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Papa, Can You Hear Me?

George Heymont | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

I first saw Wilson's play during its 1987 pre-Broadway tryout at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco with James Earl Jones in the lead role. At the time, I found it difficult to appreciate Wilson's play.

Spite Your Face: Zoe As Nina

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 07.27.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

I like Zoe as an actress and as a person that I don't know. I admire her hutzpah as she defends her right to embody Ms. Simone. However, just because you can doesn't mean you should.

James Earl Jones Is Returning To Broadway This Fall

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones is coming back to Broadway in a play that's almost as old as he is. The 87-year-old two-time Tony Award-winner wil...

James Earl Jones Is Back On Broadway!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones is coming back to Broadway in a play that's almost as old as he is. The 87-year-old two-time Tony Award-winner wil...

Red Velvet at St. Ann's Warehouse: The Moor Comes to Brooklyn

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

To some, red velvet refers to the latest craze in cupcakes. To others, like those who attended the New York opening of a British import at St. Ann's W...

PHOTOS: 10 Black Hollywood Stars Who Conquered Broadway

Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

After years of toiling on TV shows, films, and recording studios, many acclaimed actors and musicians venture off to the Great White Way to lend their...

9 Questions for Gimme Shelter's Laneya Wiles

Ilana Rapp | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Laneya Wiles (pronounced la-NEE-ah) has her fingers -- sheesh, her toes, too, -- dipped in everything. Actor, comedian, director, writer, New Yorker -- you name it. With many projects about to be released and upcoming projects in development, you may want to create a Google alert for her.

Here's How Carrie Fisher And James Earl Jones Will Appear On 'The Big Bang Theory'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Some "Star Wars" alum are traveling from a galaxy far, far away to visit the set of "The Big Bang Theory." As we reported earlier, Princess Leia a...

Carrie Fisher and James Earl Jones Are Headed To 'Big Bang'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

"The Big Bang Theory" has had no shortage of great guest stars in its seven seasons on the air, and plenty of them have ticked off important checkboxe...

The Best Movies About Time Travel, and Why About Time Isn't One of Them

John Farr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Movies that somehow play with the manipulation of time are surprisingly plentiful, as they tap into a fundamental fantasy we all share. It really is not worth trekking out to catch About Time. Here then are a few time-travel films worth staying home for.

WATCH: Denzel Washington Does His Best James Earl Jones

Posted 07.31.2013 | Media

Denzel Washington stopped by CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday and offered his best James Earl Jones impression. "This—is CNN," Washington said. "...

Oscar Winner James Earl Jones Receives the Inclusion in the Arts 'Champion of Diversity Award'

Wendy Diamond | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Wendy Diamond

Congratulations to James Earl Jones, the true Alpha Dog. What is an "alpha dog?" By definition, an alpha dog is someone who is seen as brave, confident, strong and successful in his or her own right.

Madonna Slept Here, And Other Famous U Of M Alums

Kaitlyn DelBene | University of Michigan Heritage Project | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

This original post is part of the University of Michigan Heritage Project, an immersive, digital experience into the university's past. Famous alu...

May The Fourth Be With You

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Few franchises can compete with the "Star Wars" fan base, so it's no surprise that Jedi lovers all over the world have succeeded in turning May 4th fr...

Guess What's Back On CNN

Posted 01.22.2013 | Media

The distinctive sound of James Earl Jones saying "This is CNN" is back on-air. Jones recorded the soundbite for CNN's tenth anniversary in 1990. I...

Veteran Actors To Take The Stage

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts

SYDNEY — They're starring in a play about a woman reluctant to age and the perils of passing time, but veteran actors James Earl Jones and Angel...

James Earl Jones To Star In 'Driving Miss Daisy'

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 03.09.2013 | Black Voices

SYDNEY -- They're starring in a play about a woman reluctant to age and the perils of passing time, but veteran actors James Earl Jones and Angela Lan...

'Field Of Dreams' Development: If You Save It, They Will Come

Madeline Boardman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Madeline Boardman

It was the summer of 1997. Bill Clinton was president, Hanson was everything, and I was seven years old. My family was on a seemingly endless road trip throughout the Midwest and that August day we were in Iowa.

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Harry Belafonte: If Romney Is Elected, 'We're In For A Terrible, Terrible Future'

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Cadet | Posted 10.24.2012 | Black Voices

Just hours before President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney went head-to-head in their second presidential debate, actor ...

Theater: Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man' -- A Second, Better Look

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Michael Giltz

It's common courtesy not to speak ill of the dead. Happily, a return to Gore Vidal's sturdy old political drama The Best Man stirs no nasty impulse.

A Vote for The Best Man

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

The Best Man depicts a time when presidential conventions were brokered through backroom deals as delegates were swapped for political favors. Today, conventions have become highly scripted coronation ceremonies, just short of political infomercials.

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...

James Earl Jones Wins Marian Anderson Award

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- James Earl Jones has been named the 2012 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humani...

WATCH: Jones, Lansbury Still A Hit On Broadway In Their 80s

Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

The show must go on, even if you're well into your eighties. A few hit Broadway shows have octogenarian lead actors lighting up the stage, NBC reports...

The Coolest 2012 Commencement Speakers

Posted 04.13.2012 | College

We gave you round one, now here's round two of some of the 2012 commencement speakers we're excited about. Being journalists and admitted nerds, Hu...