Voza Rivers ‘What Would You Do’ At MIST Harlem

WHAT WOULD YOU DO in harlemVoza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group has added a production of What Would You Do to the bold new voices series at MIST Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Salsa Artist Cita Rodriguez At Poet’s Den In East Harlem

Cita Rodriguez Performance ShotPerformer Cita Rodriguez is set to grace a different stage for two more one- woman theater performances about her experience as the daughter of salsa legend, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez, and the personal impact of their dense relationship. Continue Reading →

“The Wiz” Eases into Harlem With Anniversary Tribute to Broadway’s Landmark Firsts

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By Vinette K. Pryce

Forty years after winning seven Tony Awards —Broadway’ s highest theater honor – the first Black musical to claim the distinction eased into two New York City parks for three, free, nights of celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of its historic trailblazing achievements. Continue Reading →

“New World A-Coming” At Schomburg In Harlem (audio)

schomburg podcastMei Tei Sing, Curator of The 75th Anniversary of the American Negro Theatre, describes the significance of the theater’s groundbreaking radio program which is featured in the exhibition: Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Taye Diggs In Hedwig And The Angry Inch (update)

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Taye Diggs (Private Practice, The Best Man, Rent, Murder in the First) returns to Broadway alongside Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange) in the Tony Award-winning, genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation Hedwig And The Angry Inch.

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The Sable Series: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors

black shakespeareA special evening of poetry and song, featuring the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar with monologues and scenes from Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, RICHARD AND OTHELLO, along with moving spirituals, and the songs of Paul Robeson. Continue Reading →

The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music Free In Central Park

the wiz in harlemHarlem’s George Faison, internationally celebrated producer, writer, composer, director, choreographer and dancer, made history in 1975 when he became the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Choreography for The Wiz. Continue Reading →