Two women top this month’s calendar: Germaine Acogny with the U.S. premiere of “Mon élue noire (My Black Chosen One): Sacre #2” (Oct. 4-7) and Cynthia Oliver’s world-premiere “Virago-Man Dem” (Oct. 25-28), both at BAM Fisher.
“Prince of Broadway,” playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, is a love letter to Hal Prince and his magnificent Broadway career.
I always get excited when I hear that Harlem Repertory Theatre is doing a production. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a production there that wasn’t poignant and moving. They are currently presenting Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” ...
Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the beauty that is Hispanic heritage is Ballet Hispánico.
The world premiere of “The Peculiar Patriot,” the one-woman show written and performed by Liza Jessie Peterson, is set to run from Sept. 13 through Oct. 1, at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre.
Two of the dance world’s most esteemed contributors will be recognized for their long-standing artistry, service and support of the field by The New York Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, Monday, Oct. 9.
African contemporary choreographers/performers command this month’s calendar.
After 30 years of consistently promoting the artistic legacy of Harlem, the African-American-led performing arts organization, Harlem Stage, returns with its 2017 season.
“Port Chicago 50” played at the National Black Theatre at 125th Street and 5th Avenue and told the story of the 200 Black sailors who died in explosions on naval ships on a July evening in 1944.
Carmen de Lavallade, the 86-year-old dancer, choreographer and actress being honored by the Kennedy Center in December, recently announced that she will not attend the White House reception.
After 30 years of consistently promoting the artistic legacy of Harlem, the African American-led performing arts organization, Harlem Stage, returns with its 2017 season.
During WWII, 200 Black sailors were killed in explosions that were the fault of the U.S. government. This incident is the focus of “Port Chicago 50,” a play opening Thursday, Aug. 17 at the National Black Theatre at 2031 Fifth ...
Have you ever sat in the audience at an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance during the magnificent dance company’s summer and winter seasons and thought wistfully, “I would love to try to do at least some of that!” Well, ...
Finish August with more dance outdoors. The 36th annual Battery Dance Festival in Battery Park City (Aug. 13-19) returns with free performances against a backdrop of the New York Harbor.
The legendary Stevie Wonder is one of the headliners at the Sept. 23 Global Citizen Festival, the annual concert in Central Park blending music and social activism, joined by Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day, Alessia Cara and a blend ...