NEW YORK— In 1981, several young women at a religious boarding school in southern Rwanda reported seeing apparitions of the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ in Christian belief. Others soon claimed to see her as well, and news of the visions swept the region, attracting throngs of religious seekers and inspiring a wave […]
On August 29, 2014—Chas. Floyd Johnson and SBC Productions presented the Off-Broadway premiere of Stanley Bennett Clay’s award-winning play “Ritual,” set to open September 20, 2014 at the 777 Theatre, 777 8th Avenue, NY 10036. “Ritual” will perform Saturday afternoons at 2:30 pm for a limited run.
A hallmark of American theater is its ability to make profound statements about the issues of our day, and the stage has always been a playwright’s soapbox.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]