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.
Lia Chang: Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre Presents Month Long Reading Series of Great Black Plays and Playwrights
Lia Chang: In June, Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre is presenting a month-long reading series of great Black plays by great Black playwrights, running every Friday through Monday, at the Castillo Theatre and the National Black Theatre in New York. http://www.newfederaltheatre.org