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.
Please join me in this call to arms to sustain theaters of color, which are possibly facing a lack of funding in 2021!
African Americans were well represented at the 65th annual Drama Desk Awards, televised on NY1. “A Strange Loop,” a musical written by African American Michael R. Jackson, won five Drama Desk honors, including the top honor for best musical.
The coronavirus pandemic has had so many devastating effects on all of our lives, and as the mother of a graduating high school senior, I know the disappointment, sadness and feeling of being cheated that so many young people and their families are feeling.
The new reality for theater is free programming and live streaming.
During these uncertain times, it’s always refreshing to hear that someone has something positive to celebrate.
I had the distinct pleasure of seing an incredibly talented young actress named Kara Young for the first time in a play called “The New Englanders.”
If ever there was a creative, rich source for theater in Brooklyn, it has been the Billie Holiday Theatre in Restoration Plaza.
During these very difficult times, people need something beautiful to help lift their spirits. That is what "Broadway Sings for PRIDE" is hoping to provide.
When it comes to experiencing the arts, some of the best resources we currently have are online with the libraries and theater companies who are offering families some prime entertainment and relaxation, and a chance to escape reality and experience something different.