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Give Me An Alabama Sky!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 17 November 2011
Blues For An Alabama Sky, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Sheldon Epps, starring Robin Givens, Kadeem Hardison, Kevin T. Carroll, Tessa Thompson and Robert Ray Manning, Jr., opened at the Pasadena ... read more >>
Blues For An Alabama Sky
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 November 2011
Blues For An Alabama Sky director and cast (From Left to Right): actress, Robin Givens, actor, Kadeem Hardison, artistic director, Sheldon Epps, actress, Tessa Thompson,actor, Robert Ray Manning, Jr. & ... read more >>
A Fight For Love: Review
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 10 November 2011
Jose TurnerA Fight For Love, a stage play written by Jose Turner and directed by Duane Shepard, examines this dynamic through the life of a talented, young boxer Michael (Turner), who is looking for love ... read more >>
Theatre Review: TWIST
Written by Elzena Rankins (Contributing Writer) 02 July 2011
Boston (Matthew Johnson) and Roosevelt (Jared Grimes), center, in a scene from TWIST - An American Musical at The Pasadena Playhouse. Photo: Craig Schwartz.Mr. Prudhomme (Cliff Bemis) and Della (Tamyra ... read more >>
Angela Bassett set to return to Broadway this fall
Written by Mark Kennedy (AP Drama Writer) 25 June 2011
By MARK KENNEDYAP Drama Writer Mark Kennedy NEW YORK - Angela Bassett has signed on to star opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the Broadway production of the play "The Mountaintop."Producers announced Tuesday ... read more >>
Theatre Celebrates 50 Years of ALVIN AILEY’S ‘REVELATIONS’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
Revelations Piece (AADT – Paul Kolnik) BY ARYSSA DURRELLCONTRIBUTING WRITERLos Angeles awaits a spectacular production, as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will grace the stage celebrating 50 ... read more >>
“Raisin in the Sun” Gala Brings Out L.A. Theatre Elite
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
Glynn Turman (photo by Malcolm Ali) By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterNative Angeleno Theatregoers-and transplanted New Yorkers-who yearn for good Black Theatre in the community have, since 2007, ... read more >>
"Long Time Since Yesterday” Returns: Lucy Florence Cultural Center December 3rd
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 01 December 2010
"Longtime Since Yesterday" cast, opening December 3rd at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in Leimert Park Village,  got together recently to preview their award winning play by renowned playwright, P.J. ... read more >>
CHICAGO Returns to the Pantages Theatre
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2010
CHICAGO Returns to the Pantages Theatre For a limited three week engagementAPRIL 20 - MAY 9, 2010CHICAGO producers Barry and Fran Weissler are pleased to announce that Grammy Award winner Michelle Williams, ... read more >>
Dreamgirls Brought Down the House
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 12 March 2010
(L-R)  Chaz Lamar Shepherd (Curtis Taylor, Jr.) Margaret Hoffman (Michelle Morris) Syesha Mercado (Deena Jones) Moya Angela (Effie White) Adrienne Warren (Lorrell Robinson) Chester Gregory (James "thunder" ... read more >>

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Chaz Dreams a Reality
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 04 March 2010
Chaz Dreams a Reality(L-R) Trevon Davis (C.C), Chaz Lamar Shepherd (Curtis) and Chester Gregory (James Early) in “Dreamgirls,” playing February 25 through April 4, 2010 at the CTG / Ahmanson ... read more >>

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Angela Robinson is bringing Broadway to Hollywood
Written by Sam Johnson (Intern) 25 February 2010
Angela Robinson is bringing Broadway to HollywoodAngela RobinsonBy Sam JohnsonSentinel InternInterview with Angela RobinsonAngela Robinson, a native of San Francisco, CA is in preparation for one of her ... read more >>

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Matthew Rushing brings "Uptown" to OCPAC
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 25 February 2010
Matthew Rushing brings "Uptown" to OCPACMatthew Rushing Performing in "Dancing Spirit" Photo by Paul Kolnik Matthew Rushing's "Uptown" Photo by Paul Kolnik Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor ... read more >>
Fantasia ROCKS Hollywood Opening Night of The Color Purple
Written by Maleena Lawrence (Contributing Writer) 18 February 2010
African HomelandPhoto Credit: Paul KolnikFantasia ROCKS Hollywood Opening Night Of "The Color Purple"By Maleena LawrenceSentinel Contributing WriterLOS ANGELES, CA- Fabulous Fantasia Barrino, brilliantly ... read more >>
Moya Angela is a Dream
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Chaz Lamar Shepherd (Curtis) and Moya Angela (Effie) in “Dreamgirls,” playing February 25 through April 4, 2010, at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Photo Credit: Joan MarcusMoya Angela is a DreamBy ... read more >>
“Dreamgirls” Opens March 2 at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Chester Gregory (James Early) and Adrienne Warren (Lorrell) in “Dreamgirls,” playing February 25 through April 4, 2010, at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus"Dreamgirls" Opens ... read more >>
Bernard and Shirley Kinsey to Open Ebony Reparatory Theatre’s Black History Month Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Bernard and Shirley Kinsey  Bernard and Shirley Kinsey to Open Ebony Repertory Theatre's Black History Month Celebration  The Ebony Repertory Theatre is kicking off its month-long Black History ... read more >>
The Road to Royalty
Written by Sam Johnson (Intern) 05 February 2010
Latoya LondonPhoto Credit: Paul Kolnik The Road to RoyaltyBy Sam JohnsonSentinel InternInterview with LaToya LondonThe Color Purple has been a pillar in the African American community ever since it hit ... read more >>
"Celie" More than an Idol
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 05 February 2010
"Celie" More than an "Idol" Fantasia BarrinoPhoto Credit: Paul KolnikBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternInterview with Fantasia BarrinoFANTASIA MONIQUE BARRINO commonly known as Fantasia, is an ... read more >>
Baby It's You Brings back Memory after Memory
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
Baby It's You Brings back Memory after Memory Outside, the night was wet and cold. Inside the Pasadena Playhouse, things were quite different. With a combination of dialog and music, the story of the ... read more >>
Debbie Allen discusses her breakthrough musical OMAN…O Man!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 10 December 2009
Debbie Allen discusses her breakthrough musical OMAN…O Man!Debbie AllenBy Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor Debbie Allen is set to bring Los Angeles a special engagement of entertainment ... read more >>
Calendar Listing: "Dreamgirls"
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2009
CALENDAR OF EVENTSFebruary – April 2010(L-R) Moya Angela, Syesha Mercado and Adrienne Warren in “Dreamgirls”, opening February 26, 2010, at the CTG / Ahmanson Theatre and playing throughout ... read more >>
Award-winning CSU Dominguez Hills Black Theatre Program Opens Jitney
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Award-winning CSU Dominguez Hills Black Theatre Program Opens Jitney (Carson, CA) - The California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre and Dance is celebrating the 10-year anniversary ... read more >>
Youth join together to battle racial tension
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 October 2009
Youth join together to battle racial tension Phi'LA actors during rehearsal practice - Brittani Tilford for Sentinel Phi'LA actors enjoying a moment during rehearsal practice - Brittani Tilford for Sentinel ... read more >>
New Play Explores Damage Done, When the Truth Comes to Light
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
New Play Explores Damage Done, When the Truth Comes to Light  The truth, no matter how many lies have been told to cover it up nor how long ago those lies were told, has a way of coming out. That’s ... read more >>

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