Hamilton’s Renée Elise Goldsberry Honored In Harlem

Playbill announces that Renée Elise Goldsberry, a Tony winner for her performance in the musical phenomenon Hamilton, will receive the Visionary Artist Award at the Harlem School of the Arts’ Fall Gala. Continue Reading →

Tony Nominee And Harlemite Brenda Braxton To Recreate Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical

Invitation-only readings of Trav’lin—The 1930s Harlem Musical, which was seen at the New York Musical Festival in 2010, will be presented September 28, 2017 at 11 AM and 4 PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54th Street. Continue Reading →

In Harlem, These Elders Devote Their Golden Years to Improving Local Schools

On the eve of her 92nd birthday, Lottie Raukx wasn’t going to let the aches of arthritis or numbness of neuropathy slow down her fight for Harlem’s public schools. Continue Reading →

Liza Jessie Peterson Takes On The Criminal Justice System At National Black Theatre In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS  for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. Continue Reading →

Negro Ensemble In “A Soldier’s Play” At Dwyer Cultural Center In Harlem

For its 50th season, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been presenting a retrospective of some of the troupe’s signature works. Continue Reading →

Liza Jessie Peterson Takes On The Criminal Justice System With The NBT In Harlem

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. Continue Reading →

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 →