Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth, part of The Broadway League’s Black to Broadway Initiative, returns to Times Square.
Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Eric Falkenstein, Mike Jackson and singer John Legend announced complete casting for Blue.
TADA! Youth Theater will honor Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and Harlemite (Empire, Deadpool, Hallelujah, Baby!, Thoroughly Modern Millie) and performer, director, choreographer and Tony Award-winner Tommy Tune (The Will Rogers Follies, Grand Hotel, Nine, Seesaw) at its annual Gala.
Tony and Emmy Award-winning star of stage and screen [easyazon_link identifier=”B000002Z3C” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Leslie Uggams[/easyazon_link] (Hallelujah, Baby! and The Leslie Uggams Show) has joined the ranks of Emmy TV Legend as a recent interviewee of the Archive of American Television.
Leslie Uggams (born May 25, 1943 in New York City, New York) is an American actress and singer, known for her work in Hallelujah, Baby! and as Kizzy Reynolds in the 1977 television miniseries Roots.
Leslie Uggams An early photograph of the actress, signed as “little Leslie”.
SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!, the story of music pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, celebrates Women’s History Month by announcing its creative team.
Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn’s esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.‘s and Harlem fave New Federal Theatre, www.newfederaltheatre.com, as Administrative Consultant.
The historic Theatre Training Workshops of Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre will move uptown next month to Dwyer Cultural Center at 258 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 123rd Street).
One by one, they gathered. Stars of Broadway, film and TV, alongside music superstars and politicians alike to honor the 75th birthday of Dionne Warwick-mother, friend, humanitarian, and icon.
This amazing series is an exclusive presentation by Harlem World Magazine from May 3rd to June 21st, 2015 of audio recordings from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle in collaboration with The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC & WQXR.
By Tod Roulette It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less.
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and Billy Eckstine. She currently lives in New York City and no longer makes public appearances.