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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

L Morgan Lee on making Broadway history: ‘I could not stop crying’ by Gloria Oladipo

The actor has become the first openly trans performer to receive a Tony nomination for her role in the Pulitzer prize-winning musical A Strange Loop L Morgan Lee, the first openly trans pers…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A Strange Loop review – Michael R Jackson’s thrilling Broadway triumph by Gloria Oladipo

Lyceum Theatre, New York The audacious and uproarious musical, which leads this year’s Tony nominations, is a meta masterpiece about a Black queer writer writing about a Black queer writer…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

for colored girls: the 40-year-old masterwork that’s still inspiring audiences by Gloria Oladipo

A Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s ‘choreopoem’ shows how it remains relevant In the first five minutes of the late artist Ntozake Shange’s masterwork, for colored…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:13PM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Thoughts of a Colored Man review – Black Brooklyn life explored on Broadway by Gloria Oladipo

John Golden Theatre, New York The first Broadway show to be written, directed by, starring and produced by Black artists offers a patchy mix of insight and unoriginality What does it mean to…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Chicken and Biscuits review – under-baked Broadway comedy by Gloria Oladipo

Circle in the Square Theatre, New York A funeral at a Black church promises chaotic and culturally specific comedy but the end-product feels more like a broad, lukewarm sitcom “It’s not …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:34PM

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