‘Measure for Measure’ is a modernized delight

There is something that just warms the soul when you watch a William Shakespeare play.

August 2019 Dance Calendar

The annual Battery Dance Festival returns for its 38th season, presented by Battery Dance in association with Battery Park City Authority, offering free performances from Aug. 11-16.

Jewelle Blackman’s magnificent debut in ‘Hadestown’ is just Fate!

“Hadestown,” Broadway’s best musical, playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre at 219 W. 48th Street, is one of the most stunning, unforgettable Broadway musicals you will ever see.

Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon sizzle in sultry, romantic drama on Broadway!

It is not often that a Broadway play starts off with two actors, the only cast members, having sex on a darkened stage—sex complete with total nudity, bed shaking, and sounds of ecstasy and satisfaction—and having those actors be six-time ...

New York theater companies will represent at the National Black Theatre Festival

At the 16th biennial National Black Theatre Festival, scheduled to occur July 29 to Aug. 3 in Winston Salem, N.C., New York-based theater companies will be very well represented.

‘The Secret Life of Bees’ is buzz-worthy

“The Secret Life Of Bees,” running through July 21 at the Linda Gross Theater on West 20th Street, is a life-affirming musical!

Kenny Leon brings ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ into modern times and with all-Black cast

Talk about bringing Shakespeare into modern times and you are talking about Tony Award winning director, Kenny Leon, and “Much Ado About Nothing,” playing at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.

‘My Fair Lady’ is B’way gold

I absolutely love “My Fair Lady” at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont located at 150 W 65th Street.

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.