Multihyphenate Tyler Perry doffs his Madea disguise and attempts a plain-clothes dramatic lead role in his latest effort, "Good Deeds."
The strengths of "A Raisin in the Sun" come through clearly in Ebony Rep's production at the Nate Holden.
Phylicia Rashad will direct a 2011 Los Angeles production of "A Raisin in the Sun," the play for which Rashad picked up a 2004 Tony for her turn in the Broadway revival.
The show remains crackling entertainment as Phylicia Rashad assumes the role of Violet Weston.
These stories got enough in 'em to speak for themselves," says one of the characters in "Swimming Upstream," a series of moving monologues by and about the women of New Orleans who survived Hurricane…