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‘A Strange Loop’ shines at 65th annual Drama Desk Awards

African Americans were well represented at the 65th annual Drama Desk Awards, televised on NY1. “A Strange Loop,” a musical written by African American Michael R. Jackson, won five Drama Desk honors, including the top honor for best musical.

Digital access to dance June 2020

Since the pause in April due to COVID-19 which crippled the dance world, many dancers, choreographers and presenters have pledged to keep dance present.

Free NFT readings, discussions by industry greats in June!

The new reality for theater is free programming and live streaming.

Broadway shows remain suspended through summer

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact New York City and the rest of the country, Broadway performances will remain canceled through the summer.

PR maven Keith Sherman on being positive during the pandemic

During these uncertain times, it’s always refreshing to hear that someone has something positive to celebrate.

Actress Kara Young talks life during COVID-19

I had the distinct pleasure of seing an incredibly talented young actress named Kara Young for the first time in a play called “The New Englanders.”

Digital access to dance April 2020

COVID-19 has crippled the dance world in an unconscionable way, but balancing the struggle, the dance goes on.

Billie Holiday Theatre presents its #StayAtHome reading series online April 18

If ever there was a creative, rich source for theater in Brooklyn, it has been the Billie Holiday Theatre in Restoration Plaza.

Broadway Sings for PRIDE offers daily video to uplift the spirit

During these very difficult times, people need something beautiful to help lift their spirits. That is what "Broadway Sings for PRIDE" is hoping to provide.

Ballet Hispánico announces IG video series in response to pandemic

Ladies and gentlemen, let the dance begin.

Apollo Theater's 'Amateur Night' to hold auditions online

For the first time in its 86-year history, the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night auditions will be conducted exclusively through online submissions, as the nonprofit fills the coveted slots for the summer and fall 2020-21 season.

“Stew” sizzled with energy, family drama and vicious cycles that can befall families!

Zora Howard is a great talent. This playwright penned, “Stew,” a play that told the story of three generations of the Tucker family women and played recently at the Walkerspace at 46 Walker Street, presented by Page 73 Productions.

TCG gala honors NBTF and David Henry Hwang in grand fashion!

During my 32 years as a theater critic I have often proclaimed that “Theater is a gift from God,” because when done well, it allows an audience for 2½ hours to escape their reality and buy into the reality that ...

NEC presented moving Ntozake Shange piece!

The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) is known for doing work that reflects our community, our culture, our strengths, our pains, our suffering and it again succeeded in delivering a production which marinated in the mind, as it presented “a photograph/lovers ...

This play has heart, rhyme and a message about mankind!

There is no fourth wall, there is a lot of heart, appreciation, originality and a countless number of rhymed words that will make your heart sing.