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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Harlem 9’s 7th Annual 48HOURS IN… ™HARLEM by Jamara Wakefield

Speaking to the Harlem9 team is like speaking to a group of old friends. This group of interdisciplinary artists has been collaboratively producing the Obie Award Winning 48HOURS IN… …

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Friday, August 11, 2017

There’s No One Like Ntozake Shange, Part 1: Wild Beauties by Jamara Wakefield

In this multi-part series, Broadway Black interviews Poet Ntozake Shange. The Legendary Blue Note Jazz Club located in NYC’s Greenwich Village was buzzing in anticipation of Ntozake Shang…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

4 Black Productions Raising Money for Indie Projects by Jamara Wakefield

During the summer upcoming playwrights are often staging work at festivals and raising money for their independent projects. Here is our list of Black Artists who are producing work worth su…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan Departs The Great Comet; Mandy Patinkin Will Replace by Jamara Wakefield

You heard it here first, Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan, is leaving Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. According to sources, the New Jersey born actor who is best known for the ro…

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Friday, June 23, 2017

James Ijames Talks “Kill Move Paradise” & How We’re All A Witness To A Brutal Phenomenon by Jamara Wakefield

National Black Theatre is now premiering the surrealist drama “Kill Move Paradise”, written by James Ijames. This play imagines the lives of police brutality victims stuck in pu…

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