African American Theater

André De Shields just won his first Tony at 73. Here are 5 facts on his epic career | Los Angeles Times

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Makeda Easter, Los Angeles Times ANDRE DE SHIELDS. Photo by Lia Chang. Featured Image André De Shields capped a 50-year acting career by scoring his first Tony Award on Sunday, winning best featured actor in a musical for his role as Hermes in “Hadestown.” It’s been a long time coming. The 73-year-old performer has worked on Broadway, off-Broadway, in regional […]
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NY Metropolitan Opera to Hire All-Black Chorus for Fall Revival of “Porgy And Bess” | Good Black News

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Lori Lakin Hutcherson, Good Black News UNITED STATES – CIRCA 1939: African American Evicted sharecropper, New Madrid County, Missouri (Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images). Featured Image to washingtonpost.com, The Metropolitan Opera in New York plans to hire an all-Black outside chorus for its first presentation in nearly thirty years of ”Porgy and Bess,” which opens the Met’s season on September 23. […]
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‘Looking For Lorraine’ Explores The Life Of The Author Of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.">‘Looking For Lorraine’ Explores The Life Of The Author Of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.

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By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.
‘Looking For Lorraine’ Explores The Life Of The Author Of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Mosaic Youth Theatre gets $1M gift from ‘Hamilton’ producer | The Detroit News The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit on Wednesday touted its largest gift ever: a $1 million grant from Oak Park native Jeffrey Seller, the lead producer of the Broadway hit musical, "Hamilton."">Mosaic Youth Theatre gets $1M gift from ‘Hamilton’ producer | The Detroit News The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit on Wednesday touted its largest gift ever: a $1 million grant from Oak Park native Jeffrey Seller, the lead producer of the Broadway hit musical, "Hamilton."

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The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit on Wednesday touted its largest gift ever: a $1 million grant from Oak Park native Jeffrey Seller, the lead producer of the Broadway hit musical, "Hamilton."
Mosaic Youth Theatre gets $1M gift from ‘Hamilton’ producer | The Detroit News The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit on Wednesday touted its largest gift ever: a $1 million grant from Oak Park native Jeffrey Seller, the lead producer of the Broadway hit musical, "Hamilton."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance | The Guardian To see Misty Copeland dance is to witness seemingly physics-defying strength and utmost grace in action.">How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance | The Guardian To see Misty Copeland dance is to witness seemingly physics-defying strength and utmost grace in action.

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To see Misty Copeland dance is to witness seemingly physics-defying strength and utmost grace in action.
How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance | The Guardian To see Misty Copeland dance is to witness seemingly physics-defying strength and utmost grace in action." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More