GOODMAN THEATRE
Apply Now For The Goodman’s Summer 2021 Programs For Youth And Adults—Offered Free Of Charge, Online—Beginning June 28 ***Six-Week Offerings Include Introduction To Stagecraft; Alone Together; Strike!: The Youth Political Theater Project; Genarrations; And Intergens*** Goodman Theatre’s popular, FREE virtual Education and Engagement offerings for youth and adults return, with summer session applications open now through...
Steppenwolf
Designed by World-Renowned Architect Gordon Gill of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture The Nation’s Premier Ensemble Company Opens its Trailblazing New Theater Building and Education Center for the 2021/22 Season  For the First Time in Steppenwolf History, Every Production in the 2021/22 Season is Written by an Ensemble Member, with...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. The​ Pan African Film Festival​ announced that ​“The Water Man,” David Oyelowo’s feature directorial debut, will open the 29th edition of the Festival. The celebration ​will be held virtually this year on February 28 at 6:30 p.m. PT. A Q&A with the filmmaker and actors...
THE NEW 411

The New 411

By Raymond Ward The DuSable Museum of African American History is pleased to announce that the award-winning musician and educator, Tammy McCann, has been named the Museum’s American Music Curator At Large. In her position, Ms. McCann will work with DuSable’s staff to cultivate and develop short- and long- term...
By Nafissa Thompson-Spires c.2018, 37Ink $23.00 / $32.00 Canada 211 pages So what do you think? For sure, you’ve got opinions. You know what you like and what you don’t like. You have ideas and choices, attractions, and things you’d just as soon avoid. And sometimes, as in “Heads of the Colored People”...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Join the Harold Washington Cultural Center for “Claudine the Musical” (live stage performance) December 6 through December 10, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Broadway in Bronzeville presentation will be held at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. Martin Luther King Drive. In 1974, Claudine...
March on Washington Film Festival (MOWFF) is thrilled to support the launch of the Obsidian Theatre Festival, a new and exciting celebration of Black stories featuring the work of emerging Black voices and illuminating the rich diversity of experiences relevant to the African Diaspora in America. The three-day festival will...
The New 411 The DuSable Museum of African American History will continue its 2019 Ruth E. Carter Historical Film Series with a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film MARSHALL, starring Chadwick Boseman. The event will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Museum...

The New 411

Janet Langhart Cohen, former Chicagoan, Emmy-award nominated American journalist, (who got her start in television as the first Black “weathergirl”) and civil rights activist, in association with the DuSable Museum of African American History is bringing to Amsterdam her thought-provoking and timely play, ANNE & EMMETT which has been...

The New 411

DuSable Museum and Comcast unveil new “Voices of the Civil Rights Movement” Installation Exhibit features more than 16 hours of historical moments and firsthand accounts of America’s fight for racial equality The DuSable Museum of African American History joined Comcast NBCUniversal on February 7, 2019 to officially unveil “Voices of the...