Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre, Names Elizabeth Van Dyke Artistic Director

Woodie King Jr. Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), has appointed actress, director and producer Elizabeth Van Dyke as Artistic Director. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New Federal Theatre’s Ntozake Shange November Reading Series 2018

Woodie King‘s New Federal Theatre has dedicated its November Readings Series to the memory of the late playwright Ntozake Shange, who died October 27, 2018. Continue Reading →

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre As Administrative Consultant

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. Continue Reading →

Historic Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Moves To Harlem

woodie-king-of-theatre-in-harlemThe 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).  Continue Reading →

Souleo: Black theater community reacts to Tonya Pinkins quitting Mother Courage

Kevin Mambo and Tonya Pinkins_Photo by Joan MarcusBy Souleo

Woodie King, Jr., producing director of New Federal Theatre, was immediately concerned after Tonya Pinkins publicly challenged a Classic Stage Company production of Mother Courage and Her Children in which she was to play the title character. Continue Reading →


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