Finding God in Ourselves: For Colored Girls at 40

Finding God in Ourselves: For Colored Girls at 40

by Kim F. Hall

Without Ntozake Shange, we would not have Beyoncé’s #LEMONADE or Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. Shange’s play for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the... Read More

Staceyann Chin on Art, Activism, and Raising a Free Black Girl<br />

Staceyann Chin on Art, Activism, and Raising a Free Black Girl

by April Reign

Staceyann Chin is a force of nature. A mother, playwright, poet, and activist, she manages to weave all of her passions into her work.... Read More

Heather Headley

After 16 Years, Heather Headley Is Back On Broadway

by Dominique Carson

Grammy and Tony Award winning singer and songwriter Heather Headley is known for her angelic voice.  Headley’s songs, “In My Mind” and “I Wish... Read More

History-making ‘Shuffle Along’ Returns to Center Stage

History-making 'Shuffle Along' Returns to Center Stage

by William Bryant Miles

Imagine a 1921 Broadway show so outrageously successful that New York City officials had to convert a two-way street to a one-way thoroughfare to... Read More

Clap for Them: ‘Hamilton’ Pulls a Pulitzer

Clap for Them: ‘Hamilton’ Pulls a Pulitzer

by #teamEBONY

Kudos to the play that takes colorblind casting to the next level!   “Hamilton,” the  Broadway juggernaut that has turned the story of the Founding... Read More

‘Hamilton’ The Musical Catches Criticism Over Casting Call

‘Hamilton’ The Musical Catches Criticism Over Casting Call

by #teamEBONY

Hamilton, the history lesson on Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, with a hip-hop twist has been gaining major momentum – so much that the cast... Read More

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 lights on... 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 about where their... 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 Stage Company production of Mother... Read More

Harry Potter’s Hermione:
Black Magic Woman?

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” girl cousins. I wanted them to... Read More