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On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WBLS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past....

Harlem, N.Y., July 1, 2019 – The Apollo Theater announced today that critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates will begin the national book tour for his latest work...

Featured at the Roundabout Laura Pels Theatre is a remarkable play about a little known female baseball player who played for the Negro Leagues in the 1950s named Toni Stone. Born in West Virginia...

Photo by Quinn Calcote.

The play “Imminently Yours,” is currently appearing at Theatre 80, located at 80 St Marks Place in Manhattan. Presented by the Negro Ensemble Company, directed by...

"The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages," presented by Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) and Yip Harburg Foundation, has been extended through January 11, 2020 due to continuing and...

Dorothi Fox and Arthur French will star in the premiere of "Imminently Yours" by Karimah, to be presented by The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) from June 17 to 30 at Theatre 80, 80 St. Marks...

Black British poet Jay Bernard revisits the 1981 New Cross Fire which killed 13 Blacks...

Award-winning Black British writer Jay Bernard has recently launched a theatrical...

Photo Credit: Richard Anderson

The Apollo Theater graciously asked me to come and review a play they are featuring entitled "Twisted Melodies" about the life of Donny Hathaway.

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This writer had the opportunity to talk with Rwandan actress Malaika Uwamahoro. Ms Uwamahoro (pronounced Ooh-wam-ah-har-oh) earned a scholarship to Fordham University where she studied Theater...

During the history month of the woman, this writer is glad to learn of the heroics of women in America and throughout the world. Recently I learned of Chinese Princess Wang Zhaojun. Although the...

Photos by Matt Murphy

 

Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the...

Main page photo--Amiri Baraka. Photo: Facebook

Second photo--scene from the play

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Playwright Doris Allimadi in the lead role of Empress Taytu Betul.
 
This year...

The Theater for the New City, located at 155 First Avenue in New York City, invited California Bay area comedian and actor Donald E Lacy, Jr to bring his 8:00 p.m., one-man show “Color Struck” to...

Marsha Stephanie Blake.

Curated by 2018 MacArthur “Genius” Dominique Morriseau in partnership with Frank Silvera Writers’ Workshop.

50 in 50: Letters to Our Daughters is the third...

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