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November 2015 dance calendar

In the same year that they celebrate 45 years of Latin culture through dance, Ballet Hispanico, under Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, comes together with the Apollo Theater in co-commissioning the evening-length...

And the AUDELCO nomination goes to ...

In 2014 and 2015, Black theater has shined so brightly.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers playing for real

Camille A. Brown is a consummate soloist.

Donald Byrd talks about ‘The Minstrel Show Revisited’

When Donald Byrd’s “The Minstrel Show Revisited” is presented at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Wednesday, Oct. 28 through Friday, Oct. 30, it will be a perfect example, not of art imitating life, but of art illuminating life.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers playing for real

Camille A. Brown is a consummate soloist. For the debut performance and the premiere of “BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play” at the Joyce Theater, Brown and her company, Camille A. Brown & Dancers, played to mostly sold-out houses.

Jones and Tyson simply charming in ‘Gin Game’

“Simply charming” is the best way to describe theater veterans James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson as they co-star in “The Gin Game” at Broadway’s Golden Theatre on West 45th Street.

‘Barbecue’ at Public Theater ridicules racist perceptions

What an engaging and brashly funny comedy is “Barbecue,” now playing at the Public Theater!

Redd Foxx, Moms Mabley, Richard Pryor inducted into Apollo’s Walk of Fame

Three legendary Black comedians were further immortalized recently when they were inducted into the Apollo Theater’s exclusive Walk of Fame.

Camille A. Brown presents ‘Black Girl: Linguistic Play’

Last week, I saw Camille A. Brown’s “Black Girl: Linguistic Play.”

Dance calendar October 2015

This month’s calendar begins with a celebration of a New York dance treasure...

Rapping history works on Broadway in ‘Hamilton’

I did not have the opportunity to experience the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “Hamilton” when it was playing off-Broadway, but I’m so glad I did get to see it on Broadway.

September 2015 dance calendar

This month’s dance calendar is jam-packed!

Over the moon for Misty Copeland in ‘On the Town’

In the lead up to Misty Copeland’s Aug. 25 debut in the Broadway musical “On the Town” at the Lyric Theatre, anticipation-inducing announcements of her limited engagement were everywhere.

SummerStage presents ‘The Wiz’

A glorious production of the Broadway classic “The Wiz” graced the stage at Marcus Garvey Park as part of the Summerstage 30th anniversary season.

Metropolitan Opera to stop blackface makeup use in production of 'Otello'

The Metropolitan Opera will debut a fresh face in its season-opening production of Verdi's "Otello" in September.