Tony Awards

Here Are All of the Black Folks Nominated for Tony Awards This Year

by Britni Danielle

Last year, Black actors made history at the Tony Awards. Bolstered by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s juggernaut Hamilton, actors of color racked up wins in the best actor, best actress,... Read More

James Earl Jones to Be Honored With Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

James Earl Jones to Be Honored With Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

by #TeamEBONY

Legendary actor James Earl Jones has been a force in the acting world for more than six decades. Jones is a veteran of the... Read More

hidden fences

Remember the ‘Hidden Fences’ Debacle? It’s Now a Real Play

by #TeamEBONY

Back in January, Today Show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager sent Black Twitter into a frenzy when she mistakenly mashed-up two of the Golden Globes Best... Read More

This Year’s List of Pulitzer Prize Winners Is Full of Melanin

This Year’s List of Pulitzer Prize Winners Is Full of Melanin

by #TeamEBONY

Pulitzer Prize Administrator Mike Pride announced this year’s crop of winners and the list is full of Black excellence. The coveted award honors outstanding achievements in... Read More

Pharrell….the Musical? Yep, it’s Happening

Pharrell….the Musical? Yep, it’s Happening

by #TeamEbony

We’re familiar with Pharrell Williams, the musical genius but now we’re about to learn so much more as the multi-hyphenated entertainer enters the theatrical... Read More

Dance Theatre of Harlem

This Dance Theatre of Harlem Short Film Is EVERYTHING!

by #TeamEBONY

The Dance Theatre of Harlem is kicking off its spring season with a bang. The venerable New York institution teamed up with singer India.Arie to create High... Read More

‘Chewing Gum’ Actress Lands Lead Role in London Musical

‘Chewing Gum’ Actress Lands Lead Role in London Musical

by LaToya Cross

Michaela Coel had critics and audiences cracking up with her quirky yet relatable comedy in the Netflix hit Chewing Gum, and now the funny... Read More

‘Moonlight’ in Motion by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

‘Moonlight’ in Motion by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

by LaToya Cross

Watch: The award-winning film receives the dance treatment in this beautifully choreographed tribute Read More

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