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Patti LaBelle Talks ‘After Midnight’ Closing

by Karu F. Daniels   Jun 26, 2014

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

Blackest Tony Awards Ever! [PHOTOS]

Blackest Tony Awards Ever! [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Jun 09, 2014

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SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win

Audra McDonald’s Historic Night

by #teamEBONY   Jun 09, 2014

Audra McDonald makes history at the Tony awards. Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald made history in two ways when she took home... Read More

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Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’ Turns 50 [REVIEW]

by Matthew Allen   May 09, 2014

The late Amiri Baraka was more than an acclaimed poet and author; he was an anthropologist in real time. Over five decades of his... Read More

Saul Williams Talks Tupac on Broadway

Saul Williams Talks Tupac on Broadway

by Miles Marshall Lewis   May 07, 2014

Leave it to the late, great Tupac Shakur to bring hiphop to Broadway. Holler if Ya Hear Me—opening June 19 at the Palace Theatre—uses... Read More

‘After Midnight’ Resurrects the Jazz Age [PHOTOS]

‘After Midnight’ Resurrects the Jazz Age [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Apr 28, 2014

There’s been a lot of vintage vision lately when it comes to the Jazz Age of Harlem USA. Last year, former Time-Warner CEO Richard... Read More

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‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Still a Heartbreaking Classic [REVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis   Apr 21, 2014

What is it about A Raisin in the Sun that causes tears every time? (Never bawling, funereal tears, but a lump-in-the-throat, emotional pinch that... Read More

How Much Can Audra McDonald Sound Like Billie Holiday?

Audra McDonald Channels Billie Holiday

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2014

Audra McDonald gives an outstanding performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. You will undoubtedly hear that what Audra... Read More

Woody Allen Doesn't Want Black Actors in His New Play

Woody Allen Wants No Black Actors in New Musical

by #teamEBONY   Apr 10, 2014

Woody Allen apparently refused to cast Black actors and actresses in new musical.  Bullets Over Broadway, a new musical based on Woody Allen's movie... Read More

Cast Revealed For Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical

by Huffington Post   Apr 09, 2014

Saul Williams to star as Tupac in new musical.  The upcoming Broadway musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs will star Saul Williams, the poet... Read More