‘The Great Society’ sets new theater standard

“The Great Society” is a theatrical triumph! Written by Robert Schenkkan, and playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, it has a captivating, historical story that shows us all the conflicts that went on with President Lyndon B. ...

Lilli Cooper talks ‘Tootsie’

Lilli Cooper is an amazing talent, and is magnificent in Tootsie as Julie Nichols. Her extraordinary performance garnered her a 2019 Tony nomination.

‘When Harlem Saved a King’ premieres at the Apollo Theater

A documentary called "When Harlem Saved a King" looks at a forgotten chapter of Harlem history

‘American Moor’—an affirmation of classical talent

Keith Hamilton Cobb has created and stars in a brilliant, thought provoking play called “American Moor” playing at the Cherry Lane Theatre at 38 Commerce Street in Greenwich Village.

Camille A. Brown choreographs Met Opera’s ‘Porgy & Bess’

Standing in front of a large studio filled with some 90 singers and dancers, is a young, diminutive Black woman whose profile is reminiscent of a regal African sculpture thanks to a head wrap that forms a bun atop her ...

‘Betrayal’ is interesting on Broadway!

The complexity of human relationships is the focus in Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on W. 45th Street.

Dance Calendar September 2019

This month is filled with a good deal of dance to help close out the summer days.

“Moulin Rouge” is a B’way phenomenon

“Moulin Rouge” is a wildly fabulous, sexy, seductive, funny love story! “Moulin Rouge” is an attitude, a way of life! Before the show officially starts the audience is submerged into this very imaginative.

“Sweet Lorraine” is stunning theater

“Sweet Lorraine,” premiering as part of the inaugural RAVE Theatre Festival is a moving, compassionate production.

Richard Wright classic ‘Native Son’ gets stage treatment at the Duke Theater

The Acting Company is presenting “Native Son” with a book by Nambi E. Kelley. Based on the 1940 novel by Richard Wright, it looks at the way in which Black men were perceived by white society decades ago—namely, as stupid, ...

NEC production of 'Imminently Yours' carried powerful message

One of the purposes of Black Theatre is to powerfully tell our stories, enrich our lives and let the world know the struggles and the issues that Black people have not only endured, by managed to thrive through.

Channelling Eartha Kitt In 'Down To Eartha'

What do you really know about Eartha Kitt?

Channelling Eartha Kitt In 'Down To Eartha'

What do you really know about Eartha Kitt?

“SHEnanigans” - a theatrical masterpiece!

I love that Lewis created “SHEnanigans” because it is a healing, funny, therapeutic production to experience.

‘Measure for Measure’ is a modernized delight

There is something that just warms the soul when you watch a William Shakespeare play.