Category Archives: Theater

  • Hurry! Don’t Let Black History Month End Without Seeing ‘The Whipping Man!’ at Pasadena Playhouse

    Feb 27, 15 by By DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    *If you’re wondering what you should do this weekend to ring out Black History Month – we’ll give you a clue: Run, don’t walk, to the Pasadena Playhouse. It’s the closing weekend for Matthew Lopez’s multi-award winning play “The Whipping Man.” The play takes place around 1865. The Civil War has ended, leaving destruction in its wake. As […]

  • Suzan-Lori Parks’ Civil War-Set Trilogy Wins Prestigious Theater Award

    Feb 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Suzan-Lori Parks’ historical trilogy set during the Civil War has won a theater award honoring the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, one of the largest prizes given for dramatic writing. Parks’ “Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)” traces the journey of a slave named Hero, his wife, Penny, and the […]

  • Wisdom, Sacrifice and Merit Honored at All Star Tribute for Dick Gregory (Watch)

    Feb 22, 15 by Billie Jordan Leave a comment

    *Celebrities, friends and family of the legendary Dick Gregory showed to the historical Ricardo Montalban Theater earlier this month to honor the comedian and civil rights activists for a life time of work. His service recognized by his peers and fans nation wide has proved worthy of induction onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The red carpet positioned outside, […]

  • Sam Pollard on Telling August Wilson’s Story for ‘American Masters’

    Feb 19, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *The life and work of Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson will be examined in the next “American Masters” special for PBS, with filmmaker Sam Pollard weaving biographical info with clips and readings from his 10-play cycle, chronicling each decade of the 20th-century African-American experience. “My approach was, first, to really revisit and re watch […]

  • EUR Theater Review: ‘King Hedley II': It’s All About The Rhythm

    Feb 16, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *”King Hedley II” is a play by American playwright August Wilson, the eighth in his ten-part series, The Pittsburgh Cycle. The play is currently in production at the famed Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. from now through March 15.  The following is an exclusive  review for EUR by Kathy Ade. *It’s the rhythm of life, […]

  • ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Official Motion Picture Soundtrack Released

    Feb 13, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *New York, NY  – The highly anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Republic Records] is available to purchase today in stores and all digital retailers. Purchase it HERE. The Universal Pictures and Focus Features‘ film releases in theaters today, February 13, 2015. The pre-order for the album reached the Top 10 on the overall iTunes album chart and hit #1 on […]