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 →

Historic Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Moves To Harlem

woodie-king-of-theatre-in-harlemThe historic Theatre Training Workshops of Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre will move uptown next month to Dwyer Cultural Center at 258 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 123rd Street).  Continue Reading →

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 →

HW Pick: Woodie King’s “In White America” On Off Broadway

IMG_0854Woodie King Jr’s New Federal Theatre  rare presentation of historian Martin Duberman’s acclaimed 1963 drama In White America, a documentary play about the history of Blacks in America from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement starring Art McFarland, at the Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street, until November 15.

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