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Tony Awards: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Phylicia Rashad, RuPaul and Billy Porter Among Hollywood Winners

Jesse Tyler Ferguson earned the Tony for best supporting actor in the revival of Richard Greenberg’s play Take Me Out, the first of many Hollywood stars who took home awards at the 2022 Tony Awards on Sunday. Phylicia Rashad won best supporting actress in a play for Skeleton Crew, her second Tony win. “You don’t […]

Anthony Anderson Graduates From Howard University: “It’s Literally Been 30 Years in the Making”

Anthony Anderson is a Howard University graduate. The Black-ish star posted a video Sunday on Instagram sharing the news that he’d earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. “To quote Biggie, ‘IT WAS ALL A DREAM!'” he began his post. “Words can’t begin to describe the […]

How ‘Skeleton Crew’ Addressed Broadway’s Biggest Challenges During a Difficult Winter Season

Skeleton Crew is a tale of two cities. The third chapter in Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit trilogy captures how four workers at one last operating auto plant in motor city navigate a crumbling industry, once an American titan of the working class and now teetering dangerously on its last leg. But when it debuted, the play […]

Broadway’s ‘Skeleton Crew’ Opening Postponed Due to Breakthrough COVID Cases

The Broadway production of Skeleton Crew, starring Phylicia Rashad, has announced a second delay. In a statement shared on Twitter Monday, the Manhattan Theatre Club announced that performances are canceled through Jan. 9 “due to breakthrough COVID cases in the company.” It was not specified which company members tested positive. Previews are expected to resume on […]

Bill Cosby Urges Howard University to Support “Freedom of Speech” Amid Backlash Against Phylicia Rashad

Days after Bill Cosby’s TV wife Phylicia Rashad drew backlash for celebrating his sexual assault conviction being overturned, Cosby himself has expressed his support for Rashad and calls for Howard University, where Rashad was recently named Dean of the College of Fine Arts, to support her “freedom of speech.” “Howard University you must support ones […]

Phylicia Rashad Named College of Fine Arts Dean at Howard University

Howard University has named actor and stage director Phylicia Rashad as Dean of its recently established College of Fine Arts. Rashad, who is an alumna of the University, will report to Provost Anthony K. Wutoh when she begins the role on July 1. “It is an honor to welcome one of Howard’s acclaimed daughters back […]

‘Between the World and Me’: TV Review

Oprah Winfrey, Angela Bassett and Mahershala Ali star in Kamilah Forbes' page-to-stage-to-HBO adaptation of 'Between the World and Me,' Ta-Nehisi Coates' bestseller about Black struggle.

‘Black Box’: Film Review

Mamoudou Athie and Phylicia Rashad star in 'Black Box,' a sci-fi thriller about a memory retrieval experiment that goes haywire, one of eight genre films premiering on Amazon under the 'Welcome to the Blumhouse' banner.

American Slavery Project to Hold Virtual Juneteenth ‘Black Women and the Ballot’ Presentation

American Slavery Project (ASP) is partnering with more than a dozen theater companies for a presentation of 'Black Women and the Ballot,' a collection of three short radio plays that will be available to stream on Friday, June 19, also known as Juneteenth.

Jamie Foxx Tries to Return to Earth and Regain Control of His Body in ‘Soul’ Trailer

Jamie Foxx sets out on a mission to bring his soul back to his body in the trailer for Pixar's 'Soul,' which also features the voices of Tina Fey, Questlove, Phylicia Rashad and Daveed Diggs.

Tyler Perry Netflix Thriller Trailer: Crystal Fox Fights to Prove She Didn’t Kill Husband

The first trailer for Tyler Perry's Netflix film 'A Fall from Grace' follows a woman who fights to prove she didn't murder her husband. Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Mehcad Brooks, Cicely Tyson and Perry round out the cast of movie, which Perry directed and wrote, streaming on Jan. 17.

Jamie Foxx Encourages Others to Pursue Passions in Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Teaser Trailer

Jamie Foxx encourages others to follow their dreams in the teaser trailer for Pixar's 'Soul.' Tina Fey, Questlove, Phylicia Rashad and Daveed Diggs round out the voice cast for the upcoming film, in theaters June 19, which Pete Docter directed and co-wrote with Mike Jones and Kemp Powers.