André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: A MUSICAL MEDITATION ON HOW NOT TO BE EATEN BY THE SPHINX Nominated for 2021 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award

Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields has been nominated for a 2021 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award in the category of Best Show, Celebrity, for his latest theatrical concert, Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx, which debuted Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York and at The Cabaret in Indianapolis in August. The 2021 Regional Awards honor events … Continue reading André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: A MUSICAL MEDITATION ON HOW NOT TO BE EATEN BY THE SPHINX Nominated for 2021 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award

Video: Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Was Nourishment For My Soul and Has Been Extended through Nov. 12; Santiago-Hudson also Featured on Live at the Lortel Podcast

Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson has returned to MTC for the Broadway debut of Lackawanna Blues, his brilliant solo play celebrating the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss Rachel. In a 1950s boarding house outside Buffalo, Nanny, as she was affectionately called, opened her doors to anyone and everyone in need of kindness, hope, compassion and care. Giving a tour-de-force performance accompanied by live … Continue reading Video: Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Was Nourishment For My Soul and Has Been Extended through Nov. 12; Santiago-Hudson also Featured on Live at the Lortel Podcast

MTC Extends Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Critically Acclaimed LACKAWANNA BLUES Through November 12

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues has added additional performances on Tuesday, November 9 at 7PM, Wednesday, November 10 at 2PM, Thursday, November 11 at 7PM and Friday, November 12 at 8PM at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to MTC for the Broadway debut of his brilliant solo play celebrating the … Continue reading MTC Extends Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Critically Acclaimed LACKAWANNA BLUES Through November 12

André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: A MUSICAL MEDITATION ON HOW NOT TO BE EATEN BY THE SPHINX Garners 2021 United Solo Special Award Nomination

This summer, Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields debuted his theatrical concert, Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York and at The Cabaret in Indianapolis. De Shields has been nominated by the United Solo Academy for the 2021 United Solo Special Award. Every year, this award goes to an artist … Continue reading André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: A MUSICAL MEDITATION ON HOW NOT TO BE EATEN BY THE SPHINX Garners 2021 United Solo Special Award Nomination

Manhattan Theatre Club Extends Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES through Nov. 7

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is extending the critically-acclaimed Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues, which began performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) on September 14, and will continue through November 7. Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to MTC for the Broadway debut of his brilliant solo play celebrating the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss … Continue reading Manhattan Theatre Club Extends Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES through Nov. 7

Ruben Santiago Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Broadway Debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) was thrilled to reopen its doors last night, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues began performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Before the performance, MTC celebrated the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony outside the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Special guests and speakers included NYC Deputy Mayor for Housing … Continue reading Ruben Santiago Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Broadway Debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Begins Broadway Previews at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 14

On Broadway, Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues will begin performances Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:45pm and open Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Lackawanna Blues is written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson’s Jitney, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”on Netflix), with original music by Bill Sims, Jr. performed on stage by Grammy … Continue reading Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Begins Broadway Previews at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 14

Ruben Santiago-Hudson to Helm MTC’S Broadway Premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s SKELETON CREW Starring Phylicia Rashad; Performances Begin Dec. 21

Tony Award winner and five-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad will return to Broadway this winter in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew, written by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Skeleton Crew will begin performances Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and open Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). … Continue reading Ruben Santiago-Hudson to Helm MTC’S Broadway Premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s SKELETON CREW Starring Phylicia Rashad; Performances Begin Dec. 21

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Begins Broadway Previews at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 14

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced performance dates for the two previously announced productions that will reopen MTC’s Broadway and off-Broadway stages this fall. On Broadway, Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues will begin performances Tuesday, September 14, 2021 and open Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Lackawanna Blues is written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson’s Jitney, Ma Rainey’s … Continue reading Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Begins Broadway Previews at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 14

Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre’s 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline Featuring André De Shields, Anäis Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Crystal Dickinson, John Earl Jelks, Jason Tam, Cherry Jones, Kenny Leon, Adriane Lenox, Omar Metwally, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and More

Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre’s 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline Featuring André De Shields, Anäis Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Crystal Dickinson, John Earl Jelks, Jason Tam, Cherry Jones, Kenny Leon, Adriane Lenox, Omar Metwally, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and More https://wp.me/p8ilTC-94R Continue reading Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre’s 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline Featuring André De Shields, Anäis Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Crystal Dickinson, John Earl Jelks, Jason Tam, Cherry Jones, Kenny Leon, Adriane Lenox, Omar Metwally, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and More