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Sade Lythcott and Jonathan McCrory of the National Black Theatre in Harlem talk about their new upcoming home and currents projects while the three star of "Three Sisters" at Two River Theater in Red Bank discuss their roles in the bold new translation of Chekhov's classic play

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NBT's CEO Sade Lythcott (bottom center) and Artistic Director Jonathan McCrory (top left) join WBGO Journal host Doug Doyle

On this edition of the WBGO Journal, we learn why Newark has become such a hotbed for filmmakers.

Host Doug Doyle chats with CEO Sade Lythcott and Artistic Director Jonathan McCrory to talk about the future of the National Black Theatre in Harlem and its programs.
(“The Roll Call: The Roots to Strange Fruit” is streaming nationwide at AllArts.org/ArtistInResidence and on the free ALL ARTS app.)

WBGO's Kenny Burns reports on how black-owned businesses have fared during the COVID-19 pandemic.

and the three stars of Two River Theater's bold new translation of Chekhov's classic play The Three Sisters join the show. Anna Ishida, Annelise Lawson and Nemuna Ceesay talk about their roles in the new production.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.