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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 8, 2020
Focused on telling groundbreaking stories throughout 2020, TNT will air the network premiere of Fences on Sunday, September 27th, at 10 p.m. ET. Fences joins TNT’s growing diverse line up of poignant films that showcase the world in which we live. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The August Wilson Theatre!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2020
The Richard Lawson Studios Self Tape Master Class Series closes out September with veteran actor Keith David. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents an ENCORE Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, September 6th at 8PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Marsha Mason (October 19th), followed by John-Andrew Morrison and Jasminn Johnson (October 26th), and Lilli Cooper (November 2nd).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson will join Manhattan Theatre Club as Artistic Advisor. Santiago-Hudson will work closely with Lynne Meadow and the MTC artistic staff on planning and programming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. New this season, Keen After Hours connects audiences with luminaries of the theatre world, every Monday night at 6:30pm on Keen Company's website and Facebook page.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2020
August Wilson authored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans brought to North America, decade-by-decade over the course of the twentieth century, and together, they form a compilation entitled The American Century Cycle.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Kate Baldwin (October 5th), followed by Marsha Mason (October 19th), and John-Andrew Morrison & Jasminn Johnson (October 26th).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Walter Kerr Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays and musicals that have graced its stage, take in facts about Hadestown, the show currently inhabiting the beautiful theatre, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2020
New York Public Radio and the August Wilson estate will release audio recordings of the playwright's American Century Cycle in 10 cultural institutions across the country.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 25, 2020
The League of Chicago Theatres has awarded the first Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship to playwright Kristiana Rae Colón and Congo Square Theatre to fund a one-year residency for Colón at the theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2020
The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre announced today cast details for a special edition of its breakout 50in50 monologue showcase series - 50in50: Love in the Time of Corona - with title inspiration from the classic novel Love in the Time of Cholera by Nobel prize winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2020
London's Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has assembled world-renowned Master Teachers to deliver Online Summer Master-Classes and Workshops in July 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Samira Wiley, Sheryl Lee Ralph, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization announced complete casting for Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Walter Dallas, director, playwright, musician, teacher, and leader in African-American theater, has died at age 73.
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company has announced that their annual Spotlight Spectacular Gala will take place virtually on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels Monday, June 15, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021
Ruben Santiago-Hudson had dreamed of being in an August Wilson from the first time he was in the audience of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He found himself crying during the play and realized he was not just deeply moved by the play and the actors in it but the tears were connected to this feeling that for the first time in his life he was seeing people on stage who were so familiar to him and he wanted to be a part of that kind of storytelling.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021
The timeline depicts a definitive history of the building, featuring a century's worth of history: from the earliest shows, musicals, and revues, through its history as a television and radio studio, brief spans as an adult film theater and later a children's theater, and finally as one of the most beloved houses on Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
Ilana Levine (Little Known Facts), in association with Alan Seales and the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the second season of her “love letter to Broadway” podcast AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE. Season Two premieres today with Kristin Chenoweth (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Wicked, On The Twentieth Century). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences into our spaces and roar back with an ambitious, thrilling season packed with drama, humor, high-energy music and stories that bring us together.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Kandi Burruss, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo announced today on ET Online that she is joining the producing team for the upcoming Broadway debut of Thoughts of a Colored Man.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company celebrated its first ever virtual gala fundraiser, Spotlight on Trailblazers, on Monday, June 15, 2020, streaming on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels. The event will be reprised in a highlights version broadcast on Boston's WCVB-TV Channel 5 on Saturday, June 20 at 7:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Palm Beach Dramaworks' popular Master Playwrights Series, an informative and entertaining program that provides in-depth looks at the lives and works of major playwrights, is returning this summer as an online initiative, with the focus on two beloved writers of the late twentieth century.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020
The African-American Shakespeare Company debuts its new online series of talk-backs in a format remiscent of The Actor's Studio with James Lipton.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2021
A Noise Within, the acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, has announced its 2021-2022, 30th Anniversary Season with the theme THEY SHATTERED THE CHRYSALIS.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2020
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today the 2020 summer season which will be held entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Detroit ‘67, the final production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Written by MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by Candis C. Jones, Detroit ‘67 depicts abrupt changes to the lives of the Poindexter siblings during the 1967 Detroit uprising.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 24, 2020
Producers Brian Moreland (Blue) and Arvind Ethan David (Jagged Little Pill) have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2020
Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced casting for #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Project, Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD), BYP100 Education Fund, Forced Trajectory Project (FTP), The Justice Committee, and SONG.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020
Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced the updated 2020/21 Season during a livestreamed event with the Washington Post's Peter Marks.  
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2021
Kick off the new year with the resolution to engage in new theater education programs through Two River Theater's Winter Education Series starting January 12. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2021
For her leading role in the film adaptation of August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' Viola Davis has been honored by the Palm Springs Film Festival with the Desert Palm Achievement Award. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2021
Next up in First Stage's Through Our Lens 2021 Virtual Season of Plays will be Arthur Miller's powerful and timely drama THE CRUCIBLE. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, the play takes audiences back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials that took place during the years 1692 and 1693.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021
In the East Wing of the White House, many of history's most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America's charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 20, 2021
August Wilson is best known as the author of the American Century Cycle, a series of ten plays including Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of African Americans, decade-by-decade, over the course of the twentieth century.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 4, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured over 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries.
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020
Viola Davis stars alongside the late Chadwick Boseman in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' coming to Netflix on December 18th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2020
The screen adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom was brought to life by the legendary Ruben Santiago-Hudson, whose connection to August Wilson spans from the personal to professional - not only was he a close friend of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, but Santiago-Hudson has established himself as a key interpreter of Wilson's work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020
Today, The August Wilson Society (AWS) and Howard University announced an exciting virtual event on Saturday, December 19 at 5:00 PM. Come jam with AWS at August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Virtual 'Jam Session' with Ruben Santiago Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, Ebony Jo-Ann, George C. Wolfe and Colman Domingo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020
Dumont Millennial Production, a new multimedia production company amplifying the unheard voices of first-generation Americans while exploring new technologies and innovative forms of storytelling, has announced its inaugural presentation, a livestreamed reading of Gooodnight, Tyler by B.J. Tindal (they/them) to benefit the National Black Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL will present a Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, August 23rd at 8PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, has announced that Kelvin Roston, Jr. is the recipient of the 2019/20 Nicholas Rudall Classic Artist Award.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020
Today's top stories: Hamilton cast members will reunite for a HAM4CHANGE fundraiser, and more!
by Student Blogger: Anna Demaria - Apr 23, 2021
From the Great White Way to the Silver Screen, these artists have careers that span both the stage and screen. Today we are delving into the Broadway careers of six performers who are nominated for the 2021 Academy Awards.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021
The Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the return of its monologue showcase series - 50in50 – with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling. For this year’s show, 50 original monologues were selected from women of African descent from across the globe and will be read by 50 women actors.