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LaTanya Richardson Jackson Joins Broadway Revival of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Starring Denzel Washington

LaTanya Richardson Jackson returns to the Great White Way as Lena Younger opposite Denzel Washington in the upcoming Broadway production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon.

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Photos: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, John Earl Jelks, Leslie Uggams, Anthony Chisholm, S. Epatha Merkerson, Taraji P. Henson, Jesse L. Martin, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Kenny Leon and More Set for August Wilson American Century Cycle Recording Series at The Greene Space in NY, Aug. 26-Sept. 28, 2013

Photos: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, John Earl Jelks, Leslie Uggams, Anthony Chisholm, S. Epatha Merkerson, Taraji P. Henson, Jesse L. Martin, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Kenny Leon and More Set for August Wilson American Century Cycle Recording Series at The Greene Space in NY, Aug. 26-Sept. 28, 2013

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang Photos: David Henry Hwang, Jennifer Lim, Leigh Silverman, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon, David Ives, Douglas Carter Beane and More at The Drama Desk & Fordham University Theatre Program’s “Anatomy of a Breakout” Panel

The Drama Desk & Fordham University Theatre Program co-sponsored a lively panel discussion on November 13, 2011, in the Pope Auditorium at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus in New York. The discussion, titled “Anatomy of a Breakout,” addressed the remarkable trend of breakthrough productions and breakout performances on the New York stage in 2011, was moderated by theater critic Randy Gener and Leslie (Hoban) Blake, the Drama Desk’s Vice President. Gener assembled an all-star lineup of panelists including actor Jennifer Lim, playwright David Henry Hwang and director Leigh Silverman from Chinglish; Douglas Carter Beane, book writer, Lewis Flinn, composer/lyricist, Liz Mikel, actor, Dan Knechtges, director/choreographer from Lysistrata Jones; playwright David Ives (Venus in Fur); and actor Samuel L. Jackson (The Mountaintop) and director Kenny Leon (The Mountaintop and Stick Fly).

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anatomy of a Breakout Panelists include David Henry Hwang, Jennifer Lim, Leigh Silverman, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon and David Ives at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus on 11/13

Anatomy of a Breakout Panelists include David Henry Hwang, Jennifer Lim, Leigh Silverman, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon and David Ives at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus on 11/13

November 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Denise Burse as Claretha Jenkins in House of Payne’s “Payneful Visit”

Denise Burse is most familiar to television audiences as Claretha Jenkins on Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, the 2011 NAACP Award recipient for Outstanding Comedy Series. In tonight’s episode of House of Payne entitled “Payneful Visit,” Claretha reveals she has leukemia.

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment
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