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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.

Its been buzzing around the Broadway community that Denzel Washington will be returning to Broadway as Walter Lee Younger in A Raisin In The Sun. Washington knows when its time for him to …

Every artist, every scientist, must decide now where he stands. He has no alternative. There is no standing above the conflict on Olympian heights. There are no impartial observers. Through the destruction, in …