Phylicia Rashad

Tony Awards: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Phylicia Rashad, RuPaul and Billy Porter Among Hollywood Winners

Jesse Tyler Ferguson earned the Tony for best supporting actor in the revival of Richard Greenberg’s play Take Me Out, the first of many Hollywood stars who took home awards at the 2022 Tony Awards on Sunday. Phylicia Rashad won best supporting actress in a play for Skeleton Crew, her second Tony win. “You don’t come to this place alone,” said Rashad, thanking playwright Dominique Morisseau and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson.More from The Hollywood ReporterTony Awards Analysis: Voters Spread the Love on a Night Likely to Boost Broadway's Box OfficesTony Awards: 'Six' Co-Creator Toby Marlow Becomes First Nonbinary Composer-Lyricist to Win Best...
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Phylicia Rashad Wins 2nd Tony Award

Phylicia Rashad became a two-time Tony Award winner for her performance as Faye in Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew. Portraying a worker at an auto plant about to go bankrupt, Rashad’s […] The post Phylicia Rashad Wins 2nd Tony Award appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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DC: Nancy Pelosi Honors Clive Davis with Lincoln Medal at Ford’s Theater, Phylicia Rashad Salutes Congressman James E. Clyburn

The news arrives slowly from Washington DC but when it does, it’s big!. Over last weekend, the amazing Speaker of the House (and preserver of our lives) Nancy Pelosi presented music industry legend Clive Davis with the Lincoln Medal at Ford’s Theater. Phylicia Rashad honored the great South Carolina congressman James E. Clyburn.

Wendy Raquel Robinson To Host Black Out Night For “Blues For An Alabama Sky” Directed by Phylicia Rashad

Center Theatre Group has announced a Black Out Night for the Friday, April 8, 2022, 8 p.m. performance of “Blues for an Alabama” at the Mark Taper Forum. Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson will begin the night with a pre-show address welcoming the audience into the theatre for this special performance of “Blues for an Alabama Sky” intended for Black-identifying theatregoers. In order to continue the conversation and celebration of Black artists, the performance will be followed by a reception in front of the Taper on the Jerry Moss Plaza (formerly Music Center Plaza) featuring live music.

‘Skeleton Crew’ Review: Phylicia Rashad, Chanté Adams Shine in Vibrant, Profoundly Layered Play

The playwright Dominique Morisseau knows what she is doing. That’s clear not only because she says it so convincingly in her Playbill note for Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of “Skeleton Crew,” but because she writes this moving drama with pristine delicacy and develops its characters with rigorous detail and tact. Under the masterful direction of Ruben Santiago-Hudson, “Skeleton Crew” presents a vibrant cast, poetic dialogue and profoundly layered storytelling that move the audience to audibly engage. After a successful run Off Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company in 2016, Morisseau’s final installment of her blistering Detroit trilogy (also including “Detroit ’67”...

‘Skeleton Crew’ Broadway Review: Phylicia Rashad Leads Powerful Drama Of Factory Life

In the most cramped of times – days as economically and emotionally pinched as the ones we’re living through now, and the ones we survived (or didn’t) in 2008 – theater can remind us of, or point the way to, some sense of emotional generosity, of expansive spirit, of connection. Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew does all that and more, finding hope in the unlikeliest of places, like a cluttered, ramshackle break room of a noisy, about-to-fail factory in an about-to-fail city like Detroit. Directed with vitality by Ruben Santiago-Hudson – his second victory this Broadway season following the fall’s Lackawanna Blues...

Review: Phylicia Rashad Holds Key to Outstanding Skeleton Crew

For the past few months, we’ve all read daily headlines about unhappy employees quitting their jobs. But, deep down, we all know these people are the exception, not the rule. Meanwhile, even as we relentlessly order from Amazon, so many folks are stuck in the same troubling situation that plague the beleaguered Detroit automobile factory workers who populate Dominique Morriseau’s outstanding drama “Skeleton Crew,” now getting a belated Broadway debut under Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s sublime direction at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Read Full Review.