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‘Theater Talks’ at the Schomburg: riveting and illuminating

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a vital institution located at W 135th Street.

Atlantic Theater production touches the truth and the heart!

Theater that is a reflection of life is captivating to watch! It is funny, it is real, it is moving, it is sad, it is stirring!

Dance Calendar January 2020

The South African choreographer, Gregory Vuyani Maqoma, no stranger to New Yorkers, comes to The Joyce Theater

Black Theater Year In Review, Part 2

2019 was truly a year of Splendor for Black Theater!

Young Black hoofer holding it down in Dorrance Dance Company

Byron Tittle, a young tap dancer with the Dorrance Dance, the critically acclaimed tap troupe headed by MacArthur Award winner Michelle Dorrance.

Norm Lewis was fantastic at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Norm Lewis has been gracing the 54 Below stage for the last five years and his show “Naughty and Nice” definitely lives up to the title.

‘one in two’ highlights the humans behind statistics

Whenever I hear that Donja R. Love has written a play I rush to go and experience it. This is one very gifted playwright and I adore how passionately and compassionately he writes about the issues of Black queer men.

Anna Deavere Smith’s genius at play in Signature Theatre’s ‘Fires in the Mirror’

Anna Deavere Smith’s brilliance, love for her fellowman and her portrayal of the racial tensions that arose in 1991—when 7-year old Gavin Cato died under the wheel of a car in the Grand Rebbe’s motorcade...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater season sparkles

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s season is in full swing from Dec. 4 – Jan. 5 at City Center with five-weeks of performances that promise to rival the sparkle of the Swarovski crystal-studded Times Square ball that will bring ...

Anna Deavere Smith’s genius at play in Signature Theatre's 'Fires In the Mirror'

Smith’s intensely conceived and written work is one of the most beautiful examples of journalism come to life.

Black Spectrum Theatre in Queens: Sassy Mamas and so much more!

The Black Spectrum Theatre Company in Queens is absolutely a great place to experience marvelously entertaining theater.

Josephine Baker musical is spectacular!

I had the great fortune this past weekend to catch a delightful, well-written, -sung, -danced and -staged production called “The Dark Star from Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker.”

Henry Street Settlement stages 3rd annual 24-hour arts event against gun violence

In one of the most stunning moments during the March For Our Lives in 2018, eleven-year-old Naomi Wadler took the stage and talked about the deaths of young Black people by gun violence each year.

'The Best Things In Life' brings holiday classic to modern day!

David Lamb is well-known and appreciated for his very funny plays “Platanos & Collard Greens,” and “Platanos, Collard Greens & Callaloo,” and he has now penned “The Best Things In Life.”

Celebrating trailblazing icon, activist Diahann Carroll

Dianne Reeves’ soul-stirring rendition of Paul McCartney’s “Black Bird,” was a song Carroll’s daughter, Suzanne Kay, said her mother specifically requested be sung at her tribute when she passed.

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