Eddie George Chicago play

NFL Legend Eddie George Tackles ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

by Alex Titus

It’s been over 10 years since NFL legend and Heisman trophy recipient Eddie George packed up his cleats and dimmed the bright… Read More

Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chin Deals with Mommyhood in ‘MotherStruck!’

by Niema Jordan

It’s Saturday afternoon, and Staceyann Chin is musing about how difficult it is to find sperm. Men who are usually cavalier… Read More

[On the "A" w/Souleo] Black Theater Wrestles with Representation

[On the "A" w/Souleo] Black Theater Wrestles with Representation

by Souleo

Woodie King Jr., producing director of New Federal Theatre, was immediately concerned after Tonya Pinkins publicly challenged a Classic… Read More

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Black Magic Woman?<br />

Harry Potter’s Hermione:
Black Magic Woman?

by Demetria Irwin

In 2005, when Octavia Butler’s novel Fledgling came out, I gave it to all of my nieces and “little”… Read More

Kyle Jean-Baptiste: Remembering a friend. Caliaf St. Aubyn

Kyle Jean-Baptiste:
Remembering a Friend

by Jervelle Frederick

Kyle Jean-Baptiste made history as the first African-American and youngest actor to play the lead role of Jean Valjean in the popular Broadway… Read More

Burlesque Queen Essence Revealed on Beauty, Body and Feminism<br />

Burlesque Queen Essence Revealed on Beauty, Body and Feminism

by Dakota Kim

Essence Revealed, approaching her five-year mark as a burlesque performer, has become a prolific entertainer and producer who infuses… Read More

7 Last Words: Strange Fruit Speaks

#7LastWords Examines State Sanctioned Killings Through the Lens of Religion

by #teamEBONY

The Center of Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary, Black Lives Matter, Urban Mission Cabinet, Inc., and Shiloh… Read More

Confessions of ‘A Sucker Emcee’<br />

Confessions of ‘A Sucker Emcee’

by Matthew Allen

Craig “muMs” Grant has been an unofficial ambassador for American poetry for nearly two decades. Whether you’ve… Read More

holla if you hear me play

Was Broadway Not Ready for a 2Pac Play?

by Karu F. Daniels

If theatergoers were looking for Showboat or Ragtime, they were surely barking up the wrong tree when it came to… Read More

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Patti LaBelle Talks ‘After Midnight’ Closing

by Karu F. Daniels

Over the years, R&B legend Patti LaBelle has never been known to mince words when it comes to touchy topics—give or take… Read More

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