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Here’s a listing of black theater companies in New York City: Negro Ensemble Company , (212) 582-5860, www.necinc.org New Federal Theatre , (212) 353-1176,www.newfederaltheatre.com Dr.
ON SO MANY LEVELS, theater press agent Irene Gandy is unique.
In the midst of today’s swanky SoHo corridor of Gianni Versace, Vera Wang and other so-very-chic fashion boutiques is an important swatch of America’s theatrical past.
Musical works of by composers of African descent — from the time of Mozart to the present — will take center stage in the Ensemble du Monde presentation of "The People Could Fly” concert on Feb. 8 in Manhattan.
THE BLACK theater community is mourning the loss of four pioneering luminaries – playwright Leslie Lee and entertainers Juanita Moore, Sheila Guyse and Chuck Patterson, who died between December 2013 and January.
When it comes to exceptional African-American acting talent, AUDELCO sure knows how to pick 'em.
The old dog of the New York City Board of Elections can be taught new tricks. Since 2010, the board has paid tens of thousands of dollars to patronage hacks for checking every ballot cast for write-in votes. In November, they took weeks to inspect 1.1 million ballots, finding a total of 1,792 valid write-ins.
EVEN A casual theatergoer probably has an awareness of the works of prominent, award-winning black playwrights such as Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Ntozake Shange and August Wilson.
FOR THE BLACK Stars of The Great White Way, it’s next stop, Carnegie Hall! Spotlighting the impact of African-American men on Broadway through performances by some of the big stage’s most talented performers, the show will come to the prestigious Manhattan venue in “The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live the Dream” on June 23.
Dmitry Chernyshenko, president of the Sochi Olympic organizing committee, said Saturday that the empty seats in the stadium for Opening Ceremonies were all in our imagination.
The Nets took this game against the Pistons, grabbed it firmly with a purpose from the opening tip, and punted it. It was an ugly non-effort from Brooklyn in Friday's 111-95 loss to the Pistons, a white-flag parade from a group that still approaches some games like it has a 10-game cushion in the standings.
A host of popular African-American TV and Hollywood A-listers, who have mastered the acting profession at its highest level, share a common thread - they had productive stints in of theater intertwined with their big-screen and small-screen triumphs 1998 Tony Award, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, “Ragtime” 2004 Tony Award, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, “A Raisin in the Sun” 2012 Tony Award, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, “Porgy and Bess” Selected TV and film appearances include performances in: “Private Practice” TV series, the TV film “A Raisin in the Sun” (2008), “The Good Wife” TV series, TV movie “The Sound of Music Live!”
President Obama signed a bill Friday that benefits farmers around the country but slashes food-stamp help for New Yorkers.
Mayor de Blasio will announce on Saturday that he has chosen a longtime advocate of affordable housing to run the troubled Housing Authority, the Daily News has learned.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Rep. Pete King said he would “not forget” House and Senate Republicans who “put a knife in the back of New Yorkers” by voting against federal aid for storm victims. But now King, a Republican from Long Island, has donated to just such a Republican.
An out-of-work Massachusetts mother took a 200-mile taxi trip from Kennedy Airport to her home — and then stiffed the driver on the $980 fare. “It was the worst job ever,” cabbie Adnan Chaudhry, 28, told the Daily News.
Woody Allen fought back on Friday against the allegation that he molested his daughter Dylan Farrow as a child, again denying the accusation — just as he did when former flame Mia Farrow first pointed the finger at him in the early 1990s.
It’s time to put on your big-girl pants. After seasons of dresses being the staple of a woman’s wardrobe, designers resurrected slacks, tailored trousers and even pantsuits on the second day of New York Fashion Week.
Day One of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week rolled out in style at Lincoln Center with the Red Dress Fashion show parading a diverse cast of celebs to benefit the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute’s campaign.
Two men were shot in the legs when a brawl at an after-hours social club spilled into the streets of midtown early Friday, police said. The victims, ages 34 and 24, were among a group of men kicked out of the fourth-floor club on W. 24th St. near Broadway after the fight erupted inside.