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The fragility of human beings: ‘Too Heavy For Your Pocket’

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Too Heavy For Your Pocket, the West Coast Premiere of Jiréh Breon Holder’s fantastic play about two families in 1960’s Nashville, is a touching and emotional success on every level and a wonderful production by Sacred... Continue Reading →

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‘White Nights, Black Paradise’: Moral Dilemma, Social Impact, and the African-American Women of the Jonestown Massacre

Contributed by Kevin Hopps How can this happen? How can one man charm, fool, and betray so many people? If you follow the news, you know these are questions on many people’s minds today. And they’re also the questions that... Continue Reading →

‘The Bitter Game’ (Being Black In America) Features High-Impact Immersive Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Next Weekend

The Bitter Game, a "high-impact" immersive theater experience ripe with pain, poetry, and laughter that explores the experience of being black in America, debuts at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Blackballed’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey and  Bob Rich BlackBalled is an intimate new play that helps us better appreciate the impressive athletes in Negro League Baseball via a team owner's struggle to bring an underfunded league to prominence during the first half... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Othello & Otis’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move As a female driven production, Othello & Otis is sentient in its ability to explore white apathy towards the African American community. Interwoven by spoken word, movement and singing - going back and forth... Continue Reading →

The Second City Hollywood 1st Annual Bob Curry Fellowship Submissions Open May 22

Press Release The Second City Hollywood has announced its First Annual Bob Curry Fellowship. This one-of-a-kind professional development master program, named for the first African-American Second City performer, offers up to 16 fellowships to qualifying actors and improvisers from diverse... Continue Reading →

What Choice Do You Have? – ‘Native Son’ at Antaeus Theatre

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move I just couldn't get past the rape. It was hard to justify. A statement and a half, yes.  And we'll get to that... In 1940, Mississippi born, Jim Crow era, African-American Southerner, Richard... Continue Reading →

2017 Paul Robeson Theatre Festival Opens at LATC

From August 25-27,  The Robey Theatre Company will present the 2017 Paul Robeson Theatre Festival, themed Harlem to Central Avenue, in association with the Latino Theater Company. Beginning in 1917, the Harlem Renaissance was the flowering of Black performing, literary and visual arts that... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 A Soldier’s Play Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, A Soldiers Play has been brought to life at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival by producers Victor Isaac, Jefferson Reid and John Tosetti along with a largely African-American... Continue Reading →

Something to Learn from ‘Obama-ology’ at Skylight Theatre

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move He wanted to be a part of history and create change. He did. Obama-olgy now playing at the Skylight Theatre Los Feliz, CA, is not particularly a story about the President or his... Continue Reading →

Towne Street Theatre “In Response”

Towne Street Theatre, L.A.'s premiere African-American Theatre Company with Curator Connie Martin Trevino present a special In Response Visual Art Exhibit in response to Race Relations & Politics in America at the Stella Adler/LA Art Gallery from April 9 – 24 at Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood... Continue Reading →

The Explosive Urban Identity of Black Girl Linguistic Play at REDCAT

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Director and Choreographer Camille A. Brown was careful to stress the complexities of Black Girl Linguistic Play - substance over mere style and what it meant in the societal spectrum for Black Women... Continue Reading →

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