Forest Whitaker, an academy award-winning actor, is making his Broadway debut playing Erie Smith in Eugene O’Neill’s “Hughie” at the Booth Theatre. Now, there is no question that Forest Whitaker is an outstanding actor, producer and director.
“Dare to Be Black: The Jack Johnson Story,” now playing at the Theater for the New City (155 First Ave. between Ninth and 10th streets), is one of the most important plays of 2016.
One hundred and fifty guests attended the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Crown Heights All-Star Reunion Awards Ceremony, which was hosted by Council Member Robert E. Cornegy Jr.
“School of Rock—The Musical” is a high-octane performance!
Theatrical productions should be approached with an open mind.
Continuing its season dedicated to Amiri Baraka, Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre staged “Most Dangerous Man in America (W.E.B. DuBois).”
In silhouette, accompanied by a soft hum, repeating, reaching and curving from one long limb to the other, Channon Judson’s arms, legs and torso wafts through the space for the opening of Urban Bush Woman’s “Walking With ’Trane” at BAM ...
Specially commissioned for BAM Fisher (Dec. 2 to 5), Souleymane “Solo” Badolo’s “Yimbegre” is a dance for men and a journey about one—Badolo
The year 2015 was one of the most magnificent years that Blacks in theatre have experienced for some time.
Maurice Hines is starring in a new show, “Tappin’ Thru Life,” at New World Stages on West 50th Street.
The Apollo Theater held its annual “Kwanzaa Regeneration Night Celebration,” featuring Abdel Salaam’s Forces of Nature Dance Theatre
There is still a great deal of dance to see as we close out 2015, and even more to open 2016.
Let’s start here: Hallelujah, the definition of a farce is “a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant and thus improbable.”
“The Color Purple” is heavenly, the cast divine, the musical is extraordinarily empowering, the energy throughout is sublime.
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder and artistic director of Urban Bush Women, discusses the company.