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Broadway’s greats have gathered to bring the legacy of Henrietta Lacks to HBO. Her life began in 1920 in Roanoke, VA, but her legacy lives on today. In January of 1951, she received a  diagnosis …

Unless you were under a rock, we hope you were tuned into the livestream video broadcast of the unforgettable and star-studded Broadway For Black Lives Matter benefit concert that took place Monday night, Aug. …

When Colman Domingo’s Dot premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival last March, Marjorie Johnson’s performance of “Dotty,” the title character, was hailed as “entirely genuine and convincing” and a “a …

It’s the holiday season! We must have been extra good this year because Santa has gifted us some extraordinary news that has us giddy with visions of sugarplums dancing in our heads. Or, …

She’s done films, recorded music, and solidified her place in television history with an iconic Emmy-nominated performance in “Roots,” but singer and actress Leslie Uggams has never strayed far from her home on …