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BAM-iT! keeps you abreast of talented black artists making their mark in theatre as well as those excelling in other arts and professions. Previous interviewees include:

  • Ron Simons – Tony Award winning Broadway Producer, Porgy and Bess & Jitney 
  • Randolph Sturrup – Broadway & Television Producer
  • Anna Deavere Smith — Pulitzer Prize & Tony Award Nominated Playwright and Actress
  • Cast of Jitney — Tony Award Winning Broadway Production
  • Berry Gordy — Motown Music Legend and Playwright, Motown the Musical
  • Lynn Nottage — Playwright, Pulitzer Prize for Ruined & SWEAT
  • Zakiyyah Alexander — Playwright & Screenwriter, Grey’s Anatomy
  • Keith Josef Adkins — Playwright & Screenwriter, CW Hit Comedy Girlfriends, Founder of The New Black Fest play festival
  • Messiah Ramkissoon — Spoken Word Artist, 3x Winner at Apollo Theater, Featured performer at MLK monument unveiling in D.C.
  • Malik Yoba — Actor/Playwright/Musician, NY Undercover, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married & Why Did I Get Married, Too
  • Kevin Ramsey — Actor/Director/Writer, Mufasa in The Lion King (LA)
  • Director Steve Broadnax & Cast of Blood at the Root at National Black Theatre

Note: Views and opinions of artists featured and/or interviewed are theirs alone and do not necessarily represent those of Black And Making It or its affiliates. Reference on this site to any specific artists, commercial services or products — including but not limited to theatrical productions — is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Black And Making It or its affiliates.