From The Vault: A 2015 Interview with Rain Pryor
The below Q&A was an interview I conducted sometime in 2015 when I was a Staff Blogger at the website, HelloBeautiful. I was asked if I would be interested in talking to Rain Pryor about her one-woman show Fried Chicken & Latkes and I immediately said yes to the assignment. I certainly knew who she…
Misty Copeland Becomes American Ballet Theater’s First Black Female Principal Dancer!
“Can we get much higher? So high…” “Dark Fantasy”, Kanye West Misty Copeland couldn’t more inspiring! Today it was excitedly announced that Copeland will officially be an American Ballet Theater principal dancer, and she is the first Black ballerina to earn the prestigious honor. The Missouri-born, California-raised talent has been working with ABT for the last…
Why Broadway’s Recent Surge Of Diversity Should Be Putting A Smile On Your Face
We might have to hand over some pun-ny, new nicknames for Broadway’s main-stay tagline of “The Great White Way”, considering the growing embrace of Black actors and actresses in some of its most celebrated productions! In 2014 alone, two barriers were broken as Norm Lewis became the first Black male to play the manipulative yet seductive Phantom in…
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