Linda Armstrong



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Black theater reacts to Biden/Harris win!

I was walking my dog and came into the house that wonderful Saturday morning, to have my husband turn to me and exclaim, “He’s president-elect!” I said, “Why didn’t you call me?!”

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2020 Tony noms: A who’s who of theater

Although theater will not be back until May 2021, the 2020 Tony nominations are out and the awards will occur virtually this year, at a date to be announced.

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Broadway for Biden: ‘A Concert for the Soul of the Nation’ free & live Oct. 21

This is the most important election this country has faced in my lifetime. Under Donald Trump’s leadership the country is dying, ill, suffering, unemployed and divided.

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Billie Holiday Theatre streams ‘12 Angry Men…and Women’

The Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn always finds new ways to demonstrate what a treasure it is to the Black community in New York City.

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Black Theatre Coalition: Working to eradicate racial inequity

Black Theatre Coalition (BTC) is an idea whose time is now! The “Illusion of Inclusion” is such a powerful thought and so appropriate when it comes to Black people and the American theater.

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Harlem’s own National Black Theatre gets first OBIE Award

For 65 years the Annual Obie Awards Ceremony has been acknowledging the best in Off- and Off-Off Broadway theater.

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Viola Davis, Stacey Abrams on the importance of the Census: 'Our Voices, Our Votes, Our Time'

Communities of color tend to be hesitant about filling out the census and that is why Black Theatre United held a virtual Town Hall, "Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time" with actress Viola Davis.

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Artistic community to hold ‘While We Breathe’ benefit July 29

Members of the artistic community are coming together on Wednesday, July 29, at 9 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. PDT on www.whilewebreathe.com and Youtube Live to use their talents to create original works to address this historical time in our country

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COVID-19 emergency grants for artists

The arts community has suffered greatly during this pandemic. Since mid-March, all types of live performances have ceased.

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Bye-bye Broadway—’til 2021

Theater is vital, it is healing, it is a chance to escape from the everyday and into a fantasy reality that is performed on the stage.

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