The day’s designation is intended to honor and commemorate the award-winning actor on what would have been her 97th birthday.
An alliance of Black theatre workers and leaders has struck a deal with Broadway’s predominantly white leadership to further greater diversity and inclusion.
A new project to put the focus on marginalized voices opens with a series showcasing under-sung plays, in hopes of seeding future productions.
The program will combine hands-on experience at WTF with the mentorship of BTU’s founding members.
The group, with founding members including Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, and Billy Porter, unites Black voices for social change.