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Friday, October 22, 2021

First Look: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith in “ANNIE LIVE!” by Broadway Black

“The Sun’ll Come Out Tomorrow” this holiday season as NBC has found its next live musical event: the seven-time Tony Award-winning hit “Annie Live!” will air on December 2nd. As p…

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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Broadway Black Names Davon Williams Executive Director by Broadway Black

Broadway Black announced today that Davon Williams has been named Executive Director of the one-of-a-kind multi-media platform which is dedicated to highlighting the achievements and suc…

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Twilight Los Angeles, 1992 BIPOC Theatre Night Oct 15 at Signature Theatre by Broadway Black

Broadway Black in collaboration with Signature Theatre hosts a BIPOC theatre night on October 15th, 2021 7:30 PM for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992  by Anna Deavere Smith in the Pershing Squa…

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Broadway Black & BFRJ Present The Reckoning, A Halloween Party by Broadway Black

Sunday, October 31st, 2021! Don’t miss The Reckoning! This high-spirited Halloween Party is brought to you by Broadway Black, BFRJ (Broadway for Racial Justice) & RPM Underground. Host…

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

WATCH: Off Book Talks PASS OVER with Namir Smallwood & Jon Michael Hill by Broadway Black

Sponsored by REALEMN Productions, In this special edition of Off Book: The Black Theatre Podcast your host, Drew Shade, sits down with leading men, Jon Michael Hill & Namir Smallwood of …

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Daniel KOA Beaty’s EMERGENCY! Open Now at Crossroads Theatre Company by Broadway Black

EMERGENCY!: Written and performed by Obie Award-winning playwright and Russell Simmons Def Poetry alumnus, Daniel KOA Beaty and presented as part of the Fall Crossroads Festival Theatre by…

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Friday, October 1, 2021

PHOTOS: BAC’s Britton Smith Lets Us In & Tells Us What He Didn’t Say by Broadway Black

We got the chance to sit down with the President and one of the co-founders of Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Britton Smith. He exclusively let us in on his Tony Awards preparation that ultima…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

WATCH: Amandla Stenberg Talks Dear Evan Hansen + Anonymous Ones by Broadway Black

The @dearevanhansenmovie is out this TODAY! & you should be found right here on #broadwayblack’s youtube channel! We went LIVE on IG with Amandla Stenberg (@amandlastenberg) to talk ab…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

PHOTOS: Dear Evan Hansen Movie Premiere in L.A. by Broadway Black

The post PHOTOS: Dear Evan Hansen Movie Premiere in L.A. appeared first on Broadway Black.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Kristolyn Lloyd Joins The Cast of New Comedy Fairycakes by Broadway Black

As rehearsals begin today for the new comedy Fairycakes, it has been announced that Kristolyn Lloyd has joined the cast of the play by five-time Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane. She will…

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Audra McDonald & Leslie Odom Jr. Will Host The 74th Annual Tony Awards by Broadway Black

Broadway’s Back! Tony, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning singer and actor Audra McDonald and Tony, Grammy award-winning, and two-time Academy Award nominated actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. …

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Monday, August 23, 2021

Black Theatre United Releases Historic New Deal For Broadway by Broadway Black

Has real change arrived?! The Founding Members of Black Theatre United announce the release of their historic ‘New Deal For Broadway,’ establishing industry-wide standards and reforms ar…

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Monday, August 16, 2021

Camille A. Brown Will Direct & Choreograph for colored girls… On Broadway by Broadway Black

There is magic in the air, for colored girls… magic! Antonyo Award winner and Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown will direct and choreograph the upcoming production of Ntozake Shange’s …

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter + More Garner Emmy Nominations by Broadway Black

Over the years, several Broadway Black stars have been making their way to the small and big screens. This year isn’t any different and we’re so glad about it. The 73rd Primetime Emmy Aw…

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WATCH: 2021 Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement by Broadway Black

It’s that time of the year! The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations are here and ready to be announced. Find all of the nominees below in real-time! This year’s announcement ceremony …

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Veteran Actor Charlie Robinson Passes Away at 75 by Broadway Black

According to Deadline, Charlie Robinson, veteran stage, film, and television actor, mostly known for his time as “Mac Robinson” on the NBC series Night Court, died of cancer complication…

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Uzo Aduba, Ron Cephas Jones + More Cast in Lynn Nottage’s CLYDE’S On Broadway by Broadway Black

Second Stage Theater has announced the cast of the upcoming Broadway play CLYDE’S by two-time Pulitizer Prizer winner, Lynn Nottage. The production will feature: three-time Emmy Award-winn…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Tituss Burgess Has New Music, A New Movie, & No Time For Mess + The Preacher’s Wife Musical Update by Broadway Black

On Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Tituss Burgess gave us an update on his musical adaptation of the 1996 movie, The Preacher’s Wife – starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Hou…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

#CATSMovie Trailer Shows Digital Fur Technology But Distracts Us with Jennifer Hudson’s Voice by Broadway Black

We watched the rehearsal video and now this… still trying to figure out if this is for real… We’ll get back to you. Movie in theatres this Christmas. In the meantime, check these tweet…

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Beyoncé Releases The Lion King: The Gift Album & Spirit + Bigger Extended Video by Broadway Black

There aren’t any words necessary beyond Beyoncé. She is truly in a lane of her own is consistently reinventing industry guidelines and standards. This type of domination is unparalleled. …

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A Look Inside CATS with Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba & More by Broadway Black

Go behind the scenes for the first look at #CatsMovie. CATS stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces…

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35th Powerhouse Season: Casting Announced for Musical Workshop Goddess & More! by Broadway Black

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the 35th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which continues through Sunday, July 28. Vassar & New Yor…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Happy Jackie Washington Day! Get Into All That Is Jenifer Lewis! by Broadway Black

Don’t act like you don’t know what day it is. Today is July 15th. A day that is undoubtedly in one of the top spots for the most celebrated made-up holidays in the world. It’s Jackie W…

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Broadway said “What Blackout?!” and Took Their Talents Outside by Broadway Black

The power went clean out in most of Manhattan on Saturday night. The Broadway League released a statement saying most of the shows were canceled and that the power should be restored before …

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Black Composers & Lyricists Need Apply: BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop by Broadway Black

It’s not too late to submit your application to the BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc. ®) Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop for the first-year composer and lyricist classes. This prestigiou…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

It’s A Snoopsical! Snoop Dogg Joined by Tamar Braxton for Redemption of A Dogg Musical Stageplay by Broadway Black

Yes, You read that right. Snoop Dogg will make his theatrical debut in a new stage play titled Redemption of a Dogg also starring R&B superstar Tamar Braxton. Teaming up with the same …

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

West Side Story’s Cool Reimagined by Los York Studios And It’s Pretty… Cool! by Broadway Black

As described in their mission statement, Los York is “an integrated production company that executes live action, design, and experimental projects.” An older project of the company resu…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Darnell Lamont Walker: After Fences. by Broadway Black

Our fathers, when they’ve seen all they care to see of this world, find solace in their doing better for their children than their fathers did for them, and the children are running laps i…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Theater Talks: The Royale Presented by Schomburg Center by Broadway Black

This is a free event that you can register for and it’s happening tonight! Broadway Black’s founder & Editorial Director, Andrew Shade, will moderate this discussion about th…

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