Joe Morton

Review: KING LEAR stars Joe Morton with storm of emotions at The Wallis

King Lear has been William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy that covers themes of power, love, loyalty, treachery, and madness. It also showcases the most dysfunctional family in the pantheon of The Bard’s characters. In a dramatically modernized reimagined production at The Wallis in Beverly Hills, those themes are set...
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Joe Morton leads reimagined 'King Lear' at The Wallis

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Actor Joe Morton is back on stage at The Wallis playing Shakespeare’s iconic “King Lear” in a dramatically reimagined production. Set in the not too distant future, the play has been streamlined and placed in a post-climate apocalyptic America dealing with environmental disaster, technological chaos and an array of storms.
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Black History Month: Paley Center pays tribute to Sidney Poitier, Joe Morton hosts Inside the Black Box, and more

I?n celebration of Black History Month, The Paley Center for Media in New York City is hosting its "Salute to Black Achievements in Television" from Saturday, February 5 to Sunday, February 27. The television work of the late Sidney Poitier will be spotlighted, along with classic episodes of Soul Train, Soul! and The Wire. The 50th anniversary of the premiere of Sanford and Son, starring Redd Foxx, will also be featured.

Joe Morton And Tracey Moore To Host New Crackle Original Series, 'Inside The Black Box'

The 10-episode series featuring prominent BIPOC in the entertainment industry will premiere exclusively on Crackle on February 17th. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. announced that Inside the Black Box will premiere exclusively on Crackle on February 17th, 2022. The 10-episode series is hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Morton and producer Tracey Moore.

Our Kind of People's Joe Morton and Morris Chestnut Talk Inkwell Reunion, Tease a Teddy and Raymond Standoff

On Fox’s Our Kind of People, Teddy and Raymond stay beefing. As fans of the drama know, Teddy is Leah’s father, and Raymond is her husband. But because money and power matter more than love on this soapy series, Teddy is far too comfortable trying to usurp Raymond for his family’s business, Darmon Foods. (Our Kind of People returns Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 9/8c.) In the fall finale, for instance, Teddy attempted to buy up the company’s shares from Jack, but Raymond’s mother Olivia, um, eliminated the “Jack problem” by accidentally killing him. Even before fortune turned in Raymond’s favor, he...

Our Kind of People's Joe Morton Previews His Move to the Director's Chair, More Trouble Ahead for Teddy

Teddy couldn’t catch a break on last week’s Our Kind of People. He tried to apologize to his daughter Angela, and his other daughter Leah became cross with him. He helped Nikki’s father get an early release from prison, but an angry Angela accused him of overstepping his bounds. The final straw was telling his employee and mentee Tyrique, who had confronted him, what actually happened to Tyrique’s deceased father. This caused an already stressed-out Teddy to have a heart attack. But it also gave Emmy-winning actor Joe Morton, who stars as Teddy, the freedom he needed to direct tonight’s Episode 7,...