Community Calendar 10/8 - 10/14
Imhotep Gary Byrd | 10/9/2015, 12:15 p.m.
Greetings! As we enter our GBE “Black Arts Month” 2015, a rare New York revival of “In White America,” the 1963 Drama Desk Award-winning documentary play on the history of Blacks in America, from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement, will be presented by Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre at the Castillo Theater, 543 W. 42nd St., Oct. 15 to Nov. 15. Opening night for the limited off-Broadway engagement will be Oct. 29. Performances run Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Group sales are available. For tickets, call 866-811-4111 toll-free or visit HYPERLINK "http://www.castillo.org/"www.castillo.org. For more information, visit www.newfederaltheatre.com.
The Gathering UPHI 2015, featuring Kelly Price, seven-time Grammy-nominated gospel and R&B singer and songwriter, Friday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. United Palace House of Inspiration, 4140 Broadway at 175th St. For information, call 212-568-6700 or visit unitedpalace.org.
In “Hamilton: An American Musical,” Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the stage as the unlikely Founding Father determined to make his mark on a new nation that’s as hungry and ambitious as he is. The production is an astonishing new musical exploration of a political mastermind, taking place at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St. For information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.broadway.com
“The Gin Game,” featuring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, at the John Golden Theater, 252 W. 45th St., Previews run Oct. 1 to 3, with the run ending Oct. 31. For information, call 800-BROADWAY or visit broadway.com.
Taye Diggs (“Private Practice,” “The Best Man,” “Rent”) returns to Broadway in the Tony Award-winning, gender-bending, fourth wall-smashing musical sensation “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” now through Oct. 11 at the Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., between Broadway and Sixth Avenue. For information, visit www.hedwigbroadway.com.
“Sistas” tells of the struggles, the joy and the triumphs of being Black and being a woman in America, Saturdays and Sundays, now through Sept. 27 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Theater, 308 W. 46th St., New York City. Call 212-239-6200
or visit telecharge.com.
Tyler Perry’s “Madea on the Run,” Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 21 at noon, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Whispers, Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St. For information, visit bbkingblues.com or ticketmaster.com or call 212-997-4144.
Smokey Robinson, Sunday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m., NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Stevie Wonder, in a historic, one-night-only event, presents “Songs in the Key of Life,” Sunday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., XL Center, One Civic Center, Hartford, Conn. For information, call 860-0249-6333 or email email@example.com.
Stevie Wonder, in a historic, one-night-only event, presents “Songs in the Key of Life,” Wed, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit ticketmaster.com.