Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam Broadway

The production featured the top spoken-word artists.

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Longacre Theatre

(New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater present County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings begins performances Tuesday, September 29 for a six week limited engagement at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street.
by - Sep 26, 2009
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/26/2009.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater present County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings begins performances Tuesday, September 29 for a six week limited engagement at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009
Academy Award nominated director Spike Lee, the award winning Culture Project, Steve Colman and Jayson Jackson in association with The Public Theater is presenting County of Kings. Written and performed by Lemon Andersen (Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam), and directed by Elise Thoron, County of Kings will open tonight, October 12 at The Public Theater. The show has been in previews since September 29 and will run for a six week limited engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2008
Joe's Pub has announced new additions to their upcoming lineup.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013
Vanessa Hidary, best known as the Hebrew Mamita and for her work on Russell Simmons 'Def Poetry Jam' on HBO, returns to the stage with her comedic solo show 10 DAYS. Written and performed by Vanessa Hidary and directed by Kimberly Faith Hickman, this limited engagement will run Dec 3 - 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. 10 DAYS is being presented by terraNOVA Collective, a soloNOVA ARTS workshop as part of the New Ohio Theatre's Producers' Club 2013.
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2014
The 1979 cult classic 'The Warriors', with an introductory performance by acclaimed poet Lemon Andersen., is the next screening in the 'Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda' series that features classic New York City films every month. It's set for tonight, May 18, 2014. Doors open at 4:00pm. Stage show begins at 5:00pm. Screening at 5:30pm.
by Movies News Desk - May 12, 2014
The 1979 cult classic "The Warriors", with an introductory performance by acclaimed poet Lemon Andersen., is the next screening in the "Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda" series that features classic New York City films every month. It's set for Sunday, May 18, 2014. Doors open at 4:00pm. Stage show begins at 5:00pm. Screening at 5:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008
The Public Theater's Hair for BE IN: A Night of Music and Love to benefit Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. Critically-acclaimed poet and actor Lemon Andersen from Def Poetry Jam.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2008
Joe's Pub presents LEMON ANDERSEN: The Beautiful Struggle on Monday, August 18.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2009
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with American Place Theater is pleased to present COUNTY OF KINGS: the beautiful struggle, running January 7-18 at The Public Theater as part of UNDER THE RADAR 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009
terraNOVA Collective is proud to present the second SUBTERRANEAN, a new monthly party at the D-Lounge, a cabaret-style venue at 101 East 15th Street at Union Square. terraNOVA Collective strives to create a creative home for artists from a variety of different genre's. As the newest addition to terraNOVA's residency at the DR2 Theatre & D-Lounge, SUBTERRANEAN presents a variety of monthly performances including spoken word, music, burlesque, magic, storytelling, short play readings, vaudeville acts, and DJ's.' The line up for Thursday, February 5 will include slam poet, Roger Bonair-Agard, Maya Azucena & Vanessa Hidary performing excerpts from their show, Culture Bandit Soul, and DJ Popcorn spinning tunes for you. SUBTERRANEAN curator, James Carter says, 'We are happy to have Maya Azucena and Vanessa Hidary perform excerpts form their show Culture Bandit Soul, whose full performance was canceled due to the shuttering of The Zipper Factory's doors. These fierce women, along with National Slam Champion, Roger Bonair-Agard and DJ Popcorn of dancelikeforever fame, will blow the roof off the Daryl Roth Theater.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2005
The Color Purple, headed to Broadway in 2005 has launched a new web site for the production.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2007
Mark Sendroff and Jason Baruch have announced that they will combine their practices to form a new law firm to be named Sendroff & Baruch, LLP, specializing in the areas of theatre, film, television, music, publishing and new media.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009
terraNOVA Collective is proud to present the second SUBTERRANEAN, a new monthly party at the D-Lounge, a cabaret-style venue at 101 East 15th Street at Union Square. terraNOVA Collective strives to create a creative home for artists from a variety of different genre's. As the newest addition to terraNOVA's residency at the DR2 Theatre & D-Lounge, SUBTERRANEAN presents a variety of monthly performances including spoken word, music, burlesque, magic, storytelling, short play readings, vaudeville acts, and DJ's.' The line up for Thursday, February 5 will include slam poet, Roger Bonair-Agard, Maya Azucena & Vanessa Hidary performing excerpts from their show, Culture Bandit Soul, and DJ Popcorn spinning tunes for you. SUBTERRANEAN curator, James Carter says, 'We are happy to have Maya Azucena and Vanessa Hidary perform excerpts form their show Culture Bandit Soul, whose full performance was canceled due to the shuttering of The Zipper Factory's doors. These fierce women, along with National Slam Champion, Roger Bonair-Agard and DJ Popcorn of dancelikeforever fame, will blow the roof off the Daryl Roth Theater.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013
Vanessa Hidary, best known as the Hebrew Mamita and for her work on Russell Simmons 'Def Poetry Jam' on HBO, returns to the stage with her comedic solo show 10 DAYS. Written and performed by Vanessa Hidary and directed by Kimberly Faith Hickman, this limited engagement will run today, Dec 3 - 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. 10 DAYS is being presented by terraNOVA Collective, a soloNOVA ARTS workshop as part of the New Ohio Theatre's Producers' Club 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2008
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) in association with American Place Theater is pleased to present COUNTY OF KINGS: the beautiful struggle, running January 7-18 at The Public Theater as part of UNDER THE RADAR 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016
Watsky is a lyricist through and through. He's part of a rare breed nowadays, and his lyrical dexterity and content stems from his early career as a poet, winning the National Youth Poetry Slam at the Apollo Theater and appearing on the final season of Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on HBO.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2008
Joe's Pub presents LEMON ANDERSEN: The Beautiful Struggle on Monday, August 18.