Theater

Confessions of ‘A Sucker Emcee’

Confessions of ‘A Sucker Emcee’

by Matthew Allen   Sep 24, 2014

Craig “muMs” Grant has been an unofficial ambassador for American poetry for nearly two decades. Whether you’ve seen him play Poet Jackson on Oz,... Read More

 Broadway's Getting Its First Black Cinderella

Keke Palmer to be Broadway’s First Black Cinderella

by #teamEBONY   Aug 05, 2014

In addition to casting the first Black Phantom of the Opera, it was announced yesterday that that Keke Palmer will be Broadway's first Black... Read More

‘Devil in a Blue Dress’ is Coming to Broadway

Broadway Next Destination for Devil in a Blue Dress

by JET   Aug 01, 2014

Devil in a Blue Dress, the book-turned-movie starring Denzel Washington, could be hitting Broadway in the near future. According to the New York Post’s... Read More

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Was Broadway Not Ready for a 2Pac Play?

by Karu F. Daniels   Jul 15, 2014

If theatergoers were looking for Showboat or Ragtime, they were surely barking up the wrong tree when it came to Holler if Ya Hear... Read More

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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