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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

For most programming, you do not need to sign up in advance! For the most part, admission is first-come, first-served. Exceptions to this include workshops and autograph/photobooth sessions - more information about these can be found on our website. Adding a panel to your schedule does not guarantee admission to the panel.
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Friday, January 22 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
A Brand New Day: Diversity on Broadway

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In the year of Hamilton, Allegiance, The Wiz Live!, Shuffle Along and more, the current Broadway climate is the most diverse most enthusiasts can remember. How far has the theatrical world actually come in terms of race and representation on stage?

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Andrew Shade

Andrew Shade has a burning passion that lies in the arts. Originally from Fort Wayne, IN, he resides in the heart of Harlem, helping to lead the way to building a more diverse and knowledgeable audience in the theater world. He is the Founder & Editorial Director of Broadway Black... Read More →

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Quiara Alegria Hudes

Quiara Alegría Hudes’ first New York production came in 2006. The play Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue was named a Pulitzer Finalist. Her follow-up play, Water By the Spoonful, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2012. In the meantime her musical, In the Heights, co-authored with... Read More →
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Alia Jones-Harvey

Alia Jones-Harvey is an Olivier Award Winning and Tony-nominated producer, and partner at Front Row Productions, a production company devoted to bringing classic works performed by actors of color to the Broadway stage. Along with her partner and the founder of Front Row, Stephen... Read More →
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Tamika Lawrence

Tamika Sonja Lawrence is a Grammy-nominated Actor/Singer/Songwriter. Tamika’s band, “Tamika and The Slay” performs all over the NYC area at some of New York’s best and well-known downtown music venue institutions, including: “The Bitter End” and “Rockwood Music Hall... Read More →
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Telly Leung

Broadway and national touring credits include Flower Drum Song, Pacific Overtures, Wicked (Boq, original Chicago company), Rent (final Broadway company) and Godspell. Off-Broadway, he was featured in Manhattan Theatre Club’s The World of Extreme Happiness. Regionally, some... Read More →
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Roberta Pereira

Roberta Pereira is an Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-nominated theater producer. She is currently the Producing Director of The Playwrights Realm, a nonprofit theater company dedicated to emerging playwrights. She is also Co-Founder and Managing Editor of Dress Circle Publishing... Read More →
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Erin Quill

Erin Quill holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in Performance. An original Broadway cast member of Avenue Q, she's also been seen as Madame Liang in the 50th anniversary production of Flower Drum Song, and as Lady Thiang opposite Debby Boone in The King and I, among... Read More →

Friday January 22, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm EST