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Lorraine Hansberry

“I write the black experience in America, and contained within that experience, because it is a human experience, are all the universalities.” -- August Wilson Whether it be Jennifer Holliday belting out “And ...
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Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun debuted on Broadway in 1959 and later received two staged revivals in 2004 and 2014. Raisin, the musical adaptation of the play, won the Tony Award …

This week was filled with excitement and drama for some of our favorite and new favorite productions. The top news, of course, is what the heck to call Shuffle Along. Michael Paulson of …

She’s won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, received the Steinberg Playwright Award, and Huffington Post hailed her as a “direct heir to the magical wordsmiths named Lorraine …

Photo Credit: Martha Swope via NYPL Black theatre. A space of inspired creativity, performance art and social commentary on the lives of everyday people. As the curtains open and our stories unfold, we are …