Poet, musician and actor Saul Williams is preparing his debut in the starring role of the new Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me.”
History will be made with the longest running show in Broadway history, “Phantom of the Opera,” when for the first time on a Broadway stage, an African-American actor—Norm Lewis—will step into the lead role as the Phantom.
Hair’itage, a play about six Black ‘Sistahs’ who share a journey surrounding their hair and the way it has impacted their lives, is making its way around New York State.
The 68th annual Tony Awards nominations were announced this week
The National Black Theatre and the Classical Theatre of Harlem will come together to pay tribute to late author, playwright and activist Amiri Baraka
James Baldwin would have been 90 this year, and he does, indeed, live on. “The Year of James Baldwin,” a festival spanning 14 months at various venues, is packed with programming celebrating his treasured gifts to us.
To begin with, you’ve got Lorraine Hansberry’s great work, a Tony Award-winning play that became the first play written by a Black woman to premiere on Broadway.
“A Raisin in the Sun” is superb! This production is powerful! There is such raw, real and passionate emotion. Lorraine Hansberry truly gave life to the struggles of Black families and the relationship dynamics that exist in the Black family.
New York City Mission Society and the New York Junior League are unveiling the renovations of Minisink Townhouse’s theater
The line went down Eighth Avenue to 46th Street, and people were excited as they waited to get into the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on West 47th Street to see multiple Grammy Award winners Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Toni Braxton appear ...
A concert musical adaptation of the Broadway show “The Music Man” by Evans Haile uplifts and ignites bursts of laughter with an all-Black cast
As we leave Women’s History Month and make way for our GBE “Spirit Lift Month.”
If a poll was issued to the legion of fans of songwriter, producer and singer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds on what makes his songs special, the vivid imagery would probably rank in the highest percentile.
Tony Head won the role of Mark Johnson in director Lesley Steele’s new film “Destiny Jones”
I have experienced several productions of “Antony and Cleopatra” over my three decades of covering theater, but none were performed with the intensity and passion that I saw in the Public Theatre’s production