Efforts like the Black Seed, the Drinking Gourd, Next Wave initiative, and the Sprinkle-Hamlin award are directing funding to develop work by Black artists.
A look at Black achievement in the theatre from Garland Anderson to Adrienne Kennedy.
Out of conversations and readings in an actor’s apartment, one of the great American theatre companies was born.
From Broadway’s first three-act play by a Black writer to the beginning of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and August Wilson’s second Pulitzer, past Aprils included an array of theatrical milestones.
The success of Black artists should be good for Black theatres, but too often there’s a disconnect.
A listing of arts organizations dedicated to producing stage work about the African American and Black experience, and to developing artists and audiences of color.
For Monica White Ndounou, diversifying pedagogy and the canon isn’t just an obligation, it’s an opportunity.
A reprint of a seminal 1966 essay that led to the founding of the Negro Ensemble Company.