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Marcus Scott

Marcus Scott

A journalist, blogger, playwright and musical theater writer challenging the representation of race, gender, sexuality, class and intersectionality in popular media, the performance arts and international affairs.

In advance of the long-awaited West End premiere of Dreamgirls, show-runners released a four-minute video recording that has immediately turned the upcoming production of the American musical theatre classic into the most anticipated …

Tony winner Chuck Cooper will complete the star-studded cast of the upcoming Roundabout revival of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. The Roundabout’s production, under the artistic direction of Todd Haimes, will be playing on Broadway at the …

Twenty-four years after it opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway (then named the Virginia Theatre), George C. Wolfe’s universally admired musical Jelly’s Last Jam has been announced for the Signature Theatre’s 2016-2017 …

With the critically acclaimed Shuffle Along, Or The Making Of The Musical Sensation Of 1921 And All That Followed closing on July 24, Tony Award winner Billy Porter refuses to sit still. He will …

Harold Perrineau, veteran TV and film actor (HBO’s “Oz,” FX’s “Sons of Anarchy”), returns to the New York stage on September 15, starring as Yermolai Alexeievitch Lopakhin, for an all-star production of Anton Chekhov’s, …