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Saoirse Ronan Triumphs as a Girl Scorned in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Arthur Miller was well served on Broadway this season with revivals of A View from the Bridge and The Crucible, both brilliantly directed by Ivo van H...

First Nighter: Ivo van Hove Skews Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

David Finkle | Posted 04.01.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

It's only a few months since Ivo van Hove brought his startlingly strong production of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge from London to Broadway.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exclusive Tony Red Carpet Coverage with Gloria Estefan, Zach Braff, Questlove, and More!

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The 68th Annual Tony Awards provided many memorable moments from Hugh Jackman hopping his way through an opening number to Lena Hall uttering a joyous...

Oscar Nominee Never Saw 'A Raisin In The Sun' Before Starring In New Broadway Version

Karu F. Daniels, Playbill.com | Posted 05.22.2014 | Black Voices

With a myriad of notable roles alongside the likes of Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Hudson, Colin Firth, Queen Latifah, Ton...

First Nighter: Denzel Washington Good, Not So Good in "A Raisin in the Sun"

David Finkle | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

With Washington's return to The Great White Way in the revival of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 A Raisin in the Sun at the Barrymore, he does a tremendous favor. Once again, as he did with his limited-runs Julius Caesar and Fences, he brings large audiences--especially African-American audiences--to a theater and to theater in the larger sense.

PHOTOS: 10 Black British Actors You Need To Know

Posted 03.05.2014 | Black Voices

The increase of British actors coming to the forefront of Hollywood for their dynamic talents have taken precedence in recent years. And though, the i...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.01.2013 | Black Voices

Now this is how you close out the month in style... We already crowned the Smith family (Will and company) the most stylish family in Hollywood and...

New Year's Babies Throughout History

Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Linda Rosenkrantz

If you're shopping for New Year's baby names, there are several possible ways to go... But you could also go down the namesake path, paying tribute to a notable bearer of a name you happen to like, one who entered the world on New Year's Eve or Day.

Movie Review: Skin Is Deep

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To get a sense of just how deep the lingering effects of institutionalized racism in South Africa must run, take yourself to Skin, a powerful and compelling drama based on a true story.