City College Readies For The Return Of ‘On Kentucky Avenue’

on kentuck avenue1Back by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A History Of The Jews In Musical Theatre

A History of the Jews in Musical TheatreThe Town Hall presents From Moses to Mostel: A History of The Jews (According to Musical Theater), a premiere chronological history of the Jewish people as depicted on stage and in song. Continue Reading →

“Theater Talks: The Royale” At The Schomburg In Harlem

the royale in harlemThe Schomburg Center is proud to present an evening with cast members McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, and Clarke Peters from Lincoln Center Theater’s upcoming play, The Royale.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Lorenz Milton “Rodgers And” Hart 1895 – 1943

Lorenz Hart from harlemLorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Experimental Theatre Harlem, New York 1930

harlem theatre 1The Harlem Experimental Theatre performing in Harlem, New York 1930.
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Souleo: Black theater community reacts to Tonya Pinkins quitting Mother Courage

Kevin Mambo and Tonya Pinkins_Photo by Joan MarcusBy Souleo

Woodie King, Jr., producing director of New Federal Theatre, was immediately concerned after Tonya Pinkins publicly challenged a Classic Stage Company production of Mother Courage and Her Children in which she was to play the title character. Continue Reading →

City College’s ‘On Kentucky Avenue’ Returns In Harlem

Donna Clark Ty Stephens Rene Ternier Cassandra Palacio and Mindy Haywood perform The Prettiest Girl in the WorldBack by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Czech Marionettes in “The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America”

Dvorak family.

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (czechmarionettes.org/) CAMT has created “The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,” a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (pictured with his family), during which he produced a flurry of “American” works.  Continue Reading →

The Apollo and Opera Philadephia Join Forces For Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

charlie parker miles davisThe Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia announced today that Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD will have its New York premiere in a co-production between the two institutions, April 1 and 3, 2016.  Continue Reading →

NYC Children’s Theater Gives Away Ticket for #GivingTuesday

Cast-of-Ballerina-Swan1The award-winning New York City Children’s Theater is giving back for #GivingTuesday by offering FREE tickets to select performances of Young Charles Dickens and Ballerina Swan this holiday season. Continue Reading →