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Your Source for Black Theater and Entertainment

Black Masks is a long-established Black theater and entertainment magazine. Created in 1984, this publication has gained the support of both Black theater and entertainment practitioners and audiences. The founder and publishing editor is playwright Beth Turner.

In its thirty-third year of publication, Black Masks has subscribers throughout the U.S., and in the Carib-bean. Published quarterly, the magazine features articles on Black performing artists and Black arts groups, and overviews of important Black theater and entertainment issues. Each edition also carries comprehensive listings of current U.S. and occasion-ally international Black theater and entertainment events. The articles in Black Masks are based on original interviews and research. Print subscriptions are only $25 a year. Electronic subscriptions are $20.

Winter Spring 2017

Colby Christina: "Triple Threat" Rising Star

At age twelve her performance in a stage-to-TV production garnered Colby Christina the 2014 AUDELCO Rising Star Award. Since then the feathers in her cap keep multiplying--NBTF Teen Co-Chair, host of her own TV show, Nina Simone Artistic Excellence Award--and much, much more.

Summer Fall 2016

Ty Jones: Rescuing the Classical Theatre of Harlem

Ty Jones's resurrection of the Classical Theatre of Harlem from the ashes of financial insolvency to the thriving, heralded Black theatre it is today, makes for a first-rate drama in and of itself.

Spring 2016

Billie Allen Henderson: Memories of an Incandescent Artist

With years of experience in many aspects of show business, there wasn't much that Billie Allen Hen-derson hadn't seen. With a mischievous twinkle in her eye and a keen sense of intuition, she offered heart-felt guidance to the many artists, young and older, who she befriended.

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