Posts In Category

Words of Wisdom

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, the master writer chair at New York’s The Public Theater, launched a new season of her “Watch Me Work” series Sept. 14. Through December, the public is invited …

Viola Davis and Sanaa Lathan both recently touched on the subject of the marginalization of Black actors in Hollywood, which led us here at Broadway Black to think, is Broadway any different from Hollywood? …

Casting Director Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, in an interview given to Black Enterprise Magazine in 2012, suggests that there are some best practices with respect to auditions that naturally work in a Black theatre …

Treshelle Edmond is a name that you should know. She is making her Broadway debut in the revival of Spring Awakening, the only Black actress in the production and has been since they initially started …

As a shy, overweight boy growing up in Mt. Vernon, NY, Oscar- and Tony-winning actor Denzel Washington spent most of his time after school and on weekends at the local Boys’ Club. It …