Norm Lewis, Amber Iman, Conductor Sean Mayes, Corbin Bleu, Nikki Renée Daniels, Leah Flynn, Sydney James Harcourt, Tiffany Mann, John Manzari, Peppermint, and More set for The American Pops Orchestra’s BLACK BROADWAY Concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium

On Wednesday, October 5, THE American Pops Orchestra (APO) is presenting BLACK BROADWAY, a one night only concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium, celebrating iconic performances by Black actors, highlighting iconic roles made famous by Black artists, and lifting up the next generation of Black Broadway stars. Featuring performances of Broadway classics performed by Black Broadway Stars across multiple generations, this performance will be captured … Continue reading Norm Lewis, Amber Iman, Conductor Sean Mayes, Corbin Bleu, Nikki Renée Daniels, Leah Flynn, Sydney James Harcourt, Tiffany Mann, John Manzari, Peppermint, and More set for The American Pops Orchestra’s BLACK BROADWAY Concert at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium

Maria-Christina Oliveras, Nathan Lee Graham, Matthew Patrick Quinn, Hannah Whitley, Chibueze Ihuoma and More Begin Performances in The North  American Tour of HADESTOWN at The Hobby Center in Houston Tonight

The North American Tour of Hadestown welcomes new principal cast members, including Nathan Lee Graham (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Hermes, Maria-Christina Oliveras (Amélie, Here Lies Love, Kiss My Aztec!, Pretty Filthy) as Persephone, Matthew Patrick Quinn as Hades, and Hannah Whitley as Eurydice tonight at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston, TX, with performances continuing through October 9.  Chibueze Ihuoma, who launched the tour … Continue reading Maria-Christina Oliveras, Nathan Lee Graham, Matthew Patrick Quinn, Hannah Whitley, Chibueze Ihuoma and More Begin Performances in The North  American Tour of HADESTOWN at The Hobby Center in Houston Tonight

Celebrating my Mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999

Updated 10/4/22 It’s been 23 years since my mother died and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t miss her. I wrote this article shortly after her death, highlighting her achievements as an Asian American Union Activist. When the paramedics brought my mother to UC-California Medical Center on October 2 with a brain aneurysm, the doctors said she wouldn’t make it through the night. … Continue reading Celebrating my Mom – AN ACTIVE VISION: BEVERLY UMEHARA…LABOR ACTIVIST…1945-1999

Oct. 4: Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 4, Signature Theatre will unveil the 
42nd Street and Dyer Avenue intersection in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as the newly co-named Jim Houghton Way, celebrating the groundbreaking company’s founder, James Houghton (1958-2016). For this festive gathering, legendary members of the city’s theater community will come together in honor of Houghton, who formed the company in 1991 with … Continue reading Oct. 4: Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way

Oct. 4: Constance Wu Discusses Her New Book, MAKING A SCENE, with Beth Newell at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

On Tuesday, October 4, Constance Wu, the Golden Globe Award–nominated star of Crazy Rich Asians, sits down with Beth Newell from Reductress to talk about her first book, a raw and relatable essay collection chronicling Wu’s private memories of childhood, young love and heartbreak, sexual assault and harassment, and how she “made it” in Hollywood, at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 250 W. 95th … Continue reading Oct. 4: Constance Wu Discusses Her New Book, MAKING A SCENE, with Beth Newell at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

Oct. 3: 92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center and NYPL’s Schomburg Center are co-presenting a Conversation Featuring DEATH OF A SALESMAN Stars Wendell Pierce, André De Shields, and Director Miranda Cromwell at The Schomburg  Center

92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center and NYPL’s Schomburg Center are co-presenting the Christopher Lightfoot Walker Reading Series on October 3 at 7:00pm highlighting the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of Salesman. The evening will feature a conversation with Death of a Salesman stars Wendell Pierce (Willy Loman) and André De Shields (Ben Loman) – as they discuss the play’s legacy and their new production alongside its director … Continue reading Oct. 3: 92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center and NYPL’s Schomburg Center are co-presenting a Conversation Featuring DEATH OF A SALESMAN Stars Wendell Pierce, André De Shields, and Director Miranda Cromwell at The Schomburg  Center

Watch: A Memorial Service for Marva Denise Hicks Taha is Set at Good Shepherd Baptist Church

Source: Johnson Services Marva Denise Hicks Taha, departed from this life on Friday, September 16, 2022, in her home in Manhattan, NY. Marva transitioned quietly, peacefully, and comfortably in her sleep with her doting and loving husband Akwasi Khalil Taha at her side. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at noon at the Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 South Crater … Continue reading Watch: A Memorial Service for Marva Denise Hicks Taha is Set at Good Shepherd Baptist Church

Hyunmin Rhee, Viet Vo, Emjoy Gavino, Rebecca Hirota, and Eric Sharp in Qui Nguyen’s VIETGONE on The Guthrie Theater’s Wurtele Thrust Stage through Oct. 16

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is presenting Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, with original music by Shane Rettig and directed by Mina Morita. Vietgone began previews on Sept. 10, and will continue through Oct. 16 on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Tickets range from $31 to $79. Single and group tickets are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224 (single), 1.877.447.8243 (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group) … Continue reading Hyunmin Rhee, Viet Vo, Emjoy Gavino, Rebecca Hirota, and Eric Sharp in Qui Nguyen’s VIETGONE on The Guthrie Theater’s Wurtele Thrust Stage through Oct. 16

First Look: Ammunition Theatre Company is presenting the World Premiere of Carla Ching’s REVENGE PORN OR THE STORY OF A BODY Featuring Tina Huang, Kahyun Kim, Nelson Lee, Christopher Larkin, Roland Ruiz, and Jeanne Sakata at The Pico

Winner of the first Los Angeles New Play Project Award, Carla Ching’s Revenge Porn or The Story of a Body makes its world premiere on Friday, September 23, 2022 at The Pico. Preview performances began on September 21 and the production will run through October 9. Directed by Bernardo Cubría for Ammunition Theatre Company where it was part of the 2021 Ammo Writers’ Lab, the … Continue reading First Look: Ammunition Theatre Company is presenting the World Premiere of Carla Ching’s REVENGE PORN OR THE STORY OF A BODY Featuring Tina Huang, Kahyun Kim, Nelson Lee, Christopher Larkin, Roland Ruiz, and Jeanne Sakata at The Pico

Oct 25 – Nov. 6: Obie Award Winner Francis Jue, Ron Domingo, Tim Liu, Geena Quintos, Alec Silver, Ryan Spahn, and Jeena Yi Set for Audible Inc’s World Premiere of Yilong Liu’s GOOD ENEMY at Minetta Lane Theatre 

Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, is presenting the world premiere of Good Enemy, a new play written by Audible Theater Emerging Playwright Yilong Liu and directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew. Performances of the limited five-week-only engagement begin Tuesday, October 25 with an official opening on Sunday, November 6 at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane, between … Continue reading Oct 25 – Nov. 6: Obie Award Winner Francis Jue, Ron Domingo, Tim Liu, Geena Quintos, Alec Silver, Ryan Spahn, and Jeena Yi Set for Audible Inc’s World Premiere of Yilong Liu’s GOOD ENEMY at Minetta Lane Theatre