Theatre

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Redefining “diva” to empower other women Original DREAMGIRL continues to give back to community in more ways than one By D. Kevin McNeir Standing before a packed audience anxious to hear about the significant role that women have played in America’s history, Sheryl Lee Ralph, the consummate show business professional, most notably […]

Posted in: Featured, People, Theatre
‘Cybersex: The Play’ Returns To NYC Stage
By February 17, 2014 Read More →

‘Cybersex: The Play’ Returns To NYC Stage

The creation of theater can be a formidable undertaking, with challenges great and small, as cast and production team work to bring an artistic vision to life on the stage. It’s often a transformative process, with everyone discovering–or rediscovering–all kinds of things about themselves and their work. Cybersex: The Play, a profoundly psychological play written, […]

Posted in: LGBT, Theatre
Acclaimed Play ‘Juan And Emmett’ Returns To NYC Stage
By January 17, 2014 Read More →

Acclaimed Play ‘Juan And Emmett’ Returns To NYC Stage

What happens when a white, married-with-kids middle-aged, wealthy law firm partner from Manhattan’s ritzy Park Avenue finds his true self falling in love with a gay-for-pay stripper from the South Bronx? That’s the provocative question asked by Alan Baxter‘s critically-acclaimed stage play, Juan And Emmett. By Nathan James The culture-clashing, sexually-challenging psychological drama has Emmett […]

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World Premiere – One Night
By October 16, 2013 Read More →

World Premiere – One Night

CHERRY LANE THEATRE AND RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER TO PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CHARLES FULLER’S ONE NIGHT… BEGINNING OCTOBER 17 AT CHERRY LANE THEATRE   OPENING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30   Cherry Lane Theatre Artistic Director Angelina Fiordellisi and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian […]

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‘Lady Day’  Musical Brings Billie Holiday To Broadway
By September 21, 2013 Read More →

‘Lady Day’ Musical Brings Billie Holiday To Broadway

The legendary Harlem Renaissance jazz singer, Billie Holiday, “who gave modern American jazz its voice, according to the New York Herald Tribune, will be remembered and celebrated on Broadway this fall in Lady Day, a new musical about the vocalist, set to open in previews Sept. 19 at the Little Shubert Theater. By Nathan James […]

Posted in: Sep 2013, Theatre
Review: “I Am A MAN “
By June 18, 2013 Read More →

Review: “I Am A MAN “

This work is a response slaying in 2009 of Jorge Steven Mercado, a Puerto Rican teenager whose killer solicited him for sex, believing him to be a female. When it was discovered that Mercado was, in fact male, he was murdered, decapitated, dismembered and burned, as well as Mr. Grego’s trials and trivialations of being […]

Review: Juan & Emmett
By April 24, 2013 Read More →

Review: Juan & Emmett

It’s rare that you find a play like Juan & Emmett, A play written by Alan Baxter and produced by Nathan James. Juan and Emmett is an explosive play all about love, life and the decisions we make along with the consequences we must endure. The play is fire, and if you get to close […]

James Franco to make Broadway debut
By March 10, 2013 Read More →

James Franco to make Broadway debut

Actor James Franco, star of Sam Raimi’s Wizard of Oz prequel, is to make his Broadway debut in the John Steinbeck classic Of Mice and Men. The Oscar-nominated star of 127 Hours will play George in the tragic tale of two migrant workers during the Great Depression. Lennie has yet to be cast. The play […]

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Germono Toussaint: An emerging talent making a difference
By February 26, 2013 Read More →

Germono Toussaint: An emerging talent making a difference

Germono Toussaint is an African American artistic dynamo with a social conscience that he combines with his talents to bring awareness and healing to a diverse array of social issues. The 33 year old mid westerner, now resident New Yorker, recently premiered, The Anointed, his provocative new play that raises awareness around the issues of […]

Enthralled crowd previews “The Anointed”
By February 19, 2013 Read More →

Enthralled crowd previews “The Anointed”

Emerging playwright/director Germono Toussaint brilliantly presented his new play, The Anointed, to a captivated audience at Columbia University’s Union Theological Seminary on Saturday, February 16, 2013. The play whose theme examines the effect of institutionalized homophobia in the black church was presented in collaboration with the thesis presentation, ‘Disruption & Breaking Free: Sexuality, Theology & […]