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Arthur Mitchell, legendary ballet trailblazer, dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, the legendary force of nature who changed the face of American dance, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Manhattan. He was 84.

Fall in love with ‘Head Over Heels’

Hurry to the Hudson Theatre and fall in love with “Head Over Heels!”

Fall in love with ‘Head Over Heels’

Hurry to the Hudson Theatre and fall in love with “Head Over Heels!”

Alicia Graf, former DTH and Ailey lead dancer, makes history at Juilliard

This semester, when dance students flock through the glass doors of the Juilliard School, they will be greeted by a history-making director of the school’s Dance Division.

Labors Day getaways

It’s hard to say which is most true—it was the hottest or fastest summer.

‘King of Stage: The Woodie King Jr. Story’ captures masterful essence of theater legend

Passion, determination, commitment, an insatiable love of theater—those are the attributes of Woodie King Jr., founder and producer at New Federal Theatre.

‘Twelfth Night’ born great at Public’s Shakespeare in the Park

What a gloriously wonderful night!

Classical Theatre of Harlem appoints Carl Cofield new associate artistic director

The Classical Theatre of Harlem recently announced the appointment of Carl Cofield as associate artistic director.

Free public forum: ‘We Rise: A Celebration of Resistance’ at the Delacorte Aug. 13

Great artists have combined their efforts to call attention to the growing feeling (hallejah!) of resistance, and you are free to join the Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Executive Director Patrick Willingham) and the Resistance Revival Chorus, Monday, Aug. ...

Multi-talent Chapman Roberts talks ‘Smokey Joe’s’

If you’re not familiar with the name Chapman Roberts, you need to be.

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ is a sensation!

“Smokey Joe’s Café” is smokin’ at Stage 42!

Musical power and splendor in ‘Don’t Bother Me’

New York City Center on West 55th Street was the place to be this weekend as “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope” played performances from July 25 to 29 as part of the Encores! Off-Center Series.

Dance Theatre of Harlem dancers reflect as company turns 50

Dance Theatre of Harlem, the ballet company founded by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook in 1969 and led today by former DTH ballerina Virginia Johnson, kicks off a months long 50th anniversary celebration at Lincoln Center Saturday, Aug. 4.

Laughter, tears mark Liza Jessie Peterson’s brilliant one-woman show, ‘The Peculiar Patriot’

Liza Jessie Peterson was trying to explain how her one woman show, “The Peculiar Patriot,” came about. “I was inspired by family members I would see getting on the bus at midnight at Columbus Circle,” she said. “Boarding fleets of ...

‘The Peculiar Patriot’ is powerful at NBT

Liza Jessie Peterson is “dropping knowledge” about Black incarceration in “The Peculiar Patriot” playing at the National Black Theatre. The production is being presented by the National Black Theatre and HI-Arts. Peterson not only performs this one-woman piece but also ...

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