Summer Intensive program students showcase talents

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) conducts its 20th annual Summer Intensive, themed “Looking to the Youth,” from June 25–July 21 at its home studio,...

Irv Kupcinet meets the Hon. Elijah Muhammad

On Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. C.R.O. E. (Coalition for the Remembrance of the Hon Elijah Muhammad) will hold a free monthly film...

Legendary actress Cicely Tyson to be honored during DuSable...

Legendary Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will join two individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to society through career and civic engagement,...

Easter Sunday Streaming Event: Harry Lennix talks about his soulful ‘Revival!’...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. In the film “Revival!,” Chicago native and renowned actor Harry Lennix brings the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection...

Community Calls For Agreement on Obama Library

By Lee Edwards, Chicago Crusader The auditorium of the Hyde Park Academy High School was nearly filled to capacity with neighborhood residents eager to learn...

‘Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook’ musical

The true story of Chicago’s infamous Haymarket massacre comes to life in Underscore Theatre Company’s world premiere musical “Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook,” with book...

‘Everything Changes’ by 6Degrees Composers concert

6Degrees Composers recently announced plans for the concert, “Everything Changes,” which will be an afternoon of music with a wide range of colors and...

Local students win big at the annual Illinois High School Musical...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce...

You Can Star In ‘Hamilton’ And Still Fear For Your Life...

Carvens Lissaint, once homeless, now stars in one of the biggest hits in Broadway musical history. It hasn’t insulated him from racism. By Laura Bassett,...

Venues across the area celebrate the Black experience

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader The Gift Theatre launched its 17th season with the world premiere of Stacy Amma Osei-Kuffour’s haunting and often-humorous...