Purlie is a musical with a book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, lyrics by Udell, and music by Gary Geld. It is based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious, which was later made into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days!
Black Girl year 1972 cast Brook peters,Leslie uggams, Claudia McNeil,Lousie Stubbs Ruby Dee, Gloria Edwards,and starring Peggy Pettitt as Billie jean Director:Ossie Davis plot: The story of a an aspiring dancer and the conflict between her two half-sisters and a girl whom was raised by her family
Inspired by a dream, an elderly Fijian matriarch commands her grandchildren to throw one last great feast at which she will name her ... all " successor. But this simple task proves nearly impossible as the deep-seated rifts of a painful family legacy threaten to not only derail the feast, but to tear apart the family as well.
This gripping & powerful scene from "Jungle Fever" displays superb acting from Ozzie Davis, Samuel Jackson & Ruby Dee, as well as brilliant directing from Spike Lee using Mahalia Jackson's soul stirring voice in the background.
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BET, the Viacom-owned cable network has inked a new deal with the founder and executive producer Beverly Bond of Black Girls Rock to keep the annual awards show on the network for another five years. Bond founded Black Girls Rock as a multifaceted empowerment movement that includes youth enrichment mentoring programs, a tour and the annual awards show, partnering with BET in 2010 for the latter.
"Jolly Christmas Medley" by Danielle Brooks Featuring Oh Honey and Uzo Aduba Directed by Gabriel Long In the spirit of the holiday season, please consider making a donation to Artists Striving to End Poverty. www.asteponline.org www.facebook.com/ohhoneymusic @ohhoneymusic Download the song for free from Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rebeccaatwood/jolly-christmas-medly-danielle