San Francisco Playhouse Presents Lauren Yee’s THE SONG OF THE SUMMER Starring Riley Cheng, Anne Darragh, Riley Hashimoto, Monica Ho, Jeremy Kahn, and Reggie D. White, July 20 – Aug. 14

San Francisco Playhouse presents The Song of Summer by Lauren Yee, directed by Bill English. The play marks the company’s second in-person production since the coronavirus pandemic began, following Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata. The show will also be available as an on-demand video stream for audiences to enjoy at home. In-person performances at 450 Post Street will take place July 20 through August … Continue reading San Francisco Playhouse Presents Lauren Yee’s THE SONG OF THE SUMMER Starring Riley Cheng, Anne Darragh, Riley Hashimoto, Monica Ho, Jeremy Kahn, and Reggie D. White, July 20 – Aug. 14

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields is Featured in Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines’ “Lift Every Voice” Project

Source: OprahDaily.com , AP NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines have teamed up for interviews that pair young Black journalists with elders who include civil rights activists, celebrities and others sharing some lessons learned in life. The project, “Lift Every Voice,” is featured on Winfrey’s OprahDaily.com website and in magazines like ELLE, Good Housekeeping, Esquire, Runner’s World and Winfrey’s own O Quarterly. André De … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields is Featured in Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines’ “Lift Every Voice” Project

San Francisco Playhouse’s 2020/21 Season, Act III to Include HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata, THE SONG OF SUMMER by Lauren Yee and STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

San Francisco Playhouse announced its return to in-person performances with fully staged productions of Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata, The Song of Summer by Lauren Yee, and Starting Here, Starting Now by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire. All three productions will also be available as on-demand video streams for audiences to enjoy at home. “After fourteen months of broadcasting theatre into our patrons’ … Continue reading San Francisco Playhouse’s 2020/21 Season, Act III to Include HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata, THE SONG OF SUMMER by Lauren Yee and STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

First Look: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR

All production photos by Phillip Hamer Photography The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, directed by Carl Cofield, opened in Forest Park on June 4 in St. Louis, MO. In the title role is Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty).  King Lear is the first major live theatrical event in … Continue reading First Look: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR

Jun. 17: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival 21st Season Picnic Gala to Feature A Conversation with KING LEAR Star André De Shields Prior to Performance

The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its return to the stage with a luxury picnic under the stars, raising funds in support of their 21st Season of free Shakespeare on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The evening begins with A Conversation with King Lear star and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winner André De Shields at 6:00 p.m., who will discuss Lear, Broadway and more in Emerson Grand Basin. Enjoy … Continue reading Jun. 17: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival 21st Season Picnic Gala to Feature A Conversation with KING LEAR Star André De Shields Prior to Performance

Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day

Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9KH Continue reading Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day

Jan. 17: DeWanda Wise, Alano Miller and Ted Lange To Co-host New Federal Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala Honoring Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward

Today at 4pm: DeWanda Wise, Alano Miller and Ted Lange To Co-host New Federal Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala Honoring Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8tM Continue reading Jan. 17: DeWanda Wise, Alano Miller and Ted Lange To Co-host New Federal Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala Honoring Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward

Watch: Special AUDELCO Award Recipients André De Shields, Voza Rivers, Vivian Reed, Oz Scott, Blair Underwood, Tina Fabrique, Robert Hooks, Vinie Burrows and Kara Young

Watch: Special AUDELCO Award Recipients André De Shields, Voza Rivers, Vivian Reed, Oz Scott, Blair Underwood, Tina Fabrique, Robert Hooks, Vinie Burrows and Kara Young https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7XW Continue reading Watch: Special AUDELCO Award Recipients André De Shields, Voza Rivers, Vivian Reed, Oz Scott, Blair Underwood, Tina Fabrique, Robert Hooks, Vinie Burrows and Kara Young