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15 years ago today, Ragtime opened at Foxwood Theatre in New York. Directed by Frank Galati, Ragtime starred Brian Stokes Mitchell, Peter Friedman, Marin Mazzie and Audra McDonald. It was nominated for 13 Tony awards in but won only 4 including Best Featured Actress for McDonald . Ragtime ran …

Mark your calendars! On January 31st, Ms.Phylicia Rashad returns to NBC as Dr.Vanessa Young, the chief of surgery, in the new drama, Do No Harm. This Tony Award winner graces the screen with co-star and fellow Tony Club member, Lin Manuel Miranda. Do not fret …

Imagine the Huxtable family. Yes, the upwardly mobile middle class black family ruled the airwaves during the 80’s. Now imagine we snatched back the curtain to see the true dysfunction of the family. We are talking about things worse than Vanessa going down to Baltimore …

There is a new and exciting play coming out of Hartford, CT called Breath & Imagination.  Using a mix of classical, gospel and original music by Daniel Beaty, Breath & Imagination tells the story of Roland Hayes, the first world-renowned black classical singer and his …

Today is Debbie Allen’s 63rd birthday and what better way to celebrate it by watching what she does best, perform. Thank you Debbie Allen for inspiring us! Watch some of her greatest performances after the break.

Jennifer Hudson does it all. Okay, she may not dance, but does she even need to? With a voice that soars and a new figure to boot. Hudson captures hearts and will continue to do so on the second season of the hit television show …

Anthony Wayne of awayne productions, Inc., brings passion and life to the story of Sylvester, the 70’s disco singer. This vibrant stage show tells Sylvester’s story through his music and is full of glitz and glam to go along with it. It’s been said by …

The heart of Detroit and what it’s known for is captured very nicely in the new Chrysler 300 commercial. “Detroit is all about the sound, and the drive. We are Motown. And this is what we do.”

Katori Hall’s Oliver Award-Winning Play, The Mountaintop, which premiered on Broadway with Samuel Jackson and Angela Bassett at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on September 22, 2011, is making its way to Houston, Texas. The Alley Theatre in association with Arena Stage bring in actors …

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