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Damone Williams

Damone Williams

BroadwayBlack.com Featured Columnist | BLACK-centric queer griot ARTivist | Actor | Writer | Filmmaker | I sip tea with Nina Simone, Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, and August Wilson every Monday.

American playwright, Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble member, and MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Grant” award-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney is at it again, this time in Berkeley, California. McCraney’s play Head of Passes is currently on stage at Berkeley Rep. Described as a …

Two-time Tony-winner Viola Davis (2001, Best Featured Actress in a Play, King Headley II, 2010, Best Actress in a Play, Fences) is keeping busy while her ABC hit How To Get Away with Murder is on hiatus. First, …

Kevin Mambo (Fela!, The Convert, Ruined, The Book of Mormon) & Kyle Beltran (In The Heights, Choir Boy, Head of Passes) led a cast that included Tony Award nominee André De Shields (The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!), Carla Duren (Hairspray, …

Tony-winners Anika Noni-Rose (2004, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Caroline, or Change) and Tonya Pinkins (1992, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Jelly’s Last Jam) are teaming up again (they appeared on Broadway together in ‘Caroline, Or …

At the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Saturday, Scandal star and activist Kerry Washington was honored with the Vanguard Award for her work as an advocate for and to …