Each of the women is an empowering three-dimensional reclaiming of long-standing stereotypes of black women; Mammy, Jezebel, Sapphire (Google it) played against the “respectable woman.” Step aside, men – this musical is #BlackGirlMagic at its finest!
Archives for July 2018
One definite standout of the production is the costumes. Pinkalicious goes through several outfits, often changing clothing colors completely while on stage, hidden behind dancing cupcakes.
By Jane Recker It’s estimated that there are at least 85,000 Elvis impersonators in the world. None of the other 85,499 can hold a candle to Eddie Clendening in Heartbreak Hotel. Eight times a week, the King is resurrected from his early grave to grace the stage of the Broadway Playhouse with his growling and
EVANSTON, Ill. – American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) and the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University announce the Equity cast members of Something in the Game: An All-American Musical, directed and choreographed by David H. Bell with book by Buddy Farmer, music by Michael Mahler and lyrics by David H. Bell and
CHICAGO – Black Ensemble Theater continues its 2018 Season (Movers and Shakers) with Rick Stone the Blues Man written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. Rick Stone the Blues Man will be performed at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, July 14 – August