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LIVE! Every Sunday on @BroadwayBlack Youtube/Facebook/Twitter at 6 PM EST! Go into the world of black theatre artists on this weekly podcast with a theatre journalist, an actress, & a playwright. Drew Shade, Kim Exum, & Ngozi Anyanwu are your hosts and they will most certainly be Off Book.

Off Book: The Black Theatre Podcast Broadway Black

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 125 Ratings

LIVE! Every Sunday on @BroadwayBlack Youtube/Facebook/Twitter at 6 PM EST! Go into the world of black theatre artists on this weekly podcast with a theatre journalist, an actress, & a playwright. Drew Shade, Kim Exum, & Ngozi Anyanwu are your hosts and they will most certainly be Off Book.

    We See What? What Do We See, Miss Kim?

    We See What? What Do We See, Miss Kim?

    Welp, we really hit our mark this week. So much so this episode almost got thrown into obscurity, but here it is. This week we discuss the current state of Clubhouse musicals, grant money given to We See You, WAT, the theatre industry movement on the backs of Black bodies, & so much more. Please proceed with caution; it gets real! Tune in LIVE on all social channels every Sunday night at 6 PM EST to see the action as it happens! Let's go!

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    • 2 hr 9 min
    The Trip to a Bountiful Agent

    The Trip to a Bountiful Agent

    It's that time! Time to hit your mark with the new crew! Join Kim, Drew, & Ngozi as they hit on need to know information! This week is all about how to get an agent or manager, honoring the life of Cicely Tyson, and how the stage play resonates in our lives! I Said What I Said has it's first guest actor and the listen letter touches on team building! It's a good time to go OFF BOOK! Tune in LIVE on all social channels every Sunday night at 6 PM EST to see the action as it happens! Lets go!

    And AYYYYEEE! Please send us your listener letters!
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    • 2 hr 12 min
    One Night In Inauguration

    One Night In Inauguration

    Drop-in and get Off Book with Kim, Drew, & Ngozi! It's that time! This episode was recorded live on January 24th, 2021. This week we talk about the Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman, The White Excellence of the Bridgeton TikTok Musical, Regina King's film interpretation of the play 'One Night in Miami,' & should Bi-racial actors take on roles meant for Black people. Yeah, it's a lot, y'all! Get into it, hit your mark!

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    • 2 hr
    Broadway Insurrection

    Broadway Insurrection

    It's that time yall! Time to hit your mark and join the new crew! This episode was recorded live on January 10th, 2021, just a few days after the insurrection, so you know where our heads are at. Listen in as we talk about Broadway Republicans, Broadway actors moving to television, what will happen once theatre comes back, and a special interview with guest Vicky Shaw of Vicky Shaw Nightly News.

    And AYYYYEEE! Please send us your listener letters!
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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Thank You, Happy New Year!

    Thank You, Happy New Year!

    It's the first episode of the New Year! Recorded Live on Jan 3rd, 2021! Tune in as the new crew talks about how Kim came to realize she used to be a b*tch, codeswitching vs. presentation, Clubhouse musicals, and the auditions therein, and a self-tape listener letter! Also, our guest Crystal Monee Hall comes thru & makes a Beautiful Noise! Hit your mark; it's that time!

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    • 2 hr 7 min
    Stars and The Ma Rainey featuring Shoshana Bean

    Stars and The Ma Rainey featuring Shoshana Bean

    Get ready to hit your mark! It’s that time! Off Book: The Black Theatre Podcast is now LIVE! Every Sunday at 6 pm EST on youtube, Twitter, Facebook, & IG!

    This is the episode from last week as we're off for the holidays this week! If you haven't gotten the chance, you can go and watch this episode on our Youtube channel!

    Listen in as we talk about Princess Amber's new Christmas cover & where her album is at, how we feel about Ma Rainey in a fat suit, and our special guest Shoshana Bean (the first non-Black guest we've ever had) joins us to talk about her holiday concert "Sing Your Hallelujah!" available to stream until Jan 9th! She even sings a little bit for us! Get into it, yall! This one was a dream come true.

    And AYYYYEEE! Send us your listener letters!
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    • 2 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

j4minBen ,

Amazing

Drew and the crew are everything! A must-listen for black theatre fans, professionals, and dreamers.

animalzoo22 ,

1st writing a review for a podcast

Hello beautiful black people - I had to write a review for this podcast. As an actor I’ve searched for something of this caliber for years. I wish I had this in college. I love of unafraid you and your guest are. I feel that your faith is as important as your craft and that’s truly means a lot. Please keep doing this for the culture. ✊🏿✊🏿✊🏿👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿❤️❤️❤️ #slay

Cademaker ,

A MUST LISTEN PODCAST

This podcast gives me so much life. My best friend recommended me to listen to this and it’s extremely educational and entertaining. You have to subscribe and help support beautiful black. ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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