Linda Armstrong



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‘Freedom Summer’ is stunning theater

Have you ever witnessed a piece of theater that you felt conveyed a great deal of deep points on a number of levels? That’s what I felt watching Cynthia G. Robinson’s “Freedom Summer”

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Powerful production “Past Is The Past” now streaming thru March 4

Richard Wesley has a gift for thoughtfully expressing issues that involve Black families and Black men.

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New Federal Theatre presents food for the soul with Play Reading Series

At a time when we are starved for theater, Woodie King Jr. and his New Federal Theatre present delectable food for the soul through its Play Reading Series.

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At 50, New Federal Theatre has much to be proud of

Theater royalty recognizing theater, television and movie royalty was the fantastic vibe when the New Federal Theatre recently celebrated its Golden 50th Anniversary and successfully operating from 1970 to 2020

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Ben Vereen on virtual master classes, spirituality and more

Can you imagine taking an online master class in acting, with award-winning thespian Ben Vereen as your instructor?

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The Year in Review in Black Theater, Part 2

Theatrical performances were suspended on March 12 and it was originally thought that theater would return in September.

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Patrick Moore gives Oceanhill Brownsville QUICK STOP 99 Cent Up Discount

During the pandemic businesses have struggled to stay afloat—imagine how difficult it would be to open a neighborhood business in the midst of the pandemic.

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The Year in Review in Black Theater, Part 1

Never in my 36 years as a journalist and theater critic covering Black theater have I seen a year like 2020.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS needs your help!

Since COVID-19 shut down theater in mid-March 2020, the Broadway industry has suffered severely.

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Free networking event for stage managers—RSVP By Dec. 13!

The organization, called Broadway & Beyond will give upcoming stage managers a chance to connect with and learn from industry insiders.

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