Editorial Features

Montego Glover is a consummate Broadway professional. She recently appeared on Broadway in It Shoulda Been You, which played its final performance on August 9. She earned a Tony nomination in 2010 for Memphis and made her Broadway debut in The Color Purple. Currently, Glover …
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Broadway actress and singer Zakiya Young is currently starring in DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Kimberly Senior at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.  From its website: Amir Kapoor has turned his back on his upbringing in pursuit of the American Dream—he’s married to a …
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Singing sensation Mykal Kilgore is raising funds through Kickstarter for a solo album. Most recently known for his outstanding work on Broadway in shows like Motown: The Musical, The Book of Mormon and Hair, Kilgore’s goal is to raise $30,000 for the recording, mixing, mastering, and printing …
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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 this production in Deaf West theater downtown LA September 2014. From the …
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When Kyle Jean-Baptiste stepped on stage July 23rd he made history in a show that already has a very long history, Les Miserables. Not only did he become the youngest actor to play the role of Jean Valjean in a production produced by John Cameron …
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We recently chatted it up with Grammy award winning Brandy Norwood and, just in case you’ve been living under a rock, she is currently starring on Broadway as Roxie Hart in Chicago The Musical. She made her Broadway debut back in April and will continue …
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Having the privilege to just meet the multiplatinum, Grammy award winning artist, Brandy Norwood, is a dream within itself. However, we got the chance to talk with the singer who made her Broadway debut in Chicago the musical this season. If you haven’t seen the …
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E. Faye Butler is a consummate performer who has graced stages throughout the country for decades. She is now starring in Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike as it makes its Chicago debut at the Goodman Theatre. In this Broadway hit, siblings Vanya and …
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Fresh off of his win as the inaugural recipient of the Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education, Corey Mitchell granted BroadwayBlack an exclusive interview to discuss his success, which emanates from his students. The Excellence in Theatre Education Award is a special honor recognizing a K-12 …
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Broadway Black was honored to speak with Regina Taylor about her new production, Stop. Reset., and the importance of legacy in this age of digital technology. The following are excerpts from that conversation. Broadway Black (BB): Stop. Reset. is your 12th Goodman Theatre production. You …
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On May 25, Broadway Black met with Sheryl Lee Ralph backstage at Washington DC’s Howard Theatre before the one night only performance of Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, that is being presented in collaboration with Ms. Ralph and her D.I.V.A. Foundation. Broadway Black {BB}: …
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BREAKING– We were very excited about a future concert we were made aware of, and we made our readers aware of. Chuck Cooper and Lillias White would star in a concert version of Sweeney Todd. However, there is an update to this story. Chuck Cooper reached …
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Editorial Features