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Phylicia? Rashad on ATX Festival Honor, ‘Cosby Show’s’ TV Absence and Avoiding “Frivolous” Roles

Phylicia? Rashad talks about receiving the Award in Television Excellence at the Austin Television Festival on June 7 and 'Cosby Show's' TV absence.

Phylicia Rashad to Make Broadway Directing Debut With ‘Blue’

The Tony-winning actress previously starred in Charles Randolph-Wright's comedy about a wealthy Southern black family, set to an original jazz and soul score by Nona Hendryx.

‘Our Lady of 121st Street’: Theater Review

Phylicia Rashad directs this revival of 'Our Lady of 121st Street,' the 2002 play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'Between Riverside and Crazy' and 'The Motherf—ker With the Hat.'

Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen Want to Star in a Remake of ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’

The superstar sisters were honored last night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts by Halle Berry, Shonda Rhimes, Common, Lee Daniels and many others.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Theater Review

Annaleigh Ashford, Danny Burstein, Phylicia Rashad and Kristine Nielsen appear in this Shakespeare in the Park production of the classic comedy, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'

‘Sunday in the Park With George’: Theater Review

Jake Gyllenhaal stars opposite Annaleigh Ashford in this concert staging of 'Sunday in the Park With George,' the Pulitzer-winning 1984 musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine about art and human connection.

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’: Theater Review

Phylicia Rashad continues her superlative exploration of August Wilson's work, directing an outstanding cast in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' a 1920s-set drama woven around themes of identity and ambition.

Phylicia Rashad Returns to the Work of August Wilson

After directing an acclaimed production of 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' at the Mark Taper Forum in 2013, Rashad this time tackles Wilson's play about the mother of the blues.

‘Empire’: ‘The Cosby Show’ Star Phylicia Rashad to Recur in Season 3

The Emmy winner will play the mother of Taye Diggs' character.

Lucille Lortel Awards: The Complete Winners List

The top honors for off-Broadway theater were presented Sunday in New York, with 'Guards at the Taj' and 'The Robber Bridegroom' leading the winners.

‘Head of Passes’: Theater Review

Phylicia Rashad stars as the matriarch of a family in southernmost Louisiana experiencing a crisis of faith in Tarell Alvin McCraney's contemporary spin on the Book of Job.

Oprah, Gabrielle Union Talk Need for More Diversity As They Celebrate African-American TV Achievements

Winfrey, who served as host of the Paley Center tribute, and BET CEO Debra Lee said they hoped the small-screen trend of diverse programming would continue.