Tag: LaTanya Richardson

Reyno

  REYNO by Dale Ricardo Shields   REYNO CRAYTON  His early death has left a hole in the New York’s Black Theatre community heart. “I miss you, Ole Friend.” Born 8/26/52 (Cleveland, Ohio) Death 6/27/90 (Cleveland, Ohio) An alumnus of Karamu House and Cleveland, Ohio native, Reyno Crayton was the founding member and Artistic Director …

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Debra Byrd

Debra Byrd By Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 – 5 Debra Byrd is an American actress, educator, and vocalist who has worked with Barry Manilow in and after Lady Flash, Eurythmics, and Bob Dylan appeared on Broadway and serves as the head vocal coach for American Idol, Canadian Idol, and The Voice.  She has also sung backup vocals …

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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry Playwright, Activist, and Author Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest American playwright ever to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle for A Raisin in the Sun. Her other works include The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window and Les Blancs.  By Dale Ricardo Shields (c) All Rights Reserved …

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Dyane Harvey-Salaam

Dyane Harvey-Salaam   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Page 1 – 8 Dyane Harvey-Salaam is a virtuoso performing artist, a founding member of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, actress, dancer, educator, choreographer, and certified Pilates teacher. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Drama/Educator and works in the entertainment industry. “I am on a high like …

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