'Thoughts of a Colored Man' Launches Black Inspiration Virtual Initiative


The Black Public Relations Society - New York (BPRS-NY) and the Black Theatre Network (BTN), in association with SimonSays Entertainment (SSE), have come together to create “Black Inspiration,” a virtual audience development initiative for the Broadway-bound production Thoughts of a Colored Man by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

The first event, “Black Inspiration: An Artistic Continuum, A Dialogue,” will take place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7 PM EST in celebration of Black History Month and will serve as the starting point for an ongoing conversation between the production and potential audiences.

BPRS - NY President and CEO, Tracey Wood Mendelsohn said in the press release, “The lens of ‘Black Inspiration’ allows us to explore all aspects of our historic and ongoing role in contributing to society, and there is no better place to start than the arts. Our partnership with BTN and SimonSays Entertainment is an exciting introduction to our dialogue series for creators, publicists, and journalists, ‘Black Insights, Inspiration, and Impact."

“Black Inspiration: An Artistic Continuum, A Dialogue” is free but an RSVP is required. To register visit http://bit.ly/3qtT8Mx. Thoughts of a Color Man is set to come to Broadway in the 2021-2022 season. For more information about the play visit www.thoughtsofacoloredman.com.