August Wilson:<br />
Drama of the Century<br />

August Wilson:
Drama of the Century

by Kimberly Ellis

From August 26 through September 28, the… Read More

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

August Wilson (left), Phylicia Rashad (center) and Leslie Uggams join an all-star cast to record his plays.

Stars Collaborate for August Wilson Tribute

by The Root

By the time August Wilson passed away in 2005, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright had completed a profound body of work that has… Read More

billy porte

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

Savion Glover

Savion Glover’s STePz

by #teamEBONY

It’s hard to believe that Savion Glover, who first gained attention in the Broadway show “The Tap Dance Kid,” is… Read More

Billy Porter, Cicely Tyson, Patina Miller, and Courtney B. Vance

Blacks Shine at Tony Awards

by #teamEBONY

Four African-American actors won statues in major categories from the American Theatre Wing. The three-hour telecast on… 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

Alvin Ailey Kicks Off Apollo Spring Gala [PHOTOS]

Alvin Ailey Kicks Off Apollo Spring Gala [PHOTOS]

Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater opened its doors to host the annual Ailey at the Apollo Gala this past May 6. Author Terry… 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

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