Theater to Stream: Revisiting ‘Rent’ and ‘Angels in America’

Presentations include the 30th anniversary of George C. Wolfe’s “The Colored Museum”; Andréa Burns in “Bad Dates”; and a solo show by Riz Ahmed.

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Jazz Onscreen, Depicted by Black Filmmakers at Last

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Sylvie’s Love” and “Soul” understand the music and its place in African-American life, a welcome break with Hollywood history.

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review: All the Blues That’s Fit to Sing

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman star in a potent adaptation of August Wilson’s play.

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Watch Chadwick Boseman in a Scene From ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

The director George C. Wolfe discusses a tense sequence featuring the actor and Viola Davis.

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Viola Davis and Company on ‘Ma Rainey’ and Chadwick Boseman’s Last Bow

Members of the creative team discuss what it took to adapt the August Wilson play for Netflix and trying not to be “outdone” by the late actor.

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Chadwick Boseman’s Last Performance: A First Look at ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Opposite Boseman in his final film, Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe.

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