Saturday, June 30, 2018

Summer Reading for Theater Lovers 2018 by Broadwayandme

Memorial Day came and went a month ago. The Summer Solstice breezed in last week. The Fourth of July is just a few days away. And temperatures here in New York are heading into the high 90s.…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Phylicia Rashad Cast in Tarell Alvin McCraney's OWN Series David Makes Man by Broadway.com

Tony winner and Emmy nominee Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun) has been cast in David Makes Man, a new television series created by Moonlight Oscar winner and Choir Boy playwright T…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Breaking: Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale Will Lead AMERICAN SON on Broadway This Fall! by BroadwayWorld

Golden Globe, Emmy amp SAG nominee Kerry Washington Scandal, Race and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale The People Vs. OJ Simpson American Crime Story amp Bridges Of Madison County will sta…

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Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale Set Broadway Returns In New ‘American Son’ by Greg Evans

Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Rescue Me‘s Steven Pasquale will team up for their Broadway returns next fall in American Son, a new play by Broadway newcomer Christopher Demos-B…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

The Iceman Cometh Star Denzel Washington Eyes King Lear as His Next Broadway Project by Broadway.com

Denzel Washington, the Tony and Oscar winner currently back on Broadway in Eugene O'Neill's powerful epic The Iceman Cometh, has identified his next main-stem role. In a recent …

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Donald McKayle, Groundbreaking Director & Choreographer of Raisin & More, Dies at 87 by Andy Lefkowitz

Donald McKayle, a modern dance choreographer who made history on Broadway as the first black male director and choreographer of a Broadway musical, passed away on April 6, according to The N…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Anika Noni Rose to Make Stage Musical Return in Carmen Jones by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Anika Noni Rose will return to the stage this spring in a new production of Carmen Jones, a 1943 musical featuring book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and music by Georges Bi…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Audrey Webb Wins Judith Barlow Prize From History Matters/Back to the Future by American Theatre Editors

Audrey Webb will receive the annual award for a play inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's 'A Raisin in the Sun.'

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Stage Directions: Kenny Leon and His Priority of Making Impactful Theatre by Mervyn Rothstein

The Tony-winning director of A Raisin in the Sun, Fences, and more reveals how Children of a Lesser God came to be the most important play he’s ever done.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

BWW TV: Susan Stroman, John Kander & More Go inside Rehearsals of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE! by Tv - Press Previews

Irina Dvorovenko'The Americans', a formerAmerican Ballet Theatreprincipal dancer, Tony Award nomineesTony YazbeckON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND andPeter FriedmanRAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE S…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of John Kander's New Musical, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE by Walter McBride

Irina Dvorovenko 'The Americans', a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND and Peter Friedman RAGTIME, The Vineyard'…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Documentary and panel celebrate the life and works of playwright Lorraine Hansberry by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The extraordinary life of Lorraine Hansberry, the activist and writer of “A Raisin in the Sun,” is showcased in the documentary film “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart,” at the August Wilso…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Denzel Washington to Receive New Dramatists' Distinguished Achievement Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Denzel Washington, the Tony- and Oscar-winning star who is slated to return to Broadway this week in Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, will be honored with the 2018 Distinguis…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Review: Dreams Deferred Take Center Stage in A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry's classic tale of familial bonds, tested by a skewed society, moves into A Noise Within.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A Raisin in the Sun by Vanessa Cate

A Raisin in the Sun  Reviewed by Dana Martin  A Noise Within  Through April 8th RECOMMENDED A Raisin in the Sun, a drama about an African-American family living in Chicago’s South Si…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jeff Daniels, Gideon Glick, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands & More to Lead Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominees Jeff Daniels (Blackbird), Celia Keenan-Bolger (The Glass Menagerie), Stark Sands (Kinky Boots) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (A Raisin in the Sun) are among the star-packed co…

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Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko 'The Americans', a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck ON THE TO…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Audra McDonald Will Be Honored with National Equality Award from Human Rights Campaign by Broadway.com

Broadway star Audra McDonald will be presented with the Human Rights Campaign's National Equality Award at the organization's 2018 annual gala. McDonald will be bestowed with the hon…

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Friday, January 19, 2018

VIDEO: First Look - PBS Presents Documentary on A RAISIN IN THE SUN Playwright Lorraine Hansberry by Bww News Desk

One week after the anniversary of her death, American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry Sighted EyesFeeling Heart premieres nationwide Today, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS check local listings and…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Phylicia Rashad Signs On as Director of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st Street by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad will direct the upcoming off-Broadway production of Our Lady of 121st Street by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis. Rashad replaces the previously announc…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

For Lorraine Hansberry, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Was Just the Start by Salamishah Tillet

The new documentary “Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart” explores a more complex and complicated playwright than the civil rights figure known to most people.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Will Air on PBS in January by Ruthie Fierberg

Featuring interviews with Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, and more, the film dives into Hansberry’s life and art beyond A Raisin in the Sun.

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VIDEO: First Look - PBS Presents Documentary on A RAISIN IN THE SUN Playwright Lorraine Hansberry by TV News Desk

One week after the anniversary of her death, American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry Sighted EyesFeeling Heart premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS check local listings an…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Anthony Edwards Signs On To Broadway’s ‘Children Of A Lesser God’ Revival by Jeremy Gerard

Anthony Edwards (ER, Top Gun) will make his Broadway debut alongside Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff in next spring’s revival of Mark Medoff's  Children of a Lesser God. Edwards wil…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Two River Theater by Laura

you need to hurry if you are going to catch this modern classic brought to electrifying life...

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Review: A Raisin in the Sun

Two River Theater revives a timely, powerful American classic.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

A first-class revival of an American classic: “A Raisin in the Sun” at Two River Theater by Philip

There is little that I can add to the praise that has been heaped upon Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” virtually from the hour it opened on Broadway in 1959. Ms. Hansberry,…

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Photo Flash: A Raisin in the Sun Set For September 15 Opening at Two River Theater

The production features the father and son acting duo of Willie and Brandon J. Dirden.

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Michael Friedman, Composer of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and More, Dies at 41 by Paul Wontorek

Michael Friedman, the rising young musical theater composer and lyricist, died at age 41 on September 9. According to a press release from the Public Theater, where he often worked, the caus…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Iceman Cometh Starring Denzel Washington by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's classic work The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony and Oscar winner Denzel Washington. Tony winner George C. Wolf…

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