WEISS: The reality TV takeoff also delves into backstage drama, a variety of musical styles and even contemporary politics.
Baker was a woman who knew great pain and great celebrity, and was determined to shape her own destiny, whatever the consequences.
The musical bio is the first entry in a BET season dedicated to African-American dance ranging from the Harlem Renaissance to hip-hop.
After 40 years, the Black Ensemble Theater’s “The Other Cinderella” remains what might be the hippest, funniest version of the fairy tale anywhere.
Black Ensemble Theater has announced its 11th annual Black Playwrights Festival, running April 24-27.