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April Reign

April Reign

Attorney. Managing Editor of Broadway Black. Editor-at-Large of Nu Tribe Magazine. Ambassador for @Samahope. Creator of #OscarsSoWhite. Commissioned contributor to Ebony.com, BlogHer.com and HLN TV. At the intersection of race, politics & pop culture.

Jenny Jules is what many would call an actor’s actor. She gets the kind of roles and acclaim that other performers whisper for at night in their prayer closets. We were lucky enough …

At Washington DC’s Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater, the Washington National Opera (WNO) welcomes the return of bass-baritone Eric Owens in Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson’s Lost in the Sky. Based on Alan Paton’s …

It’s never fun to critique a critic. But sometimes, someone gets paid to do something and gets it so horribly wrong that one must call them to task. Such is the case with …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is more than just a company. They are the living embodiment of art. Each performance, whether it is your first or your 51st, is a transformative experience.  …

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) presents Steel Hammer in its New York premiere December 2-6 as part of its Next Wave Festival. Steel Hammer, according to the BAM website, “distills the discrepancies …