Beyond The Chitlin Circuit

The Howard Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Before the Apollo, the Beacon, and the Regal, there was The Howard. At the time of opening its doors in 1910, it was the largest colored theatre in the world. The Howard Theatre was more than a theatre back then and is once more a place of prominence were generations will enjoy the legacy and pride of Black

Entertainment. The Howard Theatre was the pentacle place to perform from the 30’s through the 50’s, for those who worked their way up the Chitin Circuit.

James T. @ the Howard Theater


BE Inside Look
Eartha Kitt and the One Woman Show


Black Broadway

Black Actors and Actresses of Hollywood

CULTURAL LEGENDS

   Harry Belafonte Oprah Winfrey           Shelton” SPIKE” Lee

                 Harry Belafonte              Oprah Winfrey               Shelton "SPIKE” Lee

TYLER PERRY STUDIOS- “A Place Where Even Dreams Believe”

TYLER PERRY STUDIOS -“A Place Where Even Dreams Believe”
TYLER PERRY STUDIOS- “A Place Where Even Dreams Believe”
TYLER PERRY STUDIOS- “A Place Where Even Dreams Believe”

 Lee Daniels, Film Director , The Butler, Lee Daniels

      LEE DANIELS -FILM DIRECTOR              The BUTLER by Lee Daniels

Actress-TARAJI P. HENSON wins Golden Globe Award 2016 Best Performance by an Actress-TV Drama “EMPIRE” as Cookie
Actress-TARAJI P. HENSON wins Golden Globe Award 2016 Best Performance by an Actress-TV Drama “EMPIRE” as Cookie

Actress-TARAJI P. HENSON wins Golden Globe Award 2016 Best Performance by an Actress-TV Drama “EMPIRE” as Cookie

Ava DuVernay, Oscar, Golden Globe, Best Director film, Selma, Lupita Nyong’o

Ava DuVernay, last year's Oscar & Golden Globe nominee for Best Director film

"Selma" AND Oscar Award Winning ACTRESS Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave.

Its hard out for a pimp
“It’s Hard Out for a Pimp”

Writers -Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, Paul Beauregard
First African-American rappers to win an Academy Award- 2005
Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, Paul Beauregard, Three 6 Mafia

ISSIC HAYES -The First African American to Win an Oscar
& Golden Globe Award 1972 for a Best Original Sound Track Score
“SHAFT”

Isaac Hayes

Nina Simone
Nina Simone