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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Does a COVID Vaccine Mean It’s Time to Reopen Broadway? by Bwyblk

Goals. We set them in life and within our careers. Imagine setting a goal to perform on Broadway and hours before the curtain is set to rise, the entire production comes to a halt. This is c…

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Lifted Up: Community supports beloved Broadway Stage Doorman by Bwyblk

Broadway Black community, we are calling on all of you to lift up our brother in need. Ernest Frost Paylor has been working security at the stage door of the Broadhurst Theater for many year…

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Let the Choir Sing!: Shoshana Bean’s ‘Sing Your Hallelujah’ now streaming by Bwyblk

Let the saints rejoice! One of my favorite white women on Broadway, Shoshana Bean, is back at it again with her annual holiday concert, Sing Your Hallelujah, and she has some Broadway Black …

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Kenny Leon named Senior Resident Director at Roundabout Theatre Company by Bwyblk

Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon is back at it again! The Broadway director was highlighted earlier this month as the Keynote Speak for Broadway & Beyond, a virtual panel for BIPOC…

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“Slave Play” May Be On Its Way to a Theater Near You! by Bwyblk

  This appears to be an amazing year for playwright Jeremy O. Harris as Concord Theatricals has secured the rights for Slave Play to be licensed by professional theaters!  Slave Play rose …

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Billy Porter CoHosts 2020 New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest by Bwyblk

Although we may not be able to spend New Year’s Eve with ALL our favorite people, we will have the chance to spend it with at least one.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by …

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Money Moves: Several Black Arts Organizations to Receive NYC Grant by Bwyblk

Any day money is put in the hands of black people, it’s a good day. The National Black Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Apollo Theater, and Negro Ensemble Company are among…

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‘An Evening with Audra McDonald’ Extended By Popular Demand by Bwyblk

What’s the best way to end this disrespectful year? By listening to Queen Audra, duh! An Evening with Audra McDonald has been virtually extended! From now until Sunday, January 3, 2021, yo…

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‘Twas the Stream Before Christmas: New Radio Play Hitting the Scene by Bwyblk

The holiday season is bringing us TONS of virtual content to hold us until Broadway is back! Not only is Broadway taking over the streaming world, but also the podcast waves. a podcast radio…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Jeremy Pope and Ariana Debose make Forbes 30 under 30 list by Bwyblk

Now this is the type of representation we like to see! Broadway stars Jeremy Pope and Ariana Debose put in the work, secured the bag and Forbes had no choice but to take notice. Ariana (29) …

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Sis Brings Us A Christmas Offering with Chalia La Tour & Celia Rose Gooding by Bwyblk

‘Tis the damn season! Our queen Sis has blessed us this holiday season with a Christmas Eve musical special! The special, produced by Sis, tells a story about the metamorphosis of traditio…

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Norm Lewis is Back for 5th Annual Broadway Princess Holiday Party by Bwyblk

Have y’all been missing the sweet voices of Broadway during the holiday season? Well, Feinstein’s/54 Below is bringing Broadway right to your living room!  The incredible Norm Lewis is …

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Broadway & Beyond is Here For BIPOC Stage Managers! by Bwyblk

CALLING ALL BIPOC STAGE MANAGERS! The time has now come for all of us to congregate into our new land of virtual meetings and network among some of the most profound stage managers on “Bro…

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The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Award Winners by Bwyblk

Some Black Boy Joy and Black Girl Magic for your world today! Category is… Black Theatre Excellence! The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards streamed virtually via Facebook on Novem…

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Monday, December 7, 2020

What Happens When Your Passion Becomes Your Prison? by Bwyblk

The mental state of the black creative is oftentimes overlooked. We must discuss it. Let’s start with some statistics: 13.4 percent of the U.S. population identifies as black or African Am…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Antonyo Awards to Celebrate Black theatre on Juneteenth…Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess & more to appear! by Bwyblk

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, is pleased to announce the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway a…

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Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loops wins the Pulitzer Prize and Lamda Literary Award by Bwyblk

A Strange Loop is a musical about a plus sized, queer, Black man and so far it has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Lambda Literary Award, Off-Broadway Alliance Award, New York Drama Critic…

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Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles” to be Broadcast in Response to Black Lives Matter Protests by Bwyblk

“In response to the national crisis in the aftermath of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery (Brunswick, GA), Breonna Taylor (Louisville, KY), and most recently George Floyd (Minneapolis, MI) THIR…

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