Brian D. Coats, Ramona Lisa Alexander, Brittany-Laurelle, Hadar Busia-Singleton, McKenzie Frye, Lindsley Howard, Alexandria King, and Greg Alverez Reid Set for The Huntington’s Production of Lydia R. Diamond’s THE BLUEST EYE, Jan. 28-Mar. 13

The Huntington is presenting a new production of The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison’s haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington’s … Continue reading Brian D. Coats, Ramona Lisa Alexander, Brittany-Laurelle, Hadar Busia-Singleton, McKenzie Frye, Lindsley Howard, Alexandria King, and Greg Alverez Reid Set for The Huntington’s Production of Lydia R. Diamond’s THE BLUEST EYE, Jan. 28-Mar. 13

The Rep’s LOVE AND KINDNESS IN THE TIME OF QUARANTINE, Directed and Curated by Regina Taylor, Streams Through December 31

The Rep’s LOVE AND KINDNESS IN THE TIME OF QUARANTINE, Directed and Curated by Regina Taylor, Streams Through December 31 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-804 Features nationally renowned writers Dustin Chinn, Connie Congdon, Isaac Gomez and Octavio Solis as well as local favorites Tre’von Griffith, Carter W. Lewis, Mariah Richardson and Tonina. The performance features Kathleen Chalfant, Brian D. Coats, Peter Gerety, Cedric Lamar and Karen Rodriguez.
Continue reading The Rep’s LOVE AND KINDNESS IN THE TIME OF QUARANTINE, Directed and Curated by Regina Taylor, Streams Through December 31

Harvy Blanks, Anthony Chisholm, Keith Randolph Smith, Ray Anthony Thomas, Francois Battiste, Amari Cheatom, Brian D. Coats, Steven Anthony Jones and Nija Okoro Set for August Wilson’s JITNEY National Tour; Arena Stage at September 13 -October 20

Harvy Blanks, Anthony Chisholm, Keith Randolph Smith, Ray Anthony Thomas, Francois Battiste, Amari Cheatom, Brian D. Coats, Steven Anthony Jones and Nija Okoro Set for August Wilson’s JITNEY National Tour; Arena Stage at September 13 -October 20 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-4CK Continue reading Harvy Blanks, Anthony Chisholm, Keith Randolph Smith, Ray Anthony Thomas, Francois Battiste, Amari Cheatom, Brian D. Coats, Steven Anthony Jones and Nija Okoro Set for August Wilson’s JITNEY National Tour; Arena Stage at September 13 -October 20

Brian D. Coats, Mujahid Abdul-Rashid, Gayle Samuels, John Archie, Daniel Morgan Shelley, Marc Alexander Pierre, Johnieann Smith and JoLe Peynado Set for Florida Rep’s FENCES, January 11 – 30

Brian D. Coats , Mujahid Abdul-Rashid, Gayle Samuels, John Archie, Daniel Morgan Shelley, Marc Alexander Pierre, Johnieann Smith and JoLe Peynado Set for Florida Rep’s FENCES, January 11 – 30 Continue reading Brian D. Coats, Mujahid Abdul-Rashid, Gayle Samuels, John Archie, Daniel Morgan Shelley, Marc Alexander Pierre, Johnieann Smith and JoLe Peynado Set for Florida Rep’s FENCES, January 11 – 30

Charlie Hudson III (Mister) and Brian D. Coats (Stool Pigeon) in August Wilson's King Hedley II at Two River Theater. Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson

Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris in KING HEDLEY II at Two River Theater through December 16 

Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris in KING HEDLEY II at Two River Theater through December 16  Continue reading Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris in KING HEDLEY II at Two River Theater through December 16 

Brandon J. Dirden. Photo by Lia Chang

Brandon J. Dirden to Helm August Wilson’s KING HEDLEY II Featuring Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris at Two River Theater, November 10 -December 16 

Brandon J. Dirden to Helm August Wilson’s KING HEDLEY II Featuring Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris at Two River Theater, November 10 -December 16  Continue reading Brandon J. Dirden to Helm August Wilson’s KING HEDLEY II Featuring Brittany Bellizeare, Harvy Blanks, Brian D. Coats, Elain Graham, Charlie Hudson III and Blake Morris at Two River Theater, November 10 -December 16 

Willie Dirden, Brandon J. Dirden, Andrew Binger, David Joel Rivera, Brenda Pressley, Jasmine Batchelor, Charlie Hudson III, Crystal A. Dickinson, York Walker, Owen Tabaka, and Nat DeWolf during the opening night curtain call for Two River Theater's A RAISIN IN THE SUN on September 15, 2017. Photo by Lia Chang

Multimedia: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley, Willie Dirden and More at Two River Theater’s Opening Night Party for A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Multimedia: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley, Willie Dirden and More at Two River Theater’s Opening Night Party for A RAISIN IN THE SUN https://wp.me/p8ilTC-16i Continue reading Multimedia: Brandon J. Dirden, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brenda Pressley, Willie Dirden and More at Two River Theater’s Opening Night Party for A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Ray Anthony Thomas, Brandon J. Dirden, Brian D. Coats and Jerome Preston Bates. Photos by Lia Chang

Broadway’s JITNEY Cast Members Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas to Perform Readings at Queens Library on August 7

Broadway’s JITNEY Cast Members Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas to Perform Readings at Queens Library on August 7 Continue reading Broadway’s JITNEY Cast Members Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas to Perform Readings at Queens Library on August 7

CLASSIX Reading Series Featuring Plays by Alice Childress, Kathleen Collins, Bill Gunn, and Ron Milner at Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, May 22-23

CLASSIX Reading Series Featuring Plays by Alice Childress, Kathleen Collins, Bill Gunn, and Ron Milner at Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, May 22-23 Continue reading CLASSIX Reading Series Featuring Plays by Alice Childress, Kathleen Collins, Bill Gunn, and Ron Milner at Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, May 22-23