Ghetto Babylon

‘Ghetto Babylon’ Poses Questions of Identity

by Donovan X. Ramsey

When opportunity knocks, a young man is presented with what seems like a simple decision to attend one of the best schools in the… Read More

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There’s Something About Billy Porter [INTERVIEW]

by Karu F. Daniels

During his acceptance speech at this year’s Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Musical winner Billy Porter shared a poignant story… Read More

Black Womanist Anthems Shine in ‘Sistas: The Musical’<br />

Black Womanist Anthems Shine in ‘Sistas: The Musical’

by Donovan X. Ramsey

When the 92-year-old matriarch of a family dies, five female relatives are left to sort through her belongings in search of the perfect… Read More

The ‘Rebirth’ of Lynn Whitfield<br />

The ‘Rebirth’ of Lynn Whitfield

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Known for her fierce characters onscreen, Lynn Whitfield is now headed to the stage as another fiery figure in the new stage play… Read More

The Piano Lesson

A ‘Piano Lesson’ Learned and Well-Earned [REVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis

In his lifetime, the late, great playwright August Wilson penned two Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway dramas: Fences (1985)… Read More

Robert Battle, Jessye Norman, Anika Noni Rose and Brian Stokes

Celebrities Celebrate Dance with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

by Souleo

Dance is more than an artistic display of the physical prowess that lies within the human form. For many of those who attended the… Read More

Khalil Kain

Khalil Kain Takes the Stage

by Melanie Yvette

Audiences were first introduced to Khalil Kane in the 1992 classic Juice, where he and Tupac played teenagers caught up… Read More

Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey’s Latest Season Is Another Hands-Down Winner

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Sequels are rarely more satisfying than the originals, but choreographer Robert Battle just defied the odds this… Read More

Rain Pryor Challenges Race

Rain Pryor Challenges Race

by Souleo

Sometimes all it takes is a title to pique one’s interest and with one such as “Fried… Read More

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