"If you haven’t been to Ujima Theatre Company’s new Lorna C. Hill Theatre yet, 'Smart People' is a great reason to go check it out," writes Melinda Miller.
Though the pandemic has largely rewritten the rules for live theater, as it has for virtually any other endeavor, these artistic directors are fully committed to moving forward.
Oh, what a mouth on that girl Jazmine! Her boyfriend Omari is the one in trouble — he’s the one who shoved his teacher and might be expelled, or worse — but Jazmine is the one dropping f-bombs and going crazy. It’s a great scene, coming early in Dominique Morisseau’s eloquent humanizing of the school-to-prison pipeline. Frankly, “Pipeline,” now
Memories will flood back for Buffalo classic rock fans when The Who hits downtown Buffalo Thursday. The music of Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend (and the late Keith Moon and John Entwistle, for that matter) is the childhood soundtrack for many born in the ’60s and ’70s, with “My Generation” and “Tommy” shaping a future wave of rockers, and
Founder and artistic director Lorna C. Hill shines light on African-American identity in this new
Zoe V. Scruggs is trying on different costume choices to see what works best under the stage lights. Brian Brown is somewhere behind the curtains, getting a guitar lesson — his character plays, so he has to learn. Michelle Thomas sits at the piano, organizing the music, while other performers filter in for an evening rehearsal. Everything is coming
May and Charlie, two Howard University students and activists, traveled to Mississippi in the summer of 1964 to do honorable work. They wanted to