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Phylicia Rashad at the Public Theater—enough said!

Is “Head of Passes” exceptional theater? Let me answer that question with two words—Phylicia Rashad (so yes!). Rashad plays Shelah, the ill matriarch of a Louisiana family who is dying and needs to tell her children.

Savion Glover brings new musical to Broadway

When “Shuffle Along or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed” opens this month at the Music Box Theatre, it won’t be tap dancer Savion Glover’s first time on Broadway.

Misty Copeland, Virginia Johnson discuss ballet, diversity

Misty Copeland and Virginia Johnson took center stage seats before a standing-room-only audience at Dance/NYC’s recent symposium on diversity and inclusion in dance.

Review: Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Just two years ago, the choreographer Paul Taylor announced a plan to reinvent his company, Paul Taylor Dance Company...

The dancers of Ailey II mean business

Season after season, with dancers coming and going (they are only contracted for two years), the dancers of Ailey II simply never disappoint.

‘The Humans’ a realistic family drama

Stephen Karam has put together a captivating drama that looks at the frailties that we all have in “The Humans,” playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway.

March 2016 travel calendar of events

Upcoming events for the emerging spring season.

‘Dot’ exposes devastation of Alzheimer’s disease

Colman Domingo hits the Alzheimer nail on the head with “Dot.”

‘Fiddler’ revival disappointing

I was so excited to hear that there was a revival of “Fiddler on the Roof” playing at the Broadway Theatre.

‘Hughie’ is boring Broadway

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.

Jack Johnson’s one-man show, Monterey Jazz All Stars

“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.

The Bedford-Stuyvesant/Crown Heights All-Star Reunion

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.

Straight A’s for “School of Rock” on Broadway

“School of Rock—The Musical” is a high-octane performance!

REVIEW: 'Timeless, The Mystery of the Dark Water'

Theatrical productions should be approached with an open mind.

2015: Black theater year in review: Pt. 2

Continuing its season dedicated to Amiri Baraka, Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre staged “Most Dangerous Man in America (W.E.B. DuBois).”