Linda Armstrong



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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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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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A call to arms to sustain theaters of color

Please join me in this call to arms to sustain theaters of color, which are possibly facing a lack of funding in 2021!

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‘A Strange Loop’ shines at 65th annual Drama Desk Awards

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.

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Sharing my love and pride for a member of the graduating class of 2020

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.

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Free NFT readings, discussions by industry greats in June!

The new reality for theater is free programming and live streaming.

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PR maven Keith Sherman on being positive during the pandemic

During these uncertain times, it’s always refreshing to hear that someone has something positive to celebrate.

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