Feb. 6: John Edwards, Claybourne Elder, J Harrison Ghee, Lana Gordon, Julie Halston, Crystal Monee Hall, John-Andrew Morrison, Grace Porter, Khadija Sankoh, Tiffany Renee Thompson, D’Kaylah Unique Whitley, Kimberly Marable, Javier Muñoz, and Marc Shaiman Are Set to Celebrate Broadway Legend André De Shields at the 10th GMHC Cabaret & Howard Ashman Award Ceremony at Joe’s Pub

GMHC will honor Broadway legend and award-winning performer André De Shields with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award for his advocacy and activism for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as LGBTQ+ communities. Mr. De Shields identifies as an Afro Queer man and long-term HIV survivor. De Shields will be presented with the award on February 6 at GMHC’s 10th annual … Continue reading Feb. 6: John Edwards, Claybourne Elder, J Harrison Ghee, Lana Gordon, Julie Halston, Crystal Monee Hall, John-Andrew Morrison, Grace Porter, Khadija Sankoh, Tiffany Renee Thompson, D’Kaylah Unique Whitley, Kimberly Marable, Javier Muñoz, and Marc Shaiman Are Set to Celebrate Broadway Legend André De Shields at the 10th GMHC Cabaret & Howard Ashman Award Ceremony at Joe’s Pub

Feb. 6: Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Broadway Legend and Activist André De Shields to Receive the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)’s 2023 Howard Ashman Award at the 10th Annual GMHC Cabaret 2023

Happy 77th birthday to Broadway legend and award-winning performer André De Shields, who will be honored by the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award for his advocacy and activism for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as LGBTQ+ communities. Mr. De Shields identifies as an Afro Queer man and long-term HIV survivor. Happy 77th Birthday, … Continue reading Feb. 6: Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Broadway Legend and Activist André De Shields to Receive the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)’s 2023 Howard Ashman Award at the 10th Annual GMHC Cabaret 2023

DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields to Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE with Sekou Luke and Christian John Wikane at City Winery Tonight

Tony, Emmy, and GRAMMY Award-winning performing artist André De Shields (Hadestown, Ain’t Misbehavin, The Wiz, The Full Monty, Play On!) joins award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) at The Loft at City Winery on Monday, November 28 for “Unscripted Live,” an interview series that spotlights the stories of legendary artists, their resilience, and their … Continue reading DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields to Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE with Sekou Luke and Christian John Wikane at City Winery Tonight

Nov. 28: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields to Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE with Sekou Luke and Christian John Wikane at City Winery

Nov. 28: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields to Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE with Sekou Luke and Christian John Wikane at City Winery https://wp.me/p8ilTC-dmz Continue reading Nov. 28: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields to Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE with Sekou Luke and Christian John Wikane at City Winery

Feb. 6: Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Broadway Legend and Activist André De Shields to Receive 2023 Howard Ashman Award at the 10th Annual GMHC Cabaret 2023

GMHC’s Cabaret & Howard Ashman Award is a star-studded event featuring Broadway actors and celebrities performing Broadway classics. GMHC will honor Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Broadway legend and activist André De Shields with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award at the 10th Annual GMHC Cabaret 2023 on Monday, February 6, 2023 at Joe’s Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street in New York. The program begins … Continue reading Feb. 6: Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Broadway Legend and Activist André De Shields to Receive 2023 Howard Ashman Award at the 10th Annual GMHC Cabaret 2023

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award Winner and DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields’ Story, “When Iris Eyes Were Smiling” on The Moth Radio Hour’s “Guiding Lights” Through Oct. 31

The Moth Radio Hour episode entitled, “Guiding Lights,” featuring stories by Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Death of A Salesman star André De Shields, Bud Trillin, and Francine Lobis Wheeler, is airing on nationally on public radio stations from Tuesday, October 25 – Monday, October 31, 2022. Click here for local air times. In this episode, stories of the voices that inspire us, comfort us, and … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award Winner and DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields’ Story, “When Iris Eyes Were Smiling” on The Moth Radio Hour’s “Guiding Lights” Through Oct. 31

Nov. 28: City Winery Presents Unscripted Live with Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields + Film Screening Live

Emmy, Tony, and GRAMMY Award-winning performing artist André De Shields (“Hadestown,” “The Wiz”) joins award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) for “Unscripted Live,” an interview series that spotlights the stories of legendary artists, their resilience, and their creative regeneration, on Monday, November 28 at 7 PM. Christian will conduct a live one-on-one interview with … Continue reading Nov. 28: City Winery Presents Unscripted Live with Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields + Film Screening Live

Oct. 24: Michael James Scott, Lillias White, Daniel J. Watts, Angela Robinson and More Added to Broadway Inspirational Voices BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony Honoring André De Shields, LaChanze and Alex Lacamoire

Oct. 24: Michael James Scott, Lillias White, Daniel J. Watts, Angela Robinson and More Added to Broadway Inspirational Voices BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony Honoring André De Shields LaChanze and Alex Lacamoire https://wp.me/p8ilTC-dfB Continue reading Oct. 24: Michael James Scott, Lillias White, Daniel J. Watts, Angela Robinson and More Added to Broadway Inspirational Voices BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony Honoring André De Shields, LaChanze and Alex Lacamoire

Video: 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

Updated: 10/9/22 92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center and NYPL’s Schomburg Center co-presented 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 featured a conversation with Death of a Salesman stars Wendell Pierce (Willy Loman) and André De Shields (Ben Loman) – as they discussed the play’s legacy and their new production alongside its director … Continue reading Video: 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

Video: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields Will Read Toni Morrison at “Banned Books, LIVE from NYPL: Restricted Access: an American History of Book Banning”

Censorship and book bans are nothing new in American life. In the 19th century, it was the federal Comstock laws barring the delivery and distribution of “every obscene, lewd, or lascivious” book. Today books that highlight race, gender, or sexuality are being yanked from public shelves around the country. According to the American Library Association, the number of banned and challenged books doubled from 2020 … Continue reading Video: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Star André De Shields Will Read Toni Morrison at “Banned Books, LIVE from NYPL: Restricted Access: an American History of Book Banning”