Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Why Tony-Winning Actor Joaquina Kalukango Has Started Telling Stories as a Writer, Too by Gordon Cox

Audiences already know Joaquina Kalukango as an actor onstage (“Slave Play”) and on screen (“One Night in Miami”) — and on the most recent Tony Awards telecast, when she capped off…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:17PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Two World Premieres from Suzan-Lori Parks, A Raisin in the Sun & More Set for Public Theater Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Public Theater has announced offerings for its 2022-2023 season, including several world premieres as well as a new staging of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Baldwin and Buck…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Joaquina Kalukango Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Joaquina Kalukango has won the 2022 Tony Award as Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in Paradise Square. Kalukango triumphed at the 75th Annual Tonys ceremony at Radi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:33PM
Friday, June 10, 2022

AND THE WINNER IS… by Ron Fassler

Jaquel Spivey, John-Michael Lyles and James Jackson, Jr. at the first Broadway preview curtain call for “A Strange Loop” (Photo: Jeenah Moon for The New York Times).I’ve been handicap…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:00PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, June 3, 2022

Watch A.J. Shivley in Exclusive Performance of 'I’m Coming' From Tony-Nominated Paradise Square by Playbill

Tony Award nominee A.J. Shivley stopped by the Playbill studio for an exclusive performance of “I’m Coming” from the 10-time Tony Award nominated Paradise Square. Watch the video above…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM
Friday, May 27, 2022

12 Outdoor Shows & Performance Festivals in NYC This Summer, Most Are Free! - How to get tickets to Shakespeare in the Park, Classical Theatre of by Raven Snook

How to get tickets to The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, Classical Theatre of Harlem and other alfresco performances Outdoor theatre has long been a rite of summer in New York Cit…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022


RICHARD III, Directed by Robert O’Hara, begins June 17 at The Delacorte Theater in Central ParkTony Award nominee Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, The Public’s Barbecue) brings his sharp…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:35PM
Monday, May 16, 2022

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Tony Nominee Jeremy O. Harris to Serve as Presiding Playwright for 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize by Leah Putnam

Harris, nominated for a Tony for his work Slave Play, will ultimately select this year's winner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

Jeremy O. Harris Announced as Next Presiding Playwright for 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize

The 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize has chosen Jeremy O. Harris, the Yale alum and Tony-nominated author of Slave Play, as the presiding playwright for its landmark 15th anniversary year. A…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:24PM

‘Slave Play’ Author Jeremy O. Harris Selected As Yale Drama Series Prize Presiding Playwright by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy O. Harris, the Tony-nominated author of Slave Play, has been named the presiding playwright for the 2023 Yale Drama Series Prize, one of the theater world’s most prestigi…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:00PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in May - Catch 'Romeo & Bernadette,' 'Fat Ham' at The Public, 'soft' at MCC Theater and more by Raven Snook

Catch Romeo & Bernadette, Fat Ham at The Public, soft at MCC Theater and more --- Broadway's spring season may have wrapped but many of Off-Broadway's most exciting theatre companies con…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Broadway Review: “A Strange Loop” at the Lyceum Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

Two deeply significant plays by Jeremy O. Harris – “Daddy” (Off-Broadway 2019) and “Slave Play” (Broadway 2021) – highlighted significant issues about the self-identity of young …

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:00PM

Design Workshop with Clint Ramos & David Zinn by American Theatre Wing

Join us for a special design workshop with Tony Award-winning Designers, Clint Ramos and David Zinn! Clint and David will speak with four MFA Scenic and Costume Design students as they parti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:18PM
Monday, April 25, 2022

Complete Cast Set for Shakespeare in the Park's Richard III by Lindsey Sullivan

Complete casting has been revealed for the previously announced Shakespeare in the Park production of Richard III, directed by Slave Play Tony nominee Robert O’Hara and starring Danai Guri…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM
Monday, April 11, 2022

'Daddy' A Melodrama, Almeida Theatre review - production exuberance carries a new play of promise by Tom Birchenough

Jeremy O Harris's scintillating drama poses questions about possession, in life and art Danya Taymor’s production of “Daddy” A Melodrama has a huge exuberance: a tour de force in itsel…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 02:12AM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

The week in theatre: Daddy; Black Love; The Fever Syndrome by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Kiln; Hampstead, LondonJeremy O Harris’s trance-like study of power play sizzles; Chinonyerem Odimba tells a complex sibling story; and Robert Lindsay stars in a predictable famil…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Saturday, April 9, 2022

"Confederates” Surveys Some Common Ground Bridging the Past and the Present by Jan Simpson

In the opening monologue of Confederates, now running at the Pershing Square Signature Center through April 24, a college professor runs down a list of popular culture centered around slaver…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 01:33PM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Read the Reviews for U.K. Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris's Daddy by Margaret Hall

The work from the Tony-nominated Slave Play playwright premiered Off-Broadway in 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18PM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

“DADDY” by Libby Purves and Friends

 QUEER AS FOLK BY THE INFINITY POOL Jeremy O Harris is a much feted American playwright (a Tony for Slave Play) adept at drilling in to the moment:  BLM, fashionable white guilt, showy t…

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 08:03AM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

U.K. Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris' 'Daddy' Opens at London's Almeida Theatre April 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

The work from the Tony-nominated Slave Play playwright premiered Off-Broadway in 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Monday, April 4, 2022

Odds & Ends: Oscar Isaac, Renée Elise Goldsberry & More Set for Public Theater Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Renée Elise Goldsberry (Photo by Emilio Madrid for Broadway.com) The Public Theater Announces Gala on the Green The Public Theat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:48PM
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Joaquina Kalukango Wishes She Was Taught Paradise Square in History Class by Caitlin Moynihan

Joaquina Kalukango was nominated for a 2020 Tony Award for her performance in Slave Play, and now she is back commanding the Broadway stage in the new musical Paradise Square. In the p…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:12PM
Saturday, March 26, 2022

Kelly A. Martindale (Stage Manager) | Playbill

Slave Play Playbill - Opening Night, Slave Play Opened December 02, 2021. Stage Manager; Fight Captain; Intimacy Captain.

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U.K. Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris' 'Daddy' Begins at London's Almeida Theatre March 26 by Logan Culwell-Block

The work from the Tony-nominated Slave Play playwright premiered Off-Broadway in 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, March 18, 2022

West Coast Premiere Of SLAVE PLAY Breaks Box Office Record at Center Theatre Group

The West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work “Slave Play” reopened the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum with the highest grossing five-week engagem…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:45PM
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Broadway Games: Knowing the Season by JK

Broadway Games: Knowing the Season How well do you know the shows that will be opening between now and the April 28th Tony Awards deadline? MATCH THE SHOW TO THE DESCRIPTION: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:48AM
Monday, February 28, 2022

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY in Los Angeles

Last week marked opening night of the West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work Slave Play in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum now…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:34PM

Slave Play Opening Night by Center Theatre Group

SLAVE PLAY By Jeremy O. Harris Directed by Robert O’Hara February 9 – March 13, 2022 It's the most Tony Award®-nominated play in history. It stunned off-Broadway. Then it shocke…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:37PM
Sunday, February 27, 2022


(Originally printed in The New York Times,  2/25; via Update News World and Pam Green; Photo:  The New York Times.) When Joaquina Kalukango was Done with “Slave Play,” she was done w…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 12:11PM