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.
Stormwater pumps, underground ventilation shafts, subway tunnels, electrical substations, and generating turbines are built to make cities habitable — but the design of these systems are often the least people-friendly forms of architecture.
The 2019 Fringe Festival earlier this week. The celebration of innovative performance and visual and digital art spans three weeks and features more than 1,000 performances throughout Philadelphia.
Two musicals and two dramas produced by Philadelphia-area stage companies lead the nominations for this year’s Barrymore Awards for excellence in professional theater, announced Monday. Arden Theatre Company’s bold winter production of August Wilson’s intense and spiritual “Gem of the Ocean”…
JONESBORO, Ga. — Of all the mantras Anai Espinoza and her fellow campers recite each morning at AileyCamp, the eighth-grader’s favorite is this: “I am in control.”
A comedian, radio and TV host, author, actor, dancer, husband, father, and so much more, D.L. Hughley is ready to tackle the next item on his busy schedule.
For most kids studying history in public school, the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War is skipped over.
Once he realized he was meant to be a performer, J.B. Smoove moved to Los Angeles and landed a recurring role on MTV’s “The Lyricist Lounge Show,” as well as featured guest spots on “The Chris Rock Show” and “Premium Blend.”
The burden on your shoulders is heavy.
NEW YORK — Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer but a word of warning: Ditch the cellphone.
Odunde celebrated its 44th year on Sunday, June 9 in South Philadelphia with lots of young and old attendees enjoying the soul food, Caribbean fare, vendors, music and colors from all over the Diaspora. MORE PHOTOS AT PHILLYTRIB.COM — PHOTOS BY RON GRAY/TRIBUNE
Renowned artist Jefferson Pinder will be presenting a limited-run performance piece exploring racial injustices throughout the U.S., including the historic 14th and U Street corridor.