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    Alicia Keys, Reuben Cannon Bringing "Stick Fly" To Broadway; Kenny Leon Directing

    Perhaps taking her cues from Jay-Z and Will Smith (or perhaps not) songstress Alicia Keys will put on her producers hat to bring writer Lydia R. Diamond's play Stick Fly to the Broadway stage.

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    Terence Blanchard Will Compose Original Music For Broadway Revival Of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

    He's only recently completed work on the George Lucas-produced Tuskegee Airmen actioner, Red Tails, and now it's been announced that jazzman, and Spike Lee's favorite composer, Terence Blanchard, will compose the original musical for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' landmark, Pu...

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    Theater Review - Exit, Pursued By A Bear's All-Male Presentation Of Shakespeare's "King Lear"

    A review of the Ed Sylvanus Iskandar-directed all-male (majority black male actors) staging of Shakespeare's King Lear submitted by Rod Gailes OBC, winner of the last Shadow And Act $3,000 Black Filmmaker Challenge (he's currently in post-production on the short film he made with the cash, and we sh...

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    It's Official! Angela Bassett Will Join Samuel L. Jackson On Broadway This Fall In "The Mountaintop"

    Looks like it's no longer just conjecture on our part; it's now been officially confirmed by the upcoming show's producers.

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    Blair Underwood To Make Broadway Debut In Revival Of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

    The rumor last year was that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith had been approached to play Stanley and Stella Kowalski, in a Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' landmark, Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Streetcar Named Desire, which was supposedly set to open early this year. That obviously didn'...

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    Angela Bassett For "The Mountaintop" Opposite Samuel L. Jackson?

    In the video clip below, on the Today Show this morning, Angela Bassett mentions she's currently "weighing coming to New York to do a Broadway show," with her kids starting school in September.

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    Tickets Now On Sale For For Katori Hall's MLK Play "The Mountaintop" Starring Samuel L Jackson

    The show doesn't open until October 13, and the lead actress hasn't even been cast yet, but tickets for the Broadway premiere of Katori Hall's 2010 Olivier Award-winning Best Play, The Mountaintop, are now officially on sale.

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    Did You Know A Musical Version Of "Ghost" Was In The Works? Watch A Preview

    As we already know, Whoopi Goldberg won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in the film version... does this work for anybody? :)

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    Edi Gathegi Heads To Theater To Star In Play Written By Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winner

    He may have not had very much to do in X-Men: First Class (currently in theaters), but Edi Gathegi will be chewing up lots of stage time in a new play at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, which opens tonight!

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    DC Black Theater Festival This Month; Rain Pryor, Doug E. Doug Melba Moore, Others Performing

    The DC Black Theater Festival taking place in Washington, from June 12th to the 19th, will bring a host of stories written and presented by African American playwrights from across the country.

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