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Norm Lewis

Norm Lewis is the “Phantom of the Opera.”

Tall, dark, and handsome, Lewis is the first African-American to play this role on Broadway. Lewis...

Dream Up Festival

From August 17 to September 7, 2014 Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Crystal Field, Artistic Director, will present its...

Scene from the film Black Orpheus

[Broadway]

Producers Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Paula Marie Black announced today that the new...

Justin Emeka directs Romeo N Juliet

Free performances of the classic, adapted and directed by Justin Emeka,run from Saturday, July 5 through Sunday, July 27-with...

Mario Fratti, Laura Caparrotti, Founding Artistic Director, and Carlotta Corradi, winner of the first Mario Fratti Award for Emerging Italian Playwrights, at the Italian Cultural...

 

There's an off-Broadway play I saw a few weeks ago that's still building a huge after-buzz and needs to make a quick return at some theater in New York City.

“Painted Red” is a...

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis-- two of a kind

Legendary actress Ruby Dee – longtime veteran of film, stage, radio, and television – passed away at her New Rochelle,...

Ballet Hispanico Sombrerísimo by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

New Initiative Provides Free Dance Series for New York City Kids

July 16 –...

Stephen Byrd

 

Broadway choral director and arranger Chapman Roberts --Your Arms Too Short, Eubie, Five Guys Named Moe, Smokey Joe's Cafe-- has created this...

​From left to right: John Cannon portraying David Lacks, Tiffany Nichole Green portraying Elsie Lacks, and Tara Taylor portraying Henrietta Lacks.

 

While...

The Fabulous Miss Marie, an Ed Bullins’ play directed by Woodie King, Jr., is being featured at the Castillo Theatre, located at 543 West 42nd Street in Manhattan and will run until May...

Painted Red ran at the Shelter Studio 54 until April 27th.  This writer saw it only days before its close. I am sure some of you heard about the heroine in the play but I can imagine many more of...

Vanessa Williams took time out of her busy schedule to talk to this writer about her role in “After Midnight” which she presently appears in until May 11th with Dule Hill as her leading man.  ...

DTH performers

NYC SEASON AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER’S Frederick P. Rose HALL

Time Warner Center, New York City...

Henrietta Lacks

[Theater]

Cynthia Stephens learned well the value of giving back to whence one comes.

A speech pathologist for the...

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