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Sing it from the rooftops: ‘Choir Boy’ is a must-see!

“Choir Boy,” a brilliant, compassionate and touching work by African-American playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, is a colossal theatrical experience! McCraney is making an explosively impressive Broadway debut.

Please experience ‘Behind the Sheet’

Hello my people. You only have until Feb. 17 to see “Behind the Sheet,” a powerful story that sheds a blaring light on a story most of us are not familiar with, but that needs to be told!

February 2019 Dance Calendar

In just the first weekend of February, three performances are a must see.

‘Network’ is a Broadway phenomenon!

“Network” is a fascinating multimedia experience where the audience gets to realize the over-exaggerated role television plays in the lives of everyday people.

Apollo Comedy Club monthly series kicks off Feb. 7

It’s time to laugh. What else can you do to make yourself feel better in these “challenging” times?

Raven Wilkinson, ballet pioneer and mentor to Misty Copeland, passes at 83

Raven Wilkinson, the first African-American woman to be admitted to a major American ballet company, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, died Dec. 19, at her home in Manhattan.

The year in review in Black theater—moving, fresh, phenomenal! Part 2

Aug. 26, 2018, will forever break my heart. The president of AUDELCO, Grace L. Jones, died on that day at the age of 90, after being at the helm of the organization for many years.

The year in review in Black theater—moving, fresh, phenomenal!

The year 2018 was a year I will never forget in Black theater.

Remembering NEC Artistic Director Charles Weldon, dead at 78

I remember telling him that this play was such a powerful piece of theater, and his direction was so precise and so stunning that the story just moved me so.

Civil-rights musical ‘Turning 15’ is powerful theater

Have you ever witnessed a production and thought, “This is so moving, so impressive, so stirring and informative – this is something that can educate people and make them realize their power"?

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Oh what a show!

Every year I look so forward to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

December 2018 Dance Calendar

December is packed with rewarding performances, beginning with the award-winning womyn of the Skeleton Architecture collective at Danspace Project, Dec. 6 to Dec. 8.

Ailey celebrates milestone 60th anniversary season

This season, the internationally famous, critically acclaimed and universally embraced Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater marks a milestone.

‘School Girls’ is powerful, fun theater

Ghanaian-American writer Jocelyn Bioh has created a powerful, funny, touching story in “School Girls: Or, The African Mean Girls Play.”

‘American Son’ will leave you stunned, moved and changed

Black mothers, hug your sons and hold them close. Keep them safe by letting them know there’s a way to behave if pulled over by the police

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