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Jordan Ealey

Jordan Ealey

Theatre artist, bibliophile, arts advocate, hot wing enthusiast, Michael Jackson fangirl.

Theatre is an integral part of society. It is often the mirror that society uses to see its reflection. Oftentimes, that reflection isn’t always pretty. Though this art form has allowed many Black theatre artists …

There is nothing new about African-Americans composing musical theatre. From timeless classics like Shuffle Along to the smash hit Bring In Da Noise, Bring In Da Funk, Black artists have been composing amazing musicals that have …

“Powerful” is the best way to describe the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter organization was started by three Black women activists: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi. Since its …

August Wilson‘s Seven Guitars will be performed at Two River Theater from September 12, 2015 to October 4, 2015. The play, part of Wilson’s famous Pittsburgh Cycle, chronicles the story of Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton following his release …

Photo by Bill Brymer. Courtesy Actors Theatre of Louisville August Wilson’s work is getting a lot of much-deserved love and attention this upcoming theatre season. Actors Theatre of Louisville, one of the United States’ most …