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More Black Actors On Broadway Bring Black Audience With Them

AP | Mark Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Early one Sunday this month, 56 people boarded a bus in a suburb of Washington, D.C., to make the trip to Broadway to see a play. ...

Broadway Revival Heads To Theaters

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — This Valentine's Day, why not offer your loved one a timeless Broadway romance — without ever leaving your neighborhood? Content ...

Regina Taylor and Condola Rashad Talk About Their Legendary Roles

Karu F. Daniels, Playbill Magazine | Posted 11.21.2013 | Black Voices

Regina Taylor and Condola Rashad chat with Playbill.com about starring in Romeo and Juliet in past and present Broadway productions....

A Day In The Life Of Condola

Karu F. Daniels, NewYork.com | Posted 10.24.2013 | Black Voices

True, Condola Rashad has showbiz lineage — her mom and aunt are legendary theater and television actresses Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen and her ...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Black Voices

Paula Patton's outfit has love written all over it, so it's not wonder we adore the look so much. The "Baggage Claim" actress was spotted in a heart p...

Is There Any Hope For Hipster 'Romeo And Juliet'?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Orlando Bloom has answered the timeless question: What if Romeo wore black jeans? OK, they may not be exactly black, but they're a d...

Shakespeare With A Modern Day Twist

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.17.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- When Condola Rashad snagged the coveted role of Juliet opposite Orlando Bloom's Romeo on Broadway, she was overjoyed. Now she could get fi...

'Romeo And Juliet' Revival Packed With More Star Power

Posted 07.30.2013 | Black Voices

Broadway’s forthcoming revival of “Romeo and Juliet” has just added more star power to its creative team, with the announcement that award-winni...

Who Is Replacing Condola Rashad In 'Bountiful'?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The actress who will fill Condola Rashad's shoes in "The Trip to Bountiful" has been revealed: Adepero Oduye. Producers of the Tony ...

PHOTOS: Stunning Stars At The Tony Awards

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Black Voices

The 2013 Tony Awards were held Sunday night in New York City. And for an event honoring the best of Broadway's theatrics, it's no surprise that there ...

It's Tyson Time, Tripping to Bountiful!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cicely Tyson. I remember when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress when I was still in school for Sounder (1972). Yet it wasn't u...

Theater: The Trip to Bountiful and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You won't brush away the tears at the end of the Broadway revival of The Trip to Bountiful as you might on a more nuanced production. But you will smile.

First Nighter: Bette Midler Divine in I'll Eat You Last, Cicely Tyson's Beautiful Bountiful, Tristan Sturrock's Mayday Mayday

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Tuning into the gossip the Divine Miss M spews jubilantly as another Divine Miss M is such fun it hardly matters that five minutes after the romp ends, much of the dirt dished with such five-alarm relish has completely faded in the cool night air.

A New Pair Of Star-Crossed Lovers?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad will star on Broadway this fall in a modern take on William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," a revi...

Nia Long Stars In Target's Interactive Video Series

The Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 10.15.2012 | Black Voices

Last night Nia Long stepped out in a chic gray speckled biker jacket and gray skinny jeans for the premiere of Target's "Falling For You" mini series ...

PHOTOS: 'Steel Magnolias' Cast Shines At Premiere Event

Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

Lifetime network's highly anticipated premiere of the new "Steel Magnolias" is a few days away, but the dazzling all African-American cast gathered in...

'Steel Magnolias' Gets A Premiere Date

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

The highly anticipated Lifetime movie reboot of "Steel Magnolias" will premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Queen Latifah stars in the made-...

2012 Tony Awards: Best-Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Tony Awards took place Sunday night in New York City and Broadway's biggest stars were out and shining. Dressed in a bold cobalt blue one...

Brennan Williams

'Stick Fly': Playing On The Perception Of America

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

Since opening on Broadway on December 8, the new play "Stick Fly," written by Lydia R. Diamond, has played to enthusiastic audiences and garnered crit...

Stage Brothers -- Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Stick Fly

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Stick Fly opened last week on Broadway -- produced by Alicia Keys, written by Lydia Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon -- to positively mixed reviews. I interviewed both Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer about their collaboration, the message of the play and what's next.

Alicia Keys Scores With Stick Fly

Lonna Saunders | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York
Lonna Saunders

Fourteen-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys scores with Stick Fly in her debut as a Broadway producer. Stick Fly may be best described as television's The Cosby Show meets Academy Award-winner Crash (2005).

Brennan Williams

Kenny Leon Talks 'The Mountaintop,' 'Steel Magnolias' Remake And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

The timing couldn’t have been better for the opening of Kenny Leon’s latest Broadway production, “The Mountaintop.” Starring Samuel L. Jackson...

Aisle View: Romeo Without a Cause

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.20.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Nobody would likely mistake Orlando Bloom, of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, for John Neville. But when our motorcycle-Romeo removes his helmet, Bloom it is with curls falling into his eyes when he gets excited and a grandly authentic British accent.