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“Bring the Beat Back” lands in NYC

Sci-Fi Musical prepares to enlighten and entertain Bring the Beat Back is a queer, black, sci-fi music-theater experience, set in a funky futuristic, groove-centered alternative reality....

Boston LGBTQ youth theater group first to received highest honor from...

Receiving the award is a historic moment not only for True Colors, but also for the White House in recognizing and honoring the artistic...

The Classical Theatre of Harlem: The First Noel

Book, Music & Lyrics by Lelund Durond Thompson & Jason Michael Webb Directed by Steve H. Broadnax, III December 10th – 18th The Classical Theatre of Harlem...

Out Comedian Sampson McCormick Laughs, All The Way Up

By Nathan James Standing tall before his audience, a young, out, Black comedian from the Washington, DC area takes the measure of the crowd before...

Broadway Sings For Pride Is An LGBT ‘Ovation’

By Nathan James The New York City theater industry and the LGBT community go hand-in-hand, expressing on stage the songs, ideas, and dreams of countless...

Laughing at the absurdities of black homophobia

For many LGBTQs across the nation-especially those of us of African descent-we have been breathlessly waiting for Robert O’Hara’s “BootyCandy” to come to our...

Two One-Act Plays Debut In NYC

  By Nathan James A pair of innovative one-act plays has begun a limited engagement at Manhattan's Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, featuring emerging actors and playwrights in...

Outrageous ‘Bootycandy’ Play Returns To The Stage

By Nathan James "You can't come to a play called 'Bootycandy', and expect that it's going to be 'Gilligan's Island'", says playwright Robert O'Hara, of...

La Sonya Gunter Shakes Up The Make-Up on Broadway

How do you transform one of America’s most beloved comedians into a drag queen? La Sonya Gunter, the make-up artist on Broadway’s Tony Award winning...

‘Our Lady of Kibeho,’ Drama of Faith in Pre-Genocide Rwanda

By Carolyn Weaver NEW YORK— In 1981, several young women at a religious boarding school in southern Rwanda reported seeing apparitions of the Virgin Mary,...