Tag: Theater & Dance

Watch Trailer: Stelo Stories & DuSable Museum Debut Trailer For Equiano.Stories Giving A Modern Voice to an 18th Century Memoir

Source: Universal History Archive / Getty Award-winning film studio Stelo Stories and the DuSable Museum of African American History announced the release of the trailer for the upcoming vertical film titled Equiano.Stories debuting exclusively on Instagram this month. DuSable Museum of African American History… Continue Reading “Watch Trailer: Stelo Stories & DuSable Museum Debut Trailer For Equiano.Stories Giving A Modern Voice to an 18th Century Memoir”

Taraji P. Henson Will Play Iconic Role Of Shug Avery In ‘The Color Purple Musical’ Movie

Being of the Black experience is knowing exactly what someone is referring to if they say the phrase “you sho’ is ugly!”  — a testament to how powerful the impact of The Color Purple has been on our culture since the 1980s. Following the… Continue Reading “Taraji P. Henson Will Play Iconic Role Of Shug Avery In ‘The Color Purple Musical’ Movie”

Broadway Play About The Life Of Legendary Actor Sidney Poitier In The Works

Source: Francis Apesteguy / Getty Visionary Sidney Poitier has trailblazed paths within the arts that have opened doors for generations of actors following in his footsteps, and his journey will be the focus of a new project. According to Variety, a play that delves… Continue Reading “Broadway Play About The Life Of Legendary Actor Sidney Poitier In The Works”

Janet Rollé To Become The First Black Woman To Lead The American Ballet Theatre

Source: M. Phillips / Getty Black women continue to shape the landscape of the arts and are making power moves in the process. According to CNN, Janet Rollé was recently appointed to serve as CEO and Executive Director of the American Ballet Theatre. An… Continue Reading “Janet Rollé To Become The First Black Woman To Lead The American Ballet Theatre”

Show Some Respect: Tina Turner Sues German Tribute Act For Looking Too Similar

Tina Turner once sang the tune “We Don’t Need Another Hero” for the 1985 film Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome which she also starred in, and in 2021 she’s channeling that energy once again towards a German-based tribute performer for looking way too much like the… Continue Reading “Show Some Respect: Tina Turner Sues German Tribute Act For Looking Too Similar”

Tony Awards Land Hosts Leslie Odom Jr. And Audra McDonald

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-delayed Tony Awards have landed two impressive master of ceremonies: Tony- and Grammy-winning singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a splashy TV special, and the awards will be hosted by Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning actor and… Continue Reading “Tony Awards Land Hosts Leslie Odom Jr. And Audra McDonald”

After Court Victories, Michael Jackson Estate Eyes Revival

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Jackson’s musical legacy never left, but a kind of comeback is coming. With a series of court victories that bring the end to serious legal crises, with a Broadway show beginning and a Cirque du Soleil show returning… Continue Reading “After Court Victories, Michael Jackson Estate Eyes Revival”