Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Audra McDonald to Star in Revival of Legendary Musical “Gypsy” by Broadway Black

The Broadway scene has been buzzing with excitement about a possibility that will now be a reality as the iconic musical Gypsy gears up for a spectacular revival. Six-time Tony Award winner …

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Monday, April 15, 2024

PHOTOS: Lempicka Opening Night & Curtain Call by Broadway Black

Last night, Lempicka, the highly anticipated new musical celebrating the true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, opened on Broadway. Starring leading lady Eden Espinosa, the pro…

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Sunday, April 14, 2024

PHOTOS: The Outsiders Opening Night + Curtain Call by Angela Marie Orellana

The Outsiders features a book by Adam Rapp with Justin Levine, music and lyrics by Jamestown Revival (Jonathan Clay & Zach Chance) and Justin Levine, music supervision, arrangements &…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Our Town Returns to Broadway with a Stellar Cast including Michelle Wilson, Ephraim Sykes, Billy Eugene Jones, & More by Broadway Black

Excitement is brewing as Thornton Wilder‘s timeless classic Our Town prepares for its highly-anticipated revival on Broadway. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon, this production feat…

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Saturday, March 30, 2024

PHOTOS: The Who’s TOMMY Opening Night Red Carpet & Curtain Call by Angela Marie Orellana

The cast of The Who’s TOMMY features Ali Louis Bourzgui as Tommy, Alison Luff as Mrs. Walker, Adam Jacobs as Captain Walker, John Ambrosino as Uncle Ernie, Bobby Conte as Cousin…

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Friday, March 29, 2024

Go Inside Rehearsal: The Wiz Revival Releases A Snippet Before First Preview; Performances Begin March 29th by Broadway Black

The Wiz revival Producers Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Brian Anthony Moreland, Ambassador Theatre Group, Kandi Burruss, and Todd Tucker have unveiled an exciting glimpse into the highly-an…

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Stori Ayers, Tory Kittles, & Brittany Inge Will Star in HOME on Broadway by Broadway Black

Sammy-Art Williams’ ‘Home’ on Broadway directed by Kenny Leon finds its cast. The post Stori Ayers, Tory Kittles, & Brittany Inge Will Star in <em>HOME</em> on Broadway…

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Remembering the Legacy of Louis Gossett Jr.; Dead at 87 by Broadway Black

The world of theatre and film mourns the loss of a legendary talent, Louis Gossett Jr., who passed away on March 28th, 2024. A trailblazer in Black theatre and cinema, Gossett’s career spa…

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Wayne Brady, Amber Iman, Mykal Kilgore & More Join Miscast24 by Broadway Black

MCC Theater, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, along with Executive Director Blake West, has unveiled an exciting lineup of performers for Miscast…

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Classic Stage Company’s Production of Wine in the Wilderness by Alice Childress Postponed by Broadway Black

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Jill Rafson as Producing Artistic Director, recently made an announcement that has both disappointed and excited theatre enthusiasts. The upcom…

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André De Shields, “Tempress” Chasity Moore, Antwayn Hopper + More To Star in Cats: “The Jellicle Ball” by Broadway Black

In an exciting announcement from the Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC), the upcoming production of Cats: “The Jellicle Ball” is set to captivate audiences with a radical reimagin…

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Friday, March 22, 2024

Sunday Schooled! Britton & The Sting Is Church by Broadway Black

Saddle Up for Sunday Service and ride that magic carpet of music and healing into the band that is Britton & The Sting. Church will commence on April 14th, 2024 at Nublu (151 Ave C New Y…

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Friday, July 7, 2023

The Awards Vol. III Nomination Ceremony Hosted by Keenan Scott II & D. Woods by Broadway Black

Broadway artists Keenan Scott II (Thoughts of a Colored Man) & D. Woods (For Colored Girls… Revival) host The Awards Vol. III Nomination Ceremony. Nominees for The Awards formerly know…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Count It All Joy! Joy Woods Brings It Full Circle with ‘Little Shop’ by Broadway Black

On a nice cool Friday afternoon, we got the chance to sit down with Joy Woods, the new star of Little Shop of Horrors (Westside Theatre), right before her put-in rehearsal. Beginning May 2nd…

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Myles Frost & Lea Michele Host The 76th Annual Tony Award Nominations by Broadway Black

This morning in New York City, Funny Girl star, Lea Michele and 2022 Tony Award Winner Myles Frost (MJ) hosted The 76th Annual Tony Award Nominations LIVE from Sofitel New York.  A co…

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The 2023 TONY AWARD® Nominations by Broadway Black

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s  76th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by star of Funny Girl Lea Michele and…

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

The 2nd Annual Awards by Broadway Black: Full Winners List by Broadway Black

Broadway Black held a private ceremony for The Awards formerly known as The Antonyos on February 20th, 2023 at Chelsea Table + Stage. The ceremony was hosted by Broadway Black founder, Drew …

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Friday, March 3, 2023

PHOTOS: The Awards, Formerly Known As The Antonyos by Broadway Black

On February 20th, 2023, Broadway Black, in association with The Black Theatre Society, held a private ceremony to honor the achievements of Black theatre artists from the 2020-2022 season. O…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Leslie Odom Jr. Will Return To Broadway In Ossie Davis’ Purlie Victorious by Broadway Black

Tony & Grammy Award winner and Academy & Emmy Award nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. will star in the new Broadway production of the classic American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Con…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

FLASHBACK! The Color Purple Revival Cast Sing ‘I Won’t Complain’ by Drew Shade

Tony Award winner Heather Headley played her final performance in The Color Purple on October 2nd, 2016, after starting her run in the revival on May 10, 2016. After the curtain call, the…

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TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Celebrates The Divine Nine with Special Performance January 10 by Broadway Black

On January 10, the 20th Anniversary Production of Suzan-Lori Parks‘ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will host a special performance for members of The Divine Nine, a group of…

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Monday, December 19, 2022

The Collaboration Opening Tomorrow, Now Extended Through January 29 by Broadway Black

The Collaboration, a play about the unlikely partnership between Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, is set to open on Broadway tomorrow at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. T he production,…

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PHOTOS: Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah & More Visit Ain’t No Mo’ by Drew Shade

The stars have come out to #SaveAintNoMo, a campaign launched by the show’s star and playwright, Jordan E. Cooper. Cooper launched the #SaveAintNoMo campaign on December 9th after its clos…

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Wiz To Return To Broadway; Jaquel Knight, Amber Ruffin, & More Attached by Drew Shade

Producers Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Brian Anthony Moreland, and Ambassador Theatre Group announced today that an all-new production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musica…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations by Broadway Black

Broadway Black is pleased to announce that the Antonyo Awards will be returning this Fall for an in-person celebration that will also be live-streamed. www.AntonyoAwards.com Find the full li…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Suzan-Lori Parks’ TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Returns to Broadway Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II & Corey Hawkins by Broadway Black

Suzan-Lori Parks Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon and starrin…

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The  Antonyo Awards Will Return This Fall, Nomination Ceremony June 20th by Broadway Black

Broadway Black is pleased to announce that the Antonyo Awards will be returning this Fall for an in-person celebration that will also be live-streamed. A private event for the Antonyo Awards…

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Friday, June 3, 2022

Exclusive First Look: soft by Donja R. Love at MCC Theater by Broadway Black

Check out the exclusive first look at production photos for the new play soft by Donja R. Love at MCC Theater. Running now thru June 26th in the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at The Rob…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Nikki Renee Daniels Becomes Broadway’s First Black Bobbie in Company by Broadway Black

Nikki Renee Daniels, who usually plays Jenny in Broadway’s Company, will step into the role of Bobbie (played by Katrina Lenk) for both performances on March 30, making her the first Bla…

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks To Lead Broadway Revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson by Broadway Black

Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman, and Tom Kirdahy announced today that August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson will return to Broadwa…

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Monday, March 28, 2022

Exclusive Presale: Audible Theater’s “An Evening With Amber Iman’ by Broadway Black

Audible Inc., the leading creator, and provider of premium audio storytelling is pleased to announce An Evening with Amber Iman, the next live event from Audible Theater, running for three…

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards