Vocalist Keith A. Dames And Marvin Horne In Harlem

Vocalist / bandleader Keith A. Dames and guitarist Marvin Horne wrap up the Labor Day weekend with two sets of live jazz at the Farafina Café & Lounge Harlem (1813 Amsterdam Ave,) on September 4, 2017. Continue Reading →

We’re Moved, By The Apollo’s Theatres New Opera “We Shall Not Be Moved”

The Apollo Theater will present the New York premiere of the genre-defying opera We Shall Not Be Moved, inspired by the 1985 MOVE crisis in Philadelphia, where a standoff between police and a Black liberation group resulted in the deadly bombing of a residential neighborhood, on October 6th and 7th, 2017, at 8 p.m. Continue Reading →

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre As Administrative Consultant

Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn’s esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.‘s and Harlem fave New Federal Theatre, www.newfederaltheatre.com, as Administrative Consultant. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre Of Harlem’s New Production “Three Musketeers” In Harlem

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. Continue Reading →

Mandy “In the Heights,” Gonzalez On AOL Build (Video)

Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning actress, Mandy Gonzalez possesses one of the most powerful and versatile contemporary voices of our time. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: The National Black Theater’s Teer Spirit Awards Gala 2017 (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017, the National Black Theater (NBT) “celebrated Black Excellence at the ninth annual Teer Spirit Awards Gala”. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Movement Theatre Company Rehearsal Showcase (Photographs)

The Movement Theatre Company, a Harlem-based nonprofit committed to showcasing emerging artists of color, begins rehearsals for the premiere of And She Would Stand Like This by Harrison David Rivers, directed by David Mendizábal, choreographed by Kia LaBeija. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre Of Harlem’s Free Production Of The Three Musketeers

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. Continue Reading →

Opening For National Black Theatre’s ‘Kill Move Paradise’ In Harlem

Opening Night for “Kill Move Paradise,” by award-winning playwright James Ijames, a world premiere closing the 48th season of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT). Continue Reading →

Delisfort, Harrington, and Sajous Join A Cocktail Fundraiser In Harlem

The Movement Theatre Company, a Harlem-based non-profit, will feature live entertainment from Broadway performer Christina Sajous (American Idiot, Holler If Ya Hear Me) and jazz pianist Willerm Delisfort (Willerm Delisfort Project), and food from chef Alycia Harrington (Houseman, Dirt Candy) at Upscale Uptown, a Cocktail Fundraiser on Monday May 22nd, 2017. Continue Reading →

Casting For Lion King On Broadway At The World Famous Apollo Theatre

You are invited to a Casting Call for Lion King on Broadway at The World Famous Apollo Theatre on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. Continue Reading →

National Black Theatre Honors Michael K. Williams, Deborah Willis And Others In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Continue Reading →

Hilda “From Harlem To Broadway” Simms, 1918–1994

Hilda Moses was born in Minneapolis on April 15, 1918, the first of nine children of Creole parents originally from Louisiana. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: The Negro Ensemble Company Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season

The Negro Ensemble Company continues the celebration of its 50th Anniversary season in which it is remounting NEC Classic Plays. Continue Reading →

‘The Lost Souls Cafe’ Premieres On TV One On Easter Sunday With Fab Loretta Devine

TV One presents the film adaptation of Director/Producer Donald B. Welch’s popular inspirational stage play, The Lost Souls Café, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. ET.  Continue Reading →