Linda Armstrong

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Emmy winner Joe Morton takes the stage as Dick Gregory

Joe Morton, who recently won an Emmy for his portrayal of Eli Pope on ABC’s “Scandal,” has returned to the New York stage, playing stand-up comedian and activist Dick Gregory in “Turn Me Loose”

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Black productions recognized with Drama Desk noms

The Drama Desk Awards honor the best in Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theater.

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‘Blackbird’ is a riveting, disturbing drama

Broadway is a vehicle through which many different topics can be discussed, including those that may be difficult for people to approach and deal with.

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'Shuffle Along’ is Black Broadway history

“Shuffle Along, or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed,” is one of the most significant, sensational, stirring musicals to come to Broadway in some time. It gives an endearing, historical record of “Shuffle Along,” the first Black musical staged on Broadway in 1921.

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UniverSoul Circus surpasses expectations

Every year I look forward to UniverSoul Circus returning to New York and it never disappoints.

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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.

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‘Sugar Ray’ is a knockout!

How much do you know about Sugar Ray Robinson?

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‘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.

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‘Dot’ exposes devastation of Alzheimer’s disease

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

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‘Fiddler’ revival disappointing

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

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