Tamar Braxton is unapologetic about role as The Angel in ‘Redemption of a Dogg’

Je’Caryous Johnson’s newest stage play, Redemption of a Dogg, stars music icon Snoop Dogg and singer Tamar Braxton. The play chronicles a character built around the persona of Snoop Dogg, a multi-faceted character who’s a gangsta rapper, family man and man of God. It examines the internal battle one man has between preserving his life-long legacy and […]

R&B legend Tony Terry discusses starring in Bravo reality series

Tony Terry

Longtime R&B singer Tony Terry has recently had the pleasure of serving as a cast member in both a stage play and on a reality show. He’s the leading star of the JD Lawrence musical production “Your Husband Is Cheating On Us,” which is also the name of the Bravo reality series that follows the […]

Stage play ‘Soul Purpose’ set to make Dallas debut

Dallas audiences are in for a life-changing experience at the theater. The stage play Soul Purpose is set to debut at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters – Naomi Bruton Theater and will run April 27-29. It centers on five strong African American women from different backgrounds seeking to discover God’s purpose for their […]

Glenn Davis talks about love for acting; stars in play ‘You Got Older’

Glenn Davis is an esteemed actor who was the first African American actor to graduate from the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre at the Stratford Festival. He received his BFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University, which was formerly the Goodman School of Drama. His versatile acting skills have led him to several Broadway productions, […]

Detroit playwright Je’ McClain debuts new play ‘Devin’ on Valentine’s Day

If you’re in Detroit this Valentine’s Day, then Je’ McClain (Detroit playwright, director and producer) and Meli’sa Morgan (R&B soul singer) have teamed up for a very special Valentine’s Day experience. McClain is bringing you another one of her hit stage plays, Devin, and Morgan is performing all of her classic hits such as “Fools […]

Priest Tyaire is behind the stage play ‘Momma’s Boy’ and its 52-city tour

Priest Tyaire is a phenomenal writer, playwright, producer, actor and set designer with over ten years’ experience. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he actually started his career as an electrician, and did that for approximately 20 years. However, in 2007, he embarked on a new career, writing and producing stage plays. He didn’t set out […]

Joe Smith tackles women and drug dealers they date in new play, ‘Diamond Girls’

A native of Detroit’s rough eastside, Joe Smith was able to escape his negative environment early on through music as he began piano lessons at the age of 10. Smith has since gone on to become a producer, writer, and music director for several Grammy Award-winning and nominated artists such as Dorinda Clark-Cole, Karen Clark-Sheard, […]

Renowned playwright Angela Dunlap brings ‘For Colored Girls’ back to the stage

Angela Barrow-Dunlap has been producing stage plays from as far back as she can remember. She said it all started when she was 11 years old, and her grandmother entered her into the “Little Miss Michigan Pageant.” She recalled feeling intimidated because she didn’t have a “talent,” but little did she know, that was the […]

MC Lyte to star in ‘Love Jones the Musical’ stage adaptation of ’90s film

Love Jones the movie is nearing its 20 year anniversary and in commemoration of the romantic comedy’s milestone, the critically acclaimed film has now been adapted for the stage, in Love Jones the Musical. The stage adaptation of the film takes the essence of the film and tells its story through music. The musical is […]

LisaRaye discusses new play ‘Married But Single’

LisaRaye recently sat down with rolling out to discuss love, relationships, and the Je’Caryous Johnson play, Married But Single.How were you introduced to the stage play, Married But Single? I met Je’Caryous a couple of months ago through a girlfriend who owned Studio 11. I did a film for them and she said he wants […]

TJ Hemphill’s hit play, ‘Perilous Times,’ returns to Detroit

Detroit native TJ Hemphill’s legendary stage play Perilous Times is coming back to his hometown for one weekend only. The show will run Easter weekend, March 24-26, at the Detroit Opera House. This year’s cast is amazing, especially the leading men and they boast of Clifton Powell, most widely known for his performances in the movie […]

Successful playwright Tracie Collins still wins while fighting sexism and racial stereotypes

Tracie Collins is a writer, producer, and director who’s climbing the ladder in her career but isn’t being noticed for the accolades as mainstream tends to overlook talented, self-starting, African American women creators. ​ Collins is well-known for her four full-production stage plays; The V Monologues, Knocking at Love’s Door, Girlfriend Chronicles, Cold Piece of Werk, […]

‘Tainted Goodes’ play at Harold Washington Cultural Center

Maybe some of you have heard this from your parents before. “What happens in this house stays in this house!” There is something to be said about not sharing your family business with the world. It makes sense to an extent; however many of this family information becomes deep, dark, family secrets. If these secrets are not […]

Music Artists Q Parker, Keke Wyatt and Tony Terry Star in Drama About Domestic Abuse

A play about domestic violence — directed, produced and acted by celebrity survivors of domestic violence — a novel idea, right? The compelling musical drama, When Love Ain’t Enough addresses the subject matter with a straight forward approach that from beginning to doesn’t flinch or deviate from the target message.  Rob Jackson, whose brother is […]