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Kerry Washington & Diahann Carroll Will Co-present At Primetime Emmys + Some History...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2013 2:27 PM
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Announced via press release this afternoon...

'Raisin in the Sun' Revival Rounds Out Cast + Sets Opening Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2013 12:23 PM
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Confirmed! Denzel Washington Is Indeed Returning To Broadway For 'Raisin In The Sun' Revival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 7:49 PM
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After unconfirmed rumors from Showbiz411, the man himself, Denzel Washington has confirmed that he is indeed returning to Broadway in 2014 to star in a revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, to be directed by Kenny Leon.

Diahann Carroll Will Reportedly Play Denzel Washington's Mother In 'Raisin In The Sun' Revival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2013 8:02 PM
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Still no official confirmation of this, but Showbiz411 and Broadway World are continuing to report on the story that Denzel Washington will play Walter Lee Younger in a 2014 Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, to be directed by Kenny Leon, with Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose co-starring with Washington, likely as Walter Younger’s wife, and his sister.

'Eve's Bayou': Sixteen Years Later

  • By Abdul Ali
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  • February 25, 2013 3:32 PM
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"Eve's Bayou" (1997) has become a contemporary classic in Black cinema. Directed by Kasi Lemmons and set in the early 1960s in Louisiana, the film is primarily a family drama. It also has the distinction of being about a specific place that wasn't absorbed into the Civil Rights and Black Power movements that were picking up steam across the country around that time.