The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater took over the New York City Center stage for their annual month-long season.
As you begin the new year and decide what you want to do with some of your extra money or time, consider getting involved with AUDELCO, the nonprofit organization that has been supporting Black theater for 42 years.
Seeing the title of Joel Drake Johnson’s play, “Rasheeda Speaking,” you are eager to hear what this Black woman has to say. But, according to Cynthia Nixon, who makes her directing debut with the play, Rasheeda is not a character ...
2014 was a phenomenal year for Black theater.
You only have until Sunday, Dec. 14 to go to the ArcLight Theatre and experience a one-man tribute to Frederick Douglass.
Deck the halls! It’s that time of year! Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater season comes to the City Center Theater and runs through Sunday, Jan. 4.
In 2005, Community Works NYC, a nonprofit arts and educational organization with deep roots in Harlem, staged “Harlem Is … Theater,” a path-breaking exhibition exploring the rich history of Black theater in Harlem and beyond.
Nas is having a big year in media, and he got even more shine this past November with a play inspired by his classic debut album, “Illmatic.”
This past Saturday, the Apollo Theater celebrated the 35th anniversary of reggae icon Bob Marley’s Apollo debut with two big blowout concerts.
Ben Vereen discusses his exciting new role in the upcoming film "Top Five"
Greetings! President Barack Obama has announced that Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and 16 others will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House Nov. 24 for their achievements and accomplishments.
Lizan Mitchell opens “brownsville song (b-side for tray)” with one of the most moving, riveting and emotional monologues I have heard in a play in years.
Ironically, the setting of Walter Mosley’s tragedy, “Lift,” is within the confines of an elevator.
The dance scene in New York packed the Apollo Theater in droves to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the renowned award ceremony, the Bessies, which honor outstanding creative work in the field. Fittingly, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray, ...
I recently had the pleasure of attending the opening night performance of “While I Yet Live,” playing at the Duke on West 42nd Street.