets its name. On Friday, April 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, The Robey will have a virtual birthday celebration for Paul Robeson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021
Theatre Communications Group has announced the 2021 TCG 60th Anniversary Gala: Our Stories will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:30pm ET with an afterparty to follow. The Gala will honor Ricardo Khan and the Performing Arts Alliance, and both the Gala and virtual live afterparty will be hosted by drag superstar Shequida. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
Melbourne's most dynamic and exciting new performance venue, the BRUNSWICK BALLROOM is thrilled to announce that due to demand, four new shows have been added to the Melbourne season of Coral Browne: This Effing Lady, currently playing at the Brunswick Ballroom as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.