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Just yesterday after we were raving on and on about Smash and all the Broadway people we saw on the NBC show we started to try and find some of those people on …

February 6, 2003- The Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom opened with Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg and Charles S. Dutton. The revival had a bumpy preview period in which three actors …

The first African American to win a Tony Award was Juanita Hall in 1950 (the 4th Tony ceremony). She received the Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in South Pacific . …

We at Broadway Black are helping to add to black history by cataloging and bringing light to black actors and shows that are about the black experience. However, in order to know where we are …

Today on February 1,1965 Ruby Dee was the first African American actress to play a major role at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford Conn.