As schools across Pennsylvania just extended coronavirus closures into April, many families are trying to keep some semblance of routine during a prolonged period of being effectively quarantined.
When “Black Panther” was released in 2018, it broke box office records and became a global cinema event.
NEW YORK — The cast of "To Kill a Mockingbird" ditched its somber Broadway home Wednesday for the cavernous Madison Square Garden, performing the play for 18,000 school kids in an electric one-time-only performance that one actor called "primal."
NEW YORK — When a new revival of "West Side Story" opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young people making their Broadway debuts, a record.
Since it started 10 years ago as a classical repertory company, Quintessence Theatre, based in Mount Airy, has presented chestnuts from the canon, from Greek drama to Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde to Samuel Beckett.
Since it started 10 years ago as a classical repertory company, Quintessence Theatre, based in Mt. Airy, has presented chestnuts from the canon, from Greek drama to Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde to Samuel Beckett.
For more than 40 years, Kenneth Brawner has been called “the live reincarnation of Ray Charles.”
Certain parts of Harriet Tubman’s story are well-known. For example, the fact that she led over 300 enslaved people to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Other facts about her life, like that she had temporal lobe epilepsy stemming from a head injury she suffered as a child, are lesser-known.
Next week, a citywide playwriting program for young people will present its first professional production of a full-length play.
Danielle Shaw Oglesby’s musings and memories almost always centered around music.
After legendary ballerina Misty Copeland called out the Bolshoi Theatre for its use of blackface in performances, the theatre told Russian state-run media that it would continue the practice despite the criticism.
So, as sportscaster Howard Cosell used to ask great boxers: What went wrong out there, champ?
Most, if not all, actors can’t wait for that one dream role to someday come their way.
NEW YORK — In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different, but equally special portrait of the late Nobel laureate, who died in August at 88.
The phenomenal success of Hamilton, the musical, has given birth to an entire shorthand language on social media. HamFans are fans of Hamilton. Ham4Ham is the name of the daily lottery to buy Hamilton tickets for $10. (Get it? Hamilton’s face is on the ten-dollar bill.)
Her little town in Texas was far too small.
Her talent was obvious and her heart told her she loved performing when she was just a little girl growing up in Pittsburgh.
NEW YORK — “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” is not a play. Or that’s not what the breakthrough work was called by its author, Ntozake Shange. Her word was “choreopoem,” and any production of “For Colored Girls,” like the major revival now in previews a…
NEW YORK — A promising buzz of suspense stirs the opening moments of “The Wrong Man,” Ross Golan’s solemn new chamber musical, which opened Wednesday at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space in Manhattan. A lone, ominous whistle; a searchlight raking the darkness; a throng of tense-bodied m…
As part of the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s free performance series, dancers from the Trisha Brown Dance Company did “In Motion, In Place” on the rooftops surrounding Logan Circle. This will be followed by a week-long series of free outdoor performances. The company will continue the week-lo…
NEW YORK — More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.
NEW YORK — The first day of rehearsal on Broadway usually goes like this: Circle up. Make introductions. Offer thanks, express optimism, maybe crack a joke. Clear the room of onlookers, and off you go.
Nike's gamble to partner with athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick paid off Sunday as the company won an Emmy for outstanding commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.