Press Highlights 2020

BLM MURAL

New York Daily News: ‘A signal of what’s possible’: Brooklyn street painted over with massive Black Lives Matter mural
BET: Brooklyn Street Loudly Proclaims ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Blocklong Mural
NY1: Black Lives Matter Mural Unveiled on Bed-Stuy Street
Good Day New York: FULL VIDEO
WABC: NYC’s first ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural painted on Brooklyn street
CBS New York: Black Lives Matter Mural Unveiled In Brooklyn

12 ANGRY MEN…AND WOMEN

NY Times: Review: Tales of Brutality From ‘Twelve Angry Men … and Women’ 
WBGO: Wendell Pierce on the Billie Holiday Theatre’s Live Reading of “12 Angry Men…and Women”
NY Daily News: Wendell Pierce leads socially-distanced reading of ‘12 Angry Men’ at Black Lives Matter mural in Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza
BK Reader: Billie Holiday Theater Spotlights Breonna Taylor in Performance Addressing Racial Injustice
PBS: Black artists and creators are coming up with new ways to address the moment. 

THE BLACK SEED

PLAYBILL: Brooklyn’s Billie Holiday Theater to Spearhead Black Theatre Strategic Initiative
AMERICAN THEATER:  The Black Seed Receives $5 Million Mellon Foundation Gift
BROADWAY WORLD: Billie Holliday Theatre Will Lead The Black Seed to Provide Financial Support for Black Theaters Across the Country
NY TIMES: Mellon Foundation to Provide $5 Million to Aid Black Theaters

JUNETEENTH/INSTITUTIONAL

New York Daily News: ‘Freedom is not negotiable’: Wave of brutality protests puts new spotlight on Juneteenth holiday 

NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL

BroadwayWorld: Three Organizations Partner to Present Virtual Film Festival with Nova Frontier Film Festival 2020 Spotlighting Independent Filmmakers of Color
Amsterdam News: Nova Frontier, Billie Holiday Theatre, Laurel Channel TV team up for virtual film fest June 12-14
The Hype Magazine: Three Organizations Partner to Present Virtual Film Festival with Nova Frontier Film Festival 2020 Spotlighting Independent Filmmakers of Color

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