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Monday Jul 7 | Playbill

Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad Star in Same Time, Next Year, Beginning Tonight

Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad , who previously collaborated on the 2004 Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun , co-star in Bernard Slade 's Same Time, Next Year beginning July 8 at the True Colors Theatre in Atlanta, GA.

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Monday Jul 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad Star in Same Time Next...

True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running today, July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Playbill

Photo Call: Audra McDonald (and Roxy the Dog) Celebrate 100...

Directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price , Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill began previews March 25 and opened to strong critical notices April 13. Read the reviews here.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: On This Day 7/3- Audra McDonald

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Happy Birthday Audra McDonald ! The actress earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 - for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Ruby Dee Will Remain in Our Hearts

"The kind of beauty I want is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within: strength, courage, dignity."

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Movies.com

Remembering Ruby Dee, Eli Wallach, Casey Kasem and Other Reel-Important People We Lost in June

Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Playbill

Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in Same Time, Next Year

Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad , who previously collaborated on the 2004 Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun , will co-star in Bernard Slade 's Same Time, Next Year for Atlanta's True Colors Theatre.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Ohio.com

Movie notes: Burlesque in Cleveland, Ruby Dee double feature, "Cooler" reminder

ICYMI, "The Cooler Bandits" -- about a group of local young men, their criimnal acts and the way the justice system treated them -- will be shown again in the main Akron-Summit County Public Library at 1 and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

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The Orlando Sentinel

TCM to salute Ruby Dee

TCM will present "Edge of the City" at 4:15 p.m. June 28 and follow it with "A Raisin in the Sun" at 5:45 p.m. "Edge of the City," a 1957 drama about two longshoremen , was the first film directed by Martin Ritt .

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NY1

Exclusive: Ruby Dee's Life "Essentials" Fill New Documentary

The grandson of actress Ruby Dee is mourning the loss of his famous grandmother and releasing a new documentary about her extraordinary life.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Connecticut Post

5 ideas on the table for ASFT

This 1965 photo show Ruby Dee and John Cunnigham in Shakespeare Theater's production of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Milwaukee Courier Online

African-American actress/activist Ruby Dee passes at 91

Among the many causes Dee championed were the Black Panthers. Here the actress speaks at a 1969 press conference during the trial of the Panther 21, the leadership of the east coast membership of the Black Panther Party, who were on trial for conspiracy and other charges for which they were all ultimately acquitted .

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The New York Observer

All Eyez on Kenny Leon: The Director Is Bringing Tupac's Music to the Palace

A week before the recent revival of A Raisin in the Sun ended its Broadway run at the Barrymore, it pulled this year's biggest Tony upset by raking in three major awards-Best Director, Best Featured Actress and Best Revival.

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She Knows

Celebrity Death Rule of Threes: Times this actually happened

Ever since Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "the Big Bopper" Richardson died in close succession in 1959, there's been talk of the death rule of threes anytime a celebrity passes.

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The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Mount Vernon's Phylicia Rashad

Rashad, a Tony Award-winning actress, singer and stage director, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom "The Cosby Show," was born June 19, 1948, in Houston, Texas.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Remembering the Life of Activist, Actress, Author, Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Post-gazette.com

American original: Ruby Dee played a part on many different stages

Actor and civil rights activist Ruby Dee, who died last week, made the most of her 91 years on and off stage, screen and television.

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SFGate

Rhodessa Jones: Ruby Dee a guiding light for social change

I went in search of Ruby Dee , the artist/activist/writer among my community of family, friends and artists.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ethan McSweeny to Direct Chautauqua Theater Company's a Raisin in the Sun, 6/28-7/6

Chautauqua Theater Company , under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, presents Lorraine Hansberry 's award-winning classic A Raisin in the Sun, directed by CTC Resident Director Ethan McSweeny , June 28 through July 6 on the Bratton Stage.

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Examiner.com

Stars, producers, authors, critics come out as Broadway dims lights for Ruby Dee

Broadway Global shares live tribute video as Broadway dims lights for Ruby Dee. Share this video for those who have never been present for those talents we have lost.

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Directed by Daniel Petrie

Starring Sidney Poitier and Claudia McNeil

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