Jawan M. Jackson brings the bass in ‘Ain’t Too Proud’

It’s all about the bass and in the Tony-nominated (12 nominations) musical “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg—The Life and Times of the Temptations” the person in charge of bringing the bass is Jawan M. Jackson.

Nuyorican presents ‘Haunting of Lin Manuel Miranda’ thru June 16

When you think of Alexander Hamilton, do you think of one of the founding fathers of this country and believe that he was someone against slavery and that the family he married into, the Schuyler family, was against slavery as ...

Andre De Shields wins FIRST Tony

After 50 years in the business, at the age of 73 and at the 73rd annual Tony Awards, De Shields won his first Tony Award for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical for his ...

June 2019 Dance Calendar

This month of dance is unbelievably full, but be sure to include Raja Feather Kelly and the feath3r’s season at The Invisible Dog (June 6-7) in the world premiere of We May Never Dance Again.

The Alvin Ailey School: 50 years and still going strong

On Thursday, June 13, the centerpiece of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center engagement will be The Ailey Spirit gala.

DanceAfrica celebrates Rwandan rebirth/renewal in 2019

When DanceAfrica returns to BAM on Memorial Day weekend, it will highlight a dramatic international story of rebirth and transformation for Rwanda.

Tony and Drama Desk 2019 noms: Blacks are beautifully recognized!

The Tony nominations are out for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, and Black talent is definitely acknowledged.

‘Miracle in Rwanda’ shows the power of faith, love, forgiveness

“Miracle in Rwanda,” playing on Theatre Row on 42nd Street, tells the story of one young woman’s struggle. It is a moving, at times heart-wrenching, and inspiring story.

Dance artists Camille A. Brown, Juel Lane, recipients of $40,000 award

Camille A. Brown, who hails from Queens, New York, and Juel Lane from Atlanta, Georgia, have spent a good deal of their ever-evolving dance careers working on the same stages.

‘Ain’t No Mo’ is a tour de force at The Public

“Ain’t No Mo’” is a tour de force. Playwright and star Jordan E. Cooper, a fresh new voice on the New York Theater scene, has created a theatrical masterpiece.

Dancers Linda Celeste Sims, Glenn Sims to bring new addition to Ailey family

Anyone who has seen Ailey's exquisite Linda Celeste Sims perform duets with her husband Glenn Allen Sims can attest that there is always something magical in the air when the two dance together.

Play marks 25th anniversary of Rwandan massacre

Rwandan actress Malaika Uwamahoro is presently in rehearsal for her one-woman-play, “Miracle in Rwanda,” in which she plays 10 separate characters, at the Lion Theater.

Dance Theatre of Harlem City Center season celebrates 50 years

Dance Theatre of Harlem’s upcoming City Center season (April 10-13) is special for so many reasons.

Carnegie Hall, Schomburg, NBT collab to present ‘Migrations’

Carnegie Hall’s “Migrations: The Making of America,” is a five-week, 100 hundred event citywide festival about the people who have helped shaped American culture.

‘Looking For Leroy’ is a must-see! Playing thru March 31

I love Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre, and its most current offering “Looking For Leroy” is proof of why.