In the early 1960s she was introduced to the world by singer and activist Harry Belafonte, singing in her incredible, unique South African vocalizing style of yells, chants, hums and scats woven into the electrifying soulfulness and spiritual vibrations of ...
Nora Chipaumire doesn’t just make dance works; her work provokes many sensibilities. In her latest, “Portrait of Myself as My Father” (September 14-17) at BAM Fisher as part of the 2016 Next Wave Festival, the Zimbabwe-born Chipaumire is joined by ...
Check out what's going on this month around the city in the world of dance
“Demerara Gold,” starring and written by Ingrid Griffith, is a boisterous one-woman show about a young Guyanese girl’s coming of age journey, capturing a heart-wrenching immigrant’s tale in spurts of immense elation and disconcerting sorrow, with pocket sized doses of ...
Doreen Oliver sets a humorous and realistic tone in a one-woman performance of “Everything Is Fine Until It’s Not.”
“Everything Is Fine Until It’s Not” is a heartfelt comedy about Doreen, a workaholic film producer whose life goes off-script after her son is diagnosed with autism.
I remember how excited I was when it was first announced that Norm Lewis was going to be cast as the Phantom in “The Phantom of the Opera,” on Broadway, making him the first Black man to play the role ...
Sydney James Harcourt is now in the role of Aaron Burr, which is the very same role that earned Leslie Odom Jr. a Tony—this year—and Harcourt is brilliant as Burr.
“Motown the Musical” is back on Broadway. It’s a completely engaging, soulful trip down memory lane, mixed with serious moments that echo the discrimination that Blacks have endured in this country.
You will love “She Loves Me,” playing at Studio 54. This musical comedy is just a good time at the theater.
In the audience, you get to experience a captivating story, phenomenal singing and some of the most stunning, graceful and lovely acrobatics you’ve ever seen.
Beauty of motion. Power in the sublime. An athlete poured into the body of a dancer.
There is beautiful movement, live music and a good deal of theater in Edisa Weeks’ “To Begin the World Over Again” (Gibney Dance, Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, June 30 to July 2).
Sadly, it wasn’t too long ago that Hispanics on Broadway were as easy to spot as a unicorn, prancing in a purple passion jumper.
"Hamilton" and "The Color Purple" win big at the Tony Awards as diversity shines.