Arts & Entertainment

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Robey Theatre Company celebrates with Paul Robeson Theatre Festival

The two-day Festival celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Robey Theatre Company, dedicated to developing "innovative new plays written about the Black experience."

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Letters from Zora: In her own words

"I was able to conjure my own self," says Black American writer Zora Neale Hurston in the non-stop phenomenon that is Letters from Zora.

 

 

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Love, war, and hell in a prison cell

The Uptown Players, near the Dallas Arts District, are performing "The Kiss of the Spider Woman."

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“The Assassination of Leon Trotsky: A Comedy”: What??

Lefcourt's cream pie in the face of the old Bolshevik is Trotsky's second assassination.

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“Yes, Prime Minister:” Wry, sly, Brit wit

Yes, Prime Minister's bristling dialogue is decidedly political and full of humorous social commentary.

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“Taming of the Shrew” brings to life classic, troubling play

Hear, hear the voice of women throughout the ages struggling for their rights, to be treated as equals, not chattel!

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Red diaper babies at Tribeca and off Broadway

The award-winning drama Finks is a fictionalized play by Joe Gilford based on the lives of his actor/comedian parents, Jack and Madeline Lee Gilford, who were victims of the McCarthy-era blacklist.