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Monday, February 22, 2021

Douglas Turner Ward, Pioneer in Black Theater, Dies at 90 by Nathaniel G. Nesmith

A founder of the Negro Ensemble Company in New York in the 1960s, he was outspoken about limited opportunities for fellow Black actors and directors.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Steve Carter, Playwright in a Black Theater World, Dies at 90 by Nathaniel G. Nesmith

He emerged from the Black Arts movement and the famed Negro Ensemble Company, writing dramas and satires about the Black and Caribbean-American experiences.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

William B. Branch, Playwright of the Black Experience, Dies at 92 by Nathaniel G. Nesmith

An ill-treated war veteran, Frederick Douglass, colonial oppression: Mr. Branch’s Off Broadway work on race ranged widely. He also made a mark in TV.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre