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SPOTLIGHT: Gala Hispanic Theatre


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The National Center for Latino Performing Arts in the heart of Washington D.C. is dedicated to promoting and sharing Latino arts and culture with the world. GALA (Grupo de Artistas Latinoamericanos), having staged over 165 productions, ranging from classical Spanish theatre to contemporary Latin American plays, proves to be both influential and monumental, in its efforts to educate and entertain.

The world has been set ablaze, and overwhelmingly receptive to “42,” the biographical film about the life of baseball player Jackie Robinson, a game changer for African-Americans in baseball. In good timing, GALA HISPANIC THEATRE is now performing DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story. This show explores the journey of Roberto Clemente and his rise from the barrios of Puerto Rico to successful seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Continue reading

4/8/13: Week in Review

Get caught up on some of the top stories about artists of color!


  • Berry Gordy and Motown: The Musical Host “Motown Family Night” on Broadway-Theatermania
  • Producers Mike Medavoy and Bobby Geisler Developing Updated PORGY AND BESS


Deborah Cox: Photo Credit: Unknown


  • Jekyll & Hyde, Starring Deborah Cox, Arrives on Broadway April 5-Playbill
  • Heather Headley, Will Young and More to Perform at This Year’s Olivier Awards-Playbill


  • Kinky Boots, Starring Billy Porter and Stark Sands, Opens on Broadway April 4-Playbill
  • Bill T. Jones’ Super Fly Musical Enlists Rick Elice; Summer Workshop Planned-Playbill 


  • O’Neill Music Theater Conference Will Nurture New Musicals Goddess by Mkhululi MabijaPlaybill
  • Photo Credit: Vulture-Christopher Bonanos

    Photo Credit: Vulture-Christopher Bonanos

    Chita Rivera to Receive 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from Boston Theater Critics Association, 5/13-BroadwayWorld

  • Alicia Hall Moran and Nathaniel Stampley to Star in National Tour of Porgy and Bess-Playbill Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman (tonight)!

Production ImageArts in Color is giving away ONE TICKET TO tonight’s dress rehearsal of “It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman” at NY City Center at 7:30pm!

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3/10/13: Week in Review


Ma Cong/Photo Credit: Tulsa Ballet

Winning Works, With New Piece from Choreographers of Color Award Winner Jeremy McQueen, Ma Cong, and William McClellan held today-Playbill

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Ends Romp on Broadway Today-Broadway World

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Open at Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, July 10-Broadway World


Playbill did this great recap Celebrating In the Heights, With Reunion Concert Clips and More-Playbill


Cicily Daniels Set for Reading of New Musical Gumbo-Playbill

Box-Office Opening Date Announced for Broadway’s Starry The Trip to BountifulPlaybill


Babak Tafti/Photo Credit: Jordan Matter

The Paramount Theatre in Aurora has announced its 2013-14 season of four self-produced musicals including In the Heights, Miss Saigon, 42nd St, and RENT-Chicago Tribune

“The North Pool,” a play by Rajiv Joseph that opened on Wednesday night at the Vineyard Theater starringBabak TaftiNY Times (Review)

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