Fabulously talented Broadway veteran Chuck Cooper is starring in “Prince of Broadway” at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Cooper, who has one of the most distinctive voices on Broadway, is featured throughout the production singing songs that would be traditional and nontraditional for a Black actor.
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.
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.
The July calendar has a good deal of carry-over performances from last month and Kyle Abraham’s Abraham.In.Motion tops the list.
A close look into Okwui Okpokwasili’s eyes at the end of a performance confirms how completely she commits to the message in her work.
It seems that any visit to Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance is a not-to-be-forgotten experience.
For nearly one year now, Kyle Marshall and dancers Oluwadamilare Ayorinde and Myssi Robinson have been in deep research, making his first full-evening work, “Colored.”
Together Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company and Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble’s “Dreaming of Lions” (March 1-4) were a hit! For this debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, co-founder, artistic director and dancer, Osnel Delgado of Malpaso, and director, pianist, composer O’Farrill, the Mexican-born, informal ambassador to Cuban musicians, melded dance and music seamlessly.
Toward the end of choreographer/performer Marguerite Hemmings’ “we free” at Gibney Dance
Dance in March offers up an assortment of cultural forms and more.