It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new civil rights-themed piece, "Odetta," a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
The 26th annual edition of "Gypsy of the Year" raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies.
Sting, Sheri Shepherd, Perez Hilton and a host of Broadway finest are all featured on he 16th edition of "Carols for a Cure" the popular annual Broadway-fueled holiday music series benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Philly's Arden Theatre stages a Charles Way and Whit Maclaughlin's take on "Beauty and the Beast."
The Walnut Street Theatre stages the classic "Mary Poppins," through the end of the year.
Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins joins the masterful ranks of Lydia R. Diamond, Tarrell Alvin McCraney and Katori Hall with his subversive "An Octoroon" at Soho Rep.