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

First Look: Denise Burse, Lizan Mitchell, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, Nora Cole, Nandita Shenoy, Jacqueline Guillén, Kai Heath, Emily Cass McDonnell, Keilly McQuail, and Bianca Norwood in Clubbed Thumb’s Production of Angela Hanks’ BODIES THEY RITUAL; Limited Run through July 2

Bodies They Ritual, written by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams is being presented as part of the Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb’s rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays at The Wild Project, 195 E 3rd St in New York. The show began previews on June 22 and will continue through July 2. Opening night is June 25. Bodies They … Continue reading First Look: Denise Burse, Lizan Mitchell, Ebony Marshall-Oliver, Nora Cole, Nandita Shenoy, Jacqueline Guillén, Kai Heath, Emily Cass McDonnell, Keilly McQuail, and Bianca Norwood in Clubbed Thumb’s Production of Angela Hanks’ BODIES THEY RITUAL; Limited Run through July 2

Watch: André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More on PBS’s TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra

The Nouveau Productions and PBS are presenting True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs for Pride Month to celebrate the stories and music that make us who we are. The new special features Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning Hadestown star André De Shields performing “The Colors of My Life” from Barnum, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee performing “(A Little More) Mascara” from La … Continue reading Watch: André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More on PBS’s TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra

Apple TV+ HELPSTERS Season Three adds André De Shields, Japanese Breakfast, James Monroe Iglehart, Bradley Cooper, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Alex Song-Xia and More

André De Shields plays Purple Presley with Mr. Primm in season 3, episode 7 of the award-winning Apple TV+ Daytime Emmy Award-winning kids and family series “Helpsters,” premiering globally on May 27. The third season also features appearances by Bradley Cooper, James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, Judy Gold, Jordan Carlos, Shakina Nayfack, Yasha Jackson, Krysta Rodriguez, Michael Cruz Kayne, Glo Tavarez, Jerah Milligan, … Continue reading Apple TV+ HELPSTERS Season Three adds André De Shields, Japanese Breakfast, James Monroe Iglehart, Bradley Cooper, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Alex Song-Xia and More

Emmy Winner Denise Burse Joins Clubbed Thumb’s Production of Angela Hanks’ BODIES THEY RITUAL, June 22 – July 2

Bodies They Ritual, written by Angela Hanks and directed by Knud Adams is being presented as part of the Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb’s rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays at The Wild Project, 195 E 3rd St in New York. Bodies They Ritual will star Emmy winner Denise Burse (“Black Mirror”), Nora Cole (On the Town), Jacqueline Guillen (Man Cave), … Continue reading Emmy Winner Denise Burse Joins Clubbed Thumb’s Production of Angela Hanks’ BODIES THEY RITUAL, June 22 – July 2

André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More Set for TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra on PBS beginning June 4

The Nouveau Productions and PBS have announced a new collaboration, just in time for Pride Month. True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs celebrates the stories and music that make us who we are. The new special will feature Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning Hadestown star André De Shields performing “The Colors of My Life” from Barnum, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee performing … Continue reading André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More Set for TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra on PBS beginning June 4

Jun 13: André De Shields to Receive Red Bull Theater’s Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala

Red Bull Theater is presenting Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday, June 13th at 6pm. This intimate soirée will be held on the expansive terrace of the Bowery Hotel (335 Bowery at East 3rd Street). This intimate soirée, taking place safely outdoors, will feature … Continue reading Jun 13: André De Shields to Receive Red Bull Theater’s Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala

“Sesame Street” Receives the 2022 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Children’s Programming for The “Family Day” Episode, Co-Directed by Alan Muraoka

Alan Muraoka shared the news that the Sesame Street “Family Day” episode that he co-directed and was featured in, had won the 2022 GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Children’s Programming” at The Hilton Midtown on May 06, 2022 in New York City. “The ‘Family Day’ episode of Sesame Street sends the simple and important message that families come in all forms and that love and acceptance … Continue reading “Sesame Street” Receives the 2022 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Children’s Programming for The “Family Day” Episode, Co-Directed by Alan Muraoka

Chatting with THE LAST DAYS OF PTOLEMY GREY Star and Emmy Winner Denise Burse

Emmy winner Denise Burse (“Black Mirror”) was on location in her hometown of Atlanta, GA from March to June of 2021 to shoot “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” the critically acclaimed limited series executive produced by and starring Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson. She appears in 5 of the 6 episodes of the series. “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” is based on the … Continue reading Chatting with THE LAST DAYS OF PTOLEMY GREY Star and Emmy Winner Denise Burse

Christopher Chen, Tom Dang, Dennis Dun, Miley Yamamoto and Harmony Zhang Set for Sierra Madre Playhouse’s Production of Lauren Yee’s KING OF THE YEES, May 20 – Jun. 12

Sierra Madre Playhouse is presenting King of the Yees, the award-winning play by Lauren Yee, helmed by Tim Dang and produced by Gary Lamb, May 20 – Jun. 12. Sierra Madre Playhouse is located at 87 West Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Opening night is set for Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. … Continue reading Christopher Chen, Tom Dang, Dennis Dun, Miley Yamamoto and Harmony Zhang Set for Sierra Madre Playhouse’s Production of Lauren Yee’s KING OF THE YEES, May 20 – Jun. 12