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Broadway Black Cinema

I know I’m not the only one who watches a movie and thinks, “This is a great idea for a Broadway production!” If you are a theatre-head like me, those thoughts are constantly …

This summer marks the 72nd anniversary of the iconic film, Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Fats Waller and Cab Calloway. Named for the 1933 song by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler, …

Tonight, HBO is bringing the Empress of Blues, Bessie Smith to life! Smith, played by Dana “Queen Latifah” Owens, studied under the Mother of Blues, Ma Rainey, played by Mo’nique. Queen Latifah has …

In late November 2014, an anonymous hacking group that calls themselves “Guardians of Peace” breached Sony Entertainment’s servers, leaking a massive trove of documents, including hundreds of thousands of emails that have made …

For those of us who grew up in Small Town, USA, far from the cultural arts capitals of New York City, Chicago, Boston, or Washington, DC, our passion for Black theatre developed though …