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by Darnell Lamont Walker “Everyone stand up, and on the count of three, I want you all to yell ‘Nigger,’” Joe Morton in the role of Dick Gregory instructed us. The entire audience …

Tonight the world received a special treat and the theatre community cherished it the most. The musical that continues to break barriers, Hamilton, performed live at the Grammy Awards from the Richard Rogers …

Theater Talks: The Royale Presented by Schomburg Center Moderator: Andrew Shade, Founder & Editorial Director of Broadway Black Cast: McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Clarke Peters The Schomburg Center is proud to present …

The success of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun sparked a number of changes in 1959. Hansberry became the first black woman to write a play performed on Broadway and though the …

Ed Bullins (Edward Bullins, Kingsley B. Bass, Jr.) is a revolutionary of words and actions. He cemented his place in the history of American theater through a series of timely pieces that rightfully …