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Branden Ford

Branden Ford

The first African American to perform the role of Othello was Ira Aldridge in the 1820’s. Aldridge was born in New York City in 1807. When he was still in his teens, he …

For the first time in history,  August Wilson’s iconic “The Pittsburgh Cycle”, the 10 play series chronicling the lives of Blacks over a 100 year period in Pittsburgh, will be recorded . The …

Broadway’s latest smash hit, Motown The Musical, will be hitting the road starting April 2014 according to its website. That’s right the show that hasn’t had a non sold out show since beginning …

It was announced that The Trip to Bountiful will extend its run at the Stephen Sondheim theatre until October 9th.  Its original 14 week limited engagement run was supposed to end on July …

Last week, we wrote about how Fantasia would be returning to the Broadway stage but we didn’t know what she would be in. There were rumors swirling around that she would star in …