BNS Productions tackles race, family, identity in “Fences”

The theater company delves into more work from playwright August Wilson that explores African-American experiences.
By Sabrina Clark | January 27, 2020

Life and music of Billie Holiday revived in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”

The stage production explores the life of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday during one of her final performances.
By Sabrina Clark | January 12, 2020

12 entertainment picks around Charlotte this month

Kicking off a new decade with a roundup of January events happening around the QC.
By Ryan Fleming | January 2, 2020

NWSA alum cast as lead in theater production of ‘Peter Pan’

The Charlotte native won't let a lupus condition stop her from performing.
By Dante Miller | September 30, 2019

Local arts roundup: Porch Productions celebrates 10 years, ASC names new president

News from Charlotte's cultural sector: Black-owned youth theater company celebrates its 10th anniversary; the Arts & Science Council names its new leader to begin July 1.
By Katrina Louis | June 6, 2019

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with 'Soulful Noel,' bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.
By Kallan Louis | December 19, 2018

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.
By Patsy V. Pressley | July 27, 2018

‘The Color Purple’: Reviewed from a (not so angry) black man’s perspective

The Tony Award-winning musical currently on stage in Charlotte is no less damning in its depiction of black men, but it does offer a new and surprising element of redemption.
By Glenn Burkins | July 12, 2018

The ‘biggest BOOM yet,’ Plaza Midwood festival kicks off weekend of festivities in Charlotte

Weekend events also include something for pet lovers -- and their little doggies, too; beer lovers can sample dozens of brews at the Jamaican Me Hoppy Craft Beer festival. Coming April 28: International Sandwich Fest and Charlotte Art Collective.
By Qcity staff | April 18, 2018

Local production explores the sometimes-comedic life of a ‘Single Black Female’

Charlotte theater artist Kenya N. Phifer-Jones will bring the play to Duke Energy Theater for three performances on Friday and Saturday.
By Glenn Burkins | April 3, 2018