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Tanya Isley

Tanya Isley

Tanya Isley is an award-winning writer, editor, word nerd and grammar snob. A southern girl with metropolitan swag, she was born in soul, raised on R&B but got her life from hip-hop. Tanya's managed news media content strategy for more than 50 websites. Her experience has included stints at The Manna Network, Cox Communications, Cygnus Business Media, and WTVD-TV. Tanya has undergraduate degrees from North Carolina Central University and a graduate degree in interactive journalism from American University.

Actress and emerging playwright Ngozi Anyanwu recently won first place for the inaugural Humanitas/Center Theatre Group (CTG) Playwriting Prize for her play Good Grief. The award is presented to the best new unproduced …

She’s won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, received the Steinberg Playwright Award, and Huffington Post hailed her as a “direct heir to the magical wordsmiths named Lorraine …

If you are one of the many people who’ve been eagerly anticipating the Broadway debut of Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker in the revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie, you’ll have to wait just a …

When Colman Domingo’s Dot premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival last March, Marjorie Johnson’s performance of “Dotty,” the title character, was hailed as “entirely genuine and convincing” and a “a …

Tony Award winner Billy Porter may have hung up his Kinky Boots but that doesn’t mean he’s sitting around twiddling his thumbs. In addition to preparing for his role in the upcoming musical revue …