How the Philly playwright’s arrival in New York in 1968 changed the course of Black theatre in the U.S.
Inspired by the Federal Theatre Project and the Black Arts Movement, the New Lafayette Theatre and New Federal Theatre were hubs of both art and activism.
The founder and artistic director of New Federal Theatre, who retired from the post in June, reflects on a storied, pathbreaking career.
The founder of Harlem’s National Black Theatre strove to make art that would liberate and heal.
The writer best known for ‘Black Girl’ discusses her long career, ranging from the Civil Rights era to today.
A historic gathering for theatres of color in St. Louis turned out to be a powerful and unexpectedly timely convening.
Conference attendees listened to one of America’s great listeners, StoryCorps’ Dave Isay, as he shared both how he captures people’s lives on tape—and why it’s worth doing.
The New York City theatre’s 46th season will include a revival of ‘Dutchman’ and the world premiere of Baraka’s final play, about W.E.B. DuBois.
A witness of the U.S. Civil Rights struggle happened to be on hand for the historic fall of the Berlin Wall, and the moment resonated.
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre rounds up $29,900 for a new teaching center, black playwright Ed Bullins is honored with his own season at the New Federal Theatre, and more from November’s news items.